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Director, Nursery Program

Fairview United Methodist Church

Maryville, TN

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: May 05, 2016

Job Description:

Fairview United Methodist Church, located in Maryville, Tennessee, is looking to fill the part-time position of Nursery Director (approximately 15 hours per week). At Fairview, we believe that it is God's life in us that makes us "family." In the storms and in the calm together we lift our hands in praise, fold our hands in prayer, extend our hands in hospitality and lend our hands in service.

Our Nursery Director will provide leadership for the Nursery and Childcare ministries (ages birth through 5 years). They will provide a safe, loving nursery environment for Fairview's youngest members; equipping and teaching our children and their families to pursue an intimate relationship with God. The Nursery Director will also recruit, lead,_noemailanize and support volunteers who are called to use their gifts in ministry with young children; coordinate and nurture Christian education programs at Fairview; and support, encourage and partner with family members to be spiritual leaders in the home.

Applicants for this position must have the following attributes and qualifications:

A love of children and a_noemailmitment to introduce the love of Jesus to them.
A collaborative style of leadership and excellent_noemailmunication skills.
Ability to team up with colleagues running multiple departments sharing family members/age groups.
Extensive knowledge of early childhood development with a clear understanding of care required for children ages birth through Kindergarten.
Completed a 4 year degree program plus one year work experience with children; OR an Associates' Degree in early childhood education and 2 years work experience with children; OR 4 years work experience with children with at least one year in a supervisory role.
Basic_noemailputer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher; and the ability to learn church software programs and integrate them into job responsibilities.
A_noemailmitment to spend time focusing on their own spiritual growth.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director, Nursery Program
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Fairview United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Sheryl Connelly
2508 Old Niles Ferry Road
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