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Coordinator of Religious Education in Towson, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

The Church of the Immaculate Conception, located in the heart of Towson, MD, has served Catholics and the greater community since 1897, and continues to serve over 2200 families.  

We seek a passionate, faith-filled Catholic to join our team as Coordinator of Religious Education in a program that delivers religious education to 200+ students per year.   This position reports to the Pastor and works extensively with the Director of Parish Mission and the Director of Youth Ministry.  This is a fantastic opportunity to   work together in a dynamic team setting to develop ministry experiences and opportunities for the community.

This full time, year-round, role requires some evening and weekend work. Some work-from-home is possible.   Full benefits are available.

The Coordinator of Religious Education will develop, implement, direct, and supervise a comprehensive program of dynamic, engaging, and effective religious education and sacramental preparation, First Reconciliation and First Communion, for the children and youth of the parish (pre-k 4’s —8th  grade).  This critically important program contributes significantly to the vibrancy of the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

We seek:

  • A passionate and faith-filled Catholic who actively lives out the teachings of the Church,
  • Who has an active prayer life and is comfortable leading others in prayer and connecting the relationship between faith and life experiences.
  • A leader who comfortably delegates and collaborates with both peers and youth.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Awareness and continued study of Church Teaching and Parish Life.
  • Creativity and intellectual curiosity to explore new resources and trainings to maintain a dynamic ministry.
  • Self-motivation and internal drive to pursue goals and to re-evaluate them.
  • The desire to collaborate with parish staff and other regional religious educators.
  • An engaging personality and professional demeanor.
  • Strong communication skills and comfort in effectively presenting to large groups, and one-on-one with parents, youth, parishioners.
  • Comfort and familiarity using social media platforms.
  • Ample skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Willingness and ability to embrace and utilize technology in Religious Education.
  • The ability to relate well with children ages Pre K through 8th Grade

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Theology, Philosophy, Catechesis, or similar preferred)
  • Experience in religious education, ministry, or teaching can stand in place of degree
  • Extensive knowledge of the Catholic faith

 

Bring your passion to Immaculate Conception and join our team in introducing His Word to our children.