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OVERVIEW

The Comptroller oversees, implements, and processes overall accounting functions in addition to providing guidance to the Finance Department staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Providing oversight of all financial functions.
-Implementing cash management procedures.
-Managing Diocesan savings and loan programs.
-Maintaining all general ledger activity.
-Creating and maintaining accounting protocol for parishes, schools, and DAJ administration offices.
-Creating best practices procedure manuals.
-Administering employee pension and 403(b) plan transactional activity and addressing associated inquiries from plan participants and associated diocesan entries.
-Processing payroll and tax requirements.
-Maintaining employee records in electronic payroll system.
-Coordinating external audit requirements.
-Generating financial statements and reports.
-Providing department-related analyses.
-Providing daily support to CFO.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Must be supportive of the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Bachelor’s degree in accounting and three years of relative experience, or ten years of practical experience in accounting field.
-Excellent computer skills including experience with accounting software and advanced knowledge of Excel.
-High level of time management and organizational skills.
-Ability to professionally communicate with all levels of employees.
-Capability to provide accurate information while working under deadlines and confidentiality requirments.
Preferred: Certified Public Accountant status.
Preferred: Knowledge of Blackbaud/Financial Edge accounting software.

WORKING CONDITIONS
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Status: Full-Time
Physical Requirements: Abie to lift up to 25 pounds
Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Other: Evening and weekend hours and travel time, 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

OVERVIEW

The DRE has the responsibility to develop and oversee religious education and formation programs which are consistent with the norms stipulated by the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown and approved by the pastor by utilizing the parish religious education staff to implement the education and formation of youth in the faith and insuring accurate recording of celebrated sacraments in the appropriate Parish registers and making an assessment of the readiness of children and youth to receive the sacraments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Overseeing the parish religious education programs for grades K-11.
-Arranging the necessary parent informational and regular faculty meetings.
-Ensuring available and appropriate classroom space for teachers.
-Maintaining appropriate behavior associated with classroom sessions.
-Providing a religious education program that is safe for children.
-Implementing formation of all parish second-graders for the sacraments of penance to be received in Advent and the Eucharist to be received in the Easter season.
-Implementing formation of all parish ninth, tenth, and eleventh-graders for the sacrament of confirmation.
-Enlisting teachers and volunteers to participate in the programs.
-Collaborating with the principals and teachers of the Catholic grade and high schools to coordinate the programs.
-Working with the pastor to ensure compliance with the education and formation requirements of the Altoona-Johnstown diocese.
-Maintaining records for the Diocesan Child Protection program.
-Attending staff meetings.
-Coordinating Children’s Liturgy Program (see list below for duties).
-Coordinating RCIA program (see list below for duties).
-Coordinating Baptism program for first time parents (see list below for duties).
-Coordinating Home Schooling for Religious Ed (see list below for duties).
-Coordinating Vacation Bible School program (see list below for duties).
-Coordinating Advent Giving Tree program (see list below for duties).
-Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Working toward basic Ecclesial Ministries certification through the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese.
-Two years of experience implementing a religious education program.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook.
-Professional oral and written communication skills.
-Ability to effectively work with children and youth, staff members, volunteers, and parents.
-Actively practicing the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work Status: Full-Time
Physical Requirements: Lifting up to 25 pounds.
Hours Per Week: 30-35 hours/week
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday and weekend hours depending on program schedule
Other: Time cards must be submitted to the Parish Pastor according to the payroll schedule for signature. Any hours over 35/week must have prior approval by the pastor.

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DRE DUTIE FOR ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS
Children’s Liturgy
-Recruit Volunteers.
-Ensure that all volunteers have clearances and other required documents and completed certificates for child safety.
-Scheduling of the program leader.
-Substituting for absent leaders.
-Ordering supplies.
-Preparing children’s weekly handouts.
-Preparing lesson plans.

RCIA
-Interview individuals who are interested in participating in the program.
-Record formation on forms and return to diocesan office.
-Coordinate rites at diocese and at Saint Benedict Church.
-Arrange transportation to Johnstown cathedral for Rite of Acceptance.
-Prepare lesson for weekly class and any supplies needed.
-Purchase teaching supplies.
-Schedule class times.
-Purchase gifts for program participants.

Baptism (For First-Time Parents)
-Coordinate and schedule class times with each parent.
-Secure room for class.
-Gather information from parents.
-Conduct the class.
-Communicate compliance with parish secretary.

