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July 20, 2015 | Volume 90 Number 19

OPPORTUNITIES

Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Holy Cross Church located in Lynchburg, Va. is seeking a full time Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The Coordinator is responsible for developing a parish based pastoral ministry with youth and young adults (may include young married couples and families). This position will provide formation and mentoring. This individual will organize volunteers and partner with the Christian Formation committee to plan Mission Trips, Youth Conferences, Retreats, Catholic Speakers and Holy Cross Evangelism Events. This individual will coordinate youth and young adult evangelization opportunities such as Theology on Tap, Youth group, Liturgical events and other opportunities as discerned through prayer. Travel may be required at times. The successful candidate must be an active, practicing Catholic and have at least a bachelor’s degree in theology, religious education or equivalent experience in Parish ministry. Qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter including salary requirements to BethAnn Good at bgood@holycrosslynchburg.org.

 

School registrar

Benedictine College Preparatory has an immediate opening for a full-time School Registrar for the 2015-2016 school year. Applications will be accepted immediately and interviews will be scheduled for competitive candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Benedictine College Preparatory is a Catholic, Military, all boys school located on the James River in Richmond. Our mission is to form Cadets as Christian men of conscience, discipline, and achievement. Our curriculum and standards prepare our graduates for study at top-tier four-year institutions of higher learning. Please see a complete job description online at: http://alturl.com/vektu. To apply for this position please submit a resume, a completed application, and an essay titled “My View of America” to the Associate Headmaster, Michael Bussman, at mbussman@benedictinecollegeprep.org. A cover letter is optional. The application can be found on our website at: www.benedictinecollegeprep.org/Employment.

 

Youth Minister

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Charlottesville, is seeking a full-time youth minister. Responsibilities include organization and supervision of all catechesis for grades 9-12, involving ministry to high school-age teens and families, coordination of Confirmation preparation, and post-Confirmation programs. The position also entails facilitation of in-house retreats, participation in outside retreats and trainings, fundraising events, and family dinners. Religious education classes are held on Sunday evenings during the school year, so availability at that time as well as during evenings is required. Candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, obedient to the Magisterium, with demonstrable grasp of Catholic Doctrine, particularly with regard to Sacramental and Moral Theology. Bachelor's degree (or graduate degree) preferred but not required. Experience in youth ministry is necessary. Must be self-motivated, organized, have budget knowledge, good interpersonal skills, energetic, willing to coordinate with friars, staff members and the RE team and enjoy working with children. Please submit resume and cover letter to St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 401 Alderman Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903, RE: Youth Ministerposition or email to: youth@stauva.org.

 

Teaching Positions

Hampton

Science Teacher

St. Mary Star of the Sea School, Hampton, has a teaching position open for Elementary Marine Science Enrichment class and Middle School Science with licensure to teach 8th grade Earth Science for High School credit; marine science background for using waterfront classroom on school grounds (school is located next to Mill Creek Bay, which feeds into the Chesapeake Bay). Class size ranges from 15-24 students, one class per grade PK3-8. Middle Science includes: Grade 6–Life Science; Grade 7–Physical Science; Grade 8–Earth Science. For more information visit http://alturl.com/qozt6, or call the school at 757-723-6358.

Norfolk

Bookkeeper & Middle School Science Teacher

Christ the King School, Norfolk, has the following employment opportunities:

Full Charge Bookkeeper — Candidates should have at least three years of experience and excellent computer and communication skills.

Middle School Science Teacher — Candidates for this teaching position should possess a Va. teaching license with an endorsement in this area.

Interested candidates for either position should email a diocesan application (which can be found at www.richmonddiocese.org), two written references, a resume, and letter of interest to fgagne@ctkparish.org.

Petersburg

Saint Joseph School, Petersburg, is currently accepting applications for the following teaching positions: Full-time Grade 4, Middle & High School English; Part-time Music, Art and Physical Education. All applicants must be State Licensed. Interested persons should forward applications and resumes to jwhitmore@saintjosephschool.com. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 804-732-3931.

Richmond

Upper Elementary Teacher

Saint Benedict Catholic School seeks a Full Time Upper Elementary Teacher to begin in Fall 2015. The school is committed to partnering with parents and providing a traditional education in a faith-filled environment. The Upper Elementary Teacher will partner with parents and teachers to foster and promote student learning and moral development through classical Catholic curriculum. The Upper Elementary Teacher will teach a grade level elementary class covering Latin, Religion, and all curriculum subject areas except Physical Education, Art, and Music. All Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or better from an accredited college or university, have a passion and commitment to classical education and Latin, clearly communicate verbally and in writing, have a strong understanding of Catholic traditions and beliefs and hold a Virginia Teacher Certification, or be able to obtain after one month. Please submit cover letter, resume, references and diocesan application to: businessoffice@saintbenedictschool.org.

Teacher–Gifted & Talented Program

Saint Mary’s Catholic School in Richmond, VA seeks an enthusiastic special education teacher in the area of Gifted and Talented to provide instruction to students in grades 2-5 for the 2015-2016 school year. Responsibilities include teaching accelerated mathematics, and enrichment language arts classes, oversight of differentiated instruction for gifted and talented students, assisting with the integration of differentiated instruction throughout the curriculum, and faculty assignments. Expectations include integrating Catholic tradition and teachings in daily instruction and a strong commitment to a faith-based educational environment. Qualifications include a Virginia State Teaching License (or eligibility for) to teach gifted and talented students, and a commitment to professional growth. Must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related field. Contact the Principal, Dr. Thomas D. Dertinger at tdertinger@saintmary.org.

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