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OVERVIEW
Mount Aloysius College, a Catholic institution founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, seeks a full-time Catholic Campus Minister or Chaplain to coordinate liturgical services and various aspects of campus ministry in alignment with our Mercy mission and Catholic identity.



Mount Aloysius College (www.mtaloy.edu) is a private, comprehensive Catholic college located in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, serving a diverse community of learners – over 60% of whom are non-Catholic. The College has a long history of responding to community needs through relevant academic programs and community service. Mount Aloysius is located on a 193-acre campus in Cresson, PA, Cambria County. Founded in 1853 by the Dublin, Ireland-based Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mount Aloysius is one of 17 such institutions in the United States and is a member of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education (CMHE).



The College provides small class sizes, and students benefit from a highly-engaged faculty and staff. Mount Aloysius students are mainly from Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region; however, students from 24 states and 25 foreign countries also call Mount Aloysius home.



We further value the importance of responding to the Critical Concerns of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, and endeavor to prepare all students to engage as global citizens with a strong sense of purpose.



The successful candidate will be a Catholic lay person or member of a Catholic religious congregation experienced in liturgical planning, and leading groups in faith formation, retreats, and service projects/trips. This position requires frequent evening/weekend work and occasional domestic or international travel for mission trips.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Has primary responsibility for Our Lady of Mercy Chapel and plans catholic liturgical services on campus.
-Provides pastoral counseling and spiritual direction to students, faculty, and staff in a manner that welcomes and invites cultural diversity and different religious traditions.
-Trains and leads students and faculty/staff volunteers in various Catholic ministerial roles such as eucharistic ministers, altar servers, lectures, etc.
-Supports the music ministry by leading and inviting others to lend their musical gifts and talents to the Sunday liturgy and other ecumenical services or programs.
-Collaborates with the Director of Mission & Ministry to develop and lead various faith formation activities/programs, retreats, and service projects/trips that enrich the spiritual life of the campus to grow in their relationship with God.
-Supports the Administration’s vision to create a vibrant and action-oriented faith community campus-wide that reflects our Mercy values and Catholic identity.
-Reports to the Director of Mission & Ministry and works collaboratively with the VP for People & Mission Integration, student ministers, and other campus leaders and departments to infuse our mission and values of Service, Justice, Hospitality, and Mercy into campus activities, faith experiences, and community programs.
-In the event the successful candidate is an ordained Roman Catholic priest, permission of the Local Ordinary is required. The appointment currently is not reserved to the Ordinary of the Diocese. The priest shall preside at daily and Sunday masses, offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and guide/assist students with sacramental preparation through RCIA on campus or through diocesan or parish Programs in addition to duties described above.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Bachelor’s degree in Theology or Divinity required; Master’s degree strongly preferred.
-3-5 years’ experience working with the young adult population in campus ministry, pastoral ministry, theology, and/or religious studies required.
-Must be a practicing Catholic with an active sacramental life and knowledge of contemporary Catholic liturgical theology and practice.
-Knowledge of and commitment to the charism of the Sisters of Mercy and familiarity with Catholic social teaching also required.
-Certification by the National Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) is recommended.
-General knowledge of other faith backgrounds is a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/employment-opportunities/. Applications submitted by August 8, 2022, will receve priority consideration. This position is available immediately. The search process will remain open until the position is filled.



Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (814) 886-6519. Mount Aloysius College is an inclusive community, committed to recognizing and supporting every person’s inherent dignity. Equal Opportunity Employer.

OVERVIEW
Mount Aloysius College, a Catholic institution founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, seeks a full-time Director of Mission & Ministry to coordinate all aspects of campus ministry and service in alignment with our mission and Catholic identity.

Mount Aloysius College (www.mtaloy.edu) is a private, comprehensive Catholic college located in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, serving a diverse community of learners – over 60% of whom are non-Catholic. The College has a long history of responding to community needs through relevant academic programs and community service. Mount Aloysius is located on a 193-acre campus in Cresson, PA, Cambria County. Founded in 1853 by the Dublin, Ireland-based Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mount Aloysius is one of 17 such institutions in the United States and is a member of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education (CMHE).

The College provides small class sizes, and students benefit from a highly-engaged faculty and staff. Mount Aloysius students are mainly from Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region; however, students from 24 states and 25 foreign countries also call Mount Aloysius home.

We further value the importance of responding to the Critical Concerns of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, and endeavor to prepare all students to engage as global citizens with a strong sense of purpose.

