Director of Christian Education (DCE) – Part-time
Applications due by July 15, 2015 – Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose: To provide for the Christian education and
spiritual formation for the children of Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian
Accountable to the pastor as head of staff.
In coordination with the pastor
to plan the Christian education programs for children as well as to train
church members for the task of teaching and leading Christian education in a
education programs with the Children and Youth Committee (CYC) by:Acquiring
and adapting curriculum materials;
Recruiting, training and
Collaborating with teachers
for long-range and short-term planning of curriculum, lessons and activities (Workshop
monthly meetings of Children and Youth Committee and assisting with the
development of budgetary requirements and responsibilities;
in Sunday morning activities;
other duties as required or requested by the pastor or the session.
Relationships: Relates to the pastor as head of staff, other
staff persons; the Children and Youth Committee; and supervises the teaching
staff and their assistants.
DCE should have sufficient training and experience necessary to assist in the
nurture of the life of the church. The DCE should be confident in their role
and secure in their journey of faith.
The DCE should be able to work effectively as part of a team when
meeting with the congregation and staff, and be able to communicate with the
surrounding population; the DCE will be able to demonstrate an ability to
interact with both the congregation and staff in a positive and confidential
manner, and should have a working knowledge of local and global ministries.
Hours of employment:
This is a part-time position of approximately ten hours a week.
Vacation: The DCE
will receive paid leave and study leave commensurate with experience. Vacation time must be approved by the head of
yearly salary is provided, paid twice monthly. Mileage reimbursed at IRS rate.
A performance review of the director of Christian education (DCE) will
be conducted annually by the pastor in coordination with the Personnel
Committee and the session; this review will also include an annual review of
the director of Christian education’s compensation.