Catechetical Leader, Full Time, Litchfield, MN, Posted 5/15/20

Catechetical Leader
Shepherd of Souls Area Faith Community
Litchfield, Minnesota
Full Time

This catechetical leader would work collaboratively with a Faith Formation team.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education or related field preferred. Knowledge of Catholic doctrine and practice, good communication skills, and a willingness to travel required.

Full time with benefits. See www.shepherdofsouls.org for job description.

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction and resume to: Fr. Jeff Horejsi, 821 E. 5th St., Litchfield, MN 55355 or frjeff@shepherdofsouls.org.

Principal, Full Time, Litchfield, MN, Posted 5/15/20

Principal (Elementary)
School of St. Philip
Litchfield, Minnesota
Full Time

Qualified candidates will be asked to provide leadership in faith and academics, administration of the Preschool – 5th grade Catholic school, and serve as the liaison to parents and the community. We seek a dynamic leader who has a current MN teaching license, a bachelor’s degree, and a master’s degree in education. Visit www.shepherdofsouls.org for a detailed job description.

To apply: please send the following to Fr. Jeff Horejsi frjeff@shepherdofsouls.org by June 15:
• Resume
• Transcripts
• Cover Letter
• References

School of St. Philip, 225 E. 3rd St., Litchfield, MN 55355

Principal, Full Time, Ludingington, MI, Posted 3/19/20

Principal
Ludington Area Catholic School/St. Simon Parish
Ludington, Michigan
Full Time

Ludington Area Catholic School/St. Simon Parish
Announces an Exciting Leadership Position:

Position: School Principal
Job Begins: 2020/2021 School Year
Enrollment: Approximately 100 students

Grade Levels: Pre-School thru Middle School

Demographics: Ludington is a vibrant and diverse community of approximately 10,000 people, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan (reputed to having some of the best beaches on the Great Lakes!) It is a safe, economically diverse community, that is also a haven for vacationers and retirees.

School Culture: Ludington Area Catholic School (LAC) has a proud history of more than 125 years with strong family involvement. The teaching staff is excellent and very committed to Catholic education as ministry, some having taught here for over 20 years. Parent involvement is high and there is a great desire and commitment on the part of the parish to support a vibrant school ministry for the good of the parish and the wider community. Our students are provided opportunities to develop their relationship with God, enhance their unique talents, and strive for academic excellence in a safe environment. LAC is a school family with a history of academic excellence; service within the community; top rankings in local, state and national competitions; and graduates attending prestigious universities like the University of Michigan and Notre Dame. The school is well-respected and valued within the Ludington area.

Qualifications:
1. Master’s degree in educational leadership or administration with state of Michigan administrator certification or a master’s degree in education with a willingness to obtain administrator certification in the state of Michigan within three years.
2. The candidate must have a current Continuing, Life, Permanent, Professional, Provisional, or Standard Teaching Certificate for the State of Michigan at the level of administration for which the candidate is applying
3. A practicing Roman Catholic in good standing
4. Understands the structures, tenets and institutions of the Catholic Church
5. Willingness to obtain Advanced Catechist certification within five years
6. Final approval of the candidate by the Superintendent

Skills:
1. Desire to foster the faith life of the community and advance the mission of the Church
2. Welcoming and personable
3. Strategic vision and planning
4. Ability to engage the community in vision
5. Collaborative team builder
6. Excellent communication
7. Curricular and co-curricular leadership
8. Operational organization and problem solving
9. Responsive decision making

Responsibilities:
1. School faith community leadership
2. Instructional leadership
3. Student affairs
4. Personnel leadership
5. Business affairs
6. Development/Institutional Advancement
7. Board Relations
8. External affairs

Accountability: Hired by the Pastor in consideration of the Board’s recommendation and with the approval of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools; Reports to the Pastor and is evaluated by the Pastor or his designee (Board Chair) according to the process established by the Superintendent of Catholic Schools. Accountable to the School Board for the areas of responsibility delegated to the Board by the Pastor and the Diocese. Accountable to the Superintendent of Catholic Schools in certain matters where diocesan policy and direction are concerned.

Salary: Competitive within the Catholic school market

Apply to: Ludington Area Catholic School
Attn: Rev. Wayne B. Wheeler, Jr.
702 East Bryant Road
Ludington, Michigan 49431

Email: stsimon@stsimonchurch.com
Phone: (231) 843-8606

Apply by: Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Apply with: Please attach a detailed letter of application with a resume.

