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Killiearn United Methodist

Director of Children's Ministries

Killiearn United Methodist
Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 12/12/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Family Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Killearn United Methodist Church (KUMC) in Tallahassee, FL seeks a dynamic, transformational leader, with a passion for the discipleship of children and their families, to join us as our Director for Children’s Ministries. The director is responsible for the oversight and administration of a comprehensive children’s ministry unit including Sunday morning programming (average weekly attendance of 200 children), weekday preschool program, elementary age afterschool and summer camps, nursery services, and various special events throughout the year. Reporting to the Associate Pastor, the Director of Children’s Ministries is the direct supervisor to 6 staff, with indirect supervision of more than 40 part time staff in the nursery, preschool and camp operations.


As the leader of the Children’s Ministries, the Director coordinates volunteer recruitment, training, retention and recognition efforts, as well as, the creation and management of the ministry budget. This is a full time exempt position with frequent evening and weekend work (including Sunday mornings). Remuneration includes an annual salary of $35,000 - $45,000 and a benefits package including medical, retirement and discounted childcare.


Killearn United Methodist Church is a community of 2500 believers with an emphasis on service and missions. In these rapidly changing times, our primary purpose is to spread the Christian faith by reflecting the teachings of Christ in all our activities. Our mission as a church is to, "Present Christ, encourage growth and holiness, and send people out to present Christ." We offer our Celebrate Recovery worship service on Friday nights and 4 worship services on Sunday morning including two contemporary services, one traditional service, and one coffee house service format. Average weekend attendance is 1,000. In addition to Sunday morning services, we have multiple weekly bible studies, small groups, leadership committees, and church activities for all ages to continue to transform and engage the hearts of our members for Christ. For more information about our church and our broad based ministry offerings please visit our website at


Minimum requirements for the position include a passion for children’s discipleship and a mature Christian faith. A college degree and previous experience in children’s ministry is preferred.


To apply for the Director of Children’s Ministries position, please forward a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references to Erick Ashley at Review of materials will commence immediately and will continue until a Director is named.