Spiritual Life Coordinator & Director of Prayer and Worship (P-8) | Sacred Heart Schools - Atherton | San Francisco, CA

This position is responsible for the overall strategic direction and implementation of a lower and middle school campus ministry program. This involves feeding existing programs and creating additional programs, particularly in the areas of liturgy and retreat ministries.
Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Date Accepting Applications Through: 12/31/2018

Job Title: Spiritual Life Coordinator & Director of Prayer and Worship (P-8)

Full or Part Time: Full Time

FLSA Classification: Exempt, 100% FTE, 10-month schedule of duties
Reports To: Principal of the P-8

Essential Duties
• A clear commitment to live out the values of the Sacred Heart education as articulated in the Network of Sacred Heart Schools Goals and Criteria, and to integrate them into the fabric of personal and school life.
• Work in conjunction with the P-8 School Principal, P-8 Assistant Principal for Student Life, Director of Early Childhood Education and the Director of Mission Initiatives & Institutional Planning to develop and implement a scope and sequence for liturgies and retreats for grades preschool – 8th grade.
• Assume primary responsibility, along with the P-8 Director of Curriculum, for coordinating religion curriculum grades preschool – 8th grade.
• Collaborate with the Office of Mission Initiatives & Institutional Planning to prepare two all-school liturgies a year (Mass of the Holy Spirit & Feast of Madeleine Sophie Barat).
• Provide pastoral care and a loving, safe, secure, engaging program and environment for students; including preparing students for a weekly public prayer at assembly.
• Participate in formation programs sponsored by the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
• Collaborate with colleagues who are responsible for the planning and implementation of sacramental programs (Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation).

Required Knowledge and Skills
• MA in Theology/Religious Studies, or related field.
• At least three years' campus ministry or related experience in a Catholic school.
• Practicing Catholic who appreciates and understands the charism of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
• Ability to play the piano or guitar and lead students in song and teach students Mass parts.
• A valid California Driver License and ability to clear the approval process of SHS underwriters for transporting students along with a willingness to drive students and adults, sometimes for long distances, for retreats.
• A specific commitment to equity and inclusion.
• Flexibility and high tolerance for change and ambiguity.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all levels of staff and faculty, students and families.
• Ability to be a self-starter and work independently.
• Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude in any situation; team-player with a growth mindset orientation.
• Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English; additional ability in Spanish strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated excellent punctuality and attendance.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
• Works in a busy and sometimes stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
• Must be able to travel safely and comfortably over a 64 acre campus.
• May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
• Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment and intermittently in outside weather conditions typical to the Peninsula region of the Bay Area, including extreme heat, cold and damp.

This position offers competitive compensation and health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan and more.

To Apply
To apply online send a resume and cover letter to hr[@]shschools.org or apply at http://apptrkr.com/1236317 and indicate P-8 Spiritual Life Coordinator 2018-19 in the subject line of the email. We apologize that we are not able to respond to email or phone requests for additional information.

You may also mail your resume and cover letter to: Sacred Heart Schools, 150 Valparaiso Avenue , Atherton, CA 94027

Attention Human Resources: P-8 Spiritual Life Coordinator 2018-19 

How to Apply: Apply at http://apptrkr.com/1236317

Link to Full Description: http://apptrkr.com/1236317
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.