Christian Education Director (P/T) - Grafton, MA

2/4/2019

Congregational Church of Grafton
We are part of the United Church of Christ which is a progressive, affirming and welcoming denomination. We are located on the historic and beautiful Grafton Common and hold worship services at 10am on Sunday mornings. Sunday school is held during services three times per month.
 
Job Description
The Christian Education (CE) Director is a part time position of approximately 4 hours a week. This is a pilot program that will run for one year and then will be evaluated for potential continuation. The CE Director will work with, and report to, the Christian Education Committee to provide engaging lessons on Sunday mornings.
 
We are looking for a dynamic teacher who enjoys working with children and can help grow our Christian Education program by attracting additional families.
 
 Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the Christian Education Committee to plan and prepare weekly Sunday School lessons that align with the theme of the sermon.
  • Teach weekly Sunday School lessons to students in Pre-K to Upper Elementary
  • Prepare students to perform in annual Christmas Pageant each December
  • Prepare students for the annual Youth & Children’s Sunday Service each spring.  This includes working in conjunction with the committee and the minister to assign roles and responsibilities to the children for that one service.
  • Attend Christian Education meetings once a month.
  • Assist in community outreach which may include staffing an information table at a local event.
  • Potentially work with the minister on Confirmation and First Communion classes.
 
 Skills and Qualification
  • Experience working with children.
  • Experience teaching religious education.
  • Ability to communicate well with children and families.
  • Able to work as part of a team in conjunction with the Christian Education Committee
  • Must pass a background check
 
Pay is commensurate with experience. Additional services or events that are not part of the position’s listed hours will be appropriately compensated.
 
Qualified applicants should email a resume and cover letter by February 22, 2019 to:
 
Amy Woodbury, Chair
Christian Education Committee
Congregational Church of Grafton
amy.woodbury@hotmail.com
 

Contact: Amy Woodbury

Address: 30 Grafton Common Grafton MA 01519

Phone: 508 839 4513

Email: amy.woodbury@hotmail.com

Website: https://uccgrafton.org/