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Bellaire United Methodist Church

Director of Education and Children's Ministries

Bellaire United Methodist Church
Bellaire, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/29/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Director of Education and Children’s Ministries will serve as the primary contact, administrator and initiator for the following ministries (specific duties listed):

Children’s Ministries: Work with volunteers, committees and parents to meet the spiritual and developmental needs of all children in the church and community, and to be a voice and face for the Children’s Ministries throughout all Bellaire UMC (BUMC) activities and considerations. This also includes inclusion of children in worship, missions, evangelism and any other aspect of ministry here. Participation in worship, through Children’s Moments and/or other aspects) is expected.

Confirmation: Oversee and coordinate the confirmation program with volunteers and parents, teaching the confirmands key elements to being faithful disciples of Jesus Christ and becoming disciple making members of Bellaire UMC and the larger Church in the world.
All Sunday Schools: Find teachers and substitutes, provide curriculum, coordinate special events and work with the Education Board and various age-level Sunday School Coordinators to meet any needs of any Sunday School class at BUMC.

Youth: Working in conjunction with Director of Youth and Discipleship as secondary support with parents and volunteers to energize, encourage and uplift the spiritual and developmental activities of those in middle school and high school. Activities include Sunday night activities, special events, fellowship and mission work, etc.

Bible Studies: Find teachers, provide curriculum, advertise and recruit participants for all Bible Studies.
Staff Liaison: Work on the following ministry teams to help facilitate their goals: Education, Youth Leadership Team, Family Ministries

Other duties that the Director of Education will be expected to do may include, but will not be limited to; balancing budgets, communicating events, building relationships with families (both new and regular attendees), attending meetings and any other duties as assigned by the Sr. Pastor.