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Diocesan Positions

School Counselor/School Social Worker. Part-time position available to provide counseling in Catholic schools in Wake County beginning in August. Position entails short-term counseling of K-8th grade students; assessing student needs and making referrals to appropriate community resources; and classroom guidance presentations on topics such as conflict resolution, self-esteem, bullying, etc.

Required Qualifications: Masters in mental health field, LCSW preferred. Must be either licensed or provisionally licensed. Experience working with K-8th grade children; demonstrated skill in therapeutic counseling services; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities; status as a legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen.

Send resume to Catholic Charities.; 3000 Highwoods Blvd.; Suite 128 Raleigh, NC 27604. or email to elke.kent@raldioc.org EOE. Posted July 14, 2014. 

Bilingual Family Case Manager (Spanish/English). Full-time position (32 hours per week) available in Burlington, NC. Provide case management, child developmental screenings, crisis intervention services, referrals, outreach, and workshops to the Latino families. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other related human services degree, or related experience may substitute for degree. Candidate must demonstrate verbal and written fluency in Spanish and English; competency in family support and social systems approach; experience with cultural/ethnic diversity; excellent interpersonal skills; computer skills; skills in empowerment strategies; and knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and the mission of Catholic Charities.

Send resume and cover letter supporting these qualifications to elcentro@netpath.net or mail to Centro La Comunidad, 928 E. Webb Ave., Burlington, NC 27217. Posted July 1, 2014. 

Controller. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Controller manages the financial affairs and safeguards the assets of the Diocese through effective internal controls and financial policies and procedures. The Controller will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and finance functions as well as management reporting, financial analysis (including budgeting, forecasting, and projections), general ledger, account reconciliations, AP, AR, annual external audit, payroll and cash management. The Controller manages and directs the work of five finance team members.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of five to seven years senior level accounting or finance experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills and maintain cooperative working relationships with others
  • Excellent PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Practicing Catholic
  • CPA certification is preferred
  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • Experience working for a non-profit is preferred
  • Prior non-profit accounting software experience a plus

Send resumes to employment.opportunities@raldioc.org. Posted June 16, 2014. 

Immigration Services Worker. Full-time position available immediately with Catholic Charities in Wilmington, North Carolina. Required Qualifications: Associates Degree; Bi-lingual in Spanish/English oral and written communications; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from diverse ethnic backgrounds; Skills in working with parishes and community groups; Proven computer skills including Word, Excel; Knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teachings and practices; Status as a legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen. Skills that may be developed during employment: Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Accreditation; Skills in use of web-based immigration software (LawLogix)

Send resume and cover letter supporting these qualifications to: Gary Skinner, Catholic Charities, 7200 Stonehenge Drive, Raleigh, NC 27613-1620 or e-mail to CatholicCharities.employment@raldioc.org. EOE. Posted January 27, 2014. 

Counselor. Full-time bi-lingual position available immediately; licensed clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor required. This is a mobile position in and around Fayetteville and Goldsboro, N.C.

Basic Qualifications: Master’s degree in mental health field with LCSW or LPC in North Carolina; fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish; proven ability to provide culturally competent therapeutic services; willingness to travel among multiple counties to provide services; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic teachings and mission; proven computer skills; status as a legal permanent resident or U.S. citizen.

Send resume and cover letter supporting these qualifications to: Wanda Collazo, Catholic Charities, 590 Cedar Creek Road Suite 110, Fayetteville, NC 28303-4721 or e-mail Wanda.Collazo@raldioc.org. EOE. Posted September 11, 2013.

Parish and School Positions

Principal. Annunciation Catholic School, in Havelock, North Carolina, home to students in Preschool 3 through grade 8, with a rich history of Catholic education dating back to 1954, is seeking a strong, dynamic principal beginning with the 2014-15 school year. The school, with a current enrollment of 160 students, is a vital part of Annunciation Parish and the greater community.

