Employment

Diocese of Metuchen

Outside the Diocese


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.


Legal Secretary (Part-Time) - Piscataway, NJ - Office of the Diocesan General Counsel  

Presently, we are seeking a Legal Secretary that will provide a wide variety of advanced administrative assistance to the Diocesan General Counsel and Bishop Emeritus. This position reports to the Diocesan General Counsel; primary duties and responsibilities include the following:
Reads, researches, reviews, verifies, and routes correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafts letters and documents; collects and analyzes information; organizes conferences, and meetings
Maintains calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel
Follows up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to General Counsel
Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential
Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence
Provides administrative support and oversees general office affairs for Bishop Emeritus; transcribes dictations and prepares letters for signature; types homilies; receives phone calls and takes messages
Maintains the Bishop Emeritus’ calendar of appointments; verifies date and time of meetings and keeps him informed of his duties
Performs other duties as required
The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, be highly proficient in the use of technology, and demonstrate a high degree of accuracy with respect to recordkeeping.  Additional qualifications include the following:
Must be a Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church.
Bachelor's Degree
Experience with Real Estate Law
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.

Presently, we are seeking a Legal Secretary that will provide a wide variety of advanced administrative assistance to the Diocesan General Counsel, Bishop Emeritus and the Director of the Office of the Diaconate. This part-time (20 hours) position reports to the Diocesan General Counsel; primary duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Reads, researches, reviews, verifies, and routes correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafts letters and documents; collects and analyzes information; organizes conferences, and meetings
  • Maintains calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel
  • Follows up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to General Counsel
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence
  • Provides administrative support and oversees general office affairs for Bishop Emeritus; transcribes dictations and prepares letters for signature; types homilies; receives phone calls and takes messages
  • Maintains the Bishop Emeritus’ calendar of appointments; verifies date and time of meetings and keeps him informed of his duties 
  • Provides administrative and secretarial support to the Director of The Office of the Diaconate, including dictation/transcription, taking of minutes, and coordinating appointments and meetings.

  • Performs other duties as required

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills, be highly proficient in the use of technology, and demonstrate a high degree of accuracy with respect to recordkeeping.  Additional qualifications include the following:

  • Must be a Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience with Real Estate Law

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.


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.


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

he 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.