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

St. Francis of Assisi Preschool is seeking an Assistant teacher the coming school year August 2015.  This position would be working to assist the Lead teacher along with becoming an age level team player.

 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 Assistant  teachers are responsible for :

  • Assisting the Lead teacher in daily routine and preparations of the day
  • Assisting the lead in record keeping and daily assessment procedures
  • Works closely with the Lead teacher in supervision, engagement and assessing children

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Background or experience  as an assistant teacher
  • Experience in an early childhood environment
  • Organized, patient , self starter and a good sense of humor

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)





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)





Diocesan Youth Choir Director - DOB

Overview:  Director will be responsible for selecting, training, coordinating and conducting a Diocesan-wide Youth Choir.  The Youth Choir fosters awareness of music as an integral part of worship, establishes a sense of ministry to the community, and builds self-esteem through successful group singing and instrumental accompaniment.

Reports To:     Bishop Frank Caggiano

Supervises:     None

Collaborates with:   Diocesan Director of Music

                                    Bishop's Staff

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director will be expected to prepare the choir for performances in large diocesan and parish liturgies, prayer services, select performances outside of the diocese and at an annual Christmas concert.  Specifically for 2015, an aggressive plan has been proposed to have the choir prepared to perform at the Synod Closing Mass at the Webster Arena on September 19.

 

Selection

  • Responsible for the entire audition process to involve youth and young adults from across the Diocese of Bridgeport
    • Determine process for the auditions
    • Arrange logistics for each audition (venue, timing, access, necessary chaperones)
    • Create selection criteria for all voice parts of the choir
    • Draw from all parishes and schools throughout the diocese – work with Diocesan Communications to announce and invite potential choir members

 

 Organization/Creation of the Choir

  1. After selection is complete, the director is responsible for creating the choir with all voice parts represented
  2. Selection of musical pieces must represent a knowledge of Catholic liturgy, the music repertoire of various Catholic publishers and Christian contemporary music

 

Rehearsals

  1. The director must work throughout the Diocese to locate and reserve available space for rehearsals recognizing the geographical as well as the financial diversity of the choir members and their families
  2. Must be able to coordinate a large number of youth and young adults with their families, understanding how to communicate with them most effectively and keep them engaged
  3. Must arrange appropriate musical accompaniment if the director cannot supply it themselves

 

Performances

  1. Coordinate performance calendar
  2. Work with key personnel at scheduled venues to ensure optimum performance (space, lighting, sound)
  3. Plan and arrange for Choir vestments in preparation for performances

Requirements: 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Music
  • Experience in choral directing with youth and young adults
  • Experience in founding or building choirs
  • Proficient pianist + ability to work with accompanist when needed
  • Full knowledge of the Catholic Liturgy
  • Extensive knowledge of Catholic publishers and Christian contemporary music

 

Attitude and Personal Attributes

  • Available to work after hours and weekends
  • Active, practicing Catholic.
  • Self-starter who is able to work with limited instruction and supervision.
  • Sense of urgency and understanding of fixed deadlines
  • Establish a courteous and professional environment when representing the Bishop and the Catholic Church

To apply 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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