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School children holding plants School children holding plants Educational Personnel Requirements

Texas Catholic Conference Education Department:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the area they are assigned to teach.
  • Teachers of Religion must be Catholic.
  • A TCCED Deficiency Removal Plan is required if minimum required education hours (12) are not met.
  • The 2014-2015 minimum diocesan entry level salary for teachers with a Bachelor’s Degree and twelve education credits is $29,675.00. Besides salary, an array of employee benefits are available (see below). Each school develops a teacher's salary scale based on this figure.


Application Form

Click on the link below to download the application form. Interviews are scheduled through the individual schools. Applications must be printed and mailed to the address in the upper right corner of the application form.

Teacher Application Form


A teacher surrounded by smiling school children A teacher surrounded by smiling school children Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of questions that are frequently asked by potential applicants when applying for a teaching position. For additional information or questions, please contact a Catholic School representative.


Do you have to be Catholic to teach in Catholic schools?

No. Catholic schools are an equal opportunity employer. However, teachers of religion classes must be Catholic.


How do I apply?

Contact the Office of Catholic Schools or any of the local Catholic schools for information and an application.


What employee benefits do the schools provide for full-time teachers?

Currently, all benefits are provided by the employer.

Benefits include:

  • Workers' compensation
  • $25,000 Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dental Insurance or "Dental Only"

Optional at employee’s expense:

  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan / 403(b) Tax Sheltered Plan
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Employee and Dependent Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Dependent Medical/Dental Insurance


What standardized tests are used in Catholic schools?

The Diocese of Fort Worth administers the ITBS (Iowa Tests of Basic Skills) to students in grades 2 through 8. In addition, grades 4 and 7 administer the Otis Lennon School Ability Test. Secondary students, grades 10 and 11, take the PSAT. The Assessment of Catholic Religious Education (ACRE) is given to students in grades 5, 8 and 10/11.


What is the purpose of standardized testing in Catholic schools?

Standardized testing helps schools assess the outcomes of educational programs, helps teachers identify academic talent and helps teachers identify learning difficulties (as a diagnostic tool).




Letisia Perez
Administrative Associate
817-560-2452, ext. 253