Employment Opportunities

2023-2024 Employment Opportunities

If you are passionate about Catholic education and want to live out our mission to develop students – body, mind, and soul – we encourage you to submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to the principal, Jacqueline Kelly, at j.kelly@pndhs.org. Letters of recommendation are encouraged, though not required. Please submit necessary documents by Friday, June 16, 2023.

Dean of Students 

Expectations for the successful candidate include an education degree, experience teaching at the secondary level, and prior involvement in student discipline, as well as strong leadership, communication, and collaboration skills. We are looking for a Dean who will use a faith-based approach to interacting with students, families, and faculty members while promoting virtuous behavior among our student body.


  • Supervise students at athletic and extracurricular events
  • Manage discipline and set student behavior expectations
  • Work collaboratively with teachers, staff, and students to maintain a positive and safe school environment
  • Serve on the administrative team and contribute to school-wide decision-making processes
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures related to student behavior and discipline
  • Provide faith-based guidance and support to students and parents
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws related to student discipline
  • Keep records of student behavior and discipline
  • Revise and update student handbook as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field
  • Administrative degree (preferred) or ability to get administrative degree or certification
  • Teaching experience at the secondary level (minimum of five years preferred) 
  • Experience in student discipline
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Practicing Catholic

High School Special Education Teacher

Expectations for this position include co-teaching math and English courses alongside general education teachers, delivering professional development sessions to all faculty members to enhance their understanding of the needs of and ways to help our students, and ensuring our students receive appropriate accommodations to promote their academic success.


  • Collaborate with general education teachers to co-plan and co-deliver inclusive math and English lessons
  • Differentiate instructional strategies, materials, and assessments to address individual student needs within the inclusive classroom setting
  • Utilize assistive technology and instructional aids effectively to support student learning and engagement
  • Foster an inclusive classroom environment that promotes respect, empathy, and collaboration among all students
  • Collaborate with Student Support Services to develop, review, and revise Individualized Service Plans
  • Implement accommodations and interventions specified in the ISPs to meet students’ unique learning requirements
  • Regularly assess and monitor student progress, adjusting instruction and support as necessary to ensure academic growth and success
  • Share evidence-based strategies and resources during professional development sessions to support the inclusion of students with diverse learning needs in the general education classroom 


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • Valid Illinois teaching license with Special Education endorsement
  • Experience working with students with diverse learning needs, preferably in a high school setting
  • Knowledge of various learning abilities, behavioral disorders, and other exceptionalities, as well as evidence-based strategies and interventions
  • Strong understanding of the general education curriculum, particularly in math and English
  • Patience, empathy, Christian values, and a genuine passion for working with students with a variety of needs

2023-2024 Coaching Opportunities

Head Volleyball Coach

Please submit resumés to Athletic Director, Dave Rudolph, at d.rudolph@pndhs.org by Friday, June 16, 2023.