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Director, Children's Ministry 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 full-time position of Children's Director. 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 Children's Director will provide leadership and vision to the Children's Ministry (grades 1-6) by equipping and teaching our children and their families to pursue an intimate relationship with God. They are responsible for recruiting, leading,_noemailanizing and supporting volunteers who are called to use their gifts in ministry with children. The Children's Director will also coordinate and nurture the Christian education programs at Fairview; and support, encourage and partner with their parents to be spiritual leaders in the home.

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

Experience in Christian education and leadership for children kindergarten through sixth grade.
Genuine love for ministry to children and their families.
Completed a 4 year degree program plus one year work experience with children; OR an Associates' Degree in 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.
A collaborative style of leadership and excellent_noemailmunication skills.
Ability to team up with colleagues running multiple departments sharing family members/age groups.
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, Children's Ministry Program
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Organization Type:
United Methodist
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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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