Job Summary: The shared roles of this position include serving as the Campus Minister (50% of the time) and a teacher (50% of the time). The Campus Minister has a central role in facilitating the people, programming, and resources of the faith community on behalf of a comprehensive ministry effort with adolescents and employees. This includes focusing on three essential goals: 1) encouraging and empowering students and staff to live as disciples of Jesus Christ; 2) involving students and staff in sacramental life and service in our Catholic faith community; and 3) fostering the personal and spiritual growth of each student and staff member. As a teacher in Theology, this person will contribute to the instruction of religious studies of our students. This is a 9-month full time contracted position.
General responsibilities include:
Model and support the school’s prayer life by offering prayers at events/gatherings as well as providing prayers (morning, dismissal, class periods)
Coordinate Mass schedule to include Holy Days & special Catholic Feast Days
Prepare All-School Liturgies, including student ministers, worship aides, environment
Coordinate with staff and students on the selection and preparation of music
Prepare Faculty Liturgies as needed
Oversee selection of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and Lectors
Prepare school environment and chapel for Liturgical Seasons
Coordinate social ministry opportunities through Theology classes
Promote student involvement in Parish and Archdiocese-sponsored Youth Groups, and organize vocation discernment events
Continually encourage and increase student participation and leadership
Coordinate retreat schedule with Administration
Coordinate Faculty and Staff Retreat
Organize and facilitate each class retreat including overseeing selection and training of faculty leaders for retreats
Serve as liaison between Archdiocese, area parishes and school community
Provide pastoral care to students and families as needed
Coordinate Campus Ministry calendar for entire school year
Collaborate and support any faith formation initiatives of the school
Handle pertinent teaching responsibilities: planning, grading, and instruction
Experience in Catholic education with the ability to promote the role of faith in educational work preferred. Practicing Catholic.
Have a Bachelor’s degree in Theology. Master’s degree preferred.
Willingness to teach, if needed. State certification preferred.
Understanding of the Catholic Church: its history, tradition and mission.
Ability to work in collaboration with others and empower others to ministry.
Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with school administrators, faculty, staff, parents and students.
Ability to be highly organized, efficient, accountable, and work within a diverse environment exhibiting a passionate energy for ministry.
Be responsive to the needs of the school, its families and students, thereby realizing work may occur outside normal school hours and on weekends.
About St. Anthony Congregation
St. Anthony School is a Catholic, urban parish school that exists for Jesus Christ and His Church to provide a beacon of hope for our community. We prepare scholars for post-secondary education and beyond through a highly-structured and rigorous academic program and continued formation in the Faith, educating the whole person from pre-school through high school.