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Thank you for your interest in working at Calvary Church. In order to create and maintain an atmosphere of excellence, we are looking for highly motivated people who are willing to give 100% every day. We want people who will partner with Calvary Church in reaching our community with the love of Christ.

Please read carefully the requirements and qualifications for the job in which you are interested. You must complete a separate application for each position of interest to you. Based on the position, you may be asked to attach your résumé. Full-time benefits are available. 

If we think you’ll be a good fit with our team at Calvary Church, we’ll be in touch. 

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Full-time

Principal: Calvary Christian School

Job Posted 2/19/20

Principal: Calvary Christian School

The Elementary Principal is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the pre-kindergarten-eighth grade programs and provides overall supervision and direction to the elementary staff and faculty. The Elementary Principal will collaborate with the administrative team to ensure best practices for the school. He/she will have primary responsibility for influencing/supporting a distinctive school culture that is obedient and pleasing to the Lord, in alignment with the mission statement.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior
  •  Supervise the instructional programs of the elementary school, evaluating lesson plans, and observing classes on a regular basis to encourage the use of a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with research on learning and student growth and development
  • Supervise in a fair and consistent manner effective discipline and attendance systems with high standards, consistent with the philosophy, values, and mission of the elementary school
  • Ensure a safe, orderly environment of the elementary school that encourages students to take responsibility for behavior and creates high morale among staff and students
  • Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that has their respect
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, and school personnel
  • Keep the faculty and staff informed and seek ideas for the improvement of the elementary school
  • Conduct meetings, as necessary, for the proper functioning of the elementary school
  • Establish procedures within the elementary school that create and maintain attractive, organized, functional, healthy, clean, and safe facilities, with proper attention to the visual, acoustic, and temperature
  • Establish schedules and procedures for the supervision of students in non-classroom areas (including before and after school)
  • Communicate regularly with parents within areas of responsibility, seeking their support and feedback, so as to create a cooperative relationship to support the student in the school
  • Collaborate with church and school leadership to advance the mission of the school
  • Communicate with church leadership regularly about the needs, successes, and general operation of the school
  • Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information within legal confines
  • Within the elementary school, build and oversee teams of school leaders that drive developmentally appropriate spiritual formation activities, student learning, social activities, and leadership opportunities inside and outside the classroom that align with the mission, vision, and core values of the School 
  • Assist in the preparation of master schedule, student-parent handbooks, and school calendar
  • Respond to calls and questions from elementary school parents and students

Operational Leadership

  • Attend school committee meetings as able and when topics related to areas of responsibility are on the agenda
  • Contribute to school-wide decisions as an active member of leadership teams
  • Contribute to the annual budgeting process
  • Provide oversight and implementation of the annual budget in areas assigned
  • Establish and maintain an effective inventory system for all school supplies, materials, and equipment within the elementary school
  • Complete all records and reports in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and school policies within areas of responsibility
  • Develop and provide support including high-quality feedback (including annual performance reviews) for faculty and staff assigned

Advancement Leadership

  • Represent the School as part of the leadership team in modeling Godly character and the core values of the school, communicating the school’s goals, vision, and strategies to stakeholders, and mentoring younger leaders
  • Support the Advancement Department to reach advancement goals, provide effective communication to stakeholders, implement the admissions process, and support student recruitment and retention
  • Attend school events as a representative of CCS
  • Promote CCS as a discipleship ministry of Calvary Church
  • Participate in professional community opportunities and as an ambassador for Christian education and the School
  • Membership at Calvary Church required

Key Competencies

  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith, 
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23). 
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others.  This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.   
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in educational leadership or related field
  • Five or more years of administrative experience
  • ACSI certification in leadership or the ability to obtain ACSI certification

Relationships

Number of people supervised:  15-25

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  

Technical Director

Posted 2/5/20

Technical Director

As a leader within our Live Production department, the Technical Director fulfills this mission by providing spiritual, creative, and administrative leadership for weekend service production with a special emphasis on audio, video, and lighting production. This position also serves as the technical producer for all technical aspects for church-wide special events and departmental events.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Recruit new volunteers for the media ministry
  • Equip/train the volunteers for high quality ministry at Calvary
  • Participate in the Service Small Groups
  • Attend and contribute to weekly Creative/Service Planning meetings
  • Evaluate weekend ministry and provide oversight for media changes
  • Organize teams for the implementation of the media needs for weekend service production
  • Organize teams for the implementation of the media needs for weekly ministries at Calvary
  • Manage budget
  • Technical support for special events: church-wide or specific ministries
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Manage Teams:
    • Video Director/Switcher Operator
    • Camera Operator
    • Lighting Operator
    • ProPresenter Operator
    • Front of House Sound Operator

Key Competencies

  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Positive encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

This position requires knowledge of trends and equipment in the implementation of ministry. Continual effort should be made to be aware of these things through reading, periodicals, magazines or conferences that will challenge the status quo in the tech and ministry needs of Calvary.

