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Director of Religious Education

Parish Positions
Clayton, NC

St. Ann Catholic Church

Full Time

40 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Faith Formation Program (English and Spanish)
    • Administration of the K-12 catechetical program which serves 800-900 young people on a weekly basis.
    • Overseeing weekly adult sessions for parents of faith formation children
    • Sacramental prep for first reconciliation, first communion and confirmation
    • Reviewing, purchasing and implementing catechetical materials
    • Forming and administrating volunteer English and Spanish speaking catechists
    • Supervision of part-time administrative assistant
    • Yearly confirmation retreats (deanery level)
  • Youth Ministry
    • Administration of Hispanic RESPETO program
    • Building up and maintaining English community youth ministry program for Middle and High School
    • Administration of yearly summer trip (Steubenville Conferences, Catholic Heart Work Camp, etc.)
    • Organizing youth events (spiritual, outreach, social)
    • Fundraising events for trips and activities
  • Adult Formation
    • Administration of RCIA program including oversight of RCIA catechists, participation in planning catechumenate events and sacramental moments
    • Administration of Adult Bible Studies, Seminars and other special formation events
    • Administration of Adult Confirmation Prep (English)
    • Administration of Sacramental Prep. For Hispanic adults
    • Administration of Baptismal prep for parents and godparents (English and Spanish)
  • Budget
    • Creating and maintaining a budget for the area of Religious Education
    • Collecting fees and money for faith formation registration, retreats, trips and events
  • Participation in parish meetings that may include: bi-weekly staff meetings, and periodically at the Hispanic Council, Parish Council, Finance Council, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in ministry, theology, or catechesis
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience: 2 years in parish ministry
    • Years of related work experience: at least 2
    • Area of related work experience: ministry, theology, or catechesis
  • Practicing Catholic with a deep love for the Church, her teachings and a spirit of evangelization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write and speak both English and Spanish
  • Knowledge of differences in approach to ministry in various ethnic and linguistic communities

Supervises (if applicable, list positions supervised by this position)

  • Volunteers
  • Catechists

We have approximately 2400 families and are the only Catholic Church in Johnston County, NC. We have a mixed parish offering ministry in both English and Spanish and highly value the complementarity of these two linguistic communities.

Position Start Date: as soon as possible

Send resume and letter of interest to: