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Director of Religious Education, Sandy Springs, GA - Posted 6/27/19

Saint Jude the Apostle parish is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education. Saint Jude is a vibrant, active parish of 2800+ families located in Sandy Springs GA, a suburb of Atlanta. We are looking for a dynamic candidate with a passion for and thorough knowledge of the Catholic faith.  This position collaborates with the Pastor on catechetical initiatives of the parish, leads the Religious Education Department,and manages a staff of employees and volunteers. Candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. This position requires a flexible schedule that includes working some weekends, evenings,and Holy Days to support the programming of the Church. Qualified candidates will be a practicing Catholic and committed to the teachings of the Church.  A Master’s degree in Religious Education / Theology preferred or a bachelor’s degree and extensive RE related work experience. Interested candidates can submit a cover letter with salary expectation and resume to: Director of Operations, Colleen Tyner ctyner@judeatl.comor fax 770-415-3567.

H.S. Youth Minister, Sandy Springs, GA - Posted 6/27/19

Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church –Sandy Springs, GA. We are an active, vibrant parish in the Atlanta area with more than 2,800 families seeking a full-time High SchoolYouth Minister. This position works in collaboration with the Director of Religious Education and the Pastor to develop and integrate faith formation and youth ministry initiatives serving our High School teens through our Life Teen program. The Youth Minister manages the Life Nights, Core Team development, Youth Retreats, and our Confirmation Program. This position requires flexibility in work schedule to accommodate evenings, weekends, including overnight retreats. The ideal candidate has excellent organization and communication skills, high energy, takes initiative and works well with teens. Qualified applicants will be a practicing Catholic committed to the teachings of the Church. A degree in Theology or Religious Education preferred with a minimum of two years of experience working in youth ministry or a related field. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary expectation and resume to Director of Operations, Colleen Tyner ctyner@judeatl.comor fax 770-415-3567.

Parish Discipleship Coordinator, Fargo, ND - Posted 6/27/19

Holy Spirit Catholic Parish in Fargo, ND, is seeking a motivated individual to work with the pastor to be on the forefront of implementing parish renewal flowing from Jesus’ command to go and make disciples of all nations.  The FT position would entail coordinating efforts to empower parishioners to lead others into an encounter with Jesus Christ.  Position duties would include equipping parishioners in various discipleship processes for adults, parents, teens, and sacramental prep.  We are looking for applicants with experience and passion for evangelization.  This position requires some evening and weekend availability.  Competitive salary and benefits are provided. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Fr. Ross Laframboise at ross.laframboise@fargodiocese.org or call at 701-232-5900.

Residential Fellowship, Fort Scott, KS - Posted 6/17/19

Have what it takes to be a St. Martin’s Academy House Father?

The Fellowship extends from mid-August 2019 to early June 2020, offers room, board, a stipend of $8,000, and the opportunity to serve as a leader and mentor to the students of St. Martin’s.

A St. Martin’s Residential Fellow is an imaginative, team-oriented, and initiative-taking man with an irreproachable character. He is faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church and ardently desires to grow in his Faith. He loves the outdoors, great books, and serving others. He is likely to be intensely interested in one, or several, of the following: splitting wood, playing the fiddle, gardening, Gregorian Chant, hiking and mountaineering, and scanning poetry.

A St. Martin’s Residential Fellow, depending on his strengths, is likely to teach a class, coach a team, or lead a schola in addition to supervising student residential life. He will be a member of an intellectual community with time for study and borrowing privileges at a nearby State University. He will participate in and eventually lead the farmwork on campus.  By the end of the year he will have gained significant hands-on experience in running a sustainable farming operation; have demonstrated leadership and responsibility in a variety of complex situations; and have strong recommendations as a key player in both farming and academic environments.

A Residential Fellow’s week might include the following:

❖ Attending Mass with the students
❖ Reading “To Build a Fire” by Jack London to the boys on a cold winter’s night.
❖ Teaching a seminar
❖ Planning and leading a camping or backpacking trip
❖ Taking accountability for students
❖ Supervising study hall
❖ Milking the cows
❖ Chanting Compline
❖ Castrating hogs

If all of the above sounds like a perfect fit, we’d like to hear from you. Email our Headmaster, Patrick B. Whalen at pwhalen@saintmartinsacademy.org. Please include a cover letter with an introduction as well as your resume and/or Curriculum Vitae.

