Employment Opportunity – Director of Children’s Ministry

The First Presbyterian Church of Boone is seeking a dynamic Director of Children’s Ministries!
Responsibilities include the administration, development and implementation of a children’s Christian education program within a vibrant congregation.
Specific responsibilities include activities such as:
leading children’s church, the recruitment and training of Sunday School teachers and committee members, planning family fellowship and/or service events, communicating with church families, building relationships within the church community, coordinating with the church’s managing boards and leadership, and the day to day administrative tasks of implementing an innovative program that instills a strong Christian foundation to prepare children for life’s journey.
The position is part-time (29 hours per week) with the potential of becoming a full-time position as the program grows.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to dcmfpc18@gmail.com.
A link to the job description can be found below.

Position: Director of Children’s Ministry

Supervisor: Senior Pastor

Hours: 29/week

Primary Purpose: To serve Jesus Christ and His church by developing, implementing and managing a vibrant Children’s Ministry for children from birth through 5th grade.

Major Responsibilities

  • Be called by God to love and work with children as we bring them to experience God’s love for them and develop that love for themselves and others.
  • Focus all activities around building a personal relationship with God, building relationships within the church family, serving others.
  • Work with the Children’s Ministry Planning Team (CMPT) to develop and implement a strategy and plan for Children’s Ministry.
  • Communicate/Share the vision for Children’s Ministry at FPC with families and the church through the newsletter, events, etc.
  • Meet regularly with the CMPT to review implementation of the Ministry plan.
  • Meet regularly with parents/families to build relationships and share the responsibility for how kids grow spiritually.
  • Screen all Children’s Ministry volunteers and paid workers in accordance with Safe Sanctuary guidelines.
  • Work with the CMPT to call/recruit and provide training for large and small group leaders, teachers and other group leaders.
  • Decide on and order curriculum for:
  1. Sunday School (toddlers – 5th Grade)
  2. Children’s Church
  3. Reach Wednesday
  4. VBS
  • Work with CMPT to develop and submit annual ministry budget.
  • Be present on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings to:
  1. Welcome visitors/new members with children. Inform them of children’s programs.
  2. Ensure all supplies/props/curriculum in place for Sunday school and children’s church.
  3. Provide support and teach Sunday school, children’s church, nursery, and the children’s sermon when needed.
  • Lead First Morning Out Chapel as needed.
  • Recruit, screen, and train nursery workers using Safe Sanctuary policies.
  • Manage childcare workers, including scheduling and payroll.
    • Hire and supervise a part-time assistant.
  • Attend all required church/staff meetings including Christian Ed to provide report.
  • Coordinate miscellaneous church programs, projects, or activities as requested.
  • Coordinate with FMO for expendable supplies and order what is needed.
  • Attend Continuing Education opportunities when necessary to bring new teaching strategies to FPC.