Director of Children’s Ministry

Jacksonville, FL
Type: Lay
Posted Feb 25, 2019
Job Title
Director of Children’s Ministry
Name of church or organization
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Job Location
Jacksonville, FL
Job Description
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Florida is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry to oversee discipleship of children birth through 5th grade. St. Mark’s is a neighborhood church with a multi-generational congregation that worships in both contemporary and traditional styles. This position would report directly to the Associate Rector for Christian Formation, work closely with the Director of Youth Ministry, and collaborate regularly with St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School.

Primary responsibilities for the position include:
● Work with an established volunteer team to continue to design, develop, and implement a vibrant, comprehensive, growing, and sustainable ministry for children
● Oversee all children’s Sunday School offerings including the recruitment, direction, supervision, and support of Sunday School teachers.
● Embrace opportunities to connect and build relationships with the children, families, and staff of St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School
● Collaborate with colleagues to intentionally coordinate multiple intergenerational events throughout the year
● Communicate regularly with key ministry stakeholders (parents, volunteer leaders, day school families, larger congregation, local community)
● Assist clergy in the coordinations of and preparations for baptism
● Develop and maintain the annual children’s ministry budget
● Supervise part-time childcare and nursery staff
Qualifications for this position are:
● College graduate
● Experience working or volunteering in church ministry, specifically with children and/or youth
● Proficient with Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel and Outlook
● Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing
● Ability to organize, focus, and multi-task
● Ability to work as part of a team
● Ability to keep accurate and detailed records

Type of commitment
  • Full time
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