Curriculum and Environments Director at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church
Menlo Park, CA

Position Title, Department, Location: Curriculum and Environments Director, NextGen, Central Ministries

Supervisor: NextGen Director, Central Ministries

Direct Reports: n/a


The Curriculum and Environments Director for NextGen (Birth-High School Graduation) ministry will oversee and manage Kids and Student curriculum to remain fresh, engaging, and help equip kids and students with the knowledge and tools to follow Jesus for a lifetime. This person will work with kids and student directors to create irresistible environments aid in learning, connecting with others, and growing spiritually at kids and student gatherings.


* Help develop and lead the NextGen teaching strategy that helps equip kids and students in every age and stage with the necessary tools to find and follow Jesus for a lifetime
* Collaborate with Menlo Kids and Student directors to edit and create curriculum that is theologically sound, engaging, and inclusive of all learning styles and differences.
* Collaborate with Menlo Kids and Student Directors to design and create engaging environments (space and programs) for kids and students that are safe, inclusive, irresistible, and intentionally designed for growing in community.
* Equip campuses to lead weekly gatherings, which includes developing a process to provide campuses with supplies and creating weekly Planning Center Plans.
* Develop and execute feedback loop to continually learn and improve curriculum and environments.
* Work with the NextGen Central team to ensure Life Groups and Families are equipped to lead at kids/student gatherings and in the home.
* Additional duties and special projects as assigned by NextGen Director.


Required Education and Experience

* 5 years experience in Kids or Student ministries
* Theological education recommended

Knowledge and Skills

* Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at once
* High Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
* Strong written and spoken communication skills
* Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
* Strong theological foundation
* Knowledgeable about child and adolescent brain development
* Knowledgeable about learning differences in kids and students
* Positive attitude and a desire to learn
* Team player and team builder with a focus on the vision of the whole church
* Proficiency with common office & ministry tools (i.e., Office 365, Zoom, PCO, ProPresenter)

Menlo Church Spiritual Requirements

* Must have an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
* Must be a committed disciple of Christ and committed to serving God and the body of Christ at Menlo Church in attendance, labs, and life groups.
* Must have compatible theology in alignment with ECO essential tenets
* Must be pursuing or active in a community of believers who can speak truth into your life

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all possible duties, activities, or responsibilities. These requirements may change at any time.

Paygrade 8: Salary range $84,500 - $132,500.


Menlo Park Presbyterian Church
Menlo Park, California 94025


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Menlo Park, CA
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
$84,500 - $132,500
Ordained position
Exempt status
Next Gen Ministry
Organizational Tasks
Church Ministry