Part-Time Director of Christian Education

CE Dir                                     Position Description

Director of Christian Education (DCE) – Part-time

Applications due by July 15, 2015 – Send resume to


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
shared capacity.

  1. Coordinate
    education programs with the Children and Youth Committee (CYC) by:

    and adapting curriculum materials;
             Recruiting, training and
    supporting teachers;

    Collaborating with teachers
    for long-range and short-term planning of curriculum, lessons and activities (Workshop
    Rotation Model);

  2. Attend
    monthly meetings of Children and Youth Committee and assisting with the
    development of budgetary requirements and responsibilities;
  3. Participate
    in Sunday morning activities;
  4. Performing
    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.

Qualifications:  The
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

Compensation:  A
yearly salary is provided, paid twice monthly. Mileage reimbursed at IRS rate.

Performance Evaluation
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.