Korean-American Ministry Resources

Special Needs Pastor

Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church (GSPC) is located East of Los Angeles in the city of Rowland Heights. We are searching for a part-time pastor to shepherd our Special Education department. We are searching for a shepherd who will love, model, and teach our children toward our Lord Jesus Christ.  There is currently a staff of 8 teachers and 3 volunteers for 7 HS/older & 4 elementary students who participate in an afternoon program (Daniel Class).

Qualification requirements are as follows:

  1. Currently enrolled, or graduated from a Bible college or theology program at an accredited seminary. Verification WILL BE requested prior to hiring.
  2. Thorough understanding of the Korean-American immigrant church and cultural context.
  3. This position requires at least some ability to communicate with Korean parents.
  4. Previous Special Education ministry experience preferred but we will consider all applications.
  5. A person of prayer.
  6. Must have a family-centered ministry mindset, as parents are a crucial part of the ministry.
  7. Bilingual Korean & English preferred

Primary duties are as follows:

–           To share the love of God with people with disabilities

–           Assess ministry needs for people with disabilities

–           Collaborate with appropriate ministry staffs to plan for the inclusion in church activities (long-term goal is for them to attend service with their age-appropriate peers)

–           Support families of people with disabilities

–           Maintain up to date information on ministry materials, special equipment, resources, and other items to support students

–           Partner with other organizations to support students (Milal Camp, Love Festival, etc.)

–           Ability to relate to and work with a diverse population (Each of them is unique and need differentiated instruction and support)

–           Train volunteers to provide appropriate support for each individual

To apply for this job email your details to iclarkmsn@gmail.com