Director of Elementary Ministry


Director of Elementary Ministry

 Peachtree Presbyterian Church is a growing church in Atlanta, Georgia. Our Children’s and Family Ministry program is focused on helping children and families follow Jesus and walking alongside them as they navigate life. Under the direction of the Pastor for Family Ministries, the Director of Elementary Ministry will partner with families to engage, equip and encourage children and families on their faith journeys.

Primary Responsibilities for this Position include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide vision, direction and oversight for a dynamic and comprehensive Elementary Ministry
  • Build relationships with children, parents and volunteers through Sunday morning activities, Faith Milestones, personal communication, service opportunities, camps, special events and other ministry settings
  • Plan and implement an engaging elementary learning environment on Sunday mornings that incorporates both large and small groups
  • Edit curriculum, coordinate supplies, resource leaders and staff
  • Recruit, inspire, equip and appreciate volunteers and leaders for all elementary programming
  • Hire, develop, resource and evaluate staff for Elementary Ministry including Elementary Coordinator, Hosts, and Tech/AV staff
  • Collaborate as a motivated creative ministry partner with the Children’s staff and leadership team to plan and execute ministry events
  • Support and partner with parents in the spiritual formation and missional identity of their children and families
  • Intentionally receive Tool Time students into Elementary Ministry
  • Intentionally transition elementary students to Student Ministry
  • Oversee Camp SOS
  • Oversee the SAIL program
  • Oversee Acolyte program
  • Oversee VBS Worship
  • In collaboration with the Communications team, create weekly Children’s bulletins
  • Faith Milestones – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades
  • Steward the resources entrusted to Children and Family Ministry
  • Participate regularly in worship services and the life of the church
  • Pursue personal, spiritual and professional growth


Required Competencies

  • Passionate, contagious faith in Jesus Christ
  • Experience in large church ministries & proven track-record in children & family ministry.
  • Energetic leadership skills & coaching ability to develop volunteer & staff teams
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and excellent people skills
  • Event planning and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with excellent time management
  • Bachelors or higher degree in Elementary Education, Child Development or related field



Peachtree offers a competitive salary package to be discussed during the interview process. In addition Peachtree employees receive health and dental benefits, life insurance benefit, and are encouraged to participate in the 403b retirement fund.


Hours and Compensation

Full-time – 40 hours per week, Sunday –Thursday.



Deanne Townsend, Pastor for Family Ministries (




Organization name:
Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Presbyterian Church USA


3434 Roswell Rd., NW


Date Posted:
January 11, 2022

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