The successful candidate will be a Catholic lay person or member of a Catholic religious congregation experienced in leading groups in faith formation, retreats, and service projects/trips. This position requires frequent evening/weekend work and occasional domestic or international travel for mission trips.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Leads and oversees coordination of liturgical worship including music ministry, retreats, and service projects/trips.
-Provides pastoral counseling and spiritual direction to students, faculty, and staff.
-Creates welcoming and inclusive spaces for students of diverse cultural and faith backgrounds, consistent with our value of hospitality.
-Leads a team of professional and student staff, and develops a variety of Catholic and ecumenical programming to enrich the spiritual life of the campus to grow in their relationship with God.
-Supports the Administration’s vision to create a vibrant and action-oriented faith community campus-wide that reflects our Mercy values and Catholic identity.
-Supervises a full-time Catholic Chaplain or lay Campus Minister, a Graduate Assistant, and a team of undergraduate Student Ministers.
-Reports to the Vice President for People & Mission Integration and works collaboratively with other campus leaders and departments to incorporate our mission and values of Service, Justice, Hospitality, and Mercy into campus activities, faith experiences, classroom learning, and community programs.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Master’s degree in theology or divinity required.
-5-7 years’ experience working with the young adult population in campus ministry, pastoral ministry, theology, and/or religious studies required.
-Must be a practicing Catholic with an active sacramental life and knowledge of contemporary Catholic liturgical theology and practice.
-Knowledge of and commitment to the charism of the Sisters of Mercy and familiarity with Catholic social teaching also required.
-Certification by the National Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) is recommended.
-General knowledge of other faith backgrounds is a plus.
-In the event the successful candidate is an ordained Roman Catholic priest, permission of the Local Ordinary is required – the appointment currently is not reserved to the Ordinary of the Diocese.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/employment-opportunities/. Applications submitted by August 8, 2022, will receve priority consideration. This position is available immediately. The search process will remain open until the position is filled.

Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (814) 886-6519. Mount Aloysius College is an inclusive community, committed to recognizing and supporting every person’s inherent dignity. Equal Opportunity Employer.

OVERVIEW
Our Mother of Sorrows Parish in Johnstown is seeking to hire a Director of Music that will help develop and lead the worship music ministry for the church, in consultation with the pastor and other team members, in a way that is consistent with the mission, values, and theology of the church. This individual will be responsible for implementing the vision plan for the growth of the music ministry while leading the worship ministry for the church community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Select and plan music for all weekend masses and holy days.
-Implement the vision plan for the growth of the music ministry.
-Participate in the creative planning of the weekend and special services with the pastor.
-Recruit, equip, motivate, supervise, and shepherd music team leaders and musicians.
-Develop musical teams and ensembles for services.
-Maintain a strong prayer base for the music ministry.
-Communicate faithfully with the pastor, leadership team, and staff.
-Particiate in the life and ministry for the church.

QUALIFICATIONS
-An authentic relationship with Jesus Christ.
-Ability to shepherd volunteer musicians in the Christian life.
-Love and respect for people.
-Attested musical skills and competence.
-Ability to organize, coordinate, and motivate musicians and technical team members.
-Sense of humor and positive attitude.
-Strong team player with the rest of the staff and congregation.
-Committed to the church’s vision, leadership, and people.
-Dependable, responsible, self-motivated, and creative.
-Professional quality keyboard (preferred) or guitar player.
-Composing, arranging, writing, and sequencing music and experience with technical aspects a plus.
-Bachelor’s degree in Music or Theology or related fields. A combination of relevant skills and experience will be considered.
-Ability in a wide range of styles including Christian classics (hymns) but with a focus on contemporary music.

Messages, resumes, and samplings of your music portfolio should be submitted to:

Julie Sheehan
jsheehan@dioceseaj.org
415 Tioga Street
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 535-7646

Alternatively, e-mail above requested materials to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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WORKING CONDITIONS
-Work Schedule: According to weather conditions; must be available Saturday evening and Sunday morning according to Mass schedules.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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WORKING CONDITIONS
-Work Schedule: According to weather conditions; must be available Saturday evening and Sunday morning according to Mass schedules.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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OVERVIEW
The Human Resources Support Coordinator is responsible for assisting with providing associated support and professional guidance to pastors and locations in addition to implemetning daily functions of the department