Administrative Assistant, Englewood, CO - Posted 6/12/19

DESCRIPTION

The Saint John Institute is a non-profit 501c(3) organization with a vision to send leaders for labor in the Lord’s harvest. Our mission is to inspire young adults in leadership for evangelization at Eagle Eye Ministries; we equip faith with leadership and leadership with faith at the Masters Leadership School; we engage great talent for the evangelization of culture through family and business at the Faith and Leadership Consortium.

Our core values: Vision. Daring. Grit.

The Administrative Assistant supports the SJI staff office functions, building operations, and volunteer engagement. This position’s focus has four primary areas: 1) office support and reception, 2) volunteer engagement, 3) events, and 4) facility operations. Part-time and full-time applicants encouraged to apply.  It is located in Englewood, CO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Receive incoming calls, visitors and deliveries
  • Support the President, Chief of Staff and SJI teams with general clerical tasks
  • Lead volunteer training and ongoing engagement
  • Assist with meeting coordination and special events
  • Assist with building operations

35%: Administrative Assistant/Reception

  • Greet visitors and volunteers. Provide building tours for guests, new employees
  • Meeting coordination: scheduling, reminders, minutes, conference calls, technology and set up
  • Prepare and post office communications by email, social media, or print
  • Manage the wish list
  • Distribute incoming mail
  • Running errands including shipping packages and mail and support for the President
  • Maintain the file organization in Google Drive, Google Calendars, and Smug Mug
  • Scan and upload documents, photos, create and organize files
  • Vehicle and building maintenance
  • Technology logs
  • Update SJI Contacts database
  • Assist with weekly orders and deliveries: price comparisons, facility supplies, water, groceries
  • Assist with building and property preparations and maintenance: lobby, chapel, restrooms
  • Troubleshoot issues regarding executing tasks, internet, security, facility maintenance
  • Process cash and check donations: data entry, processing mailed donations and tax receipts
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings including preparation of meeting materials
  • Open mail and donations and enter donations into the Deposit Report and Kindful

25%: Volunteer Engagement

  • Recruit, interview, screen, and place volunteers based on interests, skills, and SJI’s needs
  • Direct volunteers according to work list
  • Build relationships with volunteers
  • Conduct volunteer interviews and lead on-boarding
  • Maintain volunteer database including tracking volunteer hours and activities
  • Assist with volunteer appreciation and communication activities

25% Event Support

  • Prepare supplies for President’s travel and SJI events
  • Support event coordinators to ensure smooth set up, execution, and wrap up of events
  • Restock event supplies, promotional products, bookstore products
  • Assist with follow-up emails and phone calls for the National Network and Consortium
  • Assist in updating documents and promotional materials for all ministries using during events
  • Coordinate and assist with the annual Summit event and Consortium events
  • Create event planning agendas and meeting minutes

15%: Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in team meetings, trainings, and events
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Some travel required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enthusiasm, teamwork focused and strong customer service orientation
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Database experience preferred.
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible, and multi-task in a fast changing environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaborate with the team
  • Moral life according to the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Teachable spirit. Willing to take on new tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience:
H.S. Diploma and 2 years work experience in an administrative, receptionist, or customer service role.

Apply for this job.

Administrative Assistant (Business Focus), Englewood, CO - Posted 6/12/19

DESCRIPTION

The Saint John Institute is a non-profit 501c(3) organization with a vision to send leaders for labor in the Lord’s harvest. Our mission is to inspire young adults in leadership for evangelization at Eagle Eye Ministries; we equip faith with leadership and leadership with faith at the Masters Leadership School; we engage great talent for the evangelization of culture through family and business at the Faith and Leadership Consortium.

Our core values: Vision. Daring. Grit.

