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Marietta, Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 06/02/2009
Job Type: Full-Time
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, a large church in the North Atlanta, Georgia suburb of Marietta is seeking an experienced Preschool Minister. Johnson Ferry's Children's Ministry strives to provide a Biblical foundation for a lifetime relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Core values are built into the very heart of every children's program: To be more like Jesus, to have knowledge and love of God's Word, to be mission-minded, to be child-friendly, and to provide relationship building opportunities. Living a Christ-centered lifestyle with the ability to apply God's Word is Johnson Ferry's focus of teaching while providing a safe, secure, challenging and fun environment that is developmentally age appropriate.
PREREQUISITE EXPERIENCE: Must have 3-5 years of experience in a similar role for a church size having a weekly attendance over 2000.
JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Minister of Childhood Development organize, administer, and plan programs, ministries and special events for pre-natal through pre-first grade children.
* Plan, organize, administer and evaluate the educational program for the Preschool Ministry.
* Coordinate the various ministry activities for preschoolers and parents into a total program of Christian education (Sunday Bible Study, missions education, family nights, parent/teacher meetings, music, picnics etc.).
* Direct the selection, adoption, and implementation of curriculum consistent with the Church's objectives and policies.
* Lead in the developing and implementing of policies for the Preschool Ministry, which support the general policies and operations of the Church.
* Develop and administer a plan to discover, enlist, and train individuals to serve in the Preschool Ministry.
* Provide an ongoing training program for leaders in the preschool.
* Supervise a ministry to expectant parents and parents of newborns.
* Minister to members and family members who are in the hospital.
* Submit and monitor a Preschool Ministry Budget
* Stay updated with educational, legal, safety and healthcare issues effecting preschoolers.
* Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
* Interpersonal, people skills
* Working knowledge of child development from birth to 5 years
* Administrative and organizational skills
* Leadership abilities
* Able to multi-task
* Able to delegate tasks and activities
* Computer literate
* Teachable spirit
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