Home School Program
-Inform parents and students of curriculum and criteria for the home school program as set by the Diocese.
-Communicate the teaching strategies, supplies needed, and how parents can best implement the program.
-Handle any questions or concerns parents may have throughout the school year.
-Keep accurate records of completed lessons for each student.
-Check all students’ work and return if unsatisfactory.
-Contact parents and students who may be delinquent, and put a resolution in place to keep students current.

Vacation Bible School
-Recruit volunteers to act as station leaders.
-Ensure that all volunteers 18 and older have proper clearances and certificates that are required by the Diocese.
-Recruit high school volunteers to act as group leaders.
-Order supplies.
-Advertise program.
-Prepare stations.
-Secure space to conduct the program.
-Organize and group the pool of children who enroll.
-Instruct volunteers about the format.
-Collect fees and applications.
-Plan crafts and snacks for the week.
-Organize final program for parents to attend.

Advent Giving Tree
-Contact local nursing homes and care centers to get a list of parishioners.
-Compile list of individuals from the “First Friday” calls.
-Compile list of children from Saint Benedict School and Religious Education classes.
-Purchase supplies and make tags for individuals that will be part of the “Giving Tree”.
-Secure tree and attach tags for the 1st weekend in Advent.

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Resumes should be submitted to:

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

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

St. Bernard regional School, a firmly established, K-8 Catholic elementary school in Indiana County is seeking an experienced educational leader to serve as principal of this unique learning center where faith formation, encompassing academic excellence, and student personal development are central to the school’s existence.

The qualified candidate must be a Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church, possess Principal Certification or the qualifications to obtain certification, have demonstrated communication and leadership skills, and be able to obtain a letter of recommendation from her/his pastor.

Applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest and a current resume to:
Dr. Maureen Marsteller, Superintendent of Catholic Schools
CatholicSchools@dioceseofgreensburg.org
(724) 552-2594

OVERVIEW
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 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 2021-22 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. The Diocese continues to advance in the delivery of a faith-based curriculum in their schools with an investment in STREAM-based Learning (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

Please mail application materials to:
Mr. Stephen Cotchen, Head of School
cotchen.stephen@bishopcarroll.org

OVERVIEW

To provide cleaning duties for the parish in a cordial manner as described below.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Sweep and mop all on-carpeted areas including the chapel, kitchen, bathrooms, and porch; kitchen area should be done before and after a group function.
-Mop and sweep the dining room on an as-needed basis.
-Vacuum all carpeted areas.
-Dust and clean the chapel, sacristy, and friary living room.
-Clean and disinfect friary kitchen.
-Clean pastor’s living area, as directed.
-Clean and disinfect all bathrooms and retreat shower rooms.
-Restock all bathrooms with toiletries.
-Maintain the retreat center by laundering all linens, making beds, nd removing trash.
-Launder all linens received from parish social hall.
-Remove trash from all areas.
-Maintain and replenish cleaning supplies.
-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.
-Previous cleaning experience.
-Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time to efficiently and effectively complete job requirements.
-Able to maintain the required work schedule.
-Able to work well with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Non-exempt
-Work Status: Part-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, climb ladders
-Hours Per Week: To Be Determined
-Work Schedule: Monday and Wednesday, as needed
-Other: Must complete and submit time card to parish secretary according to payroll schedule; extra hours must have previous approval from parish pastor.

Resumes should be submitted to:

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

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

OVERVIEW

The Maintenance staff is responsible for the many facets of maintaining the parish buildings, properties, and cemeteries while performing the following duties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Ensuring that maintenance tasks are performed in an efficient and timely manner.
-Conducting general mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repairs.
-Inspecting all facilities for needed repairs.
-Implementing preventative activities within the scheduled time frame.
-Obtaining project bids and submitting them to the pastor and/or finance council.
-Working with contractors, overseeing projects, and conducting final inspections.
-Managing cemeteries including logistical planning/plotting and update of maps/grave sites and marking lots for excavation, etc.
-Assisting with parish deliveries, as needed.
-Providing for snow removal by means of plowing, shoveling, and salt application to include parking lots, entrances, and sidewalks of all parish properties, or scheduling and overseeing contractors to do the same.
-Removing garbage from office and church buildings.
-Assisting with set up and take down for both parish and community events under the direction of the pastor or his designee.
-Attending scheduled meetings, as necessary.
-Being available to pastor and the parish office manager via cell phone during business hours and after hours, when necessary.
-Other duties as assigned by the pastor.