The Administrative Assistant supports the SJI staff office functions and building operations. This position’s focus has three primary areas: 1) reception, 2) business support, and 3) facility operations. Part-time and full-time applicants encouraged to apply. It is located in Englewood, CO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive incoming calls, visitors and deliveries
  • Support the President, Chief of Staff and SJI teams with general clerical tasks
  • Support bookkeeping and donation activities
  • Assist with meeting coordination and special events
  • Assist with facility operations

50% Administrative Assistant/Reception

  • Greet visitors and volunteers. Provide building tours for guests, new employees
  • Meeting coordination: scheduling, reminders, minutes, conference calls, technology and set up
  • Prepare and post office communications by email, social media, or print
  • Manage the wish list
  • Distribute incoming mail
  • Running errands including shipping packages and mail and support for the President
  • Maintain the file organization in Google Drive, Google Calendars, and Smug Mug
  •  Scan and upload documents, photos, create and organize filles
  •  Vehicle and building maintenance
  • Technology logs
  • Update SJI Contacts database
  • Assist with weekly orders and deliveries: price comparisons, facility supplies, water, groceries
  • Assist with building and property preparations and maintenance: lobby, chapel, restrooms
  • Troubleshoot issues regarding executing tasks, internet, security, facility maintenance

35% Business Support

  • Process cash and check donations: data entry, processing mailed donations and tax receipts
  • Prepare donor lists and follow up written correspondence for President
  • Daily financial entries
  • Scan and send receipts and deposits to bookkeeper
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings including preparation of annual budget materials
  • Process Accts Receivable/Accts Payable (expense requests, reimbursements, deposits)
  • Generate student tuition receipts, establish payment calendar and ensure receipt of payments
  • Prepare and mail of EOY tax letters
  • Open mail and donations and enter donations into the Deposit Report and Kindful (responsibility shared among Admin. Assistants)
  • File event Financial Recap Report by scanning and filing an electronic copy into Google Drive.
  • Monthly data entry of in-kind gifts into Kindful and mail in-kind gift receipts
  • Ensure donation reports are sent to current students who are fundraising (auto-generated)

15%: Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in team meetings, training, and events
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Support event coordinators to ensure smooth set up, execution, and wrap up of events
  • Some travel required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enthusiasm, teamwork focused and strong customer service orientation
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and databases (QuickBooks preferred)
  • Ability to adapt, be flexible, and multi-task in a fast changing environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaborate with the team
  • Moral life according to the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Teachable spirit. Willing to take on new tasks as assigned.

Apply for this job.

 

Spanish Exchange Group Leader, Littleton, CO - Posted 6/12/19

Do you enjoy working with youth and are looking for a way to earn some extra cash in a fast paced, culturally enriching environment this summer?

The St. Mary Spanish Exchange program is looking for individuals to work as a Small Group Leader to facilitate activities for the Spanish Students as they are immersed in American culture.

Qualifications

  • 21 years old with a valid CO driver’s license
  • Available to work Mon-Fri, July 2—19th, 9:00am-5:00pm (not including the 4th of July)
  • Enthusiastic about helping Spanish students learn English through fun, hands on activities such as: Water World, Rockies Games, field trips, etc.

Candidates do not need to speak Spanish, but  need to have a willingness and patience to help students immerse themselves in the English language and American culture.

Pay: $15/hr for approximately 96 hours over the course of the 3 weeks, July 2 – July 19th.

Don’t wait! To Find out more about this great opportunity email Eva Doherty at: exchangeprogram@stmarylittleton.org

Principal, Littleton, CO - Posted 6/7/19

St. Mary Catholic School (a parochial school forming pre-K through 8th grade students) is seeking a dynamic, joyfully Catholic principal to lead a strong and experienced faculty and inspire every member of the school in the great adventure of forming saints among us. Our ideal candidate has a mature walk with Jesus Christ, demonstrated administrative and leadership ability, excellent communication skills in all settings, exceptional teaching and teacher training skills, and a thoughtful vision for disciplining students and partnering with parents in a school Focused on Students; Centered in Christ.

Moreover, under the direction of the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, the ideal candidate has developed a passionate and robust vision for Catholic liberal arts education. Under the direction of the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, the ideal candidate has the capacity to adapt to and help craft the vision of the school and with great creativity communicate it to faculty, staff, families, and the wider community so that it becomes alive.

