Catechist - Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (part-time)
The Basilica School of Saint Mary
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
The Basilica School of Saint Mary seeks a Catechist for the 2023-2024 School Year
Position HR Classification: 10-months
Supervisor and Direct Report: Principal
Hours: 20-24 Hours per week while school is in session
Overview of the Position:
The Basilica School of Saint Mary, a Catholic Pre-K through eight Parish School in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking a qualified teacher to serve as our founding teacher for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for the 2023-2024 School year. The Basilica School is committed to developing an Atrium and will begin instruction in our Pre-K program. The program will add a grade level each year. Our Catechist will work closely with the Pre-K team in a highly collaborative manner committed to offering excellence in our youngest students' intellectual, spiritual, and character formation. This is an excellent opportunity to build a program with a supportive team. Qualified candidates will fully embrace the mission of our Catholic school, which recognizes the infinite value of each student, seeks to develop the gifts of all, and nurtures them to be saints, stewards, and scholars, always with an eye to their eternal destiny. Ideal candidates will hold a Master’s degree, hold or be willing to work towards certification, and have previous Pre-K instructional experiences.
The Basilica School is committed to providing our students and families with excellence in Catholic education. We are in beautiful Old Town Alexandria, VA, Diocese of Arlington. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.
Bachelor's degree, Experience with instructing Pre-K or primary age children
Stairs, lift 20 lbs, travel between classrooms and through the campus
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TBD - 20-29 hrs. per week
Competitive, commensurate with experience
Applicants must submit a completed application to the Diocese of Arlington at Diocesan Application and be certified or eligible for certification in Virginia. The Basilica School seeks candidates who fully embrace our Catholic mission to nurture saints, stewards, and scholars. Interested candidates should also submit a cover letter with professional references and a resume to Mr. Robert Loia at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.