Director of Christian Education

The Presbyterian Church of Radford is looking for a new Director of Christian Education! If you or someone you know is interested in the position, please apply by submitting a resume, at least 3 references, and a cover letter to pcofradford@gmail.com. Candidates will also need to pass a background check. This is an immediate opening starting as soon as the position is filled. The position is 15 hours a week, flexible scheduling but Sunday morning is required. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Position Description:
The Director of Christian Education, as a part-time employee will work with the Christian Education committee and pastor to organize, support, recruit, and to supply resources for the Presbyterian Church of Radford’s education of the congregation.

Qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in an education related field, or the equivalent experience to perform the duties of the DCE.
  • Passion for Christian education
  • Experience in Christian leadership
  • Must pass a background check
  • Good communicator
  • Basic technological competency (Word/GoogleDocs, email, etc.)
  • Capacity for teamwork with pastors and church leaders

Responsibilities:

  • Train and assist church members for the task of teaching and leading Christian Education.
  • Coordinate educational and special church programming, such as the Christmas pageant.
  • Recruit, train, and coordinate leaders for Children’s programs, including Sunday School and Children’s Church
  • Assist with the hiring, training, and supervision of our nursery worker
  • Provide resources for Christian Education programs (curriculum, nursery supplies, etc.)
  • Communicate Christian Education programs with the congregation
  • Develop meaningful relationships with children, youth, and their families through interactions each Sunday.
  • Share in the leadership of worship, including the children’s message
  • Attend staff meetings and Christian Education committee meetings
  • Coordinate and lead Safe Sanctuary workshop for congregation in tandem with human resource committee.