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Working at Garces Memorial High School

Thank you for your interest in Garces Memorial High School! Garces Memorial High School is a Catholic, co-educational college preparatory high school in Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield is located in the heart of the Central Valley. Our school educates youth to fulfill the mission of Christ by developing students spiritually, academically and socially. We are looking for passionate teachers and staff members to help us continue our mission. Apply today and join the Garces tradition! Go Rams! 


Current Openings


Substitute Teacher

Garces is currently seeking substitute teachers. The candidate must complete the substitute teacher employment application and submit it with a resume to Mr. Steve Garcia. Candidates can submit electronically to or mail to:

Mr. Steve Garcia
Garces Memorial High School
2800 Loma Linda Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93305

   Garces Substitute Teacher Application


Athletic Director

Garces Memorial High School is seeking an Athletic Director. The Athletic Director (AD) serves on the Garces Memorial High School Administrative team.  The AD is responsible for leading all aspects of the athletics program by providing guidance to our school community while representing the school's mission.

Reports to: Principal
Oversight: Program Heads, Head coaches, Assistant coaches , Volunteers Coaches, Parent Volunteers, Athletic booster Club
FLSA: Exempt
Salary: $65,000-$100,000:  Commensurate with experience and education.

  Must hold a BA/BS degree. Master’s degree is strongly recommended.
  Outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus (internal and external).
  Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
  High-energy, self-starter with ability to successfully prioritize and multitask in an atmosphere in which time sensitive deadlines are the norm, as are interruptions.
  Available to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  3-5 years of administrative experience recommended.
  3-5 years of athletic leadership recommended (Coaching, Athletic Director, Asst. AD).

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to the Principal of Garces Memorial High School at

Athletic Director Job Description



Garces is seeking a High School Counselor.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong educational background, effective counseling skills, and a commitment to fostering a positive and engaging learning environment.  We seek to hire a Catholic educator who is faithful to the teachings of our Church and has a love for children and our faith. Faith-filled educators of other denominations are also welcome to apply.

Reports to: AP of Student Support Services
FLSA: Exempt
Salary: $50,000-$90,000. Commensurate with experience and education.
General Summary: Provide comprehensive counseling services to students in grades 9-12, focusing on academic, college, and personal/social development. The High School Counselor will collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to support student success and well-being.

  Conduct individual and group counseling sessions to address academic, college and personal/social needs of students.
  Assist students in developing educational and career goals through academic planning and career exploration.
  Provide crisis intervention and support services to students in need.
  Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to develop and implement strategies for student success.
  Coordinate college and career readiness programs, including college application support, financial aid resources, and career exploration activities.
  Conduct classroom  lessons on topics such as study skills, time management, conflict resolution, and college preparation.
  Maintain accurate and confidential student records in compliance with ASCA and state guidelines.

  Master's degree in School Counseling or related field from an accredited institution.
  Valid Pupil Personnel Services Credential.
  Previous experience in school counseling or related fields preferred.
  Knowledge of ASCA National Model and best practices in school counseling.
  Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  Ability to work collaboratively with students, families, and school staff.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to the Principal of Garces Memorial High School at

Counseling Job Description


High School English Teacher

Garces High School is seeking a dedicated and passionate High School English Teacher to join our dynamic faculty. The ideal candidate will hold at least a Bachelor's degree in English or a related field, and we strongly prefer candidates with a teaching credential or Master's degree. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for teaching high school students, a strong command of English language and literature, and the ability to create an engaging and inclusive classroom environment.

  Develop and implement lesson plans that align with the school's curriculum and educational standards.
  Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes active student participation and critical thinking.
  Provide constructive feedback to students and assess their progress through various evaluation methods.
  Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the overall English department and school curriculum.
  Participate in school-wide events, professional development opportunities, and parent-teacher conferences.
  Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student performance, attendance, and other relevant information.

  Bachelor's degree in English or a related field (Teaching credential or Master's degree preferred).
  Prior experience in teaching high school English is advantageous.
  Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  Knowledge of effective teaching strategies and educational technology.
  Commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter, and contact information for professional references to Denise Limi at


Part-Time Spanish Teacher

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Spanish I teacher to join our high school faculty at Garces Memorial High School . This part-time position offers an exciting opportunity to inspire students in their language learning journey. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in Spanish language instruction, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to fostering a positive and engaging classroom environment.

  Plan and deliver dynamic Spanish I lessons that align with state standards and curriculum guidelines.
  Integrate a variety of instructional strategies, including technology and real-world applications, to enhance student learning.
  Assess student progress through regular quizzes, tests, and projects.
  Provide constructive feedback and support to students to help them achieve proficiency in Spanish.
  Collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary projects and initiatives.
  Maintain open communication with students, parents, and school administration regarding student progress and performance.

  Bachelor's degree in Spanish or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  Teaching credential in Spanish or Secondary Education.
  Proven experience teaching Spanish I or related courses to high school students.
  Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish with a strong understanding of grammar and vocabulary.
  Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  Flexibility and adaptability to meet the diverse needs of students.

How to Apply:
To apply for the Part-Time High School Spanish I Teacher position, please submit the following documents to Denise Limi at
  Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications and teaching philosophy
  Contact information for three professional references


Head Girls Volleyball Coach

Garces Memorial is looking to hire a new Head Girls Volleyball Coach. Please submit a resume to Athletic Director Joan Finch at


Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

Garces Memorial is interested in hiring a new Varsity Girls Basketball Coach. Please submit a resume to Athletic Director Joan Finch at


Head Boys Varsity Baseball Coach

Garces Memorial is interested in seeking a Head Boys Varsity Baseball Coach. Please submit a resume to Athletic Director Joan Finch at

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