Qualifications

The candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church and have a strong commitment to the importance of Catholic schools in the Church. Other preferred qualities are: Possess a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 20 graduate hours in supervision, curriculum, instruction, or other related fields; have a minimum of five (5) years teaching or administrative experience in Catholic schools; hold a current, valid administrator’s license certificate or become certified by the State of Colorado as a principal. About the St. Mary School and the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary partnership. St. Mary is a parochial school (pre-K through 8th grade) in the Archdiocese of Denver under the direction of the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary (DCJM), a religious order originally from Spain, in the service of families, with a charism inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Ignatius of Loyola. Appointed by the Archdiocese of Denver to serve at St. Mary, the DCJM want to share the gifts they have received as a religious order to continue to make more beautiful the work of St. Mary parish and school.

Mission

The mission of St. Mary School is to enter into an educational covenant between teachers, parents, students, and priests:

  • Encourage student’s encounter with Christ, their Creator and Redeemer, and to have an authentic friendship with Him.
  • Impart basic ordered knowledge about the world and its cultures, discovering how the Faith illumines every aspect of reality.
  • Form students in human virtues and the qualities of mind to ordain their desires to live a great and beautiful life.
  • Give glory to God and serve Him, building His Kingdom on earth. We accomplish this by:
  • Helping the student discover his path to holiness and accompanying him along this path (through the sacraments and a life of prayer).
  • Forming the moral imagination through noble literature.
  • Fostering a culture marked by the discovery of truth, the practices of goodness, the creation of beauty, steeped with the light of our Catholic faith and tradition.
  • Fostering in the student intellectual and aesthetic habits of mind through the beauty of the arts, with an emphasis on academic rigor.
  • Discovering together how the origin of everything is in God and everything finds its “telos” in Him.

Vision

The vision of St. Mary School is to instill in the heart of the student a love of wisdom, wonderment in the nobility and greatness of life, directing his desires to a friendship with Jesus Christ. Help the student, while in awe of all that is true, good, and beautiful, awaken to the world around him and the world within him and flourish in his vocation to holiness, according to his stage in life. Assist the student understand morals and the good life through noble literature, equipping him to answer the great questions of life and to become powerful thinkers and writers at the service of truth. Offer an environment built on virtue, based upon authentic freedom for excellence (love in action, self-discipline, desire for higher goods), surrounded by teachers, faculty, and staff that model virtue and inspire sanctity, and that walk alongside the student to foster spiritual and academic growth and awaken the call to greatness.

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English & Literature Middle School Teacher, Littleton, CO - Posted 6/7/19

Start Date: August 13, 2019
Reports to: School Principal

Job Description

St. Mary Catholic School is seeking a dynamic, joyfully Catholic middle school English and Literature educator to inspire students to discover what it means to be human, understand justice, ethics and the good life through noble literature – equipping them to answer the great questions of life – and to help students become powerful thinkers and writers at the service of truth.

St. Mary is a parochial school (K-8) in the Archdiocese of Denver under the direction of the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary (DCJM) – a religious order originally from Spain, in the service of families, with a charism inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Ignatius of Loyola. St. Mary Catholic School builds flourishing friends of Christ through an educational covenant with teachers, parents, students and priests; and through its Living the Classics curriculum — students identifying the goodness of humankind, the grandeur of life, and the key virtues by joining in the tradition that shapes their moral imagination, ordains desires, and leads them to a complete life.

The educator will foster a love of literature through self-selected reading and guided instruction in curated great books and poetry, and assist the students in recognizing the narrative of their own life through these studies. Developing relationships with both parents and students is paramount to this venture as it creates an opportunity for meaningful guidance in social, spiritual, and personal growth.

