Part-Time Christian Education Coordinator, East Granby, CT

Part-Time Christian Education Coordinator, East Granby, CT

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Christian Education Coordinator 
East Granby Congregational Church, UCC
Description of Duties
 
East Granby Congregational Church Children and Youth Mission Statement
We are a church that equips our children and youth with a sense of God’s presence, guidance, and love.  Having fun, learning, building relationships, and growing in faith, they are empowered to serve the world with purpose, compassion, and love.
 
Purpose
The Christian Ed. Coordinator:
  • Supports and coordinates programs to spiritually engage the youth, Pre-K-8th grade, of East Granby Congregational Church, UCC
  • Demonstrates the love of God and advocates for the spiritual well-being of the EGCC faith community
  • The Christian Ed. Coordinator will uphold the mission statement, covenant and bylaws of EGCC
Administrative 
  • Prepares and manages budget-related items in concert with the Spiritual Formation Ministry.
  • Manages registration of youth for church school.
  • Manages safe conduct training for volunteers.
  • Communicates contact information for new families to point-of-contact responsible for welcoming and acclimating new members.
  • Has primary responsibility for paid teachers
Leadership Development
  • Oversees, trains, and supports teachers
  • Helps recruit and provides support and feedback to volunteers
 
 
Relationship Building
  • Welcomes and integrates new families to the church school program
  • Participates in church events, including coffee hour after Sunday worship, in order to grow relationships with members
  • Weekly Email + follow-up with absentees in conjunction with Superintendent
  • Communicates with families of youth regarding church school programs
 
Baseline Skills/Qualifications
 
  • Skills in leadership, communication, technology including social media platforms, public speaking, classroom management, and problem solving
  • A spirited, inspirational, and engaging personality with excellent organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • An organized, enthusiastic team leader who enjoys children in an educational setting and is excited to work within a faith community
  • Successful completion of a thorough reference and criminal background check.
 
 
Responsibilities -- 10 hours/week, varying up and down from this due to seasonal demands:
Meetings
  • Attends and reports at a monthly Staff meeting, Spiritual Formation Ministry meeting, and Church Council meeting
  • Engages in required professional development provided by EGCC through the Southern New England United Church of Christ (SNEUCC)
   Christian Education
  •  Plans and implements an annual church school program for the youth of EGCC (in coordination with the teachers)
  • Teaches and prepares for one weekly class for youth in grades 6-8
  • Delivers children’s sermon in worship at least twice a month
 
 
 
 

Location: East Granby Congregational Church

Contact: Carl Pitney

Address: 9 Rainbow Road East Granby CT 06026-9627

Phone: 860-653-2987

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