St. Mary School, Gilroy in the Diocese of San Jose is currently looking to hire a full-time kindergarten teacher. The ideal candidate must be dedicated to providing a 21st century education in a Catholic School environment. The candidate will be able to foster the spiritual, academic, social, and emotional education of students.


  • Plan, implement, monitor, and assess a comprehensive academic program consistent with Diocesan and local site goals, philosophies, and California Common Core objectives based on assessment of student academic and developmental readiness
  • Have knowledge and awareness of the young child, their development, and appropriate educational practices
  • Integrate creative teaching abilities using a variety of activities and instructional methods (songs, stories, media, structured games, art, outdoor activities, etc.) in order to motivate and stimulate the young child
  • Have professional experience in a classroom setting with kindergarten children
  • Have knowledge and proficiency in integrating technology to enhance instruction, motivate students, and assess academic growth
  • Be a collaborative team player with faculty, staff, and administration
  • Participate in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment and development activities, student supervision, and meetings
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Form positive relationships with parents to enhance student academic, spiritual, and social growth
  • Demonstrate appropriate classroom management skills
  • Carry out all assigned faculty/staff duties in a professional manner
  • Participating member of a Catholic community preferred
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaker preferred

Salary will be set by Diocese of San Jose teacher salary scale.


A Bachelor’s Degree

A valid California teaching credential is preferred (must be willing to complete a credentialing program in the next five years)

3-5 years of teaching experience is preferred

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Marcee Ervin, Principal, at


To apply for this job email your details to