Qualifications:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing
  • Possessing a strong sense of Catholic identity to provide spiritual leadership within the school
  • Master’s Degree in Education or closely related field
  • Hold or be eligible to hold a North Carolina Principal’s license
  • Three or more years of experience as both classroom teacher and school administrator, preferably in a parochial school setting
  • Strong communication and leadership skills with ability to inspire a culture of teamwork
  • Creative, task oriented problem-solver able to make a difference in the lives of students, staff and community

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to pastor@annunciationparish.org. Posted July 16, 2014.

After School Care Program Worker. Cathedral School is seeking a worker for its after school care program.  Hours are from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm on school days.  Responsibilities include: supervising children with outdoor play, games, crafts, and homework.  This is a great job for college students or retirees.

Send resumes/letters of interest to:

Donna Moss, Principal
Cathedral School
204 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Or by email to moss@cathedral-school.net. Posted July 16, 2014.

Youth Minister. We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging person to work in our parish as a full time Youth Minister. The optimal candidate will be a practicing Catholic who has experience in Youth Ministry and is bilingual. The Director of Youth Ministry will provide a creative vision and coordinate ministry to young people from 6th through 12th grades. This includes high school and middle school. The Youth Minister will coordinate stewardship activities, Confirmation and Sacramental preparation of teens.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. Competitive salary and benefits. Interested candidates should submit a resume by email to burtonm@icdurham.org. Posted July 14, 2014. 

Assistant Teacher Positions. Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, NC, has openings for two teacher aides – a full-time position in 1st grade and a part-time position in 3rd grade. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Barbra Murray by email murrayb@icdurham.org or fax 919-956-7073. Posted July 8, 2014. 

Library / Media Specialist. St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School dedicated to providing a Christ-centered Catholic education, with a focus on academic excellence, and the development of each individual child, is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable, and engaging Media Specialist.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Carry out the Information and Technology Curriculum as set forth by the Diocese of Raleigh
  • Organize and manage the school’s Media Center by planning, guiding, and evaluating its effectiveness
  • Teach lessons that incorporate the seamless integration of technology and support the school’s instructional program and goals
  • Understand the place of technology in everyday life and the responsible use of technology when conducting various research models to plan and complete projects
  • Demonstrate responsible and ethical behavior that exemplifies Catholic values when integrating technology into the learning process
  • Collaborate with teachers on an ongoing basis to monitor and enhance student learning
  • Position and promote the Media Center as an essential and invaluable resource for all students and teachers
  • Ensure the most effective use of the Media Center by faculty and students by offering the most relevant materials and resources to meet their diverse needs
  • Select and order books, periodicals, audiovisual hardware and software, appropriate technology-related programs, and teacher materials for professional development
  • Maintain library records, data, the online database, and the ordering of new materials
  • Ensure the working condition of circulating materials
  • Coordinate and direct the efforts of parent volunteers
  • Prepare displays
  • Coordinate and carry out the annual Book Fair
  • Manage student behavior and individual learning needs in the Media Center setting
  • Motivate and engage students in the learning process and differentiated instruction
  • Exhibit a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
  • Contribute to a positive, Catholic school culture driven by high expectations for student achievement
  • Instruct students in diverse research methods and responsible techniques
  • Model high expectations for student learning through one’s own professional growth and commitment to applying research-based findings
  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or Education
  • Hold a Teaching License
  • Preferably hold a Master’s degree in Library Science or a related field
  • Have at least three successful years of relevant experience

Please send a resume and cover letter to Assistant Principal Tara Navarro, tnavarro@stmcary.org by Friday, July 18. Posted June 18, 2014.

Middle School Science Teacher. St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School, a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School dedicated to providing a Christ-centered Catholic education, with a focus on academic excellence, and the development of each individual child, is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable, and engaging Middle Grades Science Teacher.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Cover Physical Science, Earth Science, Life Science, as well as process skills such as planning, collecting data, interpreting results, and safety, according to the Diocese of Raleigh Science Curriculum
  • Organize and manage the school's Science Lab
  • Facilitate weekly hands-on labs
  • Incorporate the seamless and daily integration of technology
  • Develop and implement rigorous hands-on learning, assignments, and assessments
  • Exhibit a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
  • Contribute to a positive, Catholic school culture driven by high expectations for student achievement, professional growth, and collaboration to enhance student learning
  • Hold at least a Bachelor's degree in Education or an applicable Science degree
  • Hold a Middle Grades Science Teaching License
  • Preferably hold a Master's degree in Science Education or a related field
  • Have at least three years of successful teaching experience

Please send a resume and cover letter to Assistant Principal Tara Navarro, tnavarro@stmcary.org by Friday, July 18th. Posted June 17, 2014.

Gifted and Talented Teacher. Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, NC has an opening for a Gifted and Talented Teacher.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Assist principal and selection team in identification of gifted students.

2. In cooperation with the regular classroom teacher, provide direct instruction to identified gifted students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.

3. Serve as a resource person for classroom teachers, providing materials, methods, and ideas to ensure appropriate educational experiences for the gifted student in the regular classroom.

4. Serve as a member of the school team, which is made up of the principal and classroom teacher, communicating frequently and regularly with parents of the gifted students.

5. Has knowledge and understanding of the cognitive, social, and emotional characteristics, needs, and problems found in gifted students as a result of their atypical mental development.

6. Develop and implement a flexible, individualized, enriching curriculum appropriate to meeting the individual gifted pupil's needs and nurturing group interaction.

7. Create an environment in which the gifted can use their strengths, explore their personal and interpersonal development, and explore risk areas of thought and action and feel challenged.

8. Nurture creativity in all its aspects of thinking, feeling, intuiting, and expressing talent through products.

9. Encourage gifted learners in a sense of social awareness, commitment to humanity and to their environment, and a respect for the worth and dignity of others.

10. Work in conjunction with regular classroom teachers to provide instruction in higher level thinking skills and problem solving skills for all students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must satisfy all North Carolina regulations for eligibility and teacher certification.

2. A Master's Degree from an accredited university with a minimum of 15 hours in gifted/talented education.

3. Five years of successful teaching experience.

Interested applicants should send their resume to Barbra Murray (murrayb@icdurham.org). Posted June 9, 2014. 

Director of Finance & Planning. The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi is seeking a Director of Finance & Planning to manage the financial, planning and business functions of the parish, including financial oversight of the parish, parish school, parish preschool, columbarium and development.

Responsibilities include strategic planning, budgeting, internal business controls and management of all financial processes. The Director will report to the Pastor and will work closely with the Pastor, Parish Finance Council, School Principal, Director of Parish Operations and other members of the pastoral staff to ensure that the financial resources of the parish fully support the parish mission.

Successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic with senior management experience as a Business Executive, CFO, COO or Controller in a medium to large scale business environment and will possess excellent communication skills, a highly collaborative professional management style and strong competence in business computer applications.

For a full job description, go to www.StFrancisRaleigh.org/search. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Search@StFrancisRaleigh.org. Posted June 5, 2014. 

Physical Education Teacher. Saint Raphael Catholic School is looking for an energetic, motivated teacher in the area of physical education for the 2014-15 school year. The position would be responsible for physical education in grades 5-8. Candidates should have or be eligible for a North Carolina Teaching License and should be certified in Physical Education or an area with similar experience. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter stating interest and qualifications for the position, a current resume, and references to Principal John Mihalyo at jmihalyo@saintraphael.org by June 3, 2014. Posted May 23, 2014. 

Coordinator of Family Formation-Children. An opportunity exists for a creative, enthusiastic and collaborative ministry professional. The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, NC seeks a Coordinator of Family Formation-Children to develop a vibrant formation program to meet the needs of the households in this Vatican II parish.

