Director of Children's Ministry--PT
Charlotte First UMC seeks a Director to provide leadership for our children's ministry program, birth through grade 5;
interest in providing direction to children/youth beyond grade 5 also considered.
Position Summary: Provides leadership and vision for children's program development and implementation of the program on Sunday mornings and during special events.
Responsible to Senior Pastor for day-to-day operations; Staff-Parish Relations Committee for fulfilling responsibilities defined in the job description.
*Bachelor's Degree and experience in early childhood or Christian education preferred. Familiarity in ministering with children with special needs a plus.
*Understands and is committed to vision and values of Charlotte First: Practice Inclusion, Pursue Justice, Promote the Arts.
*Self-starter and initiator.
*Ability to consistently interact with families, children, staff, volunteers, and public with hospitality and warmth.
*Strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills.
*Must have vaccines, etc. necessary for interacting with children, including the COVID vaccine and a TB test.
*Must maintain Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification.
*Ability to convey a love of music, drama, or other arts a plus.
*Plan, create, implement, and assess Christian education materials and programming for Sunday School (meets during worship hour);
Nursery/Childcare; and special events for children from infants through grade 5.
*Equip and nurture laity for this ministry.
*Implement Safe Sanctuary policies.
*Develop and maintain relationships with families and children in the program.
*Attend staff and Servant Leader Board meetings.
*Perform other duties as determined by pastor and SPRC.
Working Conditions: The hours are flexible and will average 10 hours/wk, which includes Sunday mornings. Continuing education is
encouraged. First three months considered probationary. Annual review.
Contact: Jane Patterson
Church/Org/Business Name: First United Methodist Church
Address: 501 N. Tryon St. Charlotte 28202
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