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Lakeside United Methodist Church

Children's Ministry Director

Lakeside United Methodist Church
Houston, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/31/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Lakeside United Methodist Church is looking for an experienced, self-motivated leader to direct our Children’s Ministry. To provide the framework for a firm foundation in children, from infancy through the completion of 5th grade.
The candidate should be a team player, self-starter and possess an understanding of how to grow a dynamic Children’s Ministry. A qualified applicant should have previous Children’s Ministry experience, a four year college degree (preferred) as well as the following characteristics:

* A strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
* Leadership skills with the ability to communicate vision and direction for the church’s children’s ministry
* Communication skills that give you the ability to talk to children and parents in a positive and nurturing manner
* Strong organizational skills, with the ability to plan, implement and evaluate age-appropriate worship, connection,
growth and service
* The ability to recruit, train and maintain a “pool” of adult and student volunteers
* 2- 4 years experience preferred (working with children and families in a variety to settings)
* Ability to train and adhere to the Safe Sanctuary Policy
* Active church member or willing to become a member of Lakeside UMC
* The capability of communicating effectively verbally and through various forms of written materials such as
computer systems and programs
* Creative skills to develop programs and outreach opportunities for this age group on a regular basis in
accordance with church’s vision (determined by Senior Pastor)
* Develop an environment climate for children, that is safe, supportive and cultivates spiritual growth.

This is a part time, salaried position with a pay scale of $20k-$25k based on experience. If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and related information to