The successful candidate for this position will be a fully initiated, practicing Catholic with excellent communication, time management and organizational skills with a creative vision for engaging children and their families in small group based formation of the elementary age child. Duties include implementing formation and sacramental programming, leading volunteer teams in planning and executing ministry needs, recruiting, training, and nurturing adult volunteers, and developing engaging opportunities to deepen faith via retreats and Vacation Bible School. The Coordinator of Family Formation-Children will collaborate with the Faith Formation team and pastoral staff to assess the needs of our growing Catholic Community and implement New Evangelization strategies such as small groups to effectively engage families both virtually and onsite. This full time position requires presence during formation programs for adults and children which includes some evenings and weekends.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree. Additionally, the candidate must have pastoral experience in administering programs for children.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume by email to faith.formation@stfrancisraleigh.org by June 1, 2014. Posted May 20, 2014.

Coordinator of Family Formation-Youth. An opportunity exists for a creative, enthusiastic and collaborative ministry professional. The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, NC seeks a Coordinator of Family Formation-Youth to develop a vibrant formation program to meet the needs of the households in this Vatican II parish.

The successful candidate for this position will be a fully initiated, practicing Catholic with excellent communication, time management and organizational skills with a creative vision for engaging youth and their families in small group based formation. Duties include implementing formation and sacramental programming, leading volunteer teams in planning and executing ministry needs, recruiting, training, and nurturing adult volunteers, and developing engaging opportunities to deepen faith via retreats and events. The Coordinator of Family Formation-Youth will collaborate with the Faith Formation team and pastoral staff to assess the needs of our growing Catholic Community and implement New Evangelization strategies such as new media to effectively engage families both virtually and onsite. This full time position requires presence during formation programs for adults and youth which includes some evenings and weekends.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree. Additionally, the candidate must have pastoral experience in administering programs for youth.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume by email to faith.formation@stfrancisraleigh.org by June 1, 2014. Posted May 20, 2014.

After Care Director. Hours: Mon.- Fri. 2:30-6:00. Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, NC, seeks a dynamic educator to serve as Director of After-School Programs. This position supports our continued growth and expansion within the school. As a member of the school’s leadership team, the Director of After-School Programs will be an active leader in the organization, primarily responsible for strategy and implementation of the After-School programs, managing staff members, budget, timesheets and payroll.

The Director of After-School Programs will coach, mentor, motivate, manage, and work alongside a growing team to provide the critical support needed to help build and maintain a large, robust after school program. This includes direct support through program development. This position reports directly to the school principal.

Qualifications:

  • Significant experience overseeing the development and implementation of successful programs in an educational setting.
  • Direct experience with working with children ages 3-13.
  • Experience overseeing program evaluation and utilizing data to drive decision making.
  • Ability to engage, interact effectively with, and earn the respect of all the constituencies of the school.
  • Experience and ability to effectively supervise a team of staff members.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 to 7 years experience in a school setting.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.

Contact: Send cover letter and resume to Barbra Murray by email murrayb@icdurham.org or fax 919-956-7073. Posted May 9, 2014. Posted May 9, 2014.

Parish Accountant. The UNC Newman Student Center Parish is currently seeking a Parish Accountant. Newman is a Catholic parish and campus ministry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which supports and serves the many undergraduate students, graduate students, and permanent members of our parish.

The Parish Accountant is a full-time exempt position which provides all financial support to the Parish and Student Center, including accounting/bookkeeping, accounts payable, financial reporting, budgeting, payroll administration and other duties that may arise. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, three to five years of experience in accounting, ideally with knowledge of non-profit accounting practices, and will be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite as well as other software applications. Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and/or Financial Edge is a plus. We offer a competitive salary and benefits. Candidates please submit your cover letter and resume by email Financial Services Administrator Search Committee to searchcommittee@newman-chapelhill.org. Posted May 2, 2014. 

