Director of Christian Education

Kenilworth, IL
Type: Lay
Posted Jun 11, 2018
Job Title
Director of Christian Education
Name of church or organization
Kenilworth Union Church
Job Location
Kenilworth, IL
Job Description
Lake Michigan, bike trails, museums, music festivals, restaurants and our “world series Cubs” are just a few reasons why people adore Chicago! So, if you love working with children, want the opportunity to create something vivacious and new, and are excited to be part of a collaborative staff, Kenilworth Union Church could be for you!

Located in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs, Kenilworth Union Church (www.kuc.org) is searching for a Director of Christian Education to oversee and implement a comprehensive vision for Christian education and faith formation for infants through sixth graders and their families. With 25-40 kids per grade, the church is heavily invested in children and families. This new position has been created to complement the children’s ministry staff and build on a strong program. Kenilworth Union is an inclusive church community whose identity is formed by its devotion to God, inspiring worship, service in the community and a deep commitment to nurturing our children and youth in faith. Founded in 1892, Kenilworth Union is one of the oldest non-denominational protestant churches in the United States.

Candidates interested in applying should have a Master’s Degree in Christian Education or Early Childhood Education. In lieu of a master’s degree, a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education paired with a certification in Christian Education is acceptable. Candidates should also have 3+ years of experience as a Christian Educator or in a teaching environment. Additional personal and professional qualifications include excellent communication skills, mastery in classroom instruction and guidance of faith formation, a joyful presence with children and their families, and Christian faith and values.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, statement of faith, and resume to search@ministryarchitects.com
Application Deadline
08/13/2018
Link to the job posting or application
hireayouthpastor.com/churches/1566/jobs/2448
Website
www.kuc.org/welcome/careers