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Coordinator of Religious Education in Baltimore, Maryland at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Description

St. Clare Parish, located in Middle River, MD is looking for dynamic candidates for a Coordinator of Religious Education. The Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of the religious education and sacramental preparation for children in grades K through grade 8.  The Religious Education program runs from September to June, on Sundays from 9:40-10:50 following the local school calendar.  This position is approximately 30-32 hours a week and is benefits eligible.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, plan, and organize the religious education and Sacramental preparation programs (First Communion, Reconciliation, Confirmation  for children grade K through grade 8).
  • Plan and implement curriculum according to Archdiocesan guidelines.
  • Recruit, train and support catechists
  • Available for consultation with catechists and aides during class times.
  • Plan and conduct parent meetings.
  • Organize and carry out registration activities before the Fall and Winter Religious Education sessions.
  • Schedule, coordinate and plan Sacramental celebrations in collaboration with appropriate members of parish staff.
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for religious education and submit to Finance Committee and Pastoral Council for approval.
  • Participate in Pastoral Council, staff, and religious education Committee meetings as required.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Catholic with working knowledge of religious education programs
  • Prior experience in teaching or education administration, preferably within the context of parish religious education or faith formation, required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Religious Education or Theology required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills required.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite of products.