The Church of the Nativity is currently seeking a full-time Director/Coordinator of Religious Education. The qualified candidate will develop, maintain, and administer the catechetical program for the parish in collaboration with the pastor and staff.
He/she will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Department of Religious Education; organize and implement the parish catechetical program to engage, teach and form students in the program; be in charge of the First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation programs and liturgies; and recruit, train and motivate catechists and volunteers in the Religious Education Program.
A Master’s degree in Catholic Theology/Religious Education is desired, however background and experience will be taken into consideration for a qualified candidate with a lesser degree. To effectively carry out the job, the candidate must have proven leadership skills, effective oral and written communication skills, and be comfortable interacting with families and their needs. Experience in the education field is preferred. Proficiency in basic computer programs such Word, Excel, PowerPoint and communication skills are required.
The candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. He/she must be flexible in the work schedule, willing to work some evenings and occasional weekends. All candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Please submit your resume and two references to Claire L. Harbeck, Pastoral Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.