6/15/17: Sunday School Instructors (Jersey City, NJ)

What are you looking for?
Sunday School Instructors
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Grace Church Van Vorst
Where is the job site located?
Jersey City, NJ
What do you want this person to do?
Grace Church Van Vorst is a progressive Episcopal Church with an evangelical joy about the Good News of God in Christ. Our church family encompasses people of all ages, cultures, faith backgrounds, and types of families, drawn together by our longing for Jesus and desire to share in God’s love. We are located in downtown Jersey City, four blocks from the Grove Street PATH station.

We are currently seeking two Instructors, one for our Little Lambs (Pre-K/K) Sunday School class and another for Follow Me (1st-5th grades), with additional opportunities for applicants interested in working with the Youth Group (6th grade and up).

Hours and Compensation:
Sunday mornings from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Occasional additional hours for special events throughout the year, with additional hours possible for applicants interested in working with Youth Group. Compensation is $25/hr.

Responsibilities:
– Create a safe, loving environment for children to encounter and learn about God within the church community
– Teach Little Lambs/Follow Me weekly during Sunday 11am service, using supplied curriculum
– Maintain safety, cleanliness, and order of the classroom environment
– Maintain roster of students
– Document, maintain, and report issues as they arise and communicate the same via email the Church Rector and Children’s/Youth vestry Member
– Foster connections between the Sunday School classes and the greater congregation

Attributes/Skills sought:
– Experience working with young children
– Ability to provide structured environment within which children are encouraged to be creative and free in their spiritual expression and practices
– Artistic and/or musical ability is highly desirable

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Send cover letter and resume to Reverend Laurie Wurm, revlwurm@gracevanvorst.org.
Do you have a website?
http://www.gracevanvorst.org