Director of Christian Education Full Time

@ Home Moravian Church
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina View on Map
  • Denomination: Non - Denominational
  • Job Category: Education Ministries
  • Salary Range: $45 - $52
  • Date Posted: 24 July 2022
  • Application Closed
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    Job Description

    Home Moravian Church seeks a full-time Director of Christian Education (DCE), responsible for organizing, coordinating, and implementing an effective year-around ministry of Christian formation for all ages. Key responsibilities include nurturing community with children & families as well as the coordination of Godly Play (a Montessori-based curriculum for children).

    Key Ministry Areas:
    • Sunday programming and other continuing educational opportunities for all ages
    • Seasonal events to coincide with the liturgical year (e.g. Vacation Bible School, Easter Egg hunt, Christian Education Sunday, Prayer Days for Children & Youth, Advent & Lenten formation opportunities)
    • Godly Play (a Montessori-based curriculum for children)
    • Communion education for children
    • Supervision of the Director of Youth Ministry and Nursery Supervisor

    Administrative Expectations:
    • Work closely with the staff team to plan and lead ministries across congregational life
    • Attend meetings of the Board of Elders as a member of the program staff
    • Provide regular ministry-specific communications to the congregation
    • Participate in the Moravian Ministries Association and other provincial gatherings for Directors of Christian Education
    • Comply with all requirements and guidelines of the Home Church employee handbook, Child Protection policy, and photo permission procedures
    • Work with the CE Committee to develop and manage the CE budget
    • Continue the church’s Ministry Architects initiative for children and youth in partnership with the CE Committee

    Desired Skills and Qualities:
    • Relational leader
    • Team player in working with staff and church constituencies
    • Able to recruit, train, mentor, and empower volunteers
    • Self-motivated
    • Theology and practice consistent with the teachings of the Moravian Church
    • Proficient with current technologies
    • Good communicator with excellent writing skills

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • A Master’s Degree from an accredited Seminary and/or Divinity School
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience

    Compensation:
    • Starting base salary: $45,000-52,000; commensurate with experience
    • Health insurance (medical, visual, dental)

    Interested candidates should include the following materials with their application: cover letter,
    resume, three references, and permission to contact those references. Completed applications
    may be sent by email with the subject heading, Director of Christian Education. Application reviews are ongoing. The position will remain open until filled..

    Application deadline closed.

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