Children’s Ministry Director Part time

@ Bee Creek United Methodist Church
  • Spicewood, Texas View on Map
  • Denomination: Methodist - UMC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 22 October 2021
  • Application closes: 31 January 2022
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    Job Description

    Reports to: Discipleship Pastor
    Status: Part time, 30 hours
    Job Summary:
    The Children’s Director (CD) will coordinate, facilitate and supervise the children’s ministry at Bee Creek UMC. The CD will also serve in a supervisory role in the nursery and the Bee Kids program. The candidate must be detail oriented and possess strong administrative and relational skills.
    Essential Functions:
    Lead children’s ministry.
    o Recruit volunteers for Sunday School and Bee Kids(Wednesday after
    school program)
    o Be on-site to coordinate Sunday morning classes for 2 worship hours.
    Purchase, organize and prepare supplies for Sunday morning children
    classes.
    o In line with our belief that children matter, plan activities and worship
    experiences that integrate children into the life of the church.
    o Organize the scope, sequence and selection of curriculum for all
    children’s programming.
    o Provide care to children’s ministry students and families as needed.
    o Vision ways the gym can be a blessing to the children in the church
    and the community.
    o Help with special ministry events such as I Love My Church Sunday,
    Fall Festival, Palm Sunday and youth/children events.
    o Lead Bee Kids ministry during the school year on Wednesdays at
    4:00-5:30 pm including curriculum, supplies and projects.

    Relationship Building
    o Be present at children ministry events with an intentional and prayerful focus on developing relationships with the youth, children and their families.
    o Cultivate relationships within the community in a missional way.

    Administration
    o Oversee volunteer scheduling for all children’s events
    o Equip and supervise Nursery Staff.
    o Plan, submit and oversee an annual budget.
    o Ensure administration of processes for new volunteers, such as
    background checks, certifications and consent forms.
    o Record children’s attendance at all events for church data base.
    Work with Youth Director and Preschool to maintain organization in
    shared areas.

    Other Qualifications
    Deep and vibrant faith and a lifestyle consistent with Christ’s teaching. Experience in Children ministries.
    CPR Certification and First Aid are required to be kept current and paid for
    by the church.
    Proficient in computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and
    social media skills.

    Core competencies
    Spiritual Maturity: intentional about growing in faith with a thirst for a deeper
    relationship with Christ and others. Committed to being in prayer for our
    church/pastors/staff/congregation and BCUMC families and parents.
    Teamwork and Team Building: works well as part of a staff team, guides
    volunteers in leading and inspires participation. Delegates, empowers and
    holds individuals accountable.
    Relational: a deep love for others, with a special heart for children. Able to
    develop relationships with children and parents.
    Organization: excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, schedules
    and plans for the benefit of ministry.
    Please email your resume to Elaine Pendergrass.

    Application closes: January 31, 2022

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