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Job Type: Full-Time Position
Location: Lakewood, OH
TITLE: Director of Religious Education/Parish Catechetical Leader
PARISH: St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Lakewood, Ohio
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Pastor
STATUS: Full Time with flexible hours
The Church of St. Luke the Evangelist in Lakewood, Ohio, in the Diocese of Cleveland, is seeking a full time Parish Catechetical Leader/Director of Religious Education. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, organization, implementation and continual evaluation of catechesis for children grades 1-8, including Sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation. He or she will also be expected to conceive, develop, and execute the programs of the Christian Initiation of Adults and Children. The hired person will work closely with St. Luke’s pastoral staff to support families in the catechesis of children and the practice of faith in the daily lives of parishioners. The successful candidate must be an active and practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church. The successful candidate will also be a vibrant and inviting person with a personal and communal faith expression. He or she must have excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with volunteers of the targeted groups mentioned above, as well as the teachers and administration of Lakewood Catholic Academy. A working knowledge of Information Technology and Social Media is recommended.
Preferred – Bachelor’s Degree or above in Theology, Catechetics, Religious Studies, or Pastoral Ministry, Diocesan Parish Catechetical Leader Certification, and a minimum of three years of experience in religious education, catechetics administration, and faith formation programming.
Minimum – Successful experience with faith formation programming, including successful experience as a catechetical leader related to work with children and catechists. A willingness to obtain Diocesan Catechist Certification.
1. To WORK in collaboration with the Pastor and Parish Staff, as well as teachers and the Administration of Lakewood Catholic Academy in realizing the spiritual formation goals of the parish and the Diocese of Cleveland.
2. To ASSESS catechetical needs, plan, design, implement and evaluate a comprehensive vision for parish catechetical programs for children.
3. To PROVIDE program and curriculum design, development, and resources for catechesis at the following levels:
a. Faith formation programs for children (Parish School of Religion)
b. Sacramental preparation:
i. First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation
c. Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults and Children
d. Continued catechesis for Adults
4. To RECRUIT catechists and other volunteers and provide for their training, formation, ongoing development, supervision, and evaluation.
5. To ORGANIZE and IMPLEMENT Vacation Bible School.
6. To DEVELOP and MONITOR, in consultation with the pastor, the catechetical budget for the parish.
7. To DEVELOP the annual calendar for catechetical sessions and special events in consultation with the pastor.
8. To RESEARCH, review and purchase appropriate texts and supplementary materials.
9. To ORGANIZE, supervise, and maintain the catechetical office
10. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, relational ministry; integration of the catechized into full liturgical, missional, and evangelical life of the parish community; annual retreat planning and execution; collaboration with the parish Youth Minister; frequent and effective communication with parents of school aged children.
DEADLINE: Resume review will begin July 5, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
Read more: http://www.catholicjobs.com/job/9115128292#ixzz4joaxwS3c
We, the Faith Community of St. Luke the Evangelist in Lakewood, Ohio, in the Diocese of Cleveland, building upon our Catholic tradition, seek to grow together by celebrating the presence of Christ in the Eucharist, the Word, and one another.
Like St. Luke, we strive to dedicate ourselves to Jesus Christ. We are called to lives that reach out to all God’s people through prayer, education, service and hospitality.
Read more: http://www.catholicjobs.com/job/9115128292#ixzz4job0v3XR
SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND THREE REFERENCES BY EMAIL OR REGULAR MAIL TO:
Rev. Kevin P. Elbert
St. Luke the Evangelist Parish
1212 Bunts Road
Lakewood, Ohio 44107