Lay Employment

To list a job opening at a church or school in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, email the listing to Karen Mackey at kmackey@edola.org.

St. James Episcopal Church, Baton Rouge
Part-time Youth Director

St. James Episcopal Church of Baton Rouge is looking for a part-time Youth Director to begin August 1, 2016.

The responsibilities as Youth Director (YD) will be in shaping and developing a healthy and loving Christian community of young people and their families, and integrating them into a broader life of St. James. A self-starter, who is an Episcopalian with a college degree and administrative experience is preferred.  Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Creating a long range plan with objectives and timelines
  • Developing and overseeing Christian formation and community, including Sunday programs, confirmation, mission trips and diocesan activities
  • Recruiting and supporting volunteers
  • Managing program budget and supplies
  • Collaborating with the communications director for effective publicity of events
  • Maintaining social media marketing
  • Participating in the overall work of the St. James staff, attendance at staff meetings, maintenance of regular office hours, occasional involvement in liturgy planning and other duties necessary to the daily life of the parish
  • Taking part in light fundraising
  • Working 20 hours a week

Please email your resume to church@stjamesbr.org with subject line Christian Ed resume.

Trinity Episcopal Day School, Baton Rouge
Head of School

Trinity is seeking a new Head of School to lead its day school for the 2017-18 school year. The school has approximately 185 students ranging from Pre-K 3 to 5th grade. The position will begin June 1, 2017. The school is accredited by the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools and is a member of the National Association of Episcopal Schools.

Inquiries may be made by contacting the Search Committee at search@trinityschoolbr.org. More information on the position and the school is available on the school’s website at http://trinityschoolbr.org/content.cfm?id=1939

Interested candidates should submit the following materials confidentially no later than August 15, 2016, in one or more PDF attachments in one email to search@trinityschoolbr.org:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the Head of School position at Trinity Episcopal Day School
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of educational philosophy and practice
  • Statement of religious faith and church involvement
  •  List of four references including the referee’s professional or personal relationship with the applicant, as well as each referee’s phone numbers and email address. (The applicant’s submission of these references will be interpreted as the implicit permission for members of the Search Committee to make contact as necessary.)

St. James Episcopal Day School, Baton Rouge
Curriculum Director

St. James Episcopal Day School is seeking a full-time (12 month) Curriculum Director (CD). The CD is responsible for working with the faculty to ensure research-based strategies, formative assessment, data driven planning, curriculum alignment, and differentiation in the classroom are utilized to increase individual student achievement. The CD plays an important role in promoting relationships among students, staff and families by maintaining strong lines of communication with all stakeholders. The CD reports to the Head of School. The CD will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Coordinates curriculum alignment, instruction, and assessment with teachers
  • Ensures vertical and horizontal alignment of the curriculum
  • Coordinates the integration of instruction across several disciplines
  • Coordinates and leads professional development of current school programs
  • Monitors lesson plans giving feedback
  • Conducts instructional coaching
  • Helps to monitor, in conjunction with the Head of School, new teacher mentor program
  • Works with Head of School to disaggregate standardized testing data
  • Other duties as assigned

A Bachelor’s degree, five years of teaching experience and a current Louisiana teaching license are required; an advanced degree in Curriculum and Instruction or Education Leadership is preferred.An applicant must have excellent writing, communication, technology, and strong interpersonal skills. The applicant must have a strong foundation and experience with educational technology. If hired, the applicant will begin work on August 1, 2016. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, educational philosophy (1 page, maximum), and three to five professional references to lray@stjamesbr.org or mail to:

St. James Episcopal Day School
Lauren T. Ray, Head of School
445 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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