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About Pacelli Catholic Schools

Pacelli Catholic Schools provides childcare and 3K-12 education, rich in academic excellence and rooted in faith for nearly 800 students. Located in Stevens Point and Plover, Wisconsin, home of the breathtaking, scenic Green Circle Trail and nestled along the banks of the Wisconsin River, our Catholic schools have been a longstanding tradition serving students since 1873. Our dedicated, innovative team of 165 faculty and staff remain committed to student success and strong family and community connections.

Our five locations include:

  • Pacelli Catholic Schools Tim Copps Early Childhood Center (Childcare, 3K, & 4K)
  • Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Bronislava (3K-4)
  • Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen (K-4)
  • Pacelli Catholic Middle School (5-8)
  • Pacelli Catholic High School (9-12)

Apply to join our team. Send questions and other general employment inquiries to:

Kelly Nitz, HR Generalist
Pacelli Catholic Schools
1301 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481


Pacelli Catholic Schools is seeking substitute teachers for all grade levels (3K-12). All candidates must have a minimum of a substitute teaching license or a bachelor’s degree. Applications for substitute teaching are available in the Pacelli Catholic Schools Central Office. Contact Heather Engebretson at hengebretson@pacellicatholicschools.com or 715.341.2445.



Infant & Toddler childcare teachers

Pacelli Catholic Schools Tim Copps Early Childhood Center in Stevens Point is accepting applications for a full-time Lead Childcare Teacher in our 6-12 month, 12-18 month, and 2 year old classrooms.

We are a quality center that provides a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment where self-concepts are enhanced. Availability needs to be between the hours of 6:30am and 5:30pm Monday through Friday. These positions prefer a 2-year Associate Degree in Early Childhood or higher, or working towards a degree. We are also willing to work with the right candidate that has experience in early education. Pacelli Catholic Schools Early Childhood Center also works around school schedules. Currently updated on CPR/First Aid, Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards training, Pyramid model training, AHT Training and SIDS Training. Send a letter of interest and resume to Cindy O’Sullivan at cosullivan@pacellicatholicschools.com.

Early Childhood Center Teacher Aides

Pacelli Catholic Schools Tim Copps Early Childhood Center is seeking teacher aides to support our childcare classrooms. Aides will assist with the orderly, efficient, and safe operation of classroom, cafeteria, playground, etc. Where appropriate, instruct children in the childcare room and assist lead teacher with planning. Provide a good Christian model and example in one’s attitudes and actions. Perform instructional functions as specified by lead teacher, including by not limited to: reading with/to children, one-on-one work, small-group work, bulletin boards. Responsible for housekeeping duties as specified by lead teacher. Work in other childcare rooms when needed. Maintain personable, cooperative relations with children, staff, parents, & public. Perform any other duties as may be necessary and assigned by the lead teacher/director. Attends monthly staff meetings and complete 25 hours of continuing education each year. Various positions are available – both full-time and part-time. Hourly pay is negotiable based on experience. Send a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of references and academic credentials to Cindy O’Sullivan at cosullivan@pacellicatholicschools.com

Extended Care Staff

Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen’s has immediate openings for enthusiastic people to join our team as extended care staff. Our ideal candidate will be reliable, self-starter and ambitious. We are a group who work together as a team to cultivate a positive and supportive school environment. Excellent opportunity for anyone wanting a part-time position, including college students. Hours are Monday-Friday 2:45pm-5:30pm with flexible scheduling if needed, possibly 6:45am-8am, and to assist with lunch and recesses.

Qualifications: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Individuals must have the ability to interact and communicate clearly with all of our students, parents,
school personnel, and fellow staff members in a positive manner

Job Description



  • Minimum of a high school diploma
  • Two years’ experience working with children in a professional capacity
  • Emotional stability
  • Understanding of and ability to work with co-workers and parents
  • Genuine respect for children and their parents
  • An ability to listen to children
  • An awareness of appropriate activities for children
  • Flexibility, coupled with consistency
  • Commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program
  • Ability to project as a positive role model for children

REPORTS TO: School Principal


  • Arrive promptly and regularly for daily program, or on an “as needed basis”
  • Participate in staff in-service training
  • Assume responsibility for snack preparation and cleanup as directed by primary caregiver
  • Implement the daily program under the direction of the primary caregiver
  • Follow through on school discipline procedures
  • Keep primary caregiver informed of daily concerns
  • Ability to maintain and ensure confidentiality of sensitive information and materials
  • Assume other duties as assigned by primary caregiver

Please send your resume to: knitz@pacellicatholicschools.com

 Food Service Assistant – Substitute


  • Understanding of Google email and Google suite applications 
  • Required to obtain Servsafe certification within first year of employment
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Wear appropriate hair restraint/personnel protective equipment (PPE) including following Covid precautions as required by Pacelli Catholic Schools
  • Practice good hygiene and hand washing
  • Dress in clean appropriate clothing. Wear sturdy, slip resistant shoes
  • Follow the set menu for breakfast/lunch and prepare food in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)