Relationships

Number of people supervised: One staff and volunteers

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Youth Communications Coordinator

Job Posted: 1/27/20

Youth Communications Coordinator

The purpose of the Media Coordinator is to assure all Youth environments engage students with relevant, expressive and engaging media.

Main Responsibilities

  • Create promotional materials: Oversee the creation of all promotional material for services and events.
  • Resource the media needs of services: Oversee the process of creating all resourcing for services and events as needed including videos, slides, flyers, posters, and other promotional
  • Oversee the implementation of resources for service: Build teams that will properly implement audio and visual support for services and events.
  • Oversee recorded and visual media: Train and equip teams of videographers and photographers. Oversee the media they record through proper organization on computers and servers.
  • Oversee Social Media: Produce and implement proper social media communication. Build a platform for encouraging and discipling students and leaders through social media platforms.
  • Oversee the NXT Generations Podcast: Help create, edit, and upload content that will encourage, disciple, and inspire our leaders and students.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Positive encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of basic computer programs including Microsoft Office.
  • Basics in Photoshop, InDesign, Premier, and Lightroom. Also use of MailChimp and Trumpia.

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: 0
  • Person assigning work assignments: Youth Pastors

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Office Hours

This position is a full-time salary position consisting of 35-38 weekday office hours as well as 4-6 service hours and additional event hours as assigned.

Elementary Ministry Coordinator

Elementary Ministry Coordinator

The purpose of the Coordinator of Elementary Ministries is to oversee the effectiveness of elementary ministries through the training and equipping of volunteers, creation of visual media, and as well as the follow-up process for the people we shepherd.

Main Responsibilities

  • Build teams - Build teams of volunteers who will carry out the ministry of NXT Kids!
  • Coordinate Ministry – see that all volunteers are approved, and effectively trained and equipped for their ministry role.
  • Resource Media Needs – Create videos, slides, and graphics for kids' events and services.
  • Equip Volunteers – oversee the process of distributing curriculum, assist in the writing of curriculum, building props, and preparing the supplies that will enable volunteers to best use their gifts as they serve in ministry.
  • Oversee Check-in process – the Elementary Check-In process is the first point of contact with parents. This area must be equipped with well trained and informed volunteers, as well as be full of life and energy.
  • Support our ability to connect – support the assimilation process in children’s ministry by overseeing the follow up of absent children and what volunteers are connecting with them.
  • Run reports and follow through – run the weekly follow-up reports and follow through according to the NXT Kids Follow-up Policy
  • Parent relations – oversee communication to parents and the flow of information they receive. This will be done primarily through web content, information at the info booth, and publications sent out to parents.
  • Other duties as assigned – all other duties will be assigned by Pastor.

Key Competencies

  • Organizational skills
  • Management of volunteers
  • Flexibility-adaptable to change
  • Teamwork skills
  • Loyalty
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of basic computer programs including Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work various printers and copiers
  • Experience leading a team of volunteers

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: Hundreds of volunteers
  • Person Assigning Work Assignments: Elementary Director

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Office Hours

This position is a full-time hourly position consisting of 34 weekday office hours as well as 6-8 service hours and additional event hours as assigned. Weekly office hours are 8:30–5 Mondays; 8–5 Tuesday–Thursday. Thursday will typically be a late start time of 10 A.M.

Part-time

Lunch Room Server

Posted 1/29/20

Lunch Room Server

The purpose of the Lunch Room Server is to help prepare and serve hot lunch to school and daycare program in a timely manner. During downtimes, the Lunch Room Server may be called upon to help in any area of the Cafe.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assists Chef in preparing items for lunch program
  • Serves hot lunch
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area at the end of the shift
  • Help with washing dishes
  • Helps with preparation for next day
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Flexibility- adaptable to change
  • Team Work
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience

  • None required

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Assistant Director - Calvary Children's Center

Posted: 12/6/19

Calvary Children’s Center Assistant Director

The Children’s Center Assistant Director will manage all aspects of the daily operation of the children’s center.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Supervises all staff members, assist in their schedules, and handle employee issues with staff.
  • Responsible for the supervision of children’s programs and activities.
  • Meet with parents and staff to discuss student’s progress upon request/as needed.
  • Maintain operational policies.
  • Maintain all pertinent records regarding staff and children and the administration of the center.
  • Maintain all state licensing requirements.
  • Work with Director of Advancement & Admissions for publicity and student recruitment.
  • Ensure facilities are maintained and cleaned according to state regulations.
  • Maintain student/family records.
  • Handle financial aspects of center’s admissions and registration.
  • Collaborate with Calvary Christian School’s bookkeeper.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to develop good relationships with parents, children and co-workers
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to plan ahead
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Strong math skills
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive, encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. If have any other Education degree, must also have a minimum of 21 semester hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education.
  • Programs – knowledge and experience of the Internet and Microsoft Office software and office equipment.
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • 1-3 years experience in accounts receivables or general accounting experience.

