Director of Religious Education – Church (Lake Forest, IL)

Religious Education, FT Employee
Church (Lake Forest, IL)

St. Mary Parish in Lake Forest, Illinois seeks a full-time DRE responsible for developing and implementing our parish religious education and sacramental program for children in grades pre-K-8. We seek a DRE who has a strong academic preparation for this job, preferably with a Master’s degree in Theology and/or Religious Education. We are interested in candidates who are experienced and have demonstrated success in leading catechists, students, and parents in the important work of religious education. The candidate should be a practicing Catholic, strongly faithful to the magisterium of the Catholic Church, who can communicate well with children and their parents. The DRE recruits, trains, and supervises volunteer catechists and support staff for the RE program (about 400 students in Grades pre-K-8), and coordinates the sacramental program. The DRE also helps to plan some liturgies for the children and programs for adults. The DRE supervises a paid part-time Assistant. The DRE reports to the pastor and works in collaboration with the rest of the parish staff. Applications should be forwarded to Ellyn von Huben, Administrative Assistant to the Pastor, at [email protected] by June 10, 2014. (0) (8249 Posts)

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