Principal, Full Time, Edina, MN, Posted 3/6/20

Principal
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
Edina, Minnesota
Full Time

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is seeking a faithful, experienced and highly skilled school principal to lead our K-8 elementary school. Responsibilities will include:

• Supervision of the school personnel (staff, students and volunteers)
• Direct the school programs
• Manage the day to day operations (academics and activities)
• Manage the school finances and budget
• Manage the implementation of policies and procedures
• Promote the school
• Guide future growth

Qualifications: The successful candidate with establish, demonstrate, and promote the highest standards of excellence in Catholic identity, academics, and organizational leadership. Additional requirements include:
• Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church.
• Deep commitment to the importance and mission of Catholic schools.
• Master’s degree in Catholic School Leadership or its equivalent.
• School Administrator’s license.
• Minimum of three years administrative experience in Catholic schools.
• Demonstrated success in teaching, administration and supervision with the ability to work collegially with faculty, parents and the parish community.
• Excellent organizational, communication, budgetary and management skills.
• Commitment to education of the whole child: mind, body and spirit.

Our Lady of Grace (OLG) is a private, co-educational, Catholic School welcoming students from kindergarten through eighth grade. A three-time recognized National Blue-Ribbon School of Excellence, Our Lady of Grace is an exemplary educational experience – nurturing and expanding the hearts, minds, and souls of students since opening its doors in 1949. Families are drawn to OLG and its community of learning, inclusion and faith, grounded in a motto of ‘Leading with Yes’ – saying yes to personal excellence, reaching beyond ourselves, and the call to share God’s love.

Students thrive under a faculty committed to continuous improvement through ongoing professional development. The OLG staff is dedicated to their craft, collaborating across grade levels and subject areas to provide a rigorous curriculum, promoting growth, with attention to the individual student.

In 2006, OLG began its One-to-One Laptop Learning Program with a focus on digital literacy, creative collaboration, and inventive thinking. In 2009 and 2010, OLG was selected as an Apple Exemplary Program for illustrating best practices of a 21st century learning environment. Today, technology is integrated into every classroom via a one-to-one technology initiative and a STEM curriculum bridging the entire student population.

OLG stands on the shoulders of generations of families, parishioners, students, faculty, and staff who have made it the extraordinary Catholic educational institution that it is today. At OLG, students grow in faith, virtue, and character. Graduates go on to excel in high school, college, and beyond – with a strong foundation of integrity fostered and realized while at OLG.

To Apply:  Candidates should submit the following materials via email to Lisa Sammon at lisa@yourlss.com:
• Cover letter aligning skills, experiences, and values with the leadership needs of the school.
• Current resume with all appropriate dates.
• Statement of educational or leadership philosophy.
• List of five (5) references with all contact information.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure appropriate consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials as soon as possible.

Director of Music Ministry and Liturgy Coordinator, Full time, Moorehead, MN, Posted 1/3/20

Responsibilities & Tasks: Music Ministry: Recruit and direct adult choir, youth choir, accompanist on piano & organ when required. Recruit, train and schedule cantors and musicians for all liturgies and prayer services. Liturgies: Prepare and implement week-end Masses, Holy Days, Triduum, Easter and Christmas celebrations and for each season of the year; compose liturgical aids when necessary, assist couples in planning marriage ceremonies, funeral planning with families, serve as baptismal coordinator, recruit and train all volunteer coordinators for ushers/greeters, communion ministers, altar servers, lectors, sacristans and coordinate training for all liturgical ministers.
Worship Space: Recruit individual to chair and members to advise and assist in art and environment, supervise upkeep of liturgical vessels and worship space and maintain the liturgical supplies; wine, candles, baptismal gowns, etc. Other: Have a working knowledge of Conciliar and Post-Conciliar documents of Vatican II and the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church. Serve as a resource person to other staff planning liturgical services. The above tasks are included in the Job Description but are not inclusive of all responsibilities of the position.

To Apply: please submit letter of interest and current resume to the following individuals:

Fr. Raul Perez-Cobo, Pastor D. L. “Swede” Stelzer
St Francis de Sales Catholic Church OR Parish Admin. Coordinator
Email: fatherraul@gmail.com Email: Swede@stfrancismhd.org

These positions are with parishes and organizations outside of the Diocese of St. Cloud. Please follow the application instructions with each specific job listed.

For Employers:
To post a position, please send a brief position description and application instructions to the Director of Human Resources. Please contact us to remove the position once you have filled it. Positions will be automatically removed after 60 days unless you request an extension.