Oct 01, 2021

Christian Education Director

  • Broadview Baptist Church
  • Broadview, IL, USA
Full time Christian Teacher Education Training

Job Description

Christian Education Director

Broadview Missionary Baptist Church

Broadview Illinois

 We are seeking a Christian Education Director with a heart for people and a passion to positively impact the lives of others through biblical education and training.


To learn more visit the church website @ https://www.broadviewbaptist.org/

The focus of this position is to oversee the development, implementation and on-going administration and coordination of programs and strategies to facilitate the spiritual growth of  BMBC members into Christ-likeness. This position facilitates discipleship growth on the personal level, one-on-one level with fellow believers, in small groups, and in mid-sized groups. This position requires some evening and weekend work hours.

 Christian Education Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with superintendents of Discipleship Training, Missions Education, Sunday School, Tuesday School and Vacation Bible School and with mentorship sponsors develop a unified and strategic educational program in support of BMBC’s stated mission, objectives and ministries. 
  • Oversee on-site, internal membership and inter-church virtual learning opportunities.
  • Stay abreast of exemplary trends in Christian Education and, as led by the Holy Spirit, lead in the development of new and visionary directions for BMBC Christian Education.
  • Assess membership needs for integration of life-application strategies for all BMBC constituencies into Christian education approaches
  • Assess membership needs for integration of technology and virtual platforms into Christian Education approaches
  • Monitor, track and promote extended on-line learning 
  • Promote electronic tools and classroom help that enhance learning.
  • Explore collaborative learning partnership.
  • Assess the training needs of new and experienced teachers and develop/secure training and other resources to aid their development; conduct teacher training/skills interventions as required. 
  • Research and direct the selection, purchase, and distribution of educational materials for children and adults.
  • Guide the recruitment of teachers including the enlistment of adults to work with youth.
  • Teach Christian Education classes as appropriate.
  • Develop programs and processes to promote and track Christian Education attendance and growth.
  • Develop and maintain a Christian Education expense budget.
  • Attend regularly scheduled church staff meetings.
  • Attend and supervise Sunday and Tuesday Schools. Attend other Sunday and weekday worship services as directed by the Pastor. 

 Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a liaison to select programs, ministries, department and auxiliary leaders of BMBC.
  • Work with the different entities of the Southern Baptist Association.
  • Serve on BMBC Christian Education liaison on BMBC Strategic plan team

 Qualifications (including skills and abilities)

  • Person of integrity, Christian faith and character who models the Christian lifestyle and understands and supports The Baptist Faith and Message’s doctrine in all areas of faith and practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate Christian values with clarity and effectiveness to adults, youth, and children.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiastic attitude and demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with leaders and workers in other BMBC ministries.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and Christian service orientation.
  • Demonstrated initiative and commitment to advance the Gospel through Christian Education. 
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, E-mail, Google Suites, Internet and virtual communications platforms

 Education and Experience Preferences

  • Confessed Christian who has a love of people and a God-given zeal to serve 
  • Bachelor’s degree in education/training related disciplines or equivalent training and experience 
  • Graduate studies in Christian Education is welcomed
  • Experience in discipleship, program coordination, volunteer recruitment preferred
  • Training/experience in needs assessment and curriculum development is desirable
  • Expense budget development and tracking experience is desirable
  • BMBC membership will be required upon offer acceptance

 Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

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