Elon CCM Peer Ministry Coordinator Internship. The Peer Ministry Coordinator is a recent graduate who spends a year of service on the Catholic Campus Ministry team.  He/she is hired by the Diocese of Raleigh and is accountable to the Campus Minister at Elon University. The internship is a 10-month, 40 hours/week position, running from August to May.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Minister to the Catholic undergraduate population and build up the Catholic Campus Ministry program at Elon
    • Be present with students at CCM activities including Sunday, Wednesday and Friday Masses, Fall Beach Retreat, Spring Retreat, Winter Retreat, Alternative Spring Break Trip, etc.
    • Invite students to CCM programs and activities - most effective invitation is personal.
  • Build and foster relationships with individual students, with particular concern to first-year students
  • Support CCM Student Ministers (Exec leadership team)
    • Work with student ministers to plan and implement student-led activities and programs
    • Provide leadership, guidance and encouragement
    • Attend bi-monthly Exec minister’s planning meetings
  • Reside at Elon Newman Center as CCM Staff representative
    • Maintain orderliness and facilitate any problems or issues that may arise
  • Assist Campus Minister with the RCIA program, culminating in the Diocesan-wide Confirmation Mass
    • Assist in coordinating and attend weekly meetings
  • Function as a team with the CCM Staff to perform various administrative tasks
  • Attend and participate in Diocesan-wide CCM meetings and events

The ideal candidate:

  • A practicing Catholic
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Team-oriented
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic
  • Basic computer skills
  • Current valid driver’s license

Compensation includes:

  • Full-time salary and benefits
  • Housing
  • Access to Elon facilities

To apply, please visit and download the application form found at our ministry’s website: www.elon.edu/ccm/peerministrycoordinator. Please submit the application and an updated resume to Fr. Gerry Waterman, OFM Conv., at gwaterman@elon.edu. Posted April 28, 2014.

Coordinator of Communication and Scheduling Needed, Immaculate Conception Parish, Durham. This role will be entirely responsible for organizing the weekly parish bulletin (soliciting, editing, and translating as needed materials from staff, lay ministers, and outside contributors). The Coordinator will be responsible for editing and updating all Parish information on both the Parish website and through all social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, etc; in addition, the Coordinator will organize, edit, and supervise the Parish electronic display board to be mounted in the Gathering Space. The Coordinator will assist/advise other Staff members with the development of pamphlets, lists, flyers, articles for the website or other electronic social media and printed material. The Coordinator will direct all Parish scheduling by processing and recording requests for activities using parish locations through ACCESS ACS, and ensuring that all official guidelines are published and met by users. In addition, the Coordinator will assist the Office Manager with the welcoming of visitors to the Parish Office during the normal work day as needed.

Required Skills:

Fluency in English and Spanish, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong knowledge of Office Publisher, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and electronic/social media; practicing Catholic, experience in creating media-ready publications, experience in working with volunteers and volunteer groups.

Please send letter and resume to Joe Balak at balakj@icdurham.org or to his attention at Immaculate Conception Parish, 901-A West Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC. 27701. Posted April 23, 2014. 

Teacher - 2nd Grade. Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, fully accredited by AdvancED (S.A.C.S.) with a rich history of Catholic education dating back to 1939, is seeking a second grade teacher beginning with the 2014-15 school year. The school, with a current enrollment of 115 in grades Pre-K through 8, is a vital part of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish and the greater community.

Qualifications for Position:

  • Practicing Catholic in good standing holding or eligible to hold a North Carolina K-6 teaching license
  • Possessing a strong sense of Catholic identity
  • Experience as classroom teacher preferred
  • Strong communication and leadership skills with ability to inspire a culture of teamwork
  • Creative, task oriented problem-solver able to see challenges as opportunities to make a difference in the lives of students, staff and community

To apply, send cover letter with salary requirements, statement of Catholic educational philosophy, references and resume to principal@olphrm.com. For more information on our school, visit www.olphrm.com. Posted April 1, 2014.

