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Lisa Lechowicz
Search Committee Chairperson

Posted 5/16/2018

Job Title:

Director/Coordinator of Religious Education


Part time


St. Thomas of Villanova
1201 E. Anderson Dr.
Palatine, IL


We are currently seeking a DRE/CRE for our parish Religious Education Program. Our program serves 400+ students each year. Responsibilities include leading, preparing and participating in weekend/weekday classes for our K-8 program, overseeing sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation, as well as coordinating Children’s Liturgy of the Word and Vacation Bible School. This is a part-time position with benefits that has the possibility of becoming a full-time position in the future.If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter and resume to Lisa Lechowicz at


Our ideal candidate is faith-filled, passionate, energetic, personable, and flexible. Applicant should possess a DRE/CRE certificate approved by the Archdiocese of Chicago or be working towards certification. Previous experience in a Religious Education Program is required.

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