Ooltewah United Methodist Church (https://www.oumclive.org/) in Chattanooga, TN, is a thriving United Methodist Church located in a rapidly growing community. Each week around 500 people gather for worship. As a community of faith, we are highly engaged in our community and the world in an effort to make disciples. OUMC exists to worship God and grow followers of Jesus who passionately serve, as He did, to reach our community and the world.
The church is seeking a full-time Director of Children's Ministry (DOCM) to oversee and expand the children's programs to meet the needs of our church and community. The role of the DOCM is to develop, oversee and nurture the ministry to children (birth through 5th grade) as well as implement the established vision of the Children's Ministry.
Exhibit a personal and growing faith in Jesus Christ
Be goal-oriented and possess a self-starting initiative
Show strong team building and recruitment skills
Demonstrate the ability to develop and modify programs and curriculum from idea generation to implementation
Communicate clearly through writing, speaking and social media
Demonstrate strong interpersonal abilities
Participate in continuing education
Education and Experience Requirements
BS or BA degree in Christian Education, Children's Ministry or related field
Five years of experience working with children
Three years work experience on a large church staff in a supervisory role in Children's or Student's ministry
A demonstrated understanding of the United Methodist Church and adherence to its doctrine and polity
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Bill Pelfrey at firstname.lastname@example.org