Administrative Assistant for Membership and Contributions. For the Catholic Community of St Thomas More: This is a part-time (30 hr/wk) non-exempt position which is responsible for the management of the parish membership database and its processes, and for the control and processing of contributions from collections, automated giving, gifts, memorials, etc. Competency required on MS Office suite, email, and database management. Competitive salary and benefits. Candidates please send application letter and resume to the attention of Administrative Assistant for Membership and Contributions Search Committee, 940 Carmichael St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, or email to calima@st-thomasmore.org, by April 14, 2014. Posted March 24, 2014.

Financial Services Administrator. For the Catholic Community of St. Thomas More: This is a full-time exempt position which provides all financial support to the parish, both church and school, including but not limited to: data entry, accounts payable, financial reporting, budgeting, and payroll administration. Competency required on financial principles, MS Office suite, email, and financial software. Competitive salary and benefits. Candidates please send application letter and resume to the attention of Financial Services Administrator Search Committee, 940 Carmichael St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, or email to calima@st-thomasmore.org, by April 14, 2014. Posted March 24, 2014.

Director of Religious Education. The Director of Religious Education has full administrative responsibilities for the total faith formation program to meet the needs of the parishioners and parish. The DRE must be capable of supervising other faith formation personnel, managing a faith formation office, recruiting, training, facilitating certification and supervising volunteers to assist with the program. The DRE will also be responsible for evaluating program resources, developing curricula, scheduling classes and programs, functioning as a catechetical resource person and evaluating the effectiveness of the total program. This is a full-time salaried position averaging 30 hours per week and involves flexible hours, including weekends and evenings. Bachelor degree in theology, pastoral ministry, or related field. Fax/email resume and salary requirements by 4/27/14 to 910-270-1424 or officemgr@stjudehampsteadnc.org. Posted March 21, 2014. 

Part Time Music Teacher. Our Lady of Lourdes School, fully accredited by AdvancedEd (S.A.C.S), is seeking an Art Teacher for Grades K-8 (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) beginning the 2014-2015 school year. The school, which is celebrating 60 years of academic excellence in the Raleigh area, has a current enrollment of 513 students in grades K through 8 and is a vital part of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and the community.

Qualifications for the Position:

  • BA in music and a valid North Carolina Teaching license.
  • Minimum three years teaching experience preferred in grades K-8.
  • Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
  • Represent the Diocese, Parish, and School in a positive and professional manner.
  • Follow the Diocesan Music Curriculum in a manner that is age appropriate for the child.
  • Include theory, singing, and movement into each class.
  • Direct our chorus, as well as direct our cantors and solo vocalists for weekly Masses.
  • Ability to manage student behavior in classroom setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and verbally.
  • Ability to work well with others.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to :
Sister Maureen Donati, Principal, Our Lady of Lourdes School, 2710 Overbrook Drive, Raleigh, NC 27608 or by email at mdonati@olls.org by March 21, 2014. Posted March 10, 2014. 

Part Time Art Teacher. Our Lady of Lourdes School, fully accredited by AdvancedEd (S.A.C.S), is seeking an Art Teacher for Grades K-4 (Tuesday/Wednesday) beginning the 2014-2015 school year. The school, which is celebrating 60 years of academic excellence in the Raleigh area, has a current enrollment of 513 students in grades K through 8 and is a vital part of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and the community.

