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Loyola Catholic School... leading through faith, academic excellence, and service

Employees at Loyola Catholic School are encouraged in their own personal journeys as they continue to learn and grow in their knowledge and faith alongside their students and peers. Loyola offers a very supportive, Christian environment for employees to become the best they can be.


Loyola Catholic School in Mankato, Minnesota is a Catholic Preschool through 12th-grade school serving students from the dioceses of Winona-Rochester and New Ulm. Over the last century, Loyola has been committed to serving students and families in the Mankato area in the traditions of leadership, academic excellence, service, and faith.

For the positions below, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Loyola Catholic School has the following openings:

1.0 FTE long-term third-grade substitute teacher  posted 9/12/22
Mid-November through mid-January. The ideal candidate will provide energetic, positive leadership and direction, rooted in Gospel values to the third-grade program.  Loyola teachers educate students to be critical thinkers, moral decision-makers, and contributors to our church and world.

Development Officer, full-time posted 8/12/22
Position Overview 
Provide energetic, positive leadership and direction, rooted in Gospel values, to increase the number of donors and their gifting levels toward Loyola School development funds and Schola Foundation funds.  Plan, direct and coordinate all school and foundation-based development activities and major fundraising efforts.  Manage and oversee Development Program initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities
Assists in direct mail, and email/online development initiatives
Lead alumni relations, actions, initiatives and strategic planning
Cultivation and moves management of assigned donors
In coordination with the dean of advancement, create and manage the school’s annual fundraising strategy
Coordinates with the dean of advancement, special events coordinator, and director of marketing and communications on all fundraising and constituent relation initiatives
Assist in the management of  multi-year fundraising goals to meet operating budget and balance sheet requirements
Metric responsibility established yearly with the dean of advancement and advancement committee
Manage the stewardship process for assigned benefactors of the school and Schola Foundation
Oversee and analyze the effectiveness of the fundraising databases and records management process
Identify annual sources of new funding such as grants, small/large business sponsorships, donors and gifts
Ensure Loyola School and Schola Foundations development activities properly support and reflect the school’s mission, goals and fiscal responsibilities

Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree and/or professional certification preferred
A minimum of three years of experience in cyclical fundraising, major gift fundraising, grant writing, alumni relations, or fundraising database management
Demonstrated ability in securing major grants and gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with academic leadership, faculty, prospects, donors, and/or volunteers in a wide range of roles
Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate, and timely reports and other documents to support development objectives
Database management skills
Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others
Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment
Community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community
Program planning and leadership skills
Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups
Demonstrates initiative and the ability to work independently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
The willingness to work occasional nights and weekends as necessary
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Social Media
Familiarity with Canva, Salesforce (or other CRM) and Wealth Engine are a plus
Some qualifications may be substituted for experience or mission alignment
A commitment to the creation and maintenance of a positive work environment characterized by mutual respect, support, and Christian charity
A commitment to the missions of Loyola Catholic School and Catholic education


After School Childcare Assistants (2:50pm-5:30pm) posted 8/1/22

Position Overview
Under direct supervision, plan, organize, facilitate, and monitor the activities of children enrolled in the Clubhouse program. Monitor and interact with students to keep students engaged in intellectual, creative, artistic, and physical activities. Participate and assist with the activities of children enrolled in the after-school program, as needed.

Key Responsibilities
Assist in the planning and implementation of a daily program that will meet the needs of the children in attendance; set up program, project, and activity areas as needed.
Monitor individuals or small groups of students assigned to an after-school program; assure student understanding of program rules and procedures; maintain appropriate order and student conduct.
Monitor children to ensure their health, safety, and physical well-being; perform routine First Aid and CPR; perform first aid in emergency situations according to established procedures; enforce and ensure the health and safety rules and procedures are observed.
Interact with children in an effort to build self-esteem and form a comfort level with their peers; answer student questions, provide proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude, and general guidance.
Demonstrate and assist students with art projects.
Oversee students in physical activities, including but not limited to, basketball, kickball, softball, dodgeball, running, etc.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will possess the following skills:
Strong positive communication skills
Professional, approachable, friendly, humble, and respectful of others
High level of integrity
Efficient and well organized
Ability to handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
Patient and calm demeanor under pressure
Willing to do what it takes to get the job done

Job Type: Part-time Pay: $12.00 - $13.00 per hour

Morning Bus Driver
Loyola is seeking a bus driver to pick up students at two bus stops in the morning: Le Sueur and St. Peter.  Approximate hours are 7am-8:30am. Qualified candidates will have a CDL license.  To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to

Substitute Teachers: Loyola Catholic School is accepting resumes for a Substitute Teacher. Substitute Teachers 4-year college degree. Send cover letter, resume, references to: Loyola Catholic School, 145 Good Counsel Drive Mankato, MN 56001;; (507) 388-0600