Barbara Grassey
Benefits Coordinator
Diocese of Bridgeport
(203) 416-1433
(203) 374-2524 Fax
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Martha Vassar
Administrative Assistant
Diocese of Bridgeport
(203) 416-1402
(203) 374-2524 Fax
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If you are qualified and interested in one of the following employment opportunities, forward your resume to the Human Resource Department, Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06606-2892 or via fax to: (203) 374-2524.

Note: Preference is given first to qualified employees in Agencies/Offices participating in the Diocese of Bridgeport, second to qualified employees of other Diocese Offices, Parishes, and Schools, and third to outside applicants. Candidates are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, handicap or age.

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Parish Secretary - St. Aloysius, New Canaan

St. Aloysius Church in New Canaan has an opening for a full time parish secretary, M-F 9:00-4:30 p.m.

If interested please contact Msgr. Scheyd





Executive Director of Instructional Leadership - Catholic Academy of Bridgeport

 OVERVIEW:

The Executive Director of Instructional Leadership provides a global uniquely branded vision of instruction for the four campuses of the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport under the direction/guidance of the Office of the Superintendent of Schools (OSS), while creating collaboration among the four school building leaders. He/she will be the over-arching instructional liaison working collaboratively with the school building leaders of each campus. By working with the leadership at each campus, this position provides general oversight and ensures consistency of all academic functions across and throughout the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport. The ideal candidate combines both strategic thinking and strong execution skills across various forms of academic styles.

REPORTS TO:   Superintendent of Schools

Board of Directors, Catholic Academy of Bridgeport

SUPERVISES:   4 Building Principals of the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport

CLASSIFICATION:    Exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Rooted in instructional leadership in conjunction with the OSS and in collaboration with school building leaders, design and implement an instructional plan to uniquely brand each of the four campuses of the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport;
  • Coordinate the methodology/curriculum/instruction of each campus;
  •  Mentor/coach school building leaders and teachers of each campus;
  • Oversee the instruction of each campus;
  • Works with the Board of Directors and the Superintendent of Schools to create a five-year strategic plan for the four campuses and present it to the Board of Directors, updating as needed;
  • Work with the Office of the Superintendent of Schools to report the educational results of major standardized testing and other indicators of success to the Board and suggests ideas and identify instructional needs and programs for academic improvement;
  • Shall be the direct operational representative of the Board of Directors and shall have the responsibility for primarily educational tasks and spiritual development;
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual report on the state of the corporation reflecting the academic performance of the institution in promoting the philosophical and educational mission of the Roman Catholic Church;
  • Presenting to the Board, or its authorized committee(s), periodic reports reflecting the academic activities and such other special reports as may be required by the Board;
  • Attend meetings of the Board of Directors as the Academic representative Presentation to the Board of Directors, on an annual basis, an evaluation of faculty and staff with recommendation for the employment of the same;
  • Develop and execute, in collaboration with each school building leader, short and long term measurable academic goals;
  • Supervise all matters relating to academic instruction, programs, services and operations including budget management (appropriate spending of Title Funding, etc. in conjunction with the OSS), academic policy development, academic program review, curriculum development and teaching effectiveness;
  • Oversees the coordination and maintenance of program and institutional accreditation and establish effective relationships with accrediting associations. Serves as the Accreditation Liaison to NEASC under the direction of the Associate Superintendent of Schools. 
  •  Plan, provide and ensure on-going teacher professional development in collaboration with the OSS;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Office of the Superintendent or the Board of Directors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Practicing Roman Catholic, in good standing
  • Professional Fluency in English & Spanish – proficient ability to read, write and speak in both languages
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, from an accredited institution
  • Master’s Degree in Education, from an accredited institutions
  • State certified Elementary Teacher
  • State certified Administrator
  • Demonstrated success and proven track record of raising test scores
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with various constituents including school building leaders, teachers, Board of Directors, and the Office of the Superintendent of Schools
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, managerial and organizational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10+ years of successful school leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in non-profit education

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Experience using academic principles and best practices, understanding of current national standards and trends and academic opportunities in Connecticut
  • An understanding of the mission of the Catholic Academy of Bridgeport
  • An understanding of, and appreciation for, the nature and value of a Catholic school education.