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assisting with the hiring process to include job description, creation, recruitment, conducting interviews and new hire orientation.
-Assisting with the creation and implementation of employee training and development and Human Resources policies.
-Conducting Human Resource reviews at locations to ensure implementation of and compliance with best practices and federal, state, and local employment law.
-Collaborating with clergy members to provide and/or coordinate resolution with Human Resources-related issues.
-Guiding clergy members and their families through the processes aligned with transitioning to retired status.
-Participating in research, creation, and implementation of quality services for clergy members at all stages of their vocation.
-Maintaining and facilitating benefits processes to include annual enrollment, new hires and terminations, and Healthcare Spending Account and Flexible Spending Accounts.
-Working with Human Resources Director and benefits administrators to create wellness and healthcare-related initiatives.
-Maintaining the Diocesan Lay Pension Plan process.
-Providing administrative support to include answering phone calls, creating, and distributing communications, making calls on behalf of Human Resources Director, processing mail, and filing.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field and three years of practical experience.
-Thorough understanding of best business practices and employment law in order to create Human Resources-based strategic plans.
-Two years of practical experience with employee benefits administration.
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and employee information systems.
-Excellent communication skills.
-High level of time management and organizational skills in order to prioritize workload and provide accurate information while working under deadlines.
-Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary-Exempt
-Work Status: Full-Time
-Physical Requirements: Able to lift up to 25 pounds.
-Hours per Week: 40 hours
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Other: Evening and Weekend hours and travel, as necessary.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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OVERVIEW
The Maintenance General Laborer is responsible for performing an extensive range of work in the repair and general maintenance of the school sites to include the following duties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Cleaning of classrooms.
-Vacuuming all carpeted areas.
-Mopping, stripping, and waxing applicable floors.
-Dusting of all rooms and offices.
-Ensuring that hallways, steps, foyers, etc. are free of debris.
-Daily removal of garbage.
-Cleaning bathrooms and replenishing supplies.
-Disinfecting all areas of the schools to include railings and door knobs.
-Maintaining the cafeteria and kitchen areas to include wiping tables and arranging chairs.
-Cleaning and sanitizing after health-related accidents.
-Cleaning inside and outside of windows, when needed.
-Caring for landscape and parking lots to include litter removal.
-Snow removal and ice melt application of all necessary areas.
-Minor repairs such as changing light bulbs, tile replacement, etc.
-Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-One year of practical general laborer and/or maintenance experience.
-Experience with operating equipment such as floor buffer, snow blower, mower, trimmer.
-Able to multitask and prioritize work for accomplishment in a timely manner.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and perform tasks in a friendly and respectful manner.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

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OVERVIEW
This position is responsible for maintaining the many facets of the parish buildings and properties while performing the following duties under the direction of the Parish Pastor

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Ensuring that maintenance tasks are performed in an efficient and timely manner.
-Performing basic cleaning duties, as directed by the Parish Pastor.
-Inspecting all facilities and conducting general mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs, as needed.
-Implementing preventative activities within the scheduled time frame.
-Providing snow removal by means of plowing, shoveling, and salt application to include all associated parking lots, building entrances, and side walks.
-Assisting with set up and take down for parish and community events.
-Being available to the Parish Pastor and Parish Secretary via cell phone during business hours and after hours, when necessary.
-Engaging in heavy lifting.
-Attending scheduled meetings, as directed by the Parish Pastor or Parish Secretary.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Strong knowledge of building, construction, electrical, and plumbing codes.
-One year of practical experience in the maintenance field to include plumbing, electric, HVAC, and mechanics.
-Able to climb ladders and work at heights of at least 30 feet.
-Able to run landscaping equipment for long periods of time.
-High level of organizational, multitasking, and time-management skills.
-Able to perform tasks in an efficient and timely manner.
-Possess attributes of dependability and punctuality.
-Ability to work the schedule required of the position.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Non-exempt
-Work Status: Part-time
-Physical Requirements: Lifting up to 50 pounds; climbing ladders, working at heights of at least 30 feet and run landscaping equipment for long periods of time
-Hours Per Week: 25 hours/week
-Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
-Other: Must complete and submit time card according to payroll schedule. Any hours over 25 per week must have prior approval by Parish Pastor. Must periodically report to Parish Secretary throughout the work day and when leaving the parish premises.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: lmcevoy@dioceseaj.org

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OVERVIEW
The Maintenance General Laborer is responsible for performing an extensive range of work in the repair and general maintenance of the school sites to include the following duties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Cleaning of classrooms.
-Vacuuming all carpeted areas.
-Mopping, stripping, and waxing applicable floors.
-Dusting of all rooms and offices.
-Ensuring that hallways, steps, foyers, etc. are free of debris.
-Daily removal of garbage.
-Cleaning bathrooms and replenishing supplies.
-Disinfecting all areas of the schools to include railings and door knobs.
-Maintaining the cafeteria and kitchen areas to include wiping tables and arranging chairs.
-Cleaning and sanitizing after health-related accidents.
-Cleaning inside and outside of windows, when needed.
-Caring for landscape and parking lots to include litter removal.
-Snow removal and ice melt application of all necessary areas.
-Minor repairs such as changing light bulbs, tile replacement, etc.
-Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-One year of practical general laborer and/or maintenance experience.
-Experience with operating equipment such as floor buffer, snow blower, mower, trimmer.
-Able to multitask and prioritize work for accomplishment in a timely manner.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and perform tasks in a friendly and respectful manner.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, e-mail resumes to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