  • Prepare items for the salad bar
  • Set up salad bar/serving line
  • Prepare main and secondary entrees
  • Prepare deserts as needed
  • Record daily freezer and cooler temperatures
  • Record daily dish sanitizer PH level
  • Record food temperature of served food
  • Record milk temperatures daily
  • Serve food in a timely, safe and friendly manner
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, cleaning equipment and cafeteria tables
  • Follow portion control procedures as defined by DPI/USDA
  • Maintain food production logs
  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen/storage areas, ensure tables are wiped down and surfaces are sanitized. 


  • Place food order requests
  • Receive truck deliveries and put product away in a timely manner
  • Date products as need and ensure product rotation
  • Dispose of expired item


  • Attend required continuing education courses
  • Prepare food service tasks for school special events as needed
  • May be needed to assist in other school kitchens as needed

Apply to join our team. Send questions and other general employment inquiries to:

Kelly Nitz, HR Generalist
Pacelli Catholic Schools
1301 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481


Head Coach- Hockey (High School)

It is understood that all coaching positions at Pacelli Catholic Schools are on-season terms and are renewable with the approval of the Athletic Director


  • Be a role model for the athletes as an employee of a Catholic school and exhibit the best

sportsmanship representing yourself, the students, school and PCS

  • Organize pre-season sign-ups and organizational meetings
  • Attend all appropriate PCS and WIAA pre-season coaching meetings
  • Work with Athletic Director and other same-season coaches for coordination of Student Activities Center and other facility use schedules
  • Distribute all equipment and be responsible for that equipment, including making sure it is returned and accounted for at the end of the season
  • Contact, or designate a person to contact, all required media following all contests, both home and on the road
  • If planning to run out-of-season camps and/or clinics, schedule and coordinate all information through the Athletic Director
  • Exhibit sound budget judgment, including notifying Athletic Director prior to any and all purchases
  • Follow all PCS and WIAA guidelines and bylaws
  • Follow guidelines of the PCS Coaches Handbook
  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of Pacelli’s and the Diocese of LaCrosse’s mission, including expectation of students in accordance with the Student Activities Code
  • Follow deadlines with regard to WIAA pre-tournament information
  • Communicate with parents frequently
  • Coordinate, or designate a person to coordinate, statistics throughout the season
  • Assist the Athletic Director in the collection of physical forms or alternate year cards, concussion
  • forms and athletic fees where appropriate
  • Attend the Season Awards ceremony to hand out letters, certificates and other awards
  • Attend the year-end All-Sports Banquet
  • Follow established first aid and emergency guidelines, including the reporting of injuries to the Athletic Director within a 24-hour time limit
  • Work with PCS assigned trainers in the care of any injuries
  • If any fundraising is done, complete any necessary forms and coordinate this effort through the Athletic Director
  • Attend the All-Conference meeting and any subsequent All-Region or All-State meetings (as necessary) at the end of the season
  • Complete ASEP Coaches Training as expected
  • Communicate regularly with the Athletic Director

Apply to join our team. Send questions and other general employment inquiries to:

Kelly Nitz, HR Generalist
Pacelli Catholic Schools
1301 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481




  • Associate degree in Early Childhood and at least 18 years of age
  • Must have at least 80 full days or 120 half days of experience as Assistant Childcare Teacher in a licensed center or other approved early childhood setting
  • Must meet all the requirements set by the Wisconsin DCF for a Child Care Teacher as listed in the Wisconsin Administrative code 251
  • Demonstrates skills for organizing ideas and presenting them with clarity and conciseness
  • Able to establish and maintain working relationships based on mutual confidence and respect
  • Able to identify problems and their resolution
  • Demonstrates sound judgment
  • Socially competent
  • Adaptable, flexible, patient
  • Sensitive to children’s social, emotional, and physical development
  • Good communication skills
  • Self confident, with emotional maturity
  • Cheerful, possesses a sense of humor
  • Trustworthy; ability to maintain and ensure confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Able to accept constructive criticism
  • Dresses appropriately by following the PCS staff dress code
  • Demonstrates loyalty to school, system, Diocese
  • Member in good standing with The Registry and have a level of at least a 9


REPORTS TO:  PCS Tim Copps Early Childhood Center Director



  • To plan, implement, and supervise the daily activities for a group of children
  • Create and implement lesson plans, calendars, and daily schedules that are developmentally appropriate for the age group in which you are teaching 
  • Provide a good Christian model and example in one’s attitudes and actions
  • To observe and assess the progress of the children in your classroom
  • Create the proper learning environment in the classroom
  • Create a warm and loving atmosphere
  • Set age appropriate objectives and work with each child individually and as a group to meet those objectives
  • Keep all paperwork current 
  • Attend all monthly staff meeting
  • Participate in aspects of professional growth and complete 15 hours of continuing education each year.  
  • Assign responsibilities to child care assistants working in classroom 
  • Maintaining the general cleanliness of the classroom  
  • Any other duties that may be necessary

