Part Time Director of Christian Education - Wallingford, CT

Part Time Director of Christian Education - Wallingford, CT


The Board of Christian Education at the First Congregational Church of Wallingford is looking to hire a part time Director of Christian Ministry. This position is a 12 month contract.
Responsibilities include:
  • Creating curriculum for three age groups (prek/k, 1st& 2nd grade, 3rd & 4th grade and 5th-8th grade)
  • Reporting once a month to the Board of Christian Education
  • Creating a 5 week summer program (just on Sundays)
  • Recruiting teachers & substitutes for each grade
  • Organizing yearly “Catch the Spirit Sunday” registration event in September (with the help of the board)
  • Holding events to promote team building
  • Planning programs weekly for youth in grades 6-12 that ran from September through May
  • Middle School Youth Group traditionally goes first from 4-6 and High School Youth Group traditionally was 6-8
  • Organizing events for the youth 
  • Organize the Silver Lake Retreat every year in February for the entire youth group
  • Organize two lock-ins at the church every year
  • Organize Super Bowl grinders (usually coincided with one of the lock-ins)
  • In May, traditionally the High School youth group was transitioned over to Mission Trip planning and attending
  • Also, need to recruit two resource adults per meeting.
  • HS diploma
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • 1-2 years’ experience with kids
Hours & Payrate: 20 hours a week at $20 an hour
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume & 3 professional references to Robin Davies at

Location: 23 S. Main Street

Contact: Jessie DePonte

Address: Wallingford CT 06492

Phone: 203-605-1852

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