Director of Christian Education
Highlands United Presbyterian Church
Jacksonville, Florida

Job Summary
We are looking for a Director of Christian Education (DCE) who, alongside wonderful volunteers, will lead robust Christian Education ministries for all ages in a way that is creative, joyful, well-organized, and enlightening. Our Director of Christian Education will have the wholehearted support of the congregation and have an opportunity to grow in the role just as our church will grow from strong Christian Nurture offerings.


  • Attend Sunday morning worship weekly, participating and leading as needed; attend worship on Christmas Eve, Easter, and other important services during the year
  • Facilitate Christian Nurture ministries for all ages, including (but not limited to) Sunday School, Wednesday evenings, Youth Group Meetings and special events, Vacation Bible School, Women’s Bible Study, etc.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and training to Christian Nurture volunteers
  • Oversee the annual budget for Christian Education and plan fundraising efforts to support ministry programs
  • Build relationships with families in the church, especially those with children and youth


  • Full-time
  • $48,000
  • Benefits: $1000 professional expense allowance; $2000 continuing education; childcare benefits consistent with HPGP (Highlands Precious Gifts Preschool) / HUPC agreement; 4 weeks vacation; 1 week of continuing education; healthcare benefits package

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