Holy Spirit School is a Pre-K – 8th (two classes of each grade) school located in the Almaden Valley in San Jose, California.  As a Catholic school focused on academic excellence, we are also recognized for sending forth into the greater community, Christ-centered, compassionate, and confident leaders and problem solvers who exercise moral courage and serve to others in their daily lives. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty guides students to fully engage in their education. Using a rich array of teaching methods, teachers meet students where they are, and challenge them to flourish in academic performance and development of life skills.


We currently have an opening for a middle school ELA/Writing for the 2022-2023 school year. We are looking for an energetic, passionate, and dedicated staff member who truly wants to make a difference in the lives of students, uphold the mission of the school, and be an active participant of this rewarding ministry of Catholic education in the Diocese of San Jose.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work to support classroom teacher in delivering instructional effectiveness to all students;
  • Provide the classroom teacher with support in managing student work and classroom tasks;
  • Cover assigned staff duties, including recess and lunch, as well as other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the school administration, including serving as a classroom substitute;
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality over student and institutional information;
  • Be supportive of a faith-filled Catholic environment in both words and actions; and
  • Under the direction of the classroom teacher, assist with instruction for students with diverse learning needs, and have a willingness to implement the necessary accommodations in order to help them be successful, including accelerated learners.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; in a related field preferred.
  • Current teaching credential
  • Experience working with middle school students
  • Substantive experience in working with elementary school children, especially having an understanding of developmental stages;
  • Have a strong work ethic and a passion for their chosen career in education;
  • Possess a genuine openness to grow and adapt effectively to constructive criticism in a collaborative, fast paced environment; and
  • Willingness to integrate technology into education/curriculum regularly to enhance student learning.

Please e-mail (1) cover letter and (2) resume to: gregory.vohs@dsj.org


Please note: only applications submitted in electronic format to the above email address will be considered.  Candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted to arrange an interview.

To apply for this job email your details to gregory.vohs@dsj.org