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 experience in the areas of plumbing, electric, HVAC, and mechanic, or similar.
-Ability to climb ladders and work at heights of at least 30 feet.
-Ability to perform tasks in an efficient and timely manner.

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.
-Hours Per Week: Minimum 25 – Maximum 28
-Work Schedule: To Be Determined, at the pastor’s approval
-Other: Evening and weekend hours, as necessary for parish functions, and/or emergencies. Must complete and submit timecard according to payroll schedule for pastor signature. Must periodically report to pastor throughout the workday and when leaving parish premises. Must obtain approval from pastor before working any hours over 28/week.

Resumes should be submitted to:

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

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

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, 8:30 AM-1:30 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

OVERVIEW

The Organist/Choir Director is responsible for all dimensions of liturgical music involved with the participation of the choir; must be both musician and facilitator and able to play and teach proper liturgical music in addition to allowing others with musical talents to participate in this ministry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Providing liturgical music for masses; including masses in which the choir participates.
-Establishing and maintaining a choir including rehearsal.
-Making recommendations for music resources used by the parish.
-Seeking copyright permissions, as necessary.
-Other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively participating in the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Working knowledge of and proficiency in playing musical equipment.
-High level of liturgical understanding.
-Professional communication skills.
-Ability to work as a team with volunteers, musicians, and children involved in the music ministry of the parish.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Non-exempt
-Work Status: Part-time
-Hours Per Week: Up to 5 hours
-Hours of Work: Available for two weekend masses, choir rehearsals, and other music-related parish activities under the direction of the Parish Pastor.
-Other: Complete and submit time card to Parish Secretary according to payroll schedule. Hours worked over 5 per week must have prior approval from Parish Pastor.

Resumes should be submitted to:

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

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

OVERVIEW

The partner parishes of St. John, Delmont and St. Mary, Export (PA) are looking for a faith-filled, energetic, and innovative individual who has a passion for making disciples. This full-time, salaried employee is responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and direction in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of initial and lifelong faith formation (children, youth, adults, and families) to equip and enable the faithful to live their faith.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Articulate a comprehensive vision for lifelong catechesis based on current catechetical documents and directives and the formation goals of the parish and diocese.
-Develop goals, objectives, and strategies for lifelong catechesis in collaboration with the parish pastoral team (pastor, deacon, staff, and parish committees and councils).
-Design and implement a creative, coordinated approach toward faith formation on all levels.
-Oversee and direct all aspects of faith formation including: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, Sacramental Preparation (Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist), faith formation for children, youth ministry, young adult ministry, and ongoing adult education and faith formation.
-Prepare and monitor the budget for all faith formation programming.
-Recruit catechists and other volunteers and provide for their training, ongoing development, and evaluation.
-Maintain communication with appropriate Diocesan offices, attend meetings as required, implement Diocesan guidelines, and file necessary reports.
-Integrate and make use of digital tools and social media for evangelization and faith formation, including Facebook, Flocknote, and formed.org, and maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies.
-Maintain appropriate pastoral sensitivity to personal family circumstances as pertains to job duties, and keep parish records determined necessary by the pastor.
-Research, review, and purchase appropriate text and supplementary materials.
-Meet with pastor, parish staff, councils, and faith formation committee as necessary.
-Create a climate of service, teamwork, and efficiency with staff and volunteers while maintaining appropriate boundaries, communication, and accountability.
-Perform other duties related to faith formation as needed or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Be a practicing Catholic with a strong commitment to deepening their own relationship with God and sharing the faith.
-Possess “a heart for ministry” and desire to lead souls to Christ and form them in discipleship.
-Bachelors Degree in Religious Education, Theology, or its equivalent, and familiarity with the primary Church catechetical documents and directives.
-An operative understanding of the structure and functioning of the Church and parish life.
-Experience in administration and religious formation in school or a catechetical program.
-Experience with online learning and digital resources for catechesis and formation, or willingness to become familiar with and utilize them.
-Familiarity with an effective use of social media in a parish setting.
-Professionalism in appearance, conduct, and demeanor.
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and an ability to recruit and work with volunteers and parish leaders.
-Motivated and able to work in a team environment.
-Willingness to collaborate and network with diocesan and neighboring parish ministers and activities.
-Flexibility of schedule to work frequent nights and weekends.
-Valid PA Driver’s license, and passing of required clearances and background checks.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Work Schedule: Flexible schedule including availability of nights and weekends

Resumes should be submitted to:

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

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

OVERVIEW

The Program Coordinator collaborates with the Director to develop and implement initiatives for expanding goodwill throughout the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese and increase associated donor dollars in addition to providing high-level customer service and stewardship to constituents, and assisting in the recruitment and retention of donors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Coordinating and facilitating special events and programs including donor appreciation events and fundraising initiatives through website, email, mass mailings, and social media venues.
-Providing creative feedback for existing and future campaigns to promote growth of the Stewardship and Development Department.
-Building and fostering diocesan and community relationships in order to recruit and retain donors.
-Educating leadership on stewardship as an intentional aspect of discipleship for parish communities and families.
-Promptly responding to inquiries in writing, email, or phone conversation.
-Maintaining Raiser’s Edge donor database including user accounts, global changes, gift entry, and reporting to ensure consistent and accurate data.
-Implementing administrative/operational support when needed.
-Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Supportive of the mission of the of the Catholic Church.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan requirements.
-Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field, and three years’ experience within non-profit fundraising or outreach activities.
-Thorough understanding of key fundraising techniques in order to produce creative development and stewardship strategies.
-High level of practical experience with nonprofit constituent database administration; preferably Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, social media programs, and marketing platforms.
-Exceptional level of attention to detail.
-High level of organizational and time management skills to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
-Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary/Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: None
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
-Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
-Other: Evening and weekend work hours and travel required.

Resumes should be submitted to:

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

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

OVERVIEW

Directs all religious and academic programs as well as provides for the spiritual direction and atmosphere of the school. Motivates students, faculty, and support personnel to strive for superior performance resulting in the best possible opportunities for education, personal growth, and development. Appropriately represents the school to associated constituents.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Develops a liturgical program for the students throughout the year.
-Implements and regulates an educational philosophy and school culture which encourages a cooperative and participating attitude.
-Designs a respectful student behavior standard to minimize school and classroom interruptions.
-Administers student supervision and discipline.
-Resolves student behavior problems on buses.
-Authorizes requests for special pupil transportation needs.
-Develops and administers general school routine while coordinating all activities within the school building.
-Efficiently utilizes all school facilities, materials, and staff service personnel.
-Plans and facilitates faculty meetings.
-Clarifies relationships among teachers, subject area chairpersons, and specialized personnel in accordance with diocesan policy.
-Recommends changes for improved administration, supervision, and opportunities for student development.
-Identifies intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs affecting students’ success and directs and coordinates the efforts of teachers and parents with staff services and special education personnel.
-Actively participates with and encourages staff participation in parent-teacher and other community groups to develop understanding, cooperation, and respect for school objectives and endeavors.
-Observes, counsels, and motivates professional staff to attain diocesan educational goals.
-Practices continuous improvement of existing programs and practices curriculum content, teaching methods, and pilot or experimental programs in cooperation with the Director and Assistant Director of Education, faculty, and subject area specialists.
-Attends professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in education and/or educational administration as available, especially those available through the local Intermediate Unit.
-Title I Coordinator.
-Participates in the selection of new teaching and classified personnel.
-Conducts new hire orientation.
-Performs teacher evaluations/Danielson.
-Facilitates annual faculty/staff retreats.
-Plans and submits annual budget needs prior to April 1 of each year.
-Reviews, authorizes, or disapproves professional staff requests for instruction materials and equipment within the approved budget.
-Assists in grant application process.
-Maintains physical and electronic records of students’ demographics, attendance, and grades.
-Communicates effectively to properly inform staff, students, and parents.
-Fulfills responsibilities outlined in applicable by-laws.
-Completes Master Catechist.
-All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the Roman Catholic faith with a commitment to Catholic education.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-Master’s degree in Education or School Administration.
-Valid Pennsylvania Elementary Principal Certification.
-Previous experience in school administration.
-Demonstrated successful budgetary and fiscal management experience.
-Practical leadership and public relations knowledge including collaborating with various stakeholders to build a cohesive and positive child-centered school and greater school environments.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record keeping systems.
-Working knowledge of PowerSchool.
-Experience leading a school community through transformational change is a plus.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule
-Other: Position is paid over a 12-month period.

