Spring Garden Academy and our partner ministry, Next Generation Ministries, are currently hiring part-time Children’s Ministry staff for our free preschool Bible program, After School, Summer Camp, and community ministries. The focus of this position is on Bible teaching through play and activities. This position is ideal for a college student or an experienced educator focusing on ministry work. We can also structure this position as an internship.
Experience working with children in children’s church, VBS, camp, or school programs highly desired. Coursework in Elementary Education, Youth Counseling, Early Childhood, Recreation or a related field desired. 1-2 years of experience (paid or volunteer) required. Additionally, having familiarity with child development, experiential learning, Conscious Discipline, and/or Keystone Stars is a plus.
Candidates interested in applying for the Children’s Ministry Staff position should review our websites, www.SpringGardenAcademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying. We strongly suggest you attach a cover letter and resume when applying through indeed.
Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring an individual to join our team of directors as a Preschool and After School Director. This person will administer our Early Childhood Education programs along with our OST programs.
We are looking for qualified individuals who passionately embrace our vision and mission and are also committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk urban community. We believe this is more than a job; it is a calling to urban missions and to the belief that children can be leaders in their communities. We place a high focus on meeting the needs of at-risk and trauma-impacted families. Thus, we are looking for individuals to support and nurture a collaborative approach to teaching and family engagement.
Candidates should have 3-5 years of administrative experience in addition to experience in the spiritual leadership and development of children or youth in the community, school, or church.
We also prefer candidates with a strong commitment to:
Ongoing formative assessment,
Understanding of at-risk communities,
And a school family model of education.
Additionally, familiarity with Conscious Discipline (or similar models) highly-desired, a commitment to embrace and implement is a must. BA/BS required. Candidates with experience with NAEYC accreditation, ASCI accreditation, Keystone Stars or other quality improvement models, are also strongly desired.
Next Generation is seeking a candidate that has a minimum of 2-3 years nonprofit or school administrative experience. Individual should be professional, courteous and has a desire to work in a private, Christian school. Organized, detail-oriented and strong data entry skills are required. Part-time and Full-time positions available. Some job responsibilities include:
Serves as a receptionist for school students, parents and visitors
Processes a variety of student and school administrative information and data
Contacts parents regarding student absences or illness at school
Maintains student files
Assists with student’s enrollments, transfers and withdrawals as required
Next Generation Ministries is currently hiring teachers for our K-8th grade North Philadelphia Christian school. We place a high focus on meeting the needs of at-risk and trauma-impacted families through our collaborative approach. Thus, we are looking for qualified individuals who are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk community.
We have full-time teaching positions for the younger grades as well as part-time positions in the specialized areas (language arts, math, science, or social studies) for the upper grades. The candidate must be committed to differentiated instruction, spiritual development, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, and professional growth. Ideal candidate understands a school family model of education. Familiarity with child Conscious Discipline and/or Keystone Stars are a plus.
Interested candidates should review our website www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying. Then, candidates should complete an application at www.nextgenministries.us.
Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring Lead Teachers and Assistants for our Out of School Time (OST) programs (K-8). We run daily after school programs at two sites as well as two evening programs. We also run a nine-week summer camp program. Positions are ideal for college or graduate students in the education or youth work field.
We also train OST staff for positions in our Elementary School and offer substitute work. Degree or significant coursework in Elementary Education, Youth Counseling, Early Childhood, Recreation or a related field highly desired. Two to five years experience required. Familiarity with child development, experiential learning, Conscious Discipline, and/or Keystone Stars are a plus.
This position can also be structured as an internship for college students.
Complete an online application at www.nextgenministries.us. The application should include the following: a cover letter and a resume with references. Candidate should attach these to the online application page. We will not review an application that is missing either a resume or cover letter.
Next Generation Ministries is recruiting part-time and full-time paid After School Interns for our OST programs at Spring Garden Academy. In this role you will work children in PreK-8th grades leading enrichment activities while implementing a strong social-emotional after school curriculum.
Additionally, we will train you for positions in our Elementary School and offer substitute work. The ideal candidate will be a college/grad student who desires to work and learn more about at-risk children. A degree or significant coursework in Elementary Education, Youth Counseling, Early Childhood, or Recreation or a related field highly desired. Two-five years volunteer and/or professional experience required. Familiarity with child development, experiential learning, Conscious Discipline, and/or Keystone Stars are also a plus. A major in education, child development, youth programming, leadership, or children’s/youth ministry is a plus; however, this internship is open to other majors.
The candidate should learn quickly, be open to team-based work styles, demonstrate an interest in social/emotional learning and be interested in applying trauma research in daily work. Additionally, the candidate should already have a minimum of 1200 hours working with children or youth (ages 18 and under) in a paid or volunteer position.
Next Generation Ministries prepares the children and youth in our community to serve as leaders in the family, church, community, city, and world. Candidates should understand and embrace the vision and mission of our organization. Learn more about Spring Garden Academy. Learn more about Next Generation Ministries.
As a rapidly growing urban ministry we have an increasing need for believers with diverse talents and backgrounds on our team. As such we encourage you to submit a general application if you do not see an opening listed that is a 100% match for your background, skills, and/or experience.
-Compassion Ministries: Donate quality used adult and children’s clothing for our clothing bank
-Literature Distribution: Raise awareness in the community by sharing/handing out information about our events, programs, and more.
-Event Support (Weekly Family Nights): Thursday evenings 6:30-8:30pm (Center City) and Friday evenings 5:00-8:30pm (North Philly) Build relationships and share God’s love with neighborhood families. Set up and tear down meals, faith-based children’s games and our clothing bank.
Next Generation Ministries is hiring a full-time Marketing and Outreach Intern. The position involves social media management, graphic design, event coordination, and community outreach.
Duties will include, designing and distributing marketing materials, website management, social media management, connecting with local schools and childcare centers to build program enrollment, managing event logistics and planning (internal and external), attending community events for enrollment purposes, and writing copy for newsletter and marketing materials. Other responsibilities may involve administration assistance, video editing, photography, and/or grant writing skills are a plus.
The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills, professional etiquette, and must be people friendly. A desire to impact at-risk communities through faith-based initiatives and education is preferred. The candidate will also experience the workings of a small non-profit and daily life in a city school and mission.
Family Night assistants will help with serving food, greeting families, set-up, and clean-up. If any volunteers have special skills (arts and crafts, dance, vocal, sports) we invite you to assist with creating activities for the children or lead a family program. Family Nights are held on Thursdays and Fridays.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Family Night Volunteer” as the subject and explain how and why you would like to get involved.
Next Generation Ministries (NGM) is in need of an In-kind Donations Coordinator to dedicate a few hours a week to fundraising and soliciting in-kind donations for our school, youth center, and organization. Recently, we launched a campaign to acquire used, new, or refurbished laptops and other technological devices. As a fundraising volunteer, you will be charged with the responsibility of advancing our campaign. With your help, we will be able to get the resources needed to improve and expand the services provided through our organization. The need for smaller in-kind donations may come up on a week-by-week basis.
Please review our websites to learn more about our vision and mission. If you believe you are a potential fit, please email a cover letter and/or resume that details your skills and why you are interested in the volunteer position to email@example.com.
Next Generation Ministries is always in need of volunteers. If you believe in our mission and would like to help us in any way please email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Volunteer” as the subject. Please include your availability.