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a deep love for Jesus Christ, demonstrated through a devotion to His Eucharistic presence and an obedience to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.
  • Call St. Mary School students and families to be protagonists in salvation history; form students’ moral imaginations to delight in the good, the true, and the beautiful, to the glory of God.
  • Collaborate closely with DCJM priests in enriching St. Mary School’s Catholic identity, and enhancing the school’s spiritual environment/formation for students, teachers, and families.
  • Inspire in students a love for great and classic literature, interpreted through the lens of the Catholic intellectual tradition and the experience of the Universal Church.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the continuation and flourishing of St. Mary School’s Living the Classics curriculum at the middle school level, rooted in the classical by facilitating in-class Socratic discussion, close reading of Great Books, and clear, powerful writing.
  • Ensure support for parents and guardians in their role as the primary educators of their children.
  • Maintain positive relationships with parents, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation skills.

TO APPLY: Provide cover letter, current resume, two letters of recommendation (at least one must be a professional reference) to Mrs. Boscia at kboscia@stmarylittleton.com

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, and be able to execute appropriate safety and emergency procedures, including leading evacuations and providing basic first aid.

Dean of Lower School, San Antonio, TX - Posted 5/28/19

Job Summary
Reporting to the Head of School, the Dean of Lower School will be responsible for building the culture of the Lower School (PK3-6) in the spirit of the mission of The Atonement Academy.
 
We are looking for an individual who will inspire and engage students and work collaboratively and creatively with colleagues. Candidates should be passionate about teaching and learning, have a love for children, and possess a deep understanding of children’s developmental stages.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Coaching and evaluation of PK3-6 teachers
  • Teaches one course
  • Consistent presence at sports competitions and extracurricular activities
  • Some evening and weekend responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of School
  • Assumes duties of Head of School in his/her absence
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate or credential, and a minimum of five years professional experience as a lead/independent classroom teacher or other equivalent experience.
  • Advanced degree or advanced studies in educational leadership preferred but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all constituents.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Leads by example and invests time in the life of the school by participating in all aspects that support the student and faculty experience.
  • Demonstrates professional behavior, including discretion, good judgment, and integrity.
  • Effectively interacts with a diverse population of students and faculty.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pledge fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.
  • All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check.
Salary
Commensurate with experience. Medical and other benefits offered.
 
The Atonement Academy
The Atonement Academy provides an accredited classical education rooted in centuries of Catholic faith and tradition. Our highly acclaimed academics program encourages scholars to develop intellectual ability, make moral decisions, and solidify Catholic virtues. Our classical curriculum is led by Catholic teachers who truly care about all of their students. They are attentive to each child’s education and religious formation. We are guided by the Latin
phrase, “Fides et Ratio,” Faith and Reason, which is at the core of our Christ-centered community of faith, hope, and love.
 
Application Process
Please send a cover letter, resume and supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department at hr@atonementonline.com

Latin Teacher, San Antonio, TX - Posted 5/28/19

Job Summary
The Atonement Academy invites applications for a full-time teaching position in the Upper School beginning in August 2019. The successful candidate will be able to teach Latin and one other subject area, preferably English, Philosophy, or Theology. Priority is given to candidates with a degree in Latin or Classics, experience teaching at the high school level, and a commitment to Catholic classical education. Latin teachers should have knowledge of the grammar-first and grammar-translation method of teaching. The Upper School Latin program builds upon the Lower and Middle School Latin curriculum and forms an integral part of the classical Catholic education provided at the Atonement Academy.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Collaborate with colleagues to coordinate instruction across the curriculum
  • Hold office hours to meet with students in need of assistance outside of class
  • Communicate with parents, counselors, administration, and students
  • Participation in professional development activities sponsored by school and other professional
  • development activities as required
  • Fulfillment of school duties as assigned
  • Regular attendance of departmental and faculty meetings
 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area
  • Experience teaching at high school level
  • Knowledge of grammar-first and grammar-translation method of teaching Latin
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Understanding of the role of Latin in a classical curriculum
 
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
 
The Atonement Academy
 
The Atonement Academy provides an accredited classical education rooted in centuries of Catholic faith and tradition. Our highly acclaimed academics program encourages scholars to develop intellectual ability, make moral decisions, and solidify Catholic virtues. Our classical curriculum is led by Catholic teachers who truly care about all of their students. They are attentive to each child’s education and religious formation. We are guided by the Latin phrase,
“Fides et Ratio,” Faith and Reason, which is at the core of our Christ-centered community of faith, hope, and love.
 
