Archbishop's Appeal

The Archbishop’s Appeal is the annual fundraising campaign that provides supplemental financial assistance to institutions, programs and ministries affiliated with the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

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Catholic Schools


The Department of Catholic Schools assists individuals who wish to become employed by one of the 40 schools located within the Archdiocese of San Antonio. Contacts and interviews will be made by the interested principal. Employment offers will be made by the hiring principal.

    Thank you for your interest in the Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of San Antonio. The Department of Catholic Schools is in the process of automating all employment applications. This new procedure will allow all principals to view your applications on line. After March 23, 2016, we will no longer be accepting paper applications. Please click on 'Opportunities' in the list to the left for a list of open positions and to submit your application.


  1. Hiring and Interviewing – After careful review and evaluation of the required documents, principals will be in contact with applicant to schedule interviews. Employment offers will be made by the hiring principal.
  2. Salary – All salary arrangements are made at the local campus with the hiring principal.
  3. Insurance – The Archdiocese of San Antonio provides premium paid medical and dental coverage and a prescription service for all full-time employees of the archdiocese. Dependent coverage is offered at the employee’s expense.


A completed online employment application along with a clear Criminal Background Check and three references must be submitted to the Department of Catholic Schools prior to being approved for substituting at any school.

TCCED Educational Personnel Requirements

(Minimum Requirements)

  • Principal: The Principal must be a Catholic with a commitment to ongoing formation in catechetical and spiritual leadership development. All principals must have a Master’s Degree with 18 hours in educational administration and supervision courses.
  • Teachers: Teachers must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the area they are assigned to teach or a degree and a minimum of 18 content area hours and 12 educational hours. Technology proficiency is required of those teachers who will be integrating technology into the content areas. A special effort is made to hire Catholics.
  • Librarian (Secondary) Hold a Master’s Degree in library science or a Bachelor’s Degree with a learning resources endorsement. Evidence in proficiency in the use of information technology resources.
  • Librarian (Elementary) Hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree or sixty (60) college hours. Evidence of knowledge of library procedures, technical services, material selections, appropriate selection of books, including quality children’s literature books, basic reference skills, and the use of information technology resources.
  • Counselor – Must have a Master’s Degree in counseling. A Master’s Degree in psychology or social work is acceptable if graduate courses in counseling are included in the degree. Texas certification is not required for employment