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Northminster Presbyterian Church

Director of Christian Education

Northminster Presbyterian Church
Evanston, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 05/05/2010
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
To work with the church Session in planning for, developing, and supervising the Christian education of the church, in accordance with the policies and directions of the Christian Education Committee.

--Provide for the educational activities of the church as an integrated and effective ministry of Christian Education (pre-Kindergarten through adult)

--Design and implement the Sunday morning and special programs for children, in consultation with other educational and music laity and staff members (including curriculum, recruitment, teacher training, Children’s Sermon, Vacation Bible School, special programming, safety-crisis procedures)

--Serve as staff resource person for adult education programming

--Attend meetings of the Christian Education Committees and church staff

--Publicize/promote Christian Education activities in all appropriate communication media

--Participate in other educational and ministry tasks as requested by the Pastor/Head of Staff

Bachelors degree required, experience with Christian education required; Christian Educator certification desired; working knowledge of, or experience with, Reformed Tradition theology and the PC(USA) preferred; technology skills essential; comfort with the More Light Presbyterian Church movement necessary. Desired personal characteristics: strong interpersonal, relational, organization, communication (oral and written) skills; creativity; flexibility; ability to equip adults to teach. This position will be salaried with benefits, with a commitment for 25 hours weekly.