Relationships

Number of people supervised:  Children’s Center Staff
Person Assigning Work Assignments: Principal and Director of Advancement and Admissions.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk, see or hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

Preschool Teacher - Calvary Children's Center

Job Posting: 9/5/19

Lead Preschool Teacher - Calvary Children’s Center

The Teacher shall prayerfully help students obtain the foundational attitudes, skills, and subject matter that will contribute to their readiness for life-long learning as they develop into mature, able, and responsible Christians to the praise and glory to God.​This position is a 12-month position and hours can vary during the summer months.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reflect the purpose of the Center which is to help young children “grow in wisdom and stature and favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52) in such a way that honors Christ in every activity.
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Cooperate with Director and Executive Team in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the Children’s Center.
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Keep proper discipline in the classroom, on Center premises, and during field trips for a good learning environment.
  • Plan ahead by maintaining a lesson plan book with age-appropriate activities
  • Maintain, a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Plan a program as required by the Illinois Dept. of Children and Family Services licensing standards and challenging each child to grow and learn according to his/her individual needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child:  spiritual, mental, physical, social and emotional.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance records
  • Keep students, parents and administration adequately informed of progress, deficiencies, or incidents involving each child.
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, and administration.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, faculty, and parent meetings.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Inform the Director/Executive Team in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith.
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others. This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.  
  • Faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Statement of Faith of this school (Hebrews 10:25).
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Self-motivation
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or Development OR
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution and at least 12 semester hours in Early Childhood Education AND
  • Relevant teaching experience as documented in three written references

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised:  None
  • Work with colleagues in a team-teaching arrangement

 Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk throughout facility; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk, hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students.   The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee must lift, hold and/or move up to 45 pounds. 

 

Fry Cook

Job Posting 5/24/19

Fry Cook

The purpose of the Fry Cook is to assist Chef at the fryer. During down times, the Fry Cook may be called upon to help in any area of the Cafe.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assists Chef at fryer by preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Stocks freezer with all items needed for deep fryer
  • Assists in stocking rest of station with condiments, to-go containers, sauces, and grill items
  • Cleans and sanitizes fryer on a monthly basis
  • Cleans and sanitizes work area at end of shift
  • Other duties as assigned – all other duties will be assigned by Manager.

Key Competencies

  • Flexibility- adaptable to change
  • Team Work
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience

1-2 years of experience working in food service

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Contracted

NXT Kids Childcare Worker

Job Posting 12/7/18

NXT Kids Childcare Worker

This is a part-time opportunity. Hours vary from 6 to 11 hours per week. NXT Kids Childcare Workers provide high-quality childcare for infants through 4-year olds while parents are engaged in Christian formation experiences at Calvary. It is expected that every childcare worker continues growing and maturing in their relationship with God by regularly attending a service or classes at Calvary Church that does not interfere with their commitment as a childcare worker.

Current Dates and Times:

  • Tuesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Every other Thursday from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Other opportunities will be announced one month in advance.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a lifestyle keeping with Christian character and values.
  • Represent Calvary’s Children Ministry in a way that honors God.
  • Arrive on time whenever scheduled.
  • Provide safe, secure and professional childcare that allows different ministries at Calvary Church the opportunity to involve parents while carrying out their mission.
  • Know and adhere to all Children’s Ministry policies and procedures.
  • Create and promote a welcoming environment for all kids and their families.
  • Make sure every child has an appropriate tag and has been checked into class and accounted for in check-in book.
  • Keep proper discipline in rooms and in large group activities.
  • Engage with the kids through age-appropriate games, crafts and other activities and help them understand God’s love and purpose for their life.
  • Recognize when a child has a special need and be accommodating to the best of your ability in the situation.
  • Observe for food allergies and be cautious with kids during snack time.
  • Change diapers and/or assist kids in the bathroom.
  • Clean and organize rooms after every childcare event.
  • Fill out Incident Reports as needed.
  • Communicate with Childcare Leader for monthly work schedule agreement.
  • Use Planning Center to confirm attendance for events scheduled to work.
  • Attend meetings, Summit Event and Children’s Ministry trainings.
  • Dress appropriately to work with kids, sit on the floor and be active.
  • Inform Childcare Leader in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any task or responsibility.

Key Competencies

  • Self-motivated
  • Takes initiative
  • Timeliness
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team player
  • Desire to work with children

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Bilingual Skills (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this work.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this work, the Individual is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The Individual is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The Individual must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 
 

If you are interested in one of these positions, contact Yaneliz Soto at 630-585-3275 or email her.

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