Youth Formation Director - Sylvania, Ohio

Full time/exempt

Saint Joseph Parish in Sylvania, Ohio seeks an active Catholic for the position of Youth Formation Director. The Director is responsible for the catechetical formation of parish youth ages pre-k through high school in both the parish religious education program and the parish school. This includes hiring and providing ongoing professional development for a team of catechists to assist in the ministry. The Youth Formation Director is also responsible for preparing and presenting Sacramental formation classes for parents. Liturgical planning for the Sacraments of Confirmation as well as First Holy Communion is also a component of the job. Academic background in Theology and Education required.

Please submit a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Monsignor Michael Billian at  5411 Main Street, Sylvania, Ohio 43560.

Posted March 10, 2020


Kindergarten Readiness Aide 

We are currently seeking a friendly and competent Teacher/ Assistant to join our community! St. John Paul II Catholic Academy, located in Menominee, MI, is seeking a long-term substitute Preschool Teacher’s Aide for our Three Year and Kindergarten Readiness programs. The dates are early January through the beginning of June.  The right candidate could continue on in the program as an aide the following year.    

If you are a compassionate and self-motivated individual with a specific interest in education, we urge you to apply! In this position, you will be responsible for supervising students, working with small groups, preparing lesson material, and maintaining classroom tidiness.  The successful candidate must enjoy working with children and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment. An Associates Degree in Early Childhood (or equivalent) is preferred. Earliest start date is January 2nd.  

Please send a cover letter, resume and information for references to:

Michael Muhs, Principal

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy


  • Work with the Program Director/Teacher to monitor the class schedule.

  • Assist with preparing for projects by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.

  • Revise lesson material with students individually or in small groups.

  • Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean.

  • Supervisory duties

    • Oversee students during non-classroom times including in-between classes, during lunch, and on field excursions.

  • Collaborate with Director to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions.

  • Document student progress and communicate with parents to keep them informed.

  • Comply with state, school, and class rules and regulations and attend training classes.

  • Job Type: Part-time, up to 33 hours/week M-F (Full days M,W,F)


  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Education or relevant field is preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a teaching assistant or similar role is preferred.

  • Solid understanding of classroom activities and teaching best practices.

  • Must be adaptable and have a compassionate and positive attitude.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and presentation abilities.

  • Practicing Catholic is preferred, but not required.

Posted Dec. 11, 2019

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