Employment

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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Part-time

Before School Teacher - Calvary Children’s Center

Job Posting: 9/5/19

Before School Teacher - School-Aged - Calvary Children’s Center

This is a 12-month position. Early morning hours during the school year (8 hours/week). Extended hours during the summer (up to 25 hours/week). 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.

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 organizing and executing age-appropriate activities
  • Maintain, a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Plan and challenging each child to grow and learn according to his/her individual needs, interests, and abilities.
  • 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

  • High School Education
  • Relevant teaching experience as documented in three written references
  • Credits in Education a plus

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.

Teacher Assistant - Calvary Children’s Center

Job Posting: 9/10/19

Teacher Assistant - Calvary Children’s Center 

The Teacher’s Aide is to assist the classroom teacher with implementing instruction in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Work with students who need extra help and/or practice individually or in small groups.  
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment 
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work 
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students 
  • Assist classroom teacher with class projects and activities 
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities 
  • Help ensure safety and security of children at all times 
  • Assist lead teacher in parent-teacher conferences and/or evaluations of children 
  • 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 

  • Self-motivated
  • Verbal and written communication skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • High work standards 
  • Problem-solving skills 
  • Decision-making skills 
  • Learning orientated 
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Takes initiative 

Education and Experience 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent  

Relationships 

  • Number of people supervised:  None 

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. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.   

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. 

 

Maintenance Worker

Posting 8/13/19

Maintenance Worker

Maintenance worker’s job is to perform routine and extensive range of work in the repair and general maintenance of facilities, buildings, and equipment under general supervision. They execute work within established procedures and process under both verbal and written instructions.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Performing repair or general Maintenance work of vehicles, facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment at various sites assisting with electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, painting tasks and HVAC filter changes.
  • Performing minor repairs, troubleshooting, and adjustment of locks on cabinets, locks, closets, desks.
  • Servicing kitchen, appliances, and emergency equipment, reporting mechanical malfunctions to party for action.
  • Moving and assisting in transportation of furniture and equipment.
  • Setting up and breaking down cubicle partitions, exercising discretion to identify projects that need higher skilled crafts individual’s services.
  • Helping with event setup and tear down
  • Snow removal

Key Competencies

  • Ability to use efficiently various power and hand tools.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Should follow oral or written instructions.
  • Communicate efficiently and fluently in both written and oral form.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.

Education and Experience

  • High school education or GED.
  • 2 years of on-the-job experience or other related experience
  • A valid driver’s license.

Number of persons supervised: None

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary at times.

Print Media Coordinator

Job Posting: 6/19/19

Print Media Coordinator

The purpose of the Print Media Coordinator is to support the ministries of Calvary Church with graphics and printing needs.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Fulfills media requests from departments (print pieces, posters, slides)
  • Oversees all printing and maintenance on banner printer 
  • Serves as campus liaison to Calvary West and Calvary Indian
    • Fulfills media requests (print pieces, posters, slides)
    • Keeps the sites informed about upcoming marketing plans and help the sites to strategize their own adaptations of these marketing plans
  • Creates weekly bulletins for Spanish, Calvary West and Calvary Oeste
  • Oversees any all-church printing on production printer (campus bulletins, communication cards, midweek bulletins, bulletin inserts, etc.)
    • Works with staff member who performs all printing, cutting, and folding, keeping them informed of weekly jobs and ensuring print quality
  • Oversees bulletin stuffing
    • Communicates weekly needs with bulletin stuffing coordinator, checking in on the team weekly to assess any needs or clarification
    • Ensures that a healthy work environment is being maintained with the team of volunteer bulletin stuffers
  • Relieves graphic design load off lead graphic designer by turning some existing brands into any necessary pieces (posters, banners, slides, web, etc.)
  • Creates brands for some ministry-specific events as needed
  • Helps with training new staff on production printers

Key Competencies

  • Organized
  • Positive attitude
  • Tact, kindness and patience when communicating with others
  • Great people skills; willing to help other ministries find solutions
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Able to multi-task; capable of working on several projects at a time
  • Eye for detail
  • Team mentality
  • Outgoing and encouraging
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Fast learner; able to pick up new skills quickly
  • Has a ministry mindset and understands the need to accomplish deadlines for ministry to happen each week
  • Dependable to complete a task; independent worker
  • Flexible; adaptable to change
  • Able to problem solve

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a media field preferred 
  • 3+ years of experience working in graphic design
  • 1–2 years of project management experience
  • Strong layout design skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in graphic design
  • Intermediate to expert knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Comfortable with Apple computers (or willing to learn)
  • Comfortable with technology in general and able to quickly learn new software and systems

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: 2
  • Person Assigning Work: Communications Director

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 60 pounds (banner printer material).

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.

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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