Protestant Religious Education Coordinator

Dyess AFB Chapel Protestant Religious Education

21 Aug 2019

Dyess AFB Chapel

Protestant Religious Education



The successful candidate for this position will be a 1099 contractor with Music Ministry International and be responsible for the following:

1.0 Position Title. Protestant Religious Education Coordinator
2.0 Scope of Responsibilities.
The Protestant RE Coordinator shall work with the RE Chaplain to provide a comprehensive
Christian Education program for the Dyess AFB Chapel.
3.0 Qualifications. The Protestant RE Coordinator shall:
3.1. Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred but not
required. Priority will be given to those with a degree in RE, education, or related area.
Or have previous experience by employment or volunteer preferred as: 1) a RE
Coordinator in a military chapel, or 2) a civilian director of RE or 3) a director of a state
or federal education program.
3.2. Be open to working in a military chapel in a pluralistic environment. This includes
working on ecumenical projects with the chapel’s Catholic parish and involvement with
persons from a wide variety of Protestant theological backgrounds and viewpoints.
3.3. Maintain professional relationships with teachers, students, parish members, and
chapel staff from a variety of denominational backgrounds.
3.4. Undergo a government background investigation (at government expense) in
accordance with Department of Defense Instruction (DODI) 1402.5.
3.5. Undergo a successful background criminal history check at local (base), state, and
national levels.
4.0 Specific Tasks. The Protestant RE Coordinator shall:
4.1. Organize and manage the Protestant RE program at Dyess AFB.
4.2. Be accountable to the Deputy Wing Chaplain, through the Protestant RE Chaplain, as the
resource person, advisor, and coordinator of RE for the Protestant Parish; cooperatively
planning a year round religious education program for children grades kindergarten to
twelfth (K-12), to include identifying parish needs, curriculum, class schedule, teacher
training needs, and resources required. Promotes and implements a comprehensive and
unified Christian education program.
4.3. Recruit, prepare, and assign volunteer teachers and substitutes, and other necessary
staff; organizing and providing teacher-training workshops/events as required. Provide
orientation to new volunteers in the area of facilities, funding, policies, and resources.
Maintain a current roster of the K-12 volunteer staff. Ensures volunteers submit a
background check application with the chapel monitor and follow up on its completion.
4.4. Implement Christian Education promotion activities.
4.5. Conduct Sunday Christian Education and/or provide volunteers.
4.6. Keep records of enrollment and attendance on file utilizing current system. Maintain
Protestant RE files and submit monthly attendance reports to RE chaplain for K-12
events by third duty day of the following month.
4.7. Attempt follow-up contact on a weekly basis with all K-12 visitors and absentee
4.8. Oversee the weekly Sunday school program held in chapel or base facilities including,
but not limited to: unlocking classrooms, preparing and distributing materials, arranging
and maintaining on-site storage (as necessary), coordinating facility availability and
4.9. Be responsible for monitoring the handling of all funds received to insure compliance
with Dyess Chaplain Corps Operating Instruction.
4.10. Submit funds request in accordance to purchase program related supplies and
curriculum. Will ensure correct funds are used for the literature, supplies, and/or
4.11. Coordinate, schedule, and organize Vacation Bible School (VBS) during summer season,
in conjunction with the RE Chaplain. Event will be 4 or 5 consecutive days, lasting
approximately 2.5 hours. Recruit volunteer teachers and staff. Responsible for selecting
VBS curricula, creating the educational and experiential environment (e.g., transforming
chapel facilities into ancient Jerusalem, under sea or other specialized environment),
promoting program, recruiting and training volunteer leaders.
4.12. Coordinate special RE and Sunday school events for major religious holy days and
special seasons, as included in the annual events calendar coordinated with the Deputy
Wing Chaplain and RE chaplain.
4.13. Select and cast program, implement rehearsal schedule, recruit volunteers for set
design, music direction, choreography, wardrobe, etc. for special programs (e.g.
Christmas Pageant, Resurrection Egg Hunt), and other events as coordinated with
Deputy Wing Chaplain through the RE Chaplain.
4.14. Recommend religious education materials utilized in other Protestant programs as
needed to include: Men, women, and family.

DEADLINE: September 7,  2019. Interested Candidates are requested to forward their resume
together with three references from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s good work
and steadiness. Candidates who do not possess the specific attributes/qualifications in
"Qualifications" above need not apply. This is a part-time position, minimum 12 hours per week
with compensation based on budget and the successful candidate’s experience and

You may apply through this Job Board or Directly: https://music-ministry.jobsoid... (scroll
down to “Dyess AFB”). Your application must include three (3) references who can attest to
your abilities as they relate to this job posting, including one pastor/minister. References
must include: name, title, organization, relationship to you, email address (necessary field) and
phone number.