Children’s Ministry Director

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.   

o 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. 

o 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.  

 

Stats

Organization name:
Bee Creek UMC

Denomination:
United Methodist Church

Contact:
elaine.pendergrass@ministryarchitects.com

Location:
3000 Bee Creek Rd Spicewood

Website:
https://www.beecreekumc.org

Date Posted:
October 26, 2021

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