Application Process
Please send a cover letter, resume and supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department at hr@atonementonline.com

Evangelization and Discipleship Director, Plymouth, MI - Posted 4/17/19

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (OLGC) located in Plymouth, MI is committed to the New Evangelization. Our vision is “to offer every person in our community a life-changing encounter with Jesus.”

Role Summary

As a member of a team and under the direct supervision of the pastor, the Evangelization and Discipleship Director participates in the mission, goals, and objectives as set forth by the leadership team.

The director evaluates parish initiatives with other members of the pastoral staff through the lens of the threefold dimension of the Christian life – Encounter, Grow, and Witness, striving to advance the Archdiocese of Detroit’s pastoral strategy as articulated in the Archbishop’s pastoral letter, Unleash the Gospel. Recognizing that programs don’t make disciples but people do, the director assists and equips ministry leaders, volunteers, and parishioners to be effective evangelizers and disciple makers through training workshops, small group communities, and a variety of initiatives with the intended goal of raising disciples who will bear witness to the world that life apart from Jesus is a desolate wasteland. Concentration on mentoring, accompaniment, and relational ministry across all areas of evangelization and discipleship is central to mobilizing men and women to transform people, the parish, and Plymouth.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and oversees outreach to inactive Catholics and those who do not know Jesus, (e.g., Alpha Course).
  • Develops missionary discipleship strategies, moving away from an academic model to a lived discipleship model where the goal is active involvement in the community of faith, transforming people, families, workplaces, neighborhoods, and the community.
  • Develops compelling formation experiences and events in collaboration with coordinators of men’s ministry, women’s ministry, Bible studies, small group discipleship, prayer ministry, parish missions, and conferences.
  • Supports Becoming Catholic (RCIA) and Marriage Prep teams.
  • Supervises and supports Charism Coordinator.
  • Works in collaboration with digital media and creative teams to communicate content across all platforms.
  • Develops and oversees departmental budget and annual parish calendar of events.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Member of Parish Council
  • Member of Leadership Team
  • Member of Pastoral Team

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and understanding of the New Evangelization, methodology, and best practices with the goal of intentional discipleship.
  • Familiarity with the documents of the Church regarding evangelization (e.g., Evangelii Gaudium, Redemptoris Missio, Evangelii Nuntiandi)
  • Proven ability in developing a vision and creating initiatives designed to meet the needs of the parish culture that are consistent with Unleash the Gospel, including methods to assess the success of the programs and offerings.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s experience in a leadership capacity within a parish setting.
  • AOD certification in applicable ministries.
  • Bachelor’s degree (and/or Masters) in Religious Studies, Pastoral Ministry, Theology, Secondary Education, or related field.
  • Supervision of department administrative assistant.

CRITICAL QUALITIES

  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus and a deep love for His Church.
  • Fully aligned with the teachings of the Church and is passionate about OLGC’s vision.
  • Embodies the parish staff team values.
  • Excellent relational, oral and written communication skills with ability to mentor others.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to manage multiple projects and events.
  • Thrives in a team environment.
  • Leads and influences others and possesses an apostolic heart.
  • Lives and leads as hungry, humble and smart.

TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of faith

Applications will be accepted until May 20, 2019

Send to: applications@olgcparish.net

Subject Line: Director of Evangelization and Discipleship (attachments in PDF format only).

Director of Faith Formation, Castle Rock, CO - Posted 4/12/19

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
2746 Fifth Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Applications can be sent to careers@stfranciscr.org.

Job Title: DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION: PRE K – FIFTH GRADE

Reports To: Pastor

Department: Faith Formation

Full Performance Period: Daily; flexibility with class/activity schedules; Full time; 40 hours per week

Exemption Status: Exempt

Job Titles Supervised: Supervises Administrative Assistant, and RCIC Coordinator.

