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Nancy Papesh
Human Resources

Posted 4/20/2023

Job Title:

Part-time Director of Religious Education, Grades 1-7


Part time


Diocese of Joliet
16555 Weber Road
Crest Hill, IL 60403


Part-time Director of Religious Education, Grades 1-7, Non-benefitted, 29 hours per week, some evening and weekend hours are required. Management of religious education programming for grades 1-7, Sacrament preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist (including St. Scholastica School), coordinating Children’s Liturgy of the Word and collaboration on other parish activities. Participate regularly at parish staff meetings. Prepare Religious Education budget, recruit catechists/provide training, communicate with parents importance of parental involvement/support.


Professionally evaluate and update skills by attending workshops/enrichment events, participate in deanery meetings and participate annually in retreat/spiritual renewal. Proven participation and continuing updating of the Safe Environment Program sponsored through the Diocese of Joliet. A degree in education, theology or a related field is preferred, along with experience in parish religious education. A collaborative approach with excellent communication and computer skills are also necessary. Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing, and must know, profess and act consistently in accordance with the doctrinal and moral teachings of the Catholic Church.

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