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Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Piscataway, NJ - Office of Schools 

The Office of Schools is currently seeking an Assistant Superintendent who will coordinate and implement various programs that support the mission of the Catholic Church. There are 22 elementary schools and 4 high schools.

The candidate must have a strong background in curriculum, particularly in coaching principals and teachers as they create professional learning communities.   The candidate must also:

  • Be a practicing Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and who possesses a sound working knowledge of the Catholic faith and Church hierarchy
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of current experience within Catholic school ministry, either schools or diocesan office
  • Hold an advanced degree in educational administration, educational leadership or other appropriate discipline
  • Have the ability to collaborate with schools, other diocesan departments, agencies and the general public
  • Be proficient in the use of technology

Compensation includes a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program.

Interested, qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to HR@diometuchen.org.

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry that will oversee, direct and deliver a comprehensive program of services that formulate and communicate the vision of youth and young adult ministry within the Diocese. The leadership of the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry should flow from their own evident and engaged faith as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Act as a principal advocate for ministry to and with youth & young adults in parishes, on campuses, and within all diocesan agencies/institutions.
  • Develop and implement creative comprehensive programs and services that provide formation for youth and young adults in the spirit of the new evangelization.
  • Develop creative and innovative workshops, seminars, retreats and meetings that support faith development and discipleship.
  • Establish programs and initiatives aimed at the ongoing formation of youth leaders, adult volunteers and professional youth ministers; Develop comprehensive youth ministry to address the needs of young people of all ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Collaborate with pastors, parish leaders, Catholic Campus Chaplains, the Office of Catholic Schools, Catechesis, Family Life/Respect Life, Ethnic Ministries and other diocesan organizations; Act as a resource for youth ministry to parishes across the Diocese, including those looking to revitalize their current program(s); Educate clergy, lay leaders, parents and youth in the Diocese about youth ministry.
  • Continuously interact with Parish Coordinators of Youth Ministry throughout the Diocese supporting and providing reference materials for their parish programs.
  • Communicate the mission of the office effectively through various publications and types of meetings.
  • Utilize social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as a communication tool for events and outreach.
  • Perform other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be highly proficient in the use of technology. Additional qualifications include the following:

  • Must be a Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Bachelors Degree in Pastoral Ministry/Religious Studies, Applied Theology, or Ministry or related course of study 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in youth/young adult ministry

Compensation includes a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary requirements via e-mail to:  HR@diometuchen.org  

** Please note that due to the anticipated high volume of responses, only those candidates who we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Technology Teacher, Annandale, NJ - Immaculate Conception School 

Immaculate Conception School seeks a part-time middle school Technology Teacher for the remainder of this 2017-2018 school year.

This position will teach Technology to 6th-8th grade students, Tuesday-Friday, typically between 10:45a.m.-2:35p.m. The total position will represent 15 hours per week, and prep time is included.

Technology Teacher candidates should be able to teach:

Use of Google Apps, including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Form

Programming LanguageOnline

SafetyEffective Online Search Techniques

Help students develop the 21st Century skills outlined in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards (2014), including: Creativity and Innovation, Communication and Collaboration, Digital Citizenship, Research and Information Fluency, Critical Thinking/Problem-Solving/Decision-Making, and Understanding of the impact of technology, engineering, and computational thinking on today's world.

An appropriate teaching certificate is highly desired. Catholic preferred.

Experience working with youth and technology preferred. Enthusiasm and passion for the mission of Catholic education highly desired. ICS seeks a qualified and enthusiastic educator who wants to collaborate with excellent colleagues while working for a National Blue Ribbon school that has Catholic values at the heart of all that we do.

School Website: icsannandale.org

Additional inquiries and acquisition of the required application can be found via our posting on the Diocese of Metuchen website, or by contacting the ICS office.  Along with your cover letter and resume, please go to http://diometuchen.org/schools/school-employment/ to complete the required application and teacher questions documents.

All four of these items are required to complete your application.  Please email your completed application packet to dstone@icsclinton.org.  A first review of applicants will take place the week of December 11th.

We hope to hire someone to shadow the position the week of December 18th, subsequently taking over the position upon our return from Christmas break on January 02nd, 2018.

Thank you for your interest in serving the mission of Catholic education!

About the Employer

Mission - Immaculate Conception School exists as a gift to God's children, to prepare them to live a life with Jesus the Good Shepherd as their teacher and friend. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, and through the intercession of Mary, the school seeks to foster in each student spiritual growth, academic excellence and moral integrity.

Job Type: Part-time - This position is not health benefits eligible.


 

Apprentice Teacher, Newark, NJ - Cristo Rey Newark (Christ the King Prep) 

The Apprentice Teacher position provides a unique opportunity for talented individuals with limited or no teaching experience to explore the field of education and to gain hands-on practice and the training necessary to become a successful full-time classroom teacher. Apprentice Teachers will have an opportunity to observe best practices in classroom instruction as understood by the Cristo Rey Network of Schools.

We are seeking an apprentice teacher for the following subject:

High School Spanish (Full-Time, Part-Time)
3 Classes, Spanish 2 Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays
1 Class Spanish 3 four days a week, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays Fridays.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES FOR APPRENTICE TEACHERS

  • Apprentice teachers teach classes on behalf of Deans and teacher-leaders who are observing other teachers
  • Apprentice teachers provide substitute teaching coverage for teachers within the school;
  • Apprentice teachers teach three classes under the guidance of an instructional coach
  • Apprentice teachers develop teaching skills to potentially become a full-time teacher at the school;
  • Apprentice teachers support students by providing after school tutoring;
  • Apprentice teachers observe good teaching in order to improve instructional techniques and classroom management;
  • Apprentice teachers meet regularly with a coach to implement feedback on lessons and instruction;

As appropriate, perform all duties expected of classroom teachers, including but not limited to:

  • Implementing curricula benchmarks and activities to meet academic standards;
  • Designing and implementing assessments that measure progress towards academic standards;
  • Using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices;
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior;
  • Supervising students during transitions, breakfast, lunch and afterschool;
  • Being accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards;
  • Communicating effectively with students, families, and colleagues;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom
  • Evidence of self-motivation, willingness to be a team player, and has a strong sense of personal responsibility;
  • Ideal candidates are hard-working, urgent, energetic, and are willing to learn and adapt;
  • Is extremely reflective and constantly wants to improve;
  • Is flexible and enjoys dealing with unpredictability;
  • Strong time management skills; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet tight deadlines;
  • A strong candidate will possess strong organizational skills, communication skills (particularly with young people), and problem solving skills;
  • Interest in performing a critical support role and the ability to excel in a fast- paced, entrepreneurial, results-oriented environment;
  • Prior experience working in schools and/or urban communities is preferred but not required;
  • Relentless commitment to mission of educating urban students.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. A background in education is not required, though candidates should show a demonstrated passion for working with K-12 students.
  • By the time that employment begins, candidates must have received a Bachelor's degree from a College or University.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.