Children’s Ministry Director

October 26, 2021

Children’s Ministry Director Reports to Discipleship Pastor Status: Part time, 30 hours Job Summary: The Children’s Director (CD) will coordinate, facilitate and supervise the children’s ministry at Bee Creek UMC. The CD will also serve in a supervisory role in the nursery and the Bee Kids program. The candidate must be detail oriented and possess strong administrative and relational skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead children’s ministry.
    • o Recruit volunteers for Sunday School and Bee Kids (Wednesday after school program)
    • o Be on-site to coordinate Sunday morning classes for 2 worship hours o Purchase, organize and prepare supplies for Sunday morning children classes.
    • o In line with our belief that children matter, plan activities and worship experiences that integrate children into the life of the church.
    • Organize the scope, sequence and selection of curriculum for all children’s programming.
    • o Provide care to children’s ministry students and families as needed.
    • o Vision ways the gym can be a blessing to the children in the church and the community.
    • o Help with special ministry events such as I Love My Church Sunday, Fall Festival, Palm Sunday and youth/children events.
    • o Lead Bee Kids ministry during the school year on Wednesdays at 4:00-5:30 pm including curriculum, supplies and projects.
  • • Relationship Building
    • o Be present at children ministry events with an intentional and prayerful focus on developing relationships with the youth, children and their families.
    • o Cultivate relationships within the community in a missional way.
  • • Administration
    • o Oversee volunteer scheduling for all children’s events o Equip and supervise Nursery Staff.
    • o Plan, submit and oversee an annual budget.
    •  Ensure administration of processes for new volunteers, such as background checks, certifications and consent forms.
    • o Record children’s attendance at all events for church database
    • o Work with Youth Director and Preschool to maintain organization in shared areas

Other Qualifications
• Deep and vibrant faith and a lifestyle consistent with Christ’s teaching.
• Experience in Children ministries
• CPR Certification and First Aid are required to be kept current and paid for by the church.
• Proficient in computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and social media skills.

Core competencies
• Spiritual Maturity: intentional about growing in faith with a thirst for a deeper relationship with Christ and others.
Committed to being in prayer for our church/pastors/staff/congregation and BCUMC families and parents.
• Teamwork and Team Building: works well as part of a staff team, guides volunteers in leading and inspires participation. Delegates, empowers and holds individuals accountable.
• Relational: a deep love for others, with a special heart for children. Able to develop relationships with children and parents.
• Organization: excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, schedules and plans for the benefit of ministry.

Please email your resume to Elaine Pendergrass, elaine.pendergrass@ministryarchitects.com.

Contact: Elaine Pendergrass

Address: 3000 Bee Creek Road Spicewood TX 78669

Phone: 512-264-0440

Email: Click to email

Website: https://bit.ly/3FDPAze