Director of Children’s Music – Part Time


The goal of First UMC’s Children's Music Ministry is to offer weekly opportunities for faith development and enrichment through developing vocal and instrumental musical talent and appreciation. The Director of Children’s Music will have the primary responsibility to develop a high-quality, spirited, inviting music ministry for children age 4 through 5th grade within and outside the congregation. 


The Director of Children’s Music shall have the primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Children’s Ministries, Director of Music and pastors to develop a dynamic, inviting weekly young children’s music program ministry which will teach and proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ and foster spiritual growth.

  • Work with the Director of Music and pastors to provide musical selections appropriate to worship services and prepare children to sing in all worship services periodically throughout the church year.

  • Work with the Director of Children’s Ministries to coordinate and lead music for Vacation Bible School.

  • Work with the Director of Children’s Ministries to implement seasonal children’s musical performances.

  • Foster the spiritual growth of children during rehearsals emphasizing the ministry of service, prayer, and personal commitment.

  • Plan age-appropriate musical selections to stimulate the interests of the children and encourage participation in the program.


This is a part-time salaried position which will require 1.5 hours of direct contact time on Wednesday nights and availability on select Sundays for performances as well as availability for Vacation Bible School and other performances as scheduled. Salary is commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated musical ability, preferably basic keyboard proficiency and directing abilities. The candidate must understand the nuances of working with young children and possess the spirit and demeanor to create an inviting, loving, inclusive, directed environment. Interviews of selected candidates will take place on August 13 at First UMC.


Interested candidates should send a letter of interest along with a resume not later than August 6 to:

First UMC High Point

Attn: Director of Music Ministries

512 N Main Street

High Point, NC 27260

Fax:  336-889-0262

Or by email to


Contact: Debra Swing

Church/Org/Business Name: First United Methodist Church of High Point

Address: 512 N Main Street HIGH POINT 27260

Phone: (336) 869-4429

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