Wheaton Bible Church has an opening for a part-time Special Needs Children’s Coordinator in our expanding special needs ministry. This person will partner with parents to see future generations love God, grow together and reach the world. S/he will provide oversight and management to the special needs children’s program GEMS (infant-5th grade), and will serve as a part of the Special Needs (SN) and Children’s Ministry (CM) teams.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Kris Annen, HR Manager, email@example.com.
Puente del Pueblo, is an outreach of Wheaton Bible Church in partnership with Outreach Community Ministries (OCM). OCM provides the leadership staff for this program. The person hired for this position will be an employee of OCM.
Puente del Pueblo, is located on site at apartment complexes in West Chicago where services include case management, adult literacy, ESL tutoring, after school programs for elementary and junior high students and community events. Puente has also expanded services to a new apartment complex in the community and is looking for new staff to help launch this site.
This position is part-time at 25 hours/week. Monday–Friday, 1:30 pm–6:30 pm during the academic year. Position may expand to 35-40 hours/week during the summer with all daytime hours. Some Saturdays required for special activities.
The Junior High Teacher is responsible to build relationships with a group of 12-15 students and facilitate learning in an after school program during the academic year and a day program during the summer. Duties include academic tutoring, life skills instruction, teaching Christian education, facilitating group work with students involving experiential learning, planning and implementing community service activities, and communicating with parents. The junior high teacher is also responsible for maintaining Puente’s standard of classroom behavior during program time.
A passion for working with junior high age students; Bachelor’s degree in education, social work or a related field; previous classroom teaching or group experience with adolescents; previous experience facilitating experiential or service learning strongly preferred; sensitivity to the needs of students from low-income, high-risk families and culturally diverse backgrounds. A current, valid IL driver’s license is required along with a good driving record and reliable transportation. A Commitment to OCM’s Statement of Mission and Faith is required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
Interested candidates should send a resume to Heather Hernandez at Outreach Community Ministries,