Director of Children's Ministries - 30 Hours
Promote the Kingdom of God in leading Children’s Ministries staff and volunteers to further the Mission and Vision of Faith Community UMC.
Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Commitment to personal spiritual growth
Considers this position a life ministry, not just a job
Models standards and expectations of leaders within FCUMC, including:
- church membership, worship attendance, small group participation
- financial generosity, and serving out of call and giftedness
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Overall Leadership of Children’s Ministries
Vision and plan new ways to grow Children’s Ministries to strengthen our Faith Community in worship, group life and service.
Recruit and train children’s ministry volunteers.
Prepare and Oversee Children’s Ministry budget and business issues.
Provide clear, effective, and timely communication of all children’s ministry information.
Oversee the Children’s Music Program
Supervise Children’s Ministries Staff.
Supervise Preschool Director
Lead monthly, annual and seasonal events/programming, including but not limited to VBS, Upward, Children’s Musical, Father/Daughter Dance, Third Grad Bible programs.
Development and maintenance of Sunday morning curriculum, registration and database
Active Participant of staff teams.
Be available to children and families as needed.
Integrate the children’s education program within the total ministry of FCUMC.
Additional relevant responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or proven experience in Children’s Ministries
Track record of successful and effective interpersonal relationships required
Demonstrated excellence in leading others required
Event planning experience
Excellent team-based leadership abilities, contributing to a “strengths-based” environment
Exceptional management skills, including the ability to set and maintain boundaries
Able to train or to organize training for volunteers and staff to participate in ministry.
Outstanding work ethic; self-starter
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Passionate and relevant teacher who effectively communicates spiritual concepts to children
Professional behavior and communication in a team-based staff environment
Great relational skills with both children and adults
Humble spirit that continually desires to learn and improve
If married, strong family commitment and emphasis
Emotional and spiritual maturity
Proficient computer skills
This position requires (check all that apply):
X Normal periods of sitting and standing in an office environment.
? Extended periods of sitting at a workstation/desk in an office environment.
X Extended period of standing.
? Lifting and/or pushing objects up tolbs. on a regular basis
X Lifting and/or pushing objects up to
30 lbs. on an occasional basis.
? Working with heavy machinery or equipment on ? regular ? occasional basis such as:
? Working outdoors in potentially inclement weather conditions.
? Working at heights of up tofeet.
All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions for which reasonable accommodation will be made. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job
proficiently. This job description is not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities or requirements. Staff may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. This job description reflects assignment
of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is not approved or for official use without the approval of Human Resources, as indicated below.