Cathedral CCD Teacher Application 2018-2019

St. Thomas Syro Malabar Cathedral of Chicago School of Religious Education is looking for dedicated CCD teachers to volunteer and teach our children preschool to 12th grade classes for the school year 2018-2019.  They must be at least 18 years of age and be confirmed.  The ideal teachers will be a practicing catholic and have a good standing in the church.  They must participate regularly in Sunday Mass and participate as fully as possible in a sacramental life style and adhere to the Catholic Church’s teachings on morality and behavior.  They must complete Diocesan requirements for catechist including: completing online diocese volunteer application and completing online criminal background check and safe environment program.  They should continue their own faith formation through participation in seminars, courses, retreats, Bible studies or other avenues. They should be willing to work as a team with the DRE, co-catechists, other members of the religious education team, clergy and parents. 



  • Be prepared with a lesson plan and prompt for CCD Class at 9:30 and Mass at 11:00 AM

  • Teach curriculum of the parish using the prescribed catechetical text as the primary resource

  • Attend all Staff meetings on Sundays and Teacher Training Programs

  • To secure a substitute and notify DRE if the teacher cannot be present for any reason

  • Maintain presence before & after classes to support, assist, communicate with other catechists and parents 

  • Do Midterm and Final exams and communicate to parents with progress report twice a year 



Please complete your application online at this link:





Vicar Fr. Augustine Palackaparambil
+1 (714) 800-3648
Asst. Vicar Fr. T. A. Nicholas SDB
+1 (630) 822-1905
Asst. Vicar Fr. Kevin Mundackal
+1 (914) 648-8369


George Ampalathumkal
+1 (312) 912-1762
Joseph Kanikunnel
+1 (773) 603-5660
Luke Chirayil
+1 (630) 808-2125
Paul Vadakara
+1 (708) 307-1122
Siby Parekat
+1 (847) 209-1142


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