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OVERVIEW
The Cafeteria Worker is responsible for providing support to the Head Cafeteria Worker by performing daily breakfast/lunch duties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assist with planning school breakfast/lunch menu as requested.
-Maintain safe and clean kitchen and food storage.
-Provide direction to cafeteria volunteers.
-Serve lunch to students and help students with any needs during lunchtime.
-Assist with meal preparation.
-Maintain safe and clean kitchen and food storage.
-Stock supply shelves.
-Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-One year of experience related to position.
-Able to multitask and prioritize work for accomplishment in a timely manner.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and perform tasks in a friendly and respectful manner.
-Experience working with children.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Hourly Nonexempt
-Work Status: Full-Time/Part-Time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to list a minimum of 25 pounds
-Other: Position is paid over a 10-month period. Employee must submit a timecard for signature according to the payroll schedule and must have prior approval from principal before working any hours over those allotted to this position.

Resumes should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, email application packet with requested materials to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

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OVERVIEW
Divine Mercy Catholic Academy is looking for dynamic educators with strong interpersonal skills, experience with differentiating instruction, and are well-versed in the Catholic Faith for anticipated job openings in the 2022-23 school year.

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Schools are known for fostering the ideal learning environment, where faculty and students have the opportunity to achieve academic excellence through a combination of rigor and innovation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Instructs classes that incorporate a program of study to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
-Creates a classroom environment that is healthy, safe, and conducive to learning.
-Prepares for classes and provides written evidence of plans.
-Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
-Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
-Establishes and communicates clear objectives.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
-Implements the Diocesan philosophy of education and instructional goals.
-Manages and monitors student behavior.
-Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports.
-Identifies students with learning differences with the assistance of school personnel, the Intermediate Unit and/or local LEA guidance under the direction of the school principal.
-Protects students, equipment, materials, and facilities by taking all necessary and reasonable precautions.
-Maintains records according to law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
-Assists the administration with implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
-Responds to and assists with student, staff, parental, and public inquiries in a timely manner.
-Possesses and exhibits extensive knowledge of content area, district curriculum, methodology, resources, and related technology.
-Participates in ongoing professional development.
-Establishes open communication with parents/guardians.
-Completes Basic Catechist Program.
-All other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-PA certification in related field of education.
-Successful completion of State Certification Tests in appropriate subject.
-Bachelor’s degree in field of education related to teaching assignment.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record-keeping systems.
-Familiarity with PowerSchool.
-Familiarity with Schoology Learning Management System.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-Time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule as directed by the principal.

Letter of interest, resumes, and clearances should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, email application packet with requested materials to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

APPLY NOW

OVERVIEW
Divine Mercy Catholic Academy is looking for dynamic educators with strong interpersonal skills, experience with differentiating instruction, and are well-versed in the Catholic Faith for anticipated job openings in the 2022-23 school year.

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Schools are known for fostering the ideal learning environment, where faculty and students have the opportunity to achieve academic excellence through a combination of rigor and innovation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Instructs classes that incorporate a program of study to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
-Creates a classroom environment that is healthy, safe, and conducive to learning.
-Prepares for classes and provides written evidence of plans.
-Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
-Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
-Establishes and communicates clear objectives.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
-Implements the Diocesan philosophy of education and instructional goals.
-Manages and monitors student behavior.
-Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports.
-Identifies students with learning differences with the assistance of school personnel, the Intermediate Unit and/or local LEA guidance under the direction of the school principal.
-Protects students, equipment, materials, and facilities by taking all necessary and reasonable precautions.
-Maintains records according to law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
-Assists the administration with implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
-Responds to and assists with student, staff, parental, and public inquiries in a timely manner.
-Possesses and exhibits extensive knowledge of content area, district curriculum, methodology, resources, and related technology.
-Participates in ongoing professional development.
-Establishes open communication with parents/guardians.
-Completes Basic Catechist Program.
-All other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-PA certification in related field of education.
-Successful completion of State Certification Tests in appropriate subject.
-Bachelor’s degree in field of education related to teaching assignment.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record-keeping systems.
-Familiarity with PowerSchool.
-Familiarity with Schoology Learning Management System.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-Time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule as directed by the principal.

