Available Church Positions


As a service to our congregations and members, we are listing position opportunities that have been submitted to the Synod office. 

If you are a Lutheran congregation wanting to list a position opening, please contact us by email and include a short job description. 


If you are interested in more information about an opening, please contact the appropriate Church body. 

Listings will stay posted for approximately 3 months.


Church Sexton (Custodian & Maintenance) for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glen Rock, NJ. The Sexton is the caretaker of the church. Responsibilities include the general maintenance of the building and grounds to ensure a safe, attractive, and welcoming environment. Maintenance requires on-going cleaning and sanitizing of the interior of the church, performing light construction, electrical, plumbing, masonry, and painting work, and making or overseeing repairs as needed. Also responsible for setup and cleanup of the building for services and other congregational functions. Ladder-climbing and lifting frequently required. Reports to the Chairperson of the Property Committee of the Church Council and takes work direction for specific activities from the Church Administrator. Attention to detail, security and safety. Self-starter who can take direction and follow a schedule of required activities. Driver’s license is necessary. Part-time, M-F. Drug screening and background check will be required. Please respond to admin@goodshepherdnj.org indicating your interest and experience.  (posted Feb 2, 2021)

Church Secretary (Temple Lutheran, Pennsauken)

12 hours per week.  $15 per hour.  Must work well with others.  Must be experienced with Microsoft Office Suite

Interested persons should email a resume to templetreasurer@comcast.net

(posted Feb 2, 2021)

Nursery School Director - (Church of the Savior, Paramus).  The Nursery School Director at Church of the Savior is responsible for:

  • Administration of all aspects of the daily activities

  • Planning and budgeting of the nursery school program.

  • Supervising, directing, recruiting, and training staff

  • Developing and implementing curriculum

  • Maintaining all NJ state and federal regulations

  •  Staying vigilant of health and licensing requirements

  • Marketing and community outreach

  • Overseeing the physical condition and maintenance of the school’s indoor and outside facilities

  • Arranging for playground maintenance for safety

  • Communicating with parents, caregivers, Pastor, Education Deacon, and the Board of Education.


The ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, keeping an open dialogue and heart with the congregation and staff.  Priority for employment and advancement is given to current staff members, Lutherans who are members of the congregation of Church of the Savior, Lutherans who are non-members, other Christians willing to receive instruction in Lutheran Doctrine and other Christians.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in early childhood education or hold a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field with one year of managerial or supervisory experience.  The candidate should also be qualified by state regulations to serve as a head teacher. The candidate should be acquainted with the use of QuickBooks, payroll administration, and have some accounting and IT experience with Excel, Word, social media sites, Google Classroom , ProCare and Tuition Express.  Must be present at all times the Nursery School is in operation or designate a responsible person to supervise the school’s operation.  No criminal record or child related offenses.

If you know someone who loves our congregation, loves our school, who may serve well in the Director position, encourage him/her to send a resume and/or a letter of interest by 2/1/2021, to:   The Rev. Paul A. Miller - Pmiller.cos@gmail.com    Laura Cardine.- lbcardine@yahoo.com

Church of the Savior, 643 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ  07652

(posted December 2020)

1930 State Highway 33

Hamilton Square, NJ 08690


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