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DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES
Religious Education, FT Employee
St. Mary Catholic Parish and School (Littleton, CO)
Now Hiring: Director of Children’s Ministries
Interested applicants must submit 3 items: Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to: [email protected] no later than July 25th, 2014
POSITION SUMMARY: Founded in 1901, St. Mary Catholic parish in Littleton, Colorado is a Stewardship Parish and School, growing to over 2,300 families in the Archdiocese of Denver, and led by a religious order, the Disciples of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
Assisting our Pastor and Vicars under the supervision of the Director of Discipleship & Catechesis, the Director of Children’s Ministries will be responsible for the on-going development and maintenance of existing religious education and sacramental prep programs (grades PreK – 6) as well as the development and implementation of new programs and ministries including Nazareth Elementary School (a virtue-based path to holiness for children). The qualified candidate will be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church and an active member of a Roman Catholic Parish with knowledge, understanding and acceptance of the Catholic Church and its mission.
This position is full-time and reports to the Director of Discipleship & Catechesis. The work schedule will be include weekends and some evenings. A competitive salary will be commensurate with related education and experience. A minimum Bachelor degree in education or theology is preferred; however a combination of education and related work experience will be considered. Prior experience in a church or faith-based education program is a plus.
The qualified candidate will be a team player; computer literate in Microsoft Office programs; knowledgeable of database concepts; possess quantitative and qualitative analytical skills as well as well-developed critical thinking patterns; be skilled at planning, organization, and administrative tasks; able to work with and manage a volunteer network; able to manage multiple projects at one time; motivated to identify gaps and find resources; able to manage deadlines and perform follow-up activities and evaluations.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES (to include but not limited to):
-Development of curriculum, coordination, and administration of all children’s religious education/sacramental preparation programs (currently grades Pre-K – 6) to include consecutive classes for parents of 1st – 3rd graders
-Development of curriculum, coordination, administration and facilitation of Nazareth Elementary School program (grades K – 4) to include Nazareth Elementary Day Camp during the summer months
-Management and training of volunteers to include spiritual and catechetical formation
-All associated administrative tasks including Sacramental Recording (182)
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