Letter of interest, resumes, and clearances should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, email application packet with requested materials to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

APPLY NOW

OVERVIEW
All Saints Catholic School is looking for dynamic educators with strong interpersonal skills, experience with differentiating instruction, and are well-versed in the Catholic Faith for anticipated job openings in the 2022-23 school year.

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Schools are known for fostering the ideal learning environment, where faculty and students have the opportunity to achieve academic excellence through a combination of rigor and innovation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Instructs classes that incorporate a program of study to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
-Creates a classroom environment that is healthy, safe, and conducive to learning.
-Prepares for classes and provides written evidence of plans.
-Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
-Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
-Establishes and communicates clear objectives.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
-Implements the Diocesan philosophy of education and instructional goals.
-Manages and monitors student behavior.
-Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports.
-Identifies students with learning differences with the assistance of school personnel, the Intermediate Unit and/or local LEA guidance under the direction of the school principal.
-Protects students, equipment, materials, and facilities by taking all necessary and reasonable precautions.
-Maintains records according to law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
-Assists the administration with implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
-Responds to and assists with student, staff, parental, and public inquiries in a timely manner.
-Possesses and exhibits extensive knowledge of content area, district curriculum, methodology, resources, and related technology.
-Participates in ongoing professional development.
-Establishes open communication with parents/guardians.
-Completes Basic Catechist Program.
-All other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-PA certification in related field of education.
-Successful completion of State Certification Tests in appropriate subject.
-Bachelor’s degree in field of education related to teaching assignment.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record-keeping systems.
-Familiarity with PowerSchool.
-Familiarity with Schoology Learning Management System.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-Time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule as directed by the principal.

Letter of interest, resumes, and clearances should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, email application packet with requested materials to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

APPLY NOW

OVERVIEW
Bishop McCort Catholic High School is looking for dynamic educators with strong interpersonal skills, experience with differentiating instruction, and are well-versed in the Catholic Faith for anticipated job openings in the 2022-23 school year.

Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Schools are known for fostering the ideal learning environment, where faculty and students have the opportunity to achieve academic excellence through a combination of rigor and innovation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Instructs classes that incorporate a program of study to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
-Creates a classroom environment that is healthy, safe, and conducive to learning.
-Prepares for classes and provides written evidence of plans.
-Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
-Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
-Establishes and communicates clear objectives.
-Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media.
-Implements the Diocesan philosophy of education and instructional goals.
-Manages and monitors student behavior.
-Assesses students on a regular basis and provides progress reports.
-Identifies students with learning differences with the assistance of school personnel, the Intermediate Unit and/or local LEA guidance under the direction of the school principal.
-Protects students, equipment, materials, and facilities by taking all necessary and reasonable precautions.
-Maintains records according to law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
-Assists the administration with implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
-Responds to and assists with student, staff, parental, and public inquiries in a timely manner.
-Possesses and exhibits extensive knowledge of content area, district curriculum, methodology, resources, and related technology.
-Participates in ongoing professional development.
-Establishes open communication with parents/guardians.
-Completes Basic Catechist Program.
-All other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record-keeping systems.
-Familiarity with PowerSchool.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-Time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule as directed by the principal.

Letter of interest, resumes, and clearances should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, email application packet with requested materials to: tsmith@mccort.org

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OVERVIEW
The Teacher’s Aide is responsible for providing support to the classroom teacher.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assists teacher with paperwork, discipline, and observation of students.
-Provides support to students during instruction and/or activities.
-Provides general classroom support.
-Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
-Provides students with activities that promote their physical and intellectual development.
-Coordinates the creating, planning, and maintaining of a clean, safe, and healthy learning environment.
-Utilizes positive strategies to support the social and emotional development of all students.
-Maintains and enforces school safety protocols.
-Provides learning tools for promoting a positive environment.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-High school diploma/GED.
-Certified in First Aid and CPR for school age children.
-Able to multitask and prioritize work for accomplishment in a timely manner.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and perform tasks in a friendly and respectful manner.
-Experience working with children.
-Ability to follow written and oral instructions and school age children guidelines.
-Working knowledge of effective methods of managing, caring, and promoting positive behaviors with children.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by assignments.
-Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with school personnel, students, and parents while complying with associated local, state, and federal policies and statutes.
-Prior experience supervising children.
-Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Hourly, Nonexempt
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
-Other: Position works a maximum of 180 days according to the school calendar. Employee must submit a timecard for signature according to the payroll schedule and must have prior approval from Principal before working any hours over those allotted to this position.

Letter of interest, resumes, and clearances should be submitted to:

Diocesan Education Office
2713 West Chestnut Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601

Alternatively, email application packet with requested materials to: jsemko@dioceseaj.org

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