The Franciscan School is part of the Education Ministry of the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Raleigh, North Carolina. The K- 8th grade school was established in 2000 and is rooted in the Franciscan tradition. The Franciscan School provides a learning environment that embraces the Gospel values of the Roman Catholic faith. 

The applicants would be responsible for working together with the entire faculty and the administrative team to provide a safe and academically challenging environment.  One that builds upon the charism of the Catholic Church, and our Franciscan traditions, to form our students as fine young men and women prepared for their futures academically, socially, and morally.

Elementary Teacher Position at The Franciscan School

The Franciscan School is seeking a highly qualified classroom teacher in the 3rd or 4th grade. The primary role of the classroom teacher is to instruct students in the Diocesan Curriculum for that specific grade, while challenging them to move beyond their current level of academic success.  The candidate will demonstrate the ability to draw the students out to reach their full potential as it applies to the goals and requirements of the Diocesan curriculum. As an instructor in a school with over 650 students, the ability to tie together the lessons within each grade as part of the grade level team, and make them build upon each other year after year, using established best practices and methods for instruction, is essential.

6th Grade Science Teacher at The Franciscan School

The Franciscan School is also seeking a highly qualified teacher to join our middle school as the full time 6th grade science teacher.  Preferred candidates will have teaching experience in science instruction in the middle grades, and experience in utilizing various classroom technologies. Additionally, the science teacher in 6th grade will work with the other middle school science teachers to ensure a clear progression through the grade level, assist in coordinating the school’s annual Science Fair, and provide other elective opportunities. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to use innovation and vision to implement the goals and requirements of the Diocesan Science curriculum in their lesson plans to prepare the students for their continuing education.

How to Apply

Candidates must pass a background check and have NC teaching licensure or be able to obtain NC teaching licensure. Preferred candidates will have teaching experience in education and a record of excellence.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic educational environment working with dedicated professionals to provide an academically challenging experience for our students, please send a cover letter, that includes your educational philosophy and the position in which you have interest, and resume with three references to:


Assistant to the Pastor

The Assistant to the Pastor is responsible for providing a high level of support of the pastor in a wide range of activities, while interacting with staff, parish members and the community at large.  This position administers the parish Columbarium and Memorial Wall and is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of sacramental records for the parish.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication, organizational and computer skills, including proficiency with MS office, as well as demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in all areas.  This position is classified as full-time, exempt, 40 hours per week and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Trish Adamkowski (


Community Center Facility Specialist

The Community Life area is not actively hiring.  We always welcome those interested in part-time positions to submit their resume to be kept on file. We seek part-time employees to work evenings and weekends in 5-8 hours shifts. These staff members will oversee the safety and security of community life programs, activities, and events that strengthen the communal aspects of our parish, community, and neighborhood in light of our mission to be “one family living in community.”  These people will work directly with the Coordinator of Community Programs to support the operation of the Assisi Community Center by ensuring a clean, safe, controlled environment in accordance with the Diocese of Raleigh and parish procedures and guidelines. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring entrance and departure of visitors to maintain the security and safety of premises both visually and through security cameras.
  • Circulating among visitors to preserve order and protect property.
  • Answering telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide support.
  • Warning persons of code of conduct infractions or violations and dismisses violators from premises if necessary.

Each staff member will also have additional areas of responsibility within Community Center depending on skills such as:

  • Assisting athletic leagues or community center programs.
  • Interfacing with community organizations.
  • Helping with parish-wide event planning and
  • Supporting the business and health inspection aspects of the Assisi Café.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required and the applicant must possess, or be able to obtain, Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR Certification with First Aid training, Diocese of Raleigh Safe Child training, and the State Health Inspection ServSafe Training.
For a complete job description, questions, or to submit a resume, please email Ashley Watson.  (

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