Employment

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CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: SUNDAY MINISTRY LEAD

The Sunday Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in Children’s Ministry on Sundays, while providing the right tone and environment for learning. The Sunday Ministry Lead is responsible for having a dedicated weekly focus on sharing biblical truths about Jesus Christ in a fun and exciting way.

JOB DUTIES

  • Preparing the classroom/learning area on Sundays
  • Providing direction to volunteer and intern team
  • Welcoming children and families as they arrive
  • Take attendance and offering
  • Lead large group learning
  • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
  • Concluding the lesson and dismissing students
  • Clean up the environment

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

The Sunday Ministry Lead serves on Sundays from 8:00 am-12:30 pm. Curriculum is provided; Sunday Ministry Leader is simply presenting the prepared lesson weekly. Arrangements can be made if Ministry Leader needs to miss an occasional Sunday. The position is based on a weekly stipend and assumes a minimum of 46 Sundays per year; no health benefits are provided.

The ideal candidate is high energy, loves kids, enjoys being on a stage on a mic, and is gifted in teaching about the Lord. Candidates will work directly with Early Childhood, Elementary, or Intermediate Ministry Teams. Candidates will be asked to participate in a Saturday night experience as part of the interview process.

Contact Julie Crocker at JCrocker@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: INTERN

This is a part-time position with no benefits created for high school students age 16 or older.

Shift schedules include Sundays and/or Saturday nights and Children’s Ministry-sponsored events serving children ages 3-12 years of age.

JOB DUTIES

  • Greet families and students as they arrive on Sundays and events.
  • As an intern your primary focus is to help ensure that every child is greeted, encouraged, interacted with and engaged in program activity.
  • Help set up and lead Sunday School, events, crafts, activities and clean up.
  • Support Ministry Directors and Ministry Leaders.
  • Arrive and Sign in on time for scheduled shifts.
  • Behavior in the community and your online presence must be compatible with values and beliefs of our church. Your online social networks should be accessible to CM Staff.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

Strong interpersonal skills, enjoy children, role model for young children and a growing Christian that feels comfortable sharing their faith with others. Creative artistic talents in music, drama and art a plus.

Contact Julie Crocker at JCrocker@twumc.org. No phone calls please.

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRY

The Director of Student Ministry is responsible for providing leadership, direction and guidance for all youth programming at The Woodlands United Methodist Church. This individual is responsible for creating and maintaining the Rebelbase Students DNA and strategy across both the Woodlands and the Woodforest campuses. This role requires an individual to have exceptional leadership, collaborative, strategic, developmental, and communication gifts.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least 5-7 years of leadership experience in full time ministry
  • 1-3 years of experience supervising staff
  • Experience leading volunteer teams
  • Experience at large and very large congregations
  • College graduate; seminary preferred

FUNCTIONS

  • Lead the discipleship of 7th - 12th grade students with meaningful, relevant teaching, fellowship, events, and small group experiences, consistent with the theology and core values of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.
  • The Director of Student Ministry leads and develops the Student Ministry staff in a way that allows them to lead their ministry areas at their highest level of potential. All staff members are growing in both the areas of leadership and spiritual growth.
  • Plan and lead weekly student ministry staff meetings as well as monthly parent support team meetings. Ensure all staff are provided with clear direction and expectations.
  • Lead the student ministry staff to move the student ministry forward through vision, creativity, problem solving, and communication.
  • Create a global strategy across all campuses to recruit and develop volunteers, small group leaders, and ministry leaders to support current groups as well as anticipated growth in student ministry.
  • Foster a healthy spiritual support structure for youth and their families.
  • Develop and execute the annual budget for Student Ministry. Supervise and approve expenditures from that budget. Work with Finance Department and Executive Director of Administration to ensure fiscal accountability and responsibility.
  • Participate on the Ministry Staff and attend periodic meetings to communicate Student Ministry direction and programs. Ensure Student Ministry is working toward the same mission as the overall church.
  • Monitor all organizational systems for effectiveness and develop and change as necessary for the ministry to grow and move forward.
