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Christian Education Program Coordinator
Preschool-Grade 6

In conjunction with the MAPC Progressive Education Community and accountable to the Pastor, the Program Coordinator for Christian Education will implement educational programming for children from preschool through grade 6. Primary responsibilities will be in implementing Godly Play, the Montessori-based curriculum used with younger children (preschool through grade 3) through leading classes as well as supporting volunteer teachers and/or helpers. The Program Coordinator will also assist in the development and implementation of programs for children in grades 4-6.

Specific responsibilities will include

  • Program leadership for younger children (preschool through grade 3) using the Godly Play curriculum
    • Lead Godly Play class on Sunday mornings (during worship)
    • Organize and maintain Godly Play materials
    • Maintain roster of trained volunteer teacher to serve as substitutes
    • Schedule and manage volunteers
    • Participate in training volunteers as needed
  • Program support for older children (grades 4-6)
    • In collaboration with Pastor, Progressive Education Community members, and other church members, plan Christian Education programming for children grades 4 – 6
    • Train and support volunteer teachers/mentors
  • Be present on Sundays 9am – 1pm
  • Evaluate programs annually

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the spiritual development of young children within a progressive theological framework
  • Experience working with young children in an educational setting
  • Familiarity with Godly Play curriculum  and formal training as a Christian Educator preferred

Time commitment for this position is approximately 7 hours per week during the school year (September – May) and will include about 4 hours on Sundays and meetings and coordination time with the Pastor and Progressive Education Community at other times.

Suggested compensation (for Personnel Committee’s review): $5,040 annually

$20.00 X 7 hours per week X 36 weeks (September through May, with some holidays excluded, e.g. Christmas/winter break)

 

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