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First United Methodist Church of St. Petersburg

Elementary Ministry Coordinator

First United Methodist Church of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 01/22/2014
Categories: Christian Teacher
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


Position Summary: To direct the Sunday morning and Wednesday evening elementary programs under the direction of the Director of Children 's Ministries.

Ministry and Oversight:

This person will work on a team of four and report to the Children 's Director.

Applicants must love young children, be energetic, creative, organized, fun, and be able to develop and

direct a team around you. This position will oversee an average of 100 children, first through fifth grade each week, as well as a team of volunteers who create life changing ministry.

  • Developed and teach a Bible lesson based on current sermon series that is age appropriate for 9:30 worship hour and plan activities to go with the lesson
  • Work with the Preschool Coordinator to select and lead a curriculum, and plan activities to go along with the Wednesday night Bible time
  • Coordinate Elementary Sunday school teachers and volunteers; this includes ongoing recruiting and training of teachers for the 11:00 hour and volunteers for 9:30 and 11:00 hours based on need. Also requires scheduling of teachers and volunteers and weekly contact with each.
  • Responsible for getting supplies and the weekly program structure
  • Weekly newsletter to parents
  • Responsible for getting snacks ready on Sundays
  • Responsible for feeding the children on Wednesday evenings
  • Responsible for keeping the 4th floor area clean and organized after use on Sundays and Wednesdays
  • Help plan, and be available to work special events that arise during the year
  • Responsible for keeping current all policies and procedures of the Child Protection Policy
  • Other duties as assigned by the Children 's Director


Hours of Employment:

8:30 – 1:00 on Sundays (4.5)

5:30 – 8:00 on Wednesday evenings (2.5)

Additional hours for lesson planning and as needs arise in the church during the week

Total of 15-20 hours per week


Desired Qualifications:

• 2 to 5 years of experience teaching and working with elementary age children, lesson planning/teaching

• Associate Degree or Higher Preferable




Company Description:

First United Methodist Church in downtown St. Petersburg, FL is a dynamic, family focused, Spirit filled church that is active and growing. We offer multiple service times during the week as well as a vibrant Children's and Youth Ministry.


Additional Information:

Compensation: $13.00 per hour


Please email resume to Lora Ulrich, Director of Children’s Ministries, First United Methodist Church