Employment Opportunities


Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

  • Administrative Positions: Principal
  • Faculty Positions: There are currently no position openings
  • Staff Positions: There are currently no position openings
  • Designated Prefect Positions: There are currently no open positions

For administrative and teaching positions, a current CA credential and/or MA and experience on the high school or college level is preferred. Full-time or part-time. Jesuit offers a generous salary and benefits package, a friendly/dedicated staff and motivated students.

If not specified, please mail applications to:

Attn: Human Resources
Jesuit High School
1200 Jacob Ln., Carmichael, CA 95608

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Jesuit High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Administrative Position Available
Principal of Jesuit High School

Jesuit High School is a Roman Catholic Preparatory sponsored by the Society of Jesus. It was established in 1963 and is governed by a Board of Trustees which acts as the fiduciary of the school. Jesuit High School is one of 18 pre-secondary and secondary schools sponsored and/or endorsed by the California and Oregon Provinces of the Society of Jesus and is a part of a larger national and international network of Jesuit schools.

Quick facts

  • Jesuit High School serves 1,060 young men in grades 9-12. Total, faculty and staff: 135. Total, alumni: more than 9,000.
  • Jesuit High School operates using the President/Principal model. The principal is the Chief Academic Officer and is responsible for the effective day-to-day operation of the school in all elements of academic administration. The principal reports to the President of Jesuit High School.
  • Located in Carmichael, California. Campus is 51 acres with 15 buildings. Recent facilities’ projects include the opening of the school chapel, renovation of the King Library, Chabanel Hall and development of the O’Meara Science Center. A stadium renovation project is expected to be completed by August 2015.
  • Recent academic initiatives include the introduction of tablet technology (August 2013), the completion of WEAC accreditation (Spring 2014), introduction of a new academic schedule (August 2014), and initiating a Curriculum Review evaluation (August 2014).

Statement of Mission

Jesuit High School of Sacramento is a Roman Catholic college preparatory dedicated to forming competent young men into conscientious leaders in compassionate service to others for the greater glory of God.

A complete statement of Jesuit’s philosophy of education may be found here –

Job Purpose

Jesuit High School’s principal is responsible to the president for the administration, operation, and educational development of the academic, co-curricular and formation programs of the school. The principal works closely with the president, faculty, staff, students and parents to support and further develop a school community notable for academic achievement and excellence in athletic and co-curricular activities. The principal supervises Campus Ministry and other programs supporting the spiritual development of Jesuit students and Jesuit faculty and staff and, working with the president, endeavors to assure that Jesuit High School fully honors its mission as a work of the Society of Jesus and of the Roman Catholic Church.

Essential Duties

The principal of Jesuit High School provides day-to-day leadership reflecting the mission and vision of Jesuit High School. This leadership will be shaped by intellectual competence, integrity, energy, balance and occasional flashes of humor. In particular, the principal,

  • supports, promotes, and implements the principles of Jesuit education as set forth by the school’s sponsorship agreement with the Jesuits of the California Province and the principles of Jesuit education as set forth in Jesuit secondary school documents and guidelines in order to assure the essential Ignatian character of the school,
  • supervises and coordinates the academic and co-curricular leaders of the school – assistant principals, program directors, academic department chairs – to assure the effective operation of the school,
  • recruits, interviews, recommends, supervises, and evaluates faculty, and directs faculty development,
  • oversees scheduling procedures and teacher course assignments, development of the annual school calendar, and supports ongoing curriculum planning,
  • in consultation with appropriate school staff, assists in the preparation of the annual budget, identifying educational priorities, encouraging good practice and innovation, and serves as an advocate for assuring that Jesuit High School remains an exemplary college preparatory,
  • works with the president and the Board of Trustees in developing short and long term strategies/plans for technology and facilities,
  • represents the school at appropriate professional meetings, including the Catholic Secondary School Administrators of the Diocese of Sacramento and the Sac-Joaquin Section of the C.I.F., and also keeps professionally informed of improvements and developments in Jesuit education in the United States,
  • communicates freely and effectively with the president of Jesuit High School and provides timely and accurate assessments of school activities to the Board of Trustees, and
  • models effective and compassionate leadership as reflected by the term, cura personalis and cura apostolica.


A qualified candidate for the position of principal of Jesuit High School, must

  • have achieved a graduate degree and possess credentials appropriate for school leadership,
  • have a minimum of five years’ experience in leadership in a Jesuit and/or independent secondary school,
  • have demonstrable experience as a collaborative and decisive manager,
  • possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be a leader who can communicate easily the mission and vision of Jesuit High School to its many constituencies including, but not limited to, students and parents, faculty and staff, alumni and benefactors, and others wishing to understand Jesuit High School better,
  • be a person of integrity, good humor, and compassion willing to participate fully in the experience of an active and energetic high school community.


The president will evaluate the principal annually. The evaluation will be based upon the Profile of the Jesuit Educator and the duties and responsibilities listed above. The evaluation will be conducted in consultation with administrators, faculty and staff members, and with the Board of Trustees.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and credentials and typically models the compensation offered by Jesuit’s peer schools in Northern California.

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Jesuit is an equal opportunity employer.

Jesuit High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school and may, in the case of equally qualified and compelling applicants, favor a choice of a Roman Catholic applicant over that of a non-Catholic applicant.

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