The Franciscan School
Faith, Academics, and Service
The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi

                                About TFS                                 


About Our Hiring Process

As part of the Education Ministry of the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi, the faculty and staff at The Franciscan School live out the mission of our parish through their academic vocations. All instructional and non-instructional school staffing decisions are made by the Principal.  Prior to a formal offer of employment, a thorough criminal background check and reference check occur.  All employees must be familiar with, and are bound by, the Diocesan Code of Conduct for Church Personnel.  Each employee at TFS is directly responsible to and held accountable by the Principal for the successful accomplishment of their duties.

The Franciscan School is rooted in the Franciscan tradition of education providing insight into God and His plan for us, and affords a learning environment that embraces the Gospel values of the Roman Catholic faith.

The faculty, staff and administrative team work together to provide a safe and academically challenging environment.  This environment builds upon the charism of the Catholic Church, and our Franciscan traditions, to form our students as fine young men and women prepared for the future academically, socially, and morally.

Candidates must 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 in their field.

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:

Open Positions at The Franciscan School

The Franciscan School, a fully accredited K-8 parochial school, is currently seeking candidates to work in the Bridges program.

Candidates must have a strong desire to work with children, be at least 18 years old, and pass a background check.  Bridges staff are needed within the program hours of Monday through Friday 2:00 – 6:00 pm.  If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Joey Bradshaw (, Head of Bridges.

Preschool Director
The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi seeks an innovative and enthusiastic individual to lead our large and vibrant preschool, continuing our tradition of excellence.  Responsibilities include program development, curriculum supervision, finance and budgets, faith and staff development, as well as supervision of teachers and staff.  The Preschool Director must be a practicing Catholic in good standing and have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood, elementary education or a related field, plus experience in early childhood education and previous administrative experience.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills and be able to build and maintain positive relationships with parents/adults, preschool children, outside organizations, as well as other ministries within the St. Francis community.  This is a full-time, 12-month position with excellent benefits. Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and statement of educational philosophy by November 5, 2018 to Trish Adamkowski, Human Resources Coordinator.  (

4/5th grade Instructional Teaching Assistant at The Franciscan School
The Franciscan School is seeking an Instructional Teacher Assistant (ITA) for the 4/5th grades.  This is a full-time position sharing time between a 4th grade classroom and a 5th grade classroom in assisting the lead teachers and grade level teams in creating a classroom environment that is consistent with the mission of the school and the parish.  The candidate will provide classroom support to the lead teacher in each classroom by providing general assistance with daily tasks, such as copying and planning for lessons, small group assistance, supervision of students when necessary, handling of disciplinary issues when appropriate, assisting with special projects, such as field trips.  This person will also be responsible for religious instruction, so must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. The ITA is expected to attend parish staff gatherings, conferences, and will collaborate as a member of the team to provide academic excellence for the students.  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 and resume by October 31 to Michele Northington, Assistant Principal (