Qualifications for the Position:

  • BA in the visual arts and a valid North Carolina Teaching license.
  • Minimum three years teaching experience in grades K-8 is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
  • Represent the Diocese, Parish, and School in a positive and professional manner.
  • Follow the Diocesan Art Curriculum in a manner that is age appropriate for the child.
  • Develop the basic concepts of art.
  • Introduce the student to an appreciation of different types of visual art.
  • Introduce the student to different artists, their works, and artistic techniques.
  • Introduce and have the students work indifferent media and use different artistic techniques to create personal works of art.
  • Coordinate the annual Art Show for Open House
  • Responsible for art displays to be current
  • Ability to manage student behavior in classroom setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and verbally.
  • Ability to work well with others.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to:
Sister Maureen Donati, Principal, Our Lady of Lourdes School, 2710 Overbrook Drive, Raleigh, NC 27608 or by email at mdonati@olls.org by March 21, 2014. Posted March 10, 2014. 

Coordinator of Junior High Youth Ministry. We are seeking a person to serve our parish community in a part time position (30 hours per week) responsible for Junior Youth Ministry (JYM). Qualifications: Catholic in good standing, experience in youth ministry; leadership, organization and communication skills. Coordinator of JYM is responsible for the preparation and implementation of the program for over 120 youth in grades 6-8 by working with the Director of Youth Ministry and the Faith Development Team – staff, catechists, and parents. Fluency in Spanish a plus. Competitive salary and benefits. Contact JYM Search Committee, The Catholic Community of St. Thomas More Catholic, 940 Carmichael Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 or email calima@st-thomasmore.org by March 14 for position available April 1. Posted March 4, 2014.

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Assistant. The Catholic Community of St. Thomas More is looking for a candidate to assist with buildings and grounds maintenance for our church and school campus. This is a full-time position. General maintenance and landscaping experience is required. Candidates please send application letter and resume to the attention of Maintenance Assistant Search Committee, 940 Carmichael St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, or email to calima@st-thomasmore.org by March 10, 2014. Posted February 18, 2014.

Facilities and Business Administrator. St. Paul parish, located in New Bern, North Carolina, is searching for a Facilities and Business Administrator. Reporting to the pastor, this full-time exempt position is the primary person responsible for parish operations and facilities management and will support to the work of the pastor and the other parish ministries. Additional responsibilities include budgeting and financial management for the parish and school, personnel management for the parish and participation in parish and school committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. Master’s preferred
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing with a knowledge of church ministry
  • Previous facilities management, plant management or operations experience
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience in the areas of finance, accounting, human resources and properties management

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to stpaulevents@gmail.com or contact? Mr. Dick Dodson at 252-638-1984. Posted February 12, 2014. 

Special Education Teacher. Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, NC, has an opening for a Special Education Teacher. This is a full time position beginning with the 2014-15 school year.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the school principal, the special education teacher plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities, such that the students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible when supported with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports.

ESSENTIAL TASKS: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multi-sensory learning, and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, as determined by the students’ individualized education programs (IEPs) by employing techniques in an overall positive behavioral support system.
  • Modify the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students.
  • Meet with parents to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and other professionals to develop individualized education programs (IEPs)(Service Plans) designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social/emotional development.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Develop plans for effective communication, monitoring, and follow-up of students in inclusive classroom settings.
  • Provide crisis intervention, as needed, for students and those in inclusive classrooms.
  • Assist in collection of data for providing appropriate classroom interventions.
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Assist in preparation of data for local, state, and federal reports.
  • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Perform related work as required.

Interested parties should submit their resume to Barbra Murray at murrayb@icdurham.org. Posted February 4, 2014.

Parish Coordinator of Faith Formation. St. Therese Catholic Church, a parish of 500 households near Wilmington on the North Carolina coast is seeking a Coordinator of Faith Formation. Candidate will be a practicing Catholic with Formation in Catholic theology and experience pastoral ministry (MA, MDiv or equivalent). This person will serve on our parish ministry team to design and supervise Faith Formation of youth and adults, including ministry to youth and young adults. Job description is available.

Position open in summer 2014. Send notice of interest and resume to: pastor@stthereseparish.net. St. Therese Catholic Church, 209 S. Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480; 910-256-2471. Posted January 16, 2014.