Director of Children’s Christian Education

Full Time

St John's Episcopal Church

Job Title: Director of Children’s Christian EducationPosition Description: St. John’s is looking for a part time Director of Children’s Christian Education to We have a committed group of volunteers who teach and lead these groups, but we are in need of an overall staff leader for this ministry. We use Godly Play for our 4’s- 2nd graders and Be Bold, with some additional material for our 3rd-5th graders. Hours would include Sunday morning classes, spending time with parents of the students and other parishioners during coffee hour, as well as some evening intergenerational events, and a day or two in the office for the administration part of position and staff meeting. This person would work with the rector and the volunteer leaders to creatively plan, participate, and carryout this scope of ministry. Some specific areas of responsibility are the following:Co-creating and maintaining the big picture – overall calendar, coordination between classes, special events, and outreach planning for the yearScheduling teachers, assistants, helpers for Sunday mornings, special events, outreach projectsCoordinating Sunday mornings, tracking the service for classes to join the service for Eucharist, being available as a resourceCoordinating children and youth participation on First Sundays – creative ways for them to participate in the serviceDeveloping relationships with families and reaching out when people “go missing.”Growing the program – inviting parents and other adults to be part of the program – as teachers, helpers, creators of events – and to participate with their childrenSt. John’s has not had a Director of Children’s Christian Education on staff in 3 years as the church was going through a rector transition. The new Director of Children’s Ministries would be a part of a new and exciting chapter at St. John’s with the new rector and the growth and new energy for connection we have experienced during the pandemic.Job Type: Part-timePay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hourBenefits:Paid time offSchedule:Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:Fully vaccinated persons my choose to wear a mask but not required. Persons not fully vaccinated required to wear a mask.Education:Bachelor’s (Preferred)Experience:working with children: 5 years (Required)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoShow more

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