Apply to join our team. Send questions and other general employment inquiries to:

Kelly Nitz, HR Generalist
Pacelli Catholic Schools
1301 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Development Assistant


  • Practicing Catholic & committed to Catholic education and schools
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Administrative experience with knowledge of Google Drive and online databases 
  • Ability to assist with the development and implementation of a development program
  • Ability to assist with the marketing/recruitment/retention program
  • Experience in event planning and marketing/communications/public relations preferred
  • Experience with donor databases, fiscal management, and gift solicitation from individuals/businesses preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic team environment with staff, volunteers, alumni, donors, parents, vendors, etc.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, including writing, oral presentations, and relationship management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and problem-solve with a goal-oriented, forward-thinking work style

REPORTS TO: Director of Advancement and Marketing


  • Assists the Director of Advancement and Marketing and/or the system President  in the preparation of publications and marketing materials for advancement, prepares mailings for various fund drives, events, and solicitations.
  • Assists with the planning, organization, and supervision of volunteers, particularly as it relates to special events, fundraisers, or other major projects as essential to functions of development and marketing/recruitment.
  • Work closely with alumni and committees related to alumni awards such as the Distinguished Alumnus, Athletic Hall of Fame, and Alumni Reunion Planning Committees.


  • Record and process incoming contributions, prepare acknowledgement letters, process billings for outstanding pledges, announcements, and other correspondence in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the implementation and supervision of various campaigns and annual drives for fund development in gifts to the general operating fund, scholarships/tuition assistance programs, matching gifts, or restricted/donor-designated gifts.
  • Provide leadership and coordinate special events, including but not limited to the Cardinal Crusade, the Staff Appreciation Party, the Shredding Party, Distinguished Alumni Brunch, and Panacea including: assist with Panacea booth chairs  with areas including the silent auction, major raffle, basket raffle and other Panacea booths as needed.
  • Develops and maintains contacts with business and industry in the community including solicitation for fundraising or other support of Pacelli Catholic Schools
  • Provides regular reports to the Director of Advancement and necessary publics on funding activity progress, specifically as it relates to events and other key development and marketing/recruitment initiatives
  • Complies with and carries out the policies of the La Crosse Diocese and PCS
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Director of Advancement and Marketing and/or the system President

Apply to join our team by 10/06/2023. Send questions and other general employment inquiries to:

Kelly Nitz, HR Generalist
Pacelli Catholic Schools
1301 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Custodians ( 1 full time, 1 part time)



  • Appropriate work skills and/or experience
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Able to accept responsibility for physical plant
  • Physical strength and stamina to perform required work which may include light and heavy work associated with all aspects of the position
  • Reliable; avoids unnecessary absence from work
  • Willing to upgrade work skills
  • Ability to react calmly in emergencies and stressful situations
  • Able to work well with others
  • Willing to accept supervisory responsibility
  • Able to take supervisory direction and constructive criticism
  • Respects confidentiality appropriate to the position
  • Cheerful, possesses a sense of humor
  • Demonstrates loyalty to school, system and Diocese


REPORTS TO:  Building & Grounds Maintenance Supervisor and High School Principal



  • Take direction from Building & Grounds Supervisor with regard to work orders
  • Performs regular maintenance and cleaning as specified by supervisor and/or principal
  • Maintain building and grounds in safe, healthful, workable and optimal conditions
  • Keep work area/maintenance supply room(s) organized and presentable
  • See that all materials are properly and safely stored in appropriate storage areas
  • Regularly inspect facility to determine where repairs, extra cleaning, etc. are needed
  • Operate equipment safely and properly
  • Supervise student workers/other workers as necessary
  • Implement, maintain regular cleaning schedule, including daily vacuuming and cleaning boards in all classrooms
  • Keep informed of latest laws, regulations, other developments in maintenance, repair, upkeep of facility
  • Receive training as necessary for responsibilities in asbestos management
  • Maintain good relations with students, other system employees, public
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, materials, equipment, and orders as necessary and approved by building principal
  • Perform recordkeeping functions as necessary to the position; ex. using a daily cleaning checklist
  • Avoid excessive socializing while on the job
  • Strive to economize with materials, time, labor
  • Be willing to help other custodians with tasks as requested
  • Comply with rules and objectives of the school, system and Diocese
  • Perform all other duties as necessary to the position and as specified by the supervisor and/or principal

Apply to join our team by 09/29/2023. Send questions and other general employment inquiries to:

Kelly Nitz, HR Generalist
Pacelli Catholic Schools
1301 Maria Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481