Job Postings

The following openings are posted for the 2021-2022 school year:

Middle School Writing and Language Usage Teacher

St. Anthony of Padua is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our middle school staff.

Candidates will be responsible for a middle school homeroom, as well as six sections of middle school writing and language usage.
• Candidates should have a strong knowledge of ELA standards, English grammar, and 6 Traits of writing
• Seeking a teacher with intermediate – middle grade experience
• Credentials should include: current certification and highly qualified designation to teach 6-8 English

Anyone interested in being considered for this position please send resume and cover letter, along with a diocesan employment application located here, to:


Jenny Pudelko, Principal
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School
2510 Richmond NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616-453-8229 x203
jpudelko@saparish.com


Communications and Enrollment Specialist

Position Summary:
The Communications and Enrollment Specialist will be responsible for communication, marketing, recruitment and retention efforts at St. Anthony of Padua school, as well as provide support to the administrative team. This position is responsible for working closely with administration to oversee fundraising, volunteering, marketing, communications, alumni and admissions activities, while also keeping documentation of all efforts. The specialist will oversee external communications and community relations to ensure that there is a clear and consistent voice and message aligned with our school mission and vision. The Communications and Enrollment Specialist will report directly to the school principal. The position is approximately 32 hours per week.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, unless strong previous experience in recruitment, marketing, sales and/or public relations.
• Exceptional attention to detail
• A growth mindset with the ability to problem solve and multi-task in a deadline driven environment
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Team orientation and ability to work with administration, students and parents in a collegial faith based setting, to achieve individual and mutual goals.
• Knowledge of and support for the mission of Catholic schools
• Knowledge of computer operations, including spreadsheets and database management
• Ability to speak Spanish desired

General Responsibilities:
• Implement an effective St. Anthony storytelling model to recruit, retain and engage all stakeholders.
• Lead initiatives that focus on recruitment and enrollment growth at St. Anthony of Padua school, as included in the St. Anthony Strategic Plan.
• Initiate, document and provide follow up contact with prospective families.
• Participate in parish, school and local community events to engage current and prospective families.
• Lead the enrollment, financial aid and admissions process at St. Anthony
• Coordinate weekly newsletters and bulletins to all stakeholders, strengthening communication and public awareness
• Work with the development and marketing committees to develop creative and strategic efforts for fundraising and enrollment.
• Serve as a confidential school office employee.
• Oversee the school website and social media accounts.
• Assist with daily operations, including answering phones and supporting parents and teachers with day to day needs.

Working Conditions:
• Work is performed mostly in an office setting. Evening and weekend work is required of the position for monitoring of social media platforms, school events and enrollment events.

Deadline: June 22, 2021

Anyone interested in being considered for this position please send resume and cover letter, along with a diocesan employment application located here, to:


Jenny Pudelko, Principal
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School
2510 Richmond NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616-453-8229 x203
jpudelko@saparish.com