Early Childhood Ministries Leader
Company:Grace United Methodist Church,
13 SE 21st Place,
Contact Person:Heather Evans
Contact Phone Number:(239) 5736890
Description/Responsibilities:Position: Early Childhood Ministries Leader Reports to: Director of Age Level Ministries (Heather Evans) Time Requirements: Full time (40-45 hours per week) including Sunday mornings, Wednesday and Friday nights, and occasional seasonal and special events. Responsibilities: (including, but not limited to) *Oversight and leadership of all Sunday morning and Friday night ministries for children ages newborn through kindergarten. This includes recruiting, training, and shepherding volunteers; selecting and facilitating curriculum; and communicating with families. *Oversee Wednesday night “Transform” activities for preschool children. *Supervise nursery/childcare ministry policies, procedures, and staff. This includes hiring paid staff, managing schedules, supplies, and communicating with families. *Act as assistant to the director of Small Wonders Preschool with various administrative duties like employee scheduling, payroll, new enrollments, special events, Chapel teaching, curriculum support, etc. *Participate in weekly accountability meeting with Age Level Director and all Age Level team meetings and events. *Act as site director for preschool Vacation Bible School held at the Cape Campus.
Requirements/Qualifications:*A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ. *Commitment to Grace Church and her vision. *A minimum of one year’s experience with children’s ministry. *Associates degree or higher. *Team oriented and able to work with a variety of people. *Proficient in Microsoft Office with ability to learn internet-based
Application Instructions:To apply for this position, email your resume and answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org 1) Describe your faith journey/story. 2) Describe a time when you took part in a “team” effort that had rewarding results. 3) What role do you believe early childhood ministries play in the vision of Grace Church (or in the life of any church)? 4) What spiritual gifts, abilities, passions and/or defining experiences do you feel would equip you for this position? 5) What would be your biggest obstacle or challenge if you were offered this position? 6) Describe your experience working with young children. 7) Describe your experience with leading adults.