Director of Children's Ministry, Munger Place Church
This position is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing Christian education program for children from birth through fifth grade, including Sunday morning programs, mid-week programming, Vacation Bible School and others.
Influence and lead children and their families to Jesus Christ.
Develop and direct Sunday School program, including curriculum, activities, and volunteer staffing. Sunday morning presence required weekly.
Recruit, train and develop volunteers as teachers and lay leaders within church guidelines.
Provide leadership to Munger children's ministry staff and programming, and represent the ministry within and outside of the church.
Manage all administrative aspects of Children's Ministry department, such as budget, records, communications, mailings, etc.
Recruit, hire, schedule, manage and train paid, part-time Nursery and Preschool Caregiver staff.
Work closely with the Munger Place leadership team for overall leadership of the church. Ensure close communication with the Director of Youth Ministry to ensure seamless service to Munger families transitioning from Children's to Youth.
Qualifications: Must be a Christian (preferably United Methodist) committed to living a life that becomes the Gospel and who has the following qualifications:
College degree in a related field required
Seminary and/or intensive Bible training preferred
At least 5 years experience in Children's Ministry as church staff or lay leader
Supervisory experience required
Proficient in use and understanding of technology such as Microsoft Office applications, email, Internet and social media
Excellent organizational and communication, with a high degree of initiative and accountability
Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills, with sensitivity to church members and visitors
Familiarity with United Methodist doctrine; must be comfortable working in a United Methodist church environment and representing the church
Understands and enjoys children and families and guiding their spiritual development
Hours: This is a full-time position working full days Monday - Thursday, as well as every Sunday 8 a.m. - 12 noon, and occasional evenings or weekends as necessary for events, meetings, etc.
Eligible for Benefits? Yes
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