Part Time Director of Christian Education

Goals/Objectives: To develop and maintain a vital, effective, and safe Christian education program for children and adults within Church of the Cross. To assist in facilitating and improve existing adult Christian education programs within Church of the Cross and develop special education programs.


  • Collaborate with Children’s Council in developing long-term goals and objectives for the Children’s Sunday School program.

  • Organize and implement children’s Sunday School classes and other educational activities.

  • Serve as staff representative to the Children’s Council and attendance at Youth Council.

  • Supervise Vacation Bible School in coordination with VBS director(s).

  • Recruit, direct, and train volunteer teachers.

  • Develop special educational programs and group studies for adults.

  • Supervise “Safe Sanctuary training” and assist the Church Secretary in monitoring compliance.

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Senior Pastor.


  • Must be able to articulate the Christian faith in a manner that is understandable to both adults and children and which is compatible with the doctrine of the United Methodist Church.

  • Must have good rapport with children and enjoy working with them.

  • Must have good planning, organizational skills and be able to carry out education related activities.

  • Must be a high school graduate.

  • Must meet all “Safe Sanctuary” standards including age criteria.

  • Must have a driver’s license.

This is a 15-hour-per-week position.