Director of Christian Education and Youth
Indian Hill Church, Episcopal and Presbyterian


Full-time, exempt
Supervisor: Dr. Rev. Stephen Caine, Presbyterian Minister


Job Overview:

Indian Hill Church is seeking a Director of Christian Education and Youth to foster spiritual growth and cultivate an environment of enthusiastic service and outreach in the community. The ideal candidate (possesses a strong call to) must feel a strong vocational call to ministry; possess a committed faith in God and Jesus Christ, and the maturity in their faith and in their spiritual growth to provide strong and appropriate counsel to children, youth, and adults; the ability to provide adaptive leadership and management to the Christian Education Program for children, youth and their families (birth–young adult) and to help them grow in their Christian faith; and the ability to develop trusting relationships with people of all ages within the congregation and community.



  • Direct and support all Christian education programs for children, youth, and families
  • Teach competently across multiple age groups and in multiple settings
  • Plan, coordinate and manage youth programs
  • Engage and empower parents to be involved in the faith formation of their children
  • Build opportunities for youth and children to be involved in worship and Christian service
  • Build relationships with children, youth, and families, and provide holistic guidance and support as needed
  • Work collaboratively with programming and support staff; coordinate directly with Director of Music and Director of Indian Hill Church Nursery School
  • Actively participate in all aspects of church life as a member of the leadership team
  • Hire, coordinate, and manage nursery staff
  • Other duties as assigned



  • PCUSA Certified Christian Educator or Episcopal equivalent, or Master’s Degree in Christian Education, or Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field with a strong desire to seek further training in Christian Education in either denominational context preferred
  • 2 to 5 years experience
  • The interest, maturity, and flexibility to work in a dual denominational environment
  • Physical requirements: ability to engage in overnight retreats, outdoor games and activities, mission trips and other physically demanding tasks
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to connect on a personal level with people of all ages
  • Outstanding planning and organizational skills
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience