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Instructional Positions

Part-Time High School Choir Teacher

Apply online or contact careers@easternchristian.org.

The High School Choir Teacher is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.
Professionally

  • Experience leading or conducting choirs or praise groups
  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
  • The person in this position expresses and exchanges ideas by means of the spoken word.  Details and important information/instructions must be accurate and understood.  The employee regularly communicates with students, parents and co-workers.
  • The person in this position is required to move about the campus as required including work in outdoor weather conditions.
  • The employee is required to have visual acuity involving computer work, and extensive reading for accuracy, neatness and thoroughness. Work involves computer work and office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and printer.
  • The person in this position is subject to regular levels of student playground/hallway and classroom noise.  There is sufficient noise to cause the employee to raise their voice to be heard above ambient noise levels.
Middle School Teacher

Eastern Christian School is seeking a full-time Middle School Teacher.

Apply online or contact careers@easternchristian.org with questions.

The Middle School Teacher will report to the campus principal and is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications:

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity.
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others.
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel.
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
High School English Teacher (Part-Time)

Eastern Christian School is seeking a part-time High School English Teacher.

Apply online or contact careers@easternchristian.org with questions.

The High School English Teacher will report to the campus principal and is responsible for working with their principal, support staff and teacher colleagues to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective learning climate in the school.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

In instructional planning: 

  • Follow the school’s written curriculum.
  • Translate course goals into student friendly objectives for lessons suitable to the age level and developmental needs of students.
  • Plan learning experiences which encourage the natural curiosity of students and are relevant to their lives and experiences.
  • Plan lessons that connect Biblical principles to concepts about God’s world. 
  • Design and use differentiated instruction which appeals to multiple learning styles.
  • Select means of assessment that effectively measures students’ learning. 
  • Maintain a wholesome spiritual and emotional atmosphere conducive to the spiritual nurture and development of the students.  

In teaching a class:

  • Assume the role of a teacher, coach, or guide facilitating learning rather than being the source of all information.
  • Emphasize the development of critical thinking where meaning and understanding of concepts have priority over factual knowledge.
  • Create a safe, caring classroom environment of acceptance and respect which encourages growth and nurtures spirituality.

In relating with students:

  • Establish a climate of love and care.
  • Define responsible Christian behavior, including guidelines and consequences.

In relating to parents:

  • Communicate regularly about their child’s progress and needs.
  • Respond to parental requests for information in a timely manner.

In professional growth:

  • Annually meet with the Principal or Supervisor to create goals for a Professional Development Plan.
  • Be committed to keep current with new research in learning and best practices.
  • Attend faculty meetings, inservice meetings and other assigned committee meetings.

Qualifications:

Professionally

  • Ability to obtain State Certification or ECSA Board Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education

Spiritually

  • Acceptance of ECSA’s Statement of Faith
  • A strong, clear, Christian testimony
  • A mature, godly spirit

Personally

  • A lifestyle of Biblical integrity
  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness to the needs of others.
  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel.
  • A strong philosophical commitment to Christian education and the mission of Eastern Christian School.
  • Subscription to the Reformed doctrines as outlined and professed in the Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dordt and the Belgic Confession.
Substitute Teachers – All Levels

Substitute teachers are needed for the current school year.

Apply online or contact careers@easternchristian.org with questions.

 

Non-Instructional Positions

Foundation Office Coordinator

Apply Online

Eastern Christian is seeking an Office Coordinator for the Foundation Department. The role of the Foundation Office Coordinator is to work with the Executive Director to implement Foundation goals and provide general day-to-day administrative and clerical assistance to the Foundation department.

Department Support 

  • Provide support at Foundation events
  • Respond to inquiries to the foundation office
  • Assist in drafting of communications and coordination with other departments and staff
  • Maintain and update contact information and other database entries

Engagement & Fundraising 

  • Coordinate mailings (appeal, event and Herald) with staff and outside vendors
  • Help coordinate campaigns and events such as the Annual Fund drive, Giving Tuesday, Auction Gala, Business Drive and HomEComing

Record Keeping 

  • Gift entry and acknowledgements
  • Assist department with providing reports and backup required by auditors

Alumni Relations 

  • Coordinate Alumni News and Remembering sections of The Herald
  • Assist with reunions in appropriate years and gather class information
  • Gather current alumni contact and other information such as marriage and birth announcements

Skills & Requirements: 

  • General administrative and clerical office skills
  • Knowledge of Google Suite or Microsoft Office and mail merge
  • Demonstrated commitment to Christ and support of EC’s mission & vision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detailed and organized
  • Ability to problem-solve and be proactive
  • Database management skills
  • Positive attitude and teamwork mentality 
  • Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
Bus Drivers

Apply Online

Positions available include both a.m. and p.m. daily routes, sports, and substitute drivers.

Competitive hourly wages. (Can earn up to $20,000 a year working only 4 hours per day, 180 days per year!)
$1,000 signing bonus
Summers off!!

Requirements:

  • Must have a B class CDL with a P and S endorsement.
  • Must have updated physical form.
  • Must have updated fingerprint form.
  • Subject to background check before hire.
  • Must provide references.
  • Must have a church affiliation.

Interested parties should contact careers@easternchristian.org for more information.

1:1 Preschool Medical Aide

Apply Online

The 1:1 Medical Aide is responsible for monitoring and caring for the personal medical needs of a preschooler three mornings a week. Medical background required.

After School Staff

Apply Online

This individual provides supervision and care for preschool and elementary aged children from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

 

Other Positions

ditto Upscale Resale - Part Time Furniture Manager

Ditto of North Jersey is currently seeking a part-time manager to assume primary responsibility for furniture sales. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maximum of 30 hours per week, with the schedule dependent on demand.
  • Work as part of the store leadership team, participating in the daily operations and management of the store.
  • Follow-up on donor calls for furniture, which will often include home visits to determine quality and acceptability of donations.
  • Pricing of furniture for the sales floor.
  • Scheduling and/or making pick-ups of donated furniture, including handling, loading and truck driving (van). Saturday hours may be required.
  • Moving furniture around the store and assisting customers with loading of furniture into their vehicles.
  • Other responsibilities as instructed/determined by the Board of Directors.

Wages and Benefits: This is an hourly position. There are no benefits paid for this position.

The successful candidate:

  • Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license (no CDL required) and have experience driving a pickup truck.
  • Must be a “people person”, able to communicate easily with ditto customers and donors. Sales experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Must be physically fit, able to lift and move furniture.

ditto of North Jersey is a ministry of Eastern Christian School. As such, a thorough background check (including fingerprinting) will be required before hiring. In addition, all employees must be
active, communicant members of an evangelical Protestant church. The Board of Directors must approve exceptions to these conditions.

For an application or additional information, please contact ditto of NJ general manager, Tim Maggiore at timmaggiore@easternchristian.org.

 

 
 

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