Religious Education Coordinator-Holy Family Catholic Church

Position Title:   Religious Education Coordinator - Holy Family Catholic Church, Kansas City MO

Classification:  Exempt, Full-Time (40 hours per week)

Reports to: Pastor

Position Objective:  This position assists the pastor with the development, coordination and supervision of all parish religious education and sacrament preparation programs geared toward pre-kindergarten through 8th grade students and encourages parental involvement in these programs.

Benefits:  The parish offers medical, dental and vision benefits, fully paid short- & long-term disability and life, a 403(b) plan, and a defined benefit pension plan.  Generous paid time off in the form of vacation, sick, and holidays are also included.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and coordinate the parish religious education program for children.
  • Provide faith formation activities for all children of the parish in conjunction with their parents or guardians.
  • Maintain age appropriate curricula for pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • Develop and coordinate sacrament preparation programs for baptism, 1st Reconciliation and 1st Communion in partnership with parents or guardians.
  • Develop and implement the summer formation program for children.
  • Recruit, train and supervise catechists for all children’s programs.
  • Ensure that required youth protection programs are completed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Exercise strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Promote a sense of collaboration and teamwork.
  • Conduct oneself with honesty and integrity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies or related field.
  • 5 years’ experience teaching/facilitating religious education programs.
  • Evening and weekend availability.
  • Practicing Catholic in full communion with the Church.

Note:  All employees are required to acknowledge and sign the Ethics and Integrity in Ministry policy.


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