The Director of Formation and Ministry fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by assisting the Principal as a school representative of religious formation, facilitating communication between the diocese and school and supporting the Christian formation of the faculty, staff and students. The Director of Formation and Ministry has decision making responsibilities within essential job functions, in keeping with school policies.
Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
Supports the Principal in plans to ensure that the Catholic mission and identity of the school are communicated
Effectively implements the principles of a comprehensive campus ministry program guided by the USCCB document Renewing the Vision
Strategically plans, organizes and executes a robust campus ministry and formation program
Supports the Principal in sponsoring catechetical workshops and retreat experiences for faculty and staff
Performs the duties of
Liturgy Coordinator by planning liturgical
Schedules priests and liturgical ministers for weekly Mass and chapel Mass
Oversees the care, maintenance, and proper use of the school chapel in compliance with Diocesan guidelines
Organizes and monthly Expositions of the Sacrament
Works with the Principal and retreat leaders to plan and conduct annual retreat experiences for students
Plans and implements programming for all students and families, especially during Advent and Lent
Oversees and implements the school service program (Diakonia Program)
Maintains and facilitates relationships with Catholic schools, churches, and organizations
Oversees planning and implementation of Catholic identity events and celebrations
Oversees recruitment for and activities of religious leadership organizations, including the Timothy Team
Serves on and attends committee meetings for school leadership groups
Collaborates with the principal to facilitate the ongoing Christian formation of faculty and staff
Theology Department and Savio Parent Association to provide ongoing Christian formation to parents
Works with the administration in the development of faith-centered programs that involve alumni, benefactors, and parents
Communicates regularly with the school community regarding the spiritual the school's spiritual life
Coordinates programs that assist students who are discerning religious vocations
Oversees and manages the budget for Formation and Ministry
Teaches theology classes part-time in the theology department as needed
Master's Degree in Theology
Meets the minimum requirements for teaching field as set forth by the Diocese and TCCED
Certifications and Training:
Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.
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Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin is a community of parents, teachers and administrators, clergy and religious with values rooted in the Catholic Faith, all working together to provide our students with a strong foundation for life. The Office of Catholic Schools, in service to principals and communities, assists Catholic schools in the formation of its members in their spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social lives. The schools, in turn, provide opportunities for its students, families, faculty, staff and board members to grow in a commitment to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. The office also coordinates accreditation, curriculum, testing, training and policy development for the approximately 571 teachers serving in the schools. All of the diocesan schools follow an accreditation process that is prescribed by the Texas Catholic Conference, approved by the Texas Education Agency, and directed by the diocesan superintendent’s office.
Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin form a unified school system made up of 22 Catholic schools ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade that collectively educate over 5,300 students across Central Texas. The entire schoo...l system stretches from the city of West in the north to Buda in the south, and from Bryan-College Station area in the east to Killeen in the west.