About the job
Position: Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Objective: Provide an atmosphere where God’s love is abundant and share
this message through Christian Education programs. Develop
venues where children and youth feel connected, communicate, and
come together to experience God’s love.
Qualifications: Have a college degree. Seminarians and Christian University
students with Christian Education major are highly encouraged
to apply. Must have a strong calling to educational ministry. Some
teaching experience is preferred in a local church setting. Be open
to gaining an understanding of Methodism.
Responsibilities: Oversee all classrooms to make sure they are attractive, eye-
catching and comfortable for learning to take place.
Supervise the Nursery Coordinators.
Recruit Church School teachers.
Provide training for teachers, as needed.
Provide all materials (lessons, supplies and equipment) necessary
for each classroom. Coordinate curriculum with pastor.
Manage bulletin boards, kiosk, display case, church bulletin notes and
Messenger news, as related to children and youth ministries.
Serve as a board member of First United Methodist Church
Communicate regularly with Pastor, fellow staff members and
members of the First United Methodist Church congregation.
Organize and run the Vacation Bible School.
Attend collaborative meetings.
Oversee Parents’ Morning out.
Organize Child Care personnel
.Commitment: 15 hours per week
Annual Salary: $25,500