Supervisory Responsibility: Leads the Faith Formation team and volunteer members and participates in teaching and directing activities within the program.
Responsibilities: The Director of Faith Formation brings vision, knowledge, and catechetical leadership to the formation of children and families in the Pre-K, sacramental preparation, and Elementary Faith Formation program (Grades 1 – 5), as well as adults in the RCIA process and Adult Confirmation, and parents and godparents preparing for Infant Baptism. Responsibilities include administrative leadership, development of catechetical programs and selection of textbooks and resources, budget preparation, and recruitment, coordination, training, and evaluation of a team of catechetical volunteers. Ideal candidate would work full-time and possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with children and adults in fostering lifelong spiritual growth in the Catholic faith.
Practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. Three- to five-years experience in catechetical leadership, Master Catechist Certification or Master’s Degree in Religious Studies, Theology, Pastoral Theology, or related field. Compliance with the guidelines, requirements and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, the National Directory for Catechesis, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and the USCCB.
Other requirements include strong organizational skills and time management, and computer literacy in MS Office and PDS.
Send cover letter and resume to Kathleen Flood, Parish Administrator, St. Bartholomew Parish Office, 252 Granada Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90803.
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.
St. Bartholomew Parish (Long Beach)
252 Granada Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90803KFlood@la-archdiocese.org