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Religious Education Coordinator

Company: Our Lady of the Lake Church
Location: Verona
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Verona, New Jersey is a large suburban parish made up of 2,900 registered parish families. There is also a vibrant school with over 200 children in grades PreK 3 - 8th grade. We are looking to hire a Religious Education Coordinator to minister to the parish in this post pandemic environment. Our program seeks to educate the young members in the ways of the faith who are in grades 1 - 9. During the course of this process, students are prepared to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. There are approximately 700 students involved in this process annually.This is a full-time, exempt, at-will position within the parish. Under the direction of the Pastor, the individual plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the parish Catechetical program. Working together with the entire staff, the Religious Education Coordinator will assist in helping Our Lady of the Lake to grow as a Christ-centered community. As a representative of the Roman Catholic Church, the Religious Education Coordinator will conduct him-herself according to the goals and mission of the Church while performing their duties.The ideal candidate must be a member of the Roman Catholic Church, principled in organization, administration, budget and personal management. Knowledge of group dynamics and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups is a must. Some prior experience in catechesis is helpful. The Religious Education Coordinator should possess at least a bachelor's degree in Theology, Education or related field as well as strong computer skills in MS Office.Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. For further information, please contact Fr. Peter Wehrle at 973-239-5696.Job Type: Full-timePay: $40,000.00 per yearBenefits:Dental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayWeekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:All students in the program, catechists, parents and staff are required to wear a mask while in the school building. Students desk's are spaced accordingly.Ability to commute/relocate:Verona, NJ 07044: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Education:Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:Catechetical: 1 year (Required)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Our Lady of the Lake Church, New York , Religious Education Coordinator, Education / Teaching , Verona, New York

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