Job posting: Children’s Ministries
THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF ARLINGTON HEIGHTS (FPCAH)
Job Description: Coordinator of Children’s Ministries
POSITION Coordinator of Children’s Ministries
PURPOSE To provide leadership and support for the Christian faith formation of children ages birth – 5th grade, includes educational programs on Sunday morning, midweek ministry, and special events. To provide leadership and partnership with Parents, Children’s Ministry (CM) Committee, CM Volunteers, Staff, and Pastors to ensure all programs are grounded in our reformed/ Presbyterian beliefs and align with the overall vision for the church.
ACCOUNTABILITY To the Session of the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, through its Administration and Personnel Committee, under the supervision and leadership of the Interim Associate Pastor for Education .
COMPENSATION Part Time Position (25 Hours; Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, including seasonal events and occasional evenings).
SUPERVISOR Interim Associate Pastor for Education
ACCREDITATION Undergraduate Degree (Preferably in Education, Child Development, Children and Family Ministry, or Non-Profit Leadership and Management)
- Provide overall vision for the spiritual growth and formation of children.
- Provide leadership and management for CM Volunteers and CM Committee, including regular training, recruiting encouragement, and conflict resolution.
- Continually implement, evaluate and recommend children’s ministries curricula and programs to effectively meet the needs of children.
- Effectively communicate and partner with parents in the ministry to children.
- Provide leadership for Sunday morning ministry for birth-grade 5 classrooms.
- Oversee ministry logistics and operations including: budget, supplies, attendance, child protection policy and child safety, and classroom furnishings.
- Actively promote and champion children’s ministries among the congregation.
- Participate in FPCA Staff and Program Meetings.
- Follow and maintain all church policy and procedures.
All interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and a resume to Rev. Beth Freese Dammers.