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Grace Fellowship

Children's Ministry Preschool Director:

Grace Fellowship
Katy, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 04/05/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor - Church Staff
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Children's Ministry Preschool Director:

This is a full time position reporting directly to the Children's Pastor, working with children Walker age through Kindergarten on Sunday mornings and all extra events concerning preschool children. Willing to train, however previous experience as a leader in the preschool area within a church, either as paid staff or in a volunteer position, is required. Strengths must include, administrative, organizational, people, and leadership skills. A cool head under fire is a necessity, as problem solving skills are tapped into on a regular basis on Sunday mornings. Must be a team player and have the ability to work alongside not only a large children's ministry staff, but a large church staff as well, to accomplish the goals of kidz ministry and GFUMC.

1. Professional Responsibilities:
Some (but not necessarily all) of your specific job duties will include:

a. Structuring Preschool Sunday morning children’s ministry as directed by the Children’s Pastor.
b. Reading and adapting the lessons each week to guarantee a positive experience.
c. Connecting the Large Group Teaching to the Small Group Teaching to ensure that there is application and reinforcement of the lessons
d. Working with the Volunteer coordinator: Procuring volunteers to lead and direct Sunday morning Large & Small Group experience
e. Communicating with Large & Small Group Volunteers to establish Sunday morning experience is well orchestrated.
f. Eph. 4:12 Equipping and empowering Volunteers to utilize their gifts and talents to create a memorable Sunday morning experience.
g. Oversight of all Sunday morning including set up and tear down.
h. Assist in training volunteers in mentoring and equipping new volunteers in order to grow the ministry.
i. Continually look for the newest/edgiest music to incorporate into the large group teachings.
j. Help create an atmosphere where kids will feel this is “the best part of their week!
k. Work as a team player to accomplish all goals of KidzXD and GFUMC

2. Events
Help organize & oversee large events (VBS and a Kid Friendly Christmas Eve, Volunteer Appreciation), along with small events throughout the year.

3. Meetings
Attend scheduled meetings as required by your supervisor, including: a) GFUMC large staff; b) all Children’s Ministry weekly staff meetings; c) Grace Fellowship All-Leadership Team Meetings d) church wide events

4. Hours
This is designed to be a full time position that requires forty plus hours per week; you will arrange your working hours in conjunction with and at the approval of the Children’s Pastor to best facilitate your effectiveness and the efficiency of the ministry.