Current Openings


Juan Diego Academy is a Christ-centered, Catholic learning community forming young men and women to answer the call to lead and be active participants in their Church and community.


As a Catholic regional high school, Juan Diego Academy:

·         Offers a quality, comprehensive academic curriculum

·         Utilizes the latest in technology and innovation

·         Educates the whole person: mind, body, and spirit

·         Instills a sense of Christian responsibility and service to others

·         Trains leaders to meet the current and future challenges of society


Current Professional Positions Available

School District/Employer:  Juan Diego Academy

District Category/Employer:  Campus

Positon: Dual Credit Teachers (Part-Time & Full-Time)

Assignment Level:  High School

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Health Science Technology
  • Business Technology 


Job Title:  Dual Credit Teachers 2019 – 2020 (Part-Time & Full-Time)


School:  Juan Diego Academy


Campus Description:

Juan Diego Academy High School is a growing private, co-educational, college preparatory Catholic school located in the upper Rio Grande Valley.  Catholic values are reflected throughout the curriculum that include:  daily prayer, religious instruction, weekly Mass, Christian ministry and periodic retreats.  Juan Diego Academy affords our students the opportunity to pursue an Associate of Arts degree concurrently while attaining a high school diploma.  The campus operates in concert with South Texas College.  As our campus envisions the growth of student enrollment, the academic programs and offerings are to be expanded as well. 



With approximately 85% of incoming freshman passing college readiness exams, we are transforming into an early college high school.  Juan Diego Academy is seeking educators (retirees welcome) who possess a passion to promote student excellence through this early college initiative.


Qualifications:  Applications should possess:

Master’s Degree

SBEC Certification (or willing to earn 12 hours in education)


Salary Range:  Salary Based on Years of Experience and Texas Teacher Certification


Benefits:  Wonderful students that wish to be challenged in their academic pursuits

                 and an administration that wishes to add the most talented and enthusiastic

                 of teachers.

                 An educational environment where you can truly make a difference because

                 the focus in on the quality of instruction!

                 Full-time employees:

  • Health insurance premiums paid by Juan Diego Academy, and 4036 retirement plan; 2% base + 1% comatch.


How To Apply:          Interested individuals should complete the Juan Diego Academy

                                    employment application:




  1. Completed Application
  2. College Transcripts
  3. Resume
  4. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  5. Most recent  Summative Evaluation
  6. Copy of Service Records



                                   or to:

                                   Gerald Lugaresi, Principal

                                   Juan Diego Academy High School

                                   P.O. Box 3888

                                   Mission, TX 78573

Current Paraprofessional Positions Available
  • Custodian/Maintenance Person
  • Bus Driver
  • Librarian
  • Substitute Teachers - $100 per day
  • Cheerleading Coach

Prospective applicants should download and complete the appropriate application for employment found in this section of the web site and e-mail/fax application and resume (including references) to or 956-583-3782.


5208 South FM 494
Mission, TX 78572
Phone: (956) 583-2752

Fax: (956) 583-3782