General Purpose

This position provides religious education to the Pre K through Fifth grade students in the community of St. Francis of Assisi Parish by offering and administering all faith formation programs for this age group. This position provides mission opportunities for this age group.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supervision of the Pre K through fifth grade faith formation programs.
  • As Saint Francis of Assisi Parish is one of the Hispanic Ministry Centers for the Diocese of Colorado Springs, supervises and ensures that all Religious Education Classes PK-5 and Sacramental Preparation Classes are taught in Spanish.
  • Responsible for recruitment of volunteer teachers and helpers for the programs.
  • Responsible for supervision of volunteers serving in the PK-5 faith formation programs.
  • Plans, develops and conducts training workshops for volunteers/teachers/aides to be held on a regular basis.
  • Assures that no volunteer is serving without having first gone through volunteer screening and background checks.
  • Responsible for curriculum development for PK-5 faith formation programs, in concert with other programs, pending final approval by Pastor or designee.
  • Works with the Parish Library volunteers to make sure that the Library is an excellent resource.
  • Responsible for sacramental preparation for First Eucharist and First Reconciliation within the classroom curriculum and during special family days for sacramental preparation. Responsible for notification, curriculum, training of candidates and planning ceremonies for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist. Responsible for ensuring that all necessary sacramental records are recorded in a timely fashion.
  • Responsible for the development of supplemental classroom activities.
  • Responsible for incorporating mission opportunities within the programs offered for this age group.
  • Responsible for answering parish office inquiries regarding PK-5 faith formation for parish members.
  • Develops, monitors and evaluates budget for the PK-5 faith formation program.
  • Responsible to make sure that curriculum development is being followed as directed by the Pastor.
  • Responsible for the administration of ACRE for the grades under their purview.
  • Evaluates all programs on an ongoing basis with Pastor and his associate. Communicates well with Pastor, Clergy and Staff Members.
  • Responsible for the operation of the Summer VBS with help from volunteers.
  • Sets office availability hours each week.
  • Presence at all PK-5 faith formation class schedules unless other supervision is arranged.
  • Refers parents and children to the Director of RCIC.
  • Continues professional and personal spiritual growth through attendance at workshops, conferences, retreats, diocesan and regional meetings, as well as through reading and prayer.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled staff meetings and parish gatherings, as required.

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making compensation decisions.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Master’s degree in Religious Education/Theology and/or its equivalent, and/or relevant working experience. Practicing Roman Catholic and knowledge of Catholic doctrine and resource materials is essential.

Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be educated and/or trained in the religious education field and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Strong management and organizational skills are important as well as excellent interpersonal and human relations skills and the ability to set and achieve goals.

Demonstration of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Individual must possess excellent verbal communication skills and office efficiency skills, be proficient in personal computer skills and have the ability to learn and use the parish’s equipment and software programs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must either be proficient in both English and Spanish or be proficient in English with the ability to supervise programs, parents, children and volunteers in Spanish.

High School Religion Teacher/Catechist, Wichita, KS - Posted 4/1/19

 Bishop Carroll Catholic High School

Facilitate communion and intimacy between high school students and the Person of Jesus Christ by witnessing to a healthy relationship with Jesus, handing on the Sacred Deposit of Faith, and assisting students in living as faithful disciples of Christ. The chosen candidate would join a Religion Department made up of ten persons including two priests, three religious sisters, and five lay persons. The position requires teaching six periods each day and participation in the school’s community system.

Degree Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in Theology or Catechetics/Evangelization required.  Master’s Degree is preferred.

Special Skills: Although a degree in catechetics is not absolutely required, it is necessary to have a clear understanding of the catechetical nature of teaching religion in a Catholic high school.  An appreciation of the relationship, distinction and complementarity of evangelization, catechesis, and theology is greatly desired. For this particular position, a thorough knowledge of the third part of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is needed.  The new hire will be required to teach Catholic Social Teaching and Christian Morality or New Testament for the 2019-2020 school year.

Contact Information:  If you have questions about the position please email bittingjames@bcchs.org. Interested candidates may submit their application to Vanessa Harshberger, Principal, 8101 West Central, Wichita, KS  67212 or email at harshbergerv@bcchs.org. Applications may be found at https://catholicdioceseofwichita.org/schools-employment

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