OVERVIEW

Directs all religious and academic programs as well as provides for the spiritual direction and atmosphere of the school. Motivates students, faculty, and support personnel to strive for superior performance resulting in the best possible opportunities for education, personal growth, and development. Appropriately represents the school to associated constituents.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Maintains the Catholicity of the school.
-Develops a liturgical program for the students throughout the year.
-Implements and regulates an educational philosophy and school culture which encourages a cooperative and participating attitude.
-Designs a respectful student behavior standard to minimize school and classroom interruptions.
-Administers student supervision and discipline.
-Resolves student behavior problems on buses.
-Authorizes requests for special pupil transportation needs.
-Develops and administers general school routine while coordinating all activities within the school building.
-Efficiently utilizes all school facilities, materials, and staff service personnel.
-Plans and facilitates faculty meetings.
-Clarifies relationships among teachers, subject area chairpersons, and specialized personnel in accordance with diocesan policy.
-Recommends changes for improved administration, supervision, and opportunities for student development.
-Identifies intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs affecting students’ success and directs and coordinates the efforts of teachers and parents with staff services and special education personnel.
-Actively participates with and encourages staff participation in parent-teacher and other community groups to develop understanding, cooperation, and respect for school objectives and endeavors.
-Observes, counsels, and motivates professional staff to attain diocesan educational goals.
-Practices continuous improvement of existing programs and practices curriculum content, teaching methods, and pilot or experimental programs in cooperation with the Director and Assistant Director of Education, faculty, and subject area specialists.
-Attends professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in education and/or educational administration as available, especially those available through the local Intermediate Unit.
-Title I Coordinator.
-Participates in the selection of new teaching and classified personnel.
-Conducts new hire orientation.
-Performs teacher evaluations/Danielson.
-Facilitates annual faculty/staff retreats.
-Plans and submits annual budget needs prior to April 1 of each year.
-Reviews, authorizes, or disapproves professional staff requests for instruction materials and equipment within the approved budget.
-Assists in grant application process.
-Maintains physical and electronic records of students’ demographics, attendance, and grades.
-Communicates effectively to properly inform staff, students, and parents.
-Fulfills responsibilities outlined in applicable by-laws.
-Completes Master Catechist.
-All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Actively practicing the Roman Catholic faith with a commitment to Catholic education.
-Able to satisfactorily complete background checks and training applicable to diocesan and state requirements.
-Master’s degree in Education or School Administration.
-Valid Pennsylvania Elementary Principal Certification.
-Previous experience in school administration.
-Demonstrated successful budgetary and fiscal management experience.
-Practical leadership and public relations knowledge including collaborating with various stakeholders to build a cohesive and positive child-centered school and greater school environments.
-Familiarity with data-driven instruction.
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
-Experience with online grading and record keeping systems.
-Working knowledge of PowerSchool.
-Experience leading a school community through transformational change is a plus.

WORKING CONDITIONS
-FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
-Work Status: Full-time
-Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
-Hours Per Week: 40 hours
-Work Schedule: According to school schedule
-Other: Position is paid over a 12-month period.

OVERVIEW
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 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 2021-22 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. The Diocese continues to advance in the delivery of a faith-based curriculum in their schools with an investment in STREAM-based Learning (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

ANTICIPATED OPENINGS
-Elementary – Grade 5 Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have a Bachelors in Education, PA Teaching Certificate, and PA Clearances.

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

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

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

OVERVIEW
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 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 2021-22 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. The Diocese continues to advance in the delivery of a faith-based curriculum in their schools with an investment in STREAM-based Learning (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

ANTICIPATED OPENINGS
-Full-Time Teachers

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have a Bachelors in Education, PA Teaching Certificate, and PA Clearances.

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

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

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

OVERVIEW
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 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 2021-22 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. The Diocese continues to advance in the delivery of a faith-based curriculum in their schools with an investment in STREAM-based Learning (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

ANTICIPATED OPENINGS
-Full-Time First Grade Teacher
-Part-Time Spanish Teacher

-Part-Time Music Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have a Bachelors in Education, PA Teaching Certificate, and PA Clearances.

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

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

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

OVERVIEW
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 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 2021-22 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. The Diocese continues to advance in the delivery of a faith-based curriculum in their schools with an investment in STREAM-based Learning (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

ANTICIPATED OPENINGS
-Long-Term Substitute Teacher – Grade 3

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have a Bachelors in Education, PA Teaching Certificate, and PA Clearances.

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

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

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

OVERVIEW
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown 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 2021-22 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. The Diocese continues to advance in the delivery of a faith-based curriculum in their schools with an investment in STREAM-based Learning (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

ANTICIPATED OPENINGS
-Full-Time Teachers
-Part-Time Teachers

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have a Bachelors in Education, PA Teaching Certificate, and PA Clearances.

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

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

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

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