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AP Spanish and Upper-Level Spanish Language Teacher

La Reina High School & Middle School is currently seeking a full-time high school AP Spanish and Upper-Level Spanish Language teacher beginning January 2017.  The experienced teacher will enhance student involvement to maintain student interest and maximize learning.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the Spanish language with the ability to utilize technology within their teaching strategies.  The teacher should be able to provide differentiated activities and employ a variety of instructional strategies including visual, audio, and tactile lessons in order to actively engage students in their learning.

La Reina High School & Middle School seeks a teacher who is collaborative with colleagues and students and has experience with innovative teaching strategies.  This position requires experience teaching in a high school environment, Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, (Masters preferred), teaching credential, experience with and use of instructional technology, and good classroom management skills. 

To learn more about La Reina High School & Middle School, visit our website at www.lareina.com.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to Dr. Fontana at rfontana@lareina.com and put the job title in the subject line.  La Reina High School & Middle School is an equal opportunity employer.

Maintenance Assistant

La Reina High School & Middle School has an immediate opening for a full-time Maintenance Assistant.

The Maintenance Assistant will report to the Director of Facilities & Operations. This position will: maintain proper, clean, and safe buildings and ground areas including sidewalks, lunch areas, parking lots, classrooms, lights, clocks, and windows; assist in moving and arranging furniture, boxes, desks, and carpet tiles.  The Maintenance Assistant will perform minor, non-technical repairs to desks, lockers, toilets, sinks and other facility equipment. Providing emergency clean up from plumbing, breakage, spills, or illness, is also required.


  • High School diploma or GED certification.
  • Holds and maintains a valid driver’s license for the type of equipment to be driven, with no serious violations.
  • Must clear Department of Justice Live Scan Fingerprinting and a background check and be Virtus trained.
  • Tuberculosis clearance required.
  • Ability to work without immediate supervision in a proactive manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Perform moderate to heavy physical labor daily.
  • Serves as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and grooming, and an effective work ethic.
  • Follow safety guidelines and practices for equipment operations, all tools, and cleaning and storage of materials.
  • Applicants should have general maintenance skills in painting, drywall, electrical, and plumbing.
  • Previous general maintenance experience desirable.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds and go up and down stairs with that weight.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, twist, reach and kneel frequently.
  • Must possess the balance needed to work on a 20 foot extension ladder.

This position will generally work Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with varied hours, night, and weekends, as needed for special events.

Qualified applicants should email their resume to ffoulkrod@lareina.com.  Please do not contact the school directly with questions regarding this position. 


Robotics Instructor and VEX Robotic Competition Mentor


La Reina High School & Middle School has an immediate opening for a well-qualified individual to teach a 6th grade robotics class in the Spring and to begin immediately as the VEX Robotics competition mentor. As the VEX Robotics competition mentor, the individual will have to be available after school from 3 – 4:30 p.m. twice a week to work with the Robotics Team and will also need to be available for team competitions on weekends. As Robotics instructor, the individual will be required to teach one section of 6th grade robotics on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. and Thursday from 1:25 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. The curriculum can be provided.

The ideal candidate should have a background in teaching, preferably in a STEM-related field. Department of Justice fingerprinting, tuberculosis clearance and Virtus training are required for employment.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to:  Mrs. Fran Foulkrod at ffoulkrod@lareina.com.

Communications Manager - Sisters of Notre Dame

The Sisters of Notre Dame in California have an opening for a Communications Manager who will support the activities of the Mission Advancement Department through communications and public relations activities.  As a member of the SND Mission Advancement Department, this position works collaboratively with staff, the province leadership team, and volunteers.

Specific responsibilities

  • Communicating the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame (SND) as well as the congregation’s history, vision, ministries, programs, goals and needs.
  • Creating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating an annual communications plan in collaboration with the Mission Advancement Team.  This plan would include but not be limited to public relations messaging; website, blog and social media; newsletters and fundraising support materials; and public awareness activities within various ministries.
  • Managing the day-to-day implementation of the annual communications plan.
  • Maintaining and regularly updating the province website (www.sndca.org), so that it is comprehensive, engaging and current.
  • Writing, editing, designing and publishing the province newsletter, Vision & Challenge.
  • Developing promotional materials as requested by various province departments.
  • Providing marketing support for SND programs. 
  • Developing, implementing, evaluating and updating a strategic plan for the expanded use of technology and social media for SND Mission Advancement, with special emphasis on the integration of videos.
  • Working in collaboration with SND communications officers, both locally and nationally, in support of Mission Advancement.
  • Performing other public relations tasks as requested by the Director of Mission Advancement Services and/or the province leadership team.

Minimum qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field.
  • Ability to articulate the values and mission of the Catholic Church and religious life.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively and independently, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills and superior writing skills; applicants who are interviewed will be asked to provide a portfolio of writing/design pieces, both print and electronic.
  • Skills and experience in graphic design, website management, digital photography, videography and video editing.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and In-Design, Microsoft Office and group email systems.
  • Have the use of a vehicle with a valid driver’s license.

Desirable qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of volunteer or professional experience in communications and/or public relations.
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of volunteer or professional experience with a Catholic organization or parish.
  • Please submit your cover letter and resume to mjoquevedo@sndca.org and put the job title in the subject line.

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