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First Baptist Church

Director of Christian Education and Leadership Development

First Baptist Church
Augusta, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 06/13/2008
Categories: Other
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Ministry Focus: Ministries of the church that involve Christian Education, Program and Leadership Development.
Relationships: The Director of Christian Education and Outreach shall be a full-time staff member of the church and serve under the direction of the Christian Education Department and the senior pastor. He/She shall be an ex-officio member of the Christian Education department and committees to which he/she is assigned by the senior pastor.
Qualifications: The Director of Christian Education and Outreach shall be a strong mature Christian. He/She shall have as a minimum a Bachelors degree in related fields with additional training or experience in program and leadership development. He/She should have the ability to work with people and coordinate ministries and programs within the church that involve all aspects of Christian Education.
Responsibilities: The Director of Christian Education and Outreach responsibilities shall include:
• Work closely with the Christian Education Department to develop all aspects of the Christian Education ministry of the church.
• Encourage people to explore and use their spiritual gifts; equipping leaders, volunteers and teams through training and support.
• Assist the Christian Education Department in providing leadership development training for church leaders.
• Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the senior pastor in keeping with the scope of this job description.
• Work closely with the Sunday School Superintendents to enhance Christian Education opportunities for children and families.
• Work with the Christian Education Department to implement Year-Round programs for Christian Education.
• Assist in curriculum development that benefits children and families.
• Research new and additional materials for Sunday School and Small Groups.
• Create new programs for children and families as the need/opportunity arises.
• Develop and implement innovative ways to make Christian Education more effective through continuing education.
• Assist in identifying, recruiting and equipping leaders/teachers for Sunday School and Small Groups.
• Be an advocate within the church for Christian Education
Work Week:
This position will be based on a minimum of a flexible 40 hour work week as determined through consultation with the Pastoral Staff.
All leave is subject to the current Staff Leave and Benefits Policy.