Qualified applicants submit resume and cover letter:

HR for Schools

Attention: BriAna Pechin, Assistant Superintendent for Academic and HR Services

238 Jewett Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06606

email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)





Administrative Assistant Religious Education Director - St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Weston CT

St. Francis of Assisi Parish of Weston is looking for an assistant to our Religious Education Director.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, people, and computer skills. Candidate must also be knowledgeable and passionate about theCatholic faith and be willing to fill in as a teacher if needed.  Responsibilities include inputting and updating records in our Parish Soft Program, registration, record keeping, responding to emails, phone calls, and walk-ins at the office.  The candidate will report to and carry out the requests of the Religious Education Director.  This is a part-time position.  Weekly hours are Monday through Friday from 2-5 PM.  If you are interested in this position, please email Fr. Dunn, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), with your resume.





Associate Director of Faith Formation & Youth Ministry -St. Catherine of Siena, Riverside, CT

St. Catherine of Siena in Riverside, CT is seeking an Associate Director of Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Grades 6 through 12.

Background:

St. Catherine’s is a parish made up of approximately 2,000 families that draws its members from an active, culturally sophisticated, and economically diverse community.  The parish sponsors a substantial religious education program with 500+ families and 850 children.  The program runs through the end of 9th grade and there is also an active High School youth ministry program.

                                                            

Qualifications:

A person willing to work closely with young people and help lead them closer to Christ.  This person must be able to see religious education as a conduit for building a relationship with Christ.  This person needs to have a charismatic personality and be a strong witness of our Catholic Faith.  The candidate’s academic qualifications will include a bachelors/masters degree in the field of Theology/Catechetics and/or a proven record of excellence in the field of Faith Formation/Youth Ministry . Candidates should possess administrative, managerial, and pastoral communication skills, with the need to motivate and direct others in creative catechetical programs.   Person should posses excellent computer/technical skills including but not limited to office word, Excel and PowerPoint programs along with skills for group communication including texting, e-mail, Facebook, sign-up genius, etc.  The Assoc. Director will collaborate on the budget and be financially accountable for running the department with the Director of Faith Formation.

 

Job Description:

  • Full time position reporting to the Director of  Faith Formation
  • Oversees the Faith Formation Program for Grades 6th through 12 (But not responsible for Confirmation in grade 9)
  • The Youth Minister of the Middle School & High School Youth Groups
  • Runs the weekly High School Youth Group meetings
  • Runs bi-monthly Middle School Youth Group meetings
  • Organizes the monthly youth masses
  • Organizes all retreats, service projects, fundraisers
  • Oversees and recruits the Adult Core Team
  • Recruits, trains, and evaluates catechists
  • Provides programs for catechists in methodology, theology, and spiritual formation
  • Chooses and directs the curriculum of study to be used in Faith Formation/Youth Ministry programs in conformity with the diocesan requirements and in collaboration with the catechetical staff and other appropriate staff members
  • Prepares catechetical and formational opportunities for the parents
  • Actively participates in the life of the parish
  • Includes working evenings and weekends
  • Attends bi-monthly staff meetings
  • Attends diocesan meetings both for Faith Formation and Youth Ministry
  • Works with the Director of Faith Formation regarding budgeting, guiding the support staff, setup/cleanup, providing materials, etc. for the Faith Formation Office.
  • Is a part of the annual carnival team; attend planning meetings; responsible promoting youth volunteers to help @ the carnival and also responsible for the Youth Group Booths (Dunk Tank, face painting, etc.)
  • Base salary for the position ranges between $35-40K plus a range of benefits that includes pension and contributory health care coverage.
  • Upon interview, 3 letters of references will be required

 Send resumes to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)





St. Joseph High School - College and School Counselor

St. Joseph High School is seeking a dynamic, certified College and School Counselor to enhance our students' educaional experience beginning in the 2015-2016 school year.

If you wish to pursue this full-time opportunity please submit a letter of interest, your resume, a copy of your transcripts and three letters of reference to Ken Mayo, Principal, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by May 20, 2015.





Administrative Assistant - St. Mary’s Parish - Ridgefield

The Administrative Assistant to the Office of Religious Education will work closely with Director of Religious Education and Parish Youth Minister at St. Mary Parish and serve as a key member of the parish staff.

 

Responsibilities include:

- Administrative tasks typical of a fast-paced, collaborative office environment

- Inventory checks, general bookkeeping, and yearly projections. Maintaining multiple schedules and coordinating multiple events

- Frequent interaction with staff, catechists, clergy, students, and parents

Desired Skills / Experience:

Secretarial and computer skills; will be required to learn software essential to the operation of the office, including ParishSoft and VIRTUS

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Knowledge of the Catholic Faith

- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment

- Knowledge of Social Media

 

Compensation will be competitive with similar administrative positions and will be determined based on skills and experience

Position available: June 1, 2015

Application deadline date: April 15, 2015

Submit resume and cover letter to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)





Data Coordinator - St. Mary’s Parish - Ridgefield

The Data Coordinator in the Office of Religious Education will work closely with Director of Religious Education and Parish Youth Minister at St. Mary Parish and serve as a key member of the parish staff.

Responsibilities include:

- Processing tuition fees and payments; registering children for classes

- Scheduling sacramental students and assisting the director with sacramental events

- Assisting with financial and data management matters related to the above activities

- Frequent interaction with staff, catechists, clergy, students, and parents

Desired Skills / Experience:

Secretarial and computer skills; will be required to learn software essential to the operation of the office, including ParishSoft and VIRTUS

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Knowledge of the Catholic Faith

- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment

- Knowledge of Social Media

Compensation will be competitive with similar administrative positions and will be determined based on skills and experience

Position available: May 4, 2015

Application deadline date: April 10, 2015

Submit resume and cover letter to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 





Lead Teacher - St. Francis of Assisi Preschool - Weston, CT

St. Francis of Assisi Preschool is seeking a CDA  Certified early childhood teacher for a position opening for August 2015.   We are a child centered community who believes in hands on learning builds on each child's interests and individual abilities.  We incorporate the Project approach and promote curiosity , discovery and growth all through play!

 

Our teachers are responsible for :

  • creating and designing a curriculum around the classrooms interest
  • Teachers are responsible for keeping portfolios on each child .  These portfolios are used to assess growth, areas of interest, planning.  These are shared with the parents at conference times.
  • Teachers are encouraged to grow in their field and are welcomed to share in their growth and knowledge with their peers.
  • Teachers participate in age level meetings to collaborate and plan
  • Teachers are encouraged to support parents as we are a program who believes in embracing the whole family in their discovery of the early years of development and learning

The ideal candidate would have:

  • An associate or Bachelor degree in early childhood education
  • or a Bachelor degree in a related field and a CDA
  • Experience working with pre-k / preschool children
  • a team / collaborative mentality
  • strong written and verbal English skill
  • a flexible and open manner
  • an eagerness to learn and grow in the early childhood field
  • Proficient in Micro soft  Word

 

We are a small school who is moving forward with our program that is current, passionate and excited about our offerings.  We believe in building a supportive environment for teacher, parent and most especially child.  Our program is build on a warm, secure and inviting "step out of the home" approach. 

Please submit your resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)





Coordinator of Services - St. Catherine Center for Special Needs

Job Description

The position of Coordinator of Service for Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs is appointed by the Board of Directors based on the recommendation of the Executive Director of the Center.  The Coordinator of Services works with the Executive Director to ensure the effective administration of Adult Services program. This position will interface with the Department of Developmental Services in matters related to procedures mandated by the department and the Director of Education at Saint Catherine Academy to maximize the coordination of the two programs.  The position reports to the Executive Director and is based at Saint Catherine Center in Fairfield.

Essential Functions

  • Directs, coordinates, manages, and evaluates all Service Providers associated with the Adult Services program.
  • Determines the program’s daily schedule
  • Assigns consumers to specific staff caseloads
  • Participates as a member of the Planning and Support Team and develops Individual Plans (IPs) on an annual basis
  • Ensures delivery of all supports and activities as defined by the client’s IP
  • Assists the Executive Director in the development and implementation of the program
  • Ensures that all staff is properly trained and has access to all relevant information for each consumer in the caseload including the clients’ IP goals and objectives
  • Participates in staff meetings as appropriate to ensure that all supports and activities detailed in the client’s IP are being delivered
  • Provides direct service to consumers as needed including assistance with personal care
  • Completes reports as required by Center policy
  • Implement policies and procedures associated with the Center’s Adult Service program. Oversees staff adherence to Center policies and procedures
  • Coordinates with the Coordinator of Health Services to meet the health needs of each consumer
  • Provides transportation using Center vehicles as needed
  • Coordinates the maintenance of attendance records and behavior logs for all consumers
  • Coordinates all annual mandatory training requirements for Adult Services staff
  • Assists the Executive Director in budget development and works with Center support staff to manage revenue and expenses associated with the Adult Services program
  • Collaborates with the Director of Education in common areas to maximize efficiencies in scheduling, staffing and space utilization
  • Uses volunteers to enhance program offerings

Qualifications

Professional Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services or related field (preferred)
  • Significant experience working with people with developmental disabilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Current CT Driver’s license
  • Certified in First Aid (or completed in first 6 months of employment)
  • Strong organizational skills 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of references and an application http://www.bridgeportdiocese.com/files/thebridge/HR__Employment_Application.pdf  to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs is an equal opportunity employer.





Service Provider - St. Catherine Center for Special Needs

Job Description

The position of Service Provider of Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs is appointed by the Board of Directors based on the recommendation of the Executive Director of the Center.  A Service Provider is responsible for the implementation of the Individual Plans in his/her caseload for adults enrolled in the Adult Services program. The position reports to the Coordinator of Adult Services program and is based at Saint Catherine Center in Fairfield.

Essential Functions

  • Model appropriate behavior for the individuals in his/her caseload
  • Provide individual or group assistance to individuals under the direction of the Coordinator of Services
  • Assist the Planning and Support Team (PST) in the development of Individual Plans (IPs) for each consumer in his/her caseload and work with Coordinator of Services in the implementation of the IPs
  • Provide review and reinforcement in all skill areas including activities of daily living and vocational skills
  • Accompany and supervise consumers at activities including physical activities, art, swimming, music and in the community.
  • Provide supervision and instruction for consumers participating in job site experiences.
  • Assist with toileting and personal care as needed.
  • Assist with supervision of times such as lunch, free time, etc. as assigned by the Coordinator of Services.
  • Drive the Center vehicle to activities
  • Drive the Center vehicle to pick up and drop off consumers as needed
  • Complete reports as required specific to behavior changes and plans, health concerns, abuse and neglect concerns, and as determined by the Planning and Support Team (PST)
  • Implement the procedures associated with the management of consumers’ personal finances
  • Maintain attendance records for caseload; maintain daily behavior log for caseload
  • Participate in annual staff training and remain current on any changes in policies and procedures throughout the year

 

Qualifications

Professional Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services or related field preferred
  • Experience working with people with disabilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Current CT Driver’s license
  • Certified in First Aid (or complete in first 6 months of employment)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of references and an application http://www.bridgeportdiocese.com/files/thebridge/HR__Employment_Application.pdf  to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs is an equal opportunity employer.





DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT -CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY

The mission of Catholic Charities is to put our faith into action by providing food, housing, mental health, adoption, immigration and family support services to the needy and vulnerable of all faiths in Fairfield County. For more information, please visit http://www.ccfairfield.ogr<http://www.ccfairfield.org

Revenues:  Non-Profit -- $10- $13 Million

POSITION:

Reporting to the President of CCFC, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts which amplify and promote the diverse and expansive scope of Catholic Charities’ Programs.   A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to address the initiatives needed to support the fund raising goals and efforts of the CCFC President, the CCFC Board of Directors, and several Program Advisory Boards. This includes the creation and implementation of successful marketing programs and management of grant initiatives. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and executing Catholic Charities’ short and long term measurable fundraising goals;
  • Securing financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations by implementing communication/marketing strategies and plans for outreach to donors and the community;
  • Executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors and maintaining ongoing relationships with same;
  • Serving as an ambassador for Catholic Charities, and participating in local and regional events – managing special events as necessary;
  • Proposing and ultimately implementing both Planned Giving programs and a CCFC Foundation.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA (required), MA (a plus)
  • 3-5 years of significant and diversified fundraising experience in development
  • Demonstrated success and as proven track record of personally cultivating relationships and closing gifts
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with various Program Staff, Board Members, and the Diocesan Development Operation
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, managerial and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of fundraising software/database and familiarity with social media applications.

 

Qualified applicants submit resume and cover letter:  Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc.

Attention:  Al Barber, President.  238 Jewett Avenue, Bridgeport, CT  06606 - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)





St. Joseph High School - School Bus Driver

St Joseph High School has the following position open for employment:

Morning School Bus Driver

Must have a Valid CDL operator’s license with public passenger endorsement to drive a 14-passenger bus. We are also interested in applicants who would be available per diem. You would be required to complete VIRTUS training through the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Please submit electronically your interest in the position ASAP, to Joseph Dzurenda, Director of Facilities, via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).






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