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Christian Educator at Rutgers Presbyterian Church

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Christian Educator

8 hours per week (including 9-1 on Sundays)

Can you help Rutgers Presbyterian Church on the Upper West Side of New York City in these transitional times?

We are a small and social justice-oriented church on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. We are seeking an individual with experience in progressive Christian education to work with us on Sunday morning worship and Sunday School. For now, the job will require about 8 hours a week, with the potential to expand.

The duties are as follows:

·    Prepare and present a Children’s Message at worship service on Sundays (starting at 11

am) in consultation with the pastor

·        Lead the Sunday School teaching team for the preschool, elementary, and middle school aged children.

·        Potentially we would like to plan a one-week in-person Vacation Bible School in August 2022

– volunteers would be available to assist with planning and teaching


Going forward, we hope to strengthen our youth group activities outside of the Sunday morning time for teens in the 8th-12th grades as well as children in 4th -7th grades.

Occasionally preparing for special events for families in coordination with the pastoral staff and the church office. And, educators in this role have previously done various types of community outreach.

Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree.

• A person with demonstrated experience in Christian Education and/or relevant

educational training.

• Knowledge and experience conducting online programs for and with children.

Thorough knowledge and experience using online tools including Zoom and social

media platforms.

• A good administrator who is well-organized, an effective record keeper and a

problem- solver.

• At least five years of experience working with children in a church setting

(could include volunteer work).

• Although not necessarily a Presbyterian, we seek someone with an

understanding of and appreciation for the Reformed Tradition.

• Someone who enjoys children and sees them as whole people.

• Someone who can work with many different kinds of family units and committed

to fluent communication with parents.

• Someone who is enthusiastic and creative and has excellent people-skills.

• Musical and artistic abilities are a plus.

• Able to work Sundays 9 am to 1 pm, with other hours including some weekday

evenings according to availability.

Relationships:

The Christian Educator reports to the Senior Pastor/Head of Staff and to the Parish

Associate, attending regular meetings with them and other church staff as

needed. The Christian Educator works closely with the Christian Education

Committee and consults with other committees of the church as the need

arises--all of these committees being responsible to the Session.

Christian Educator

8 hours per week (including 9-1 on Sundays)

Can you help Rutgers Presbyterian Church on the Upper West Side of New York City in these transitional times?

We are a small and social justice-oriented church on Manhattan’s…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
236 W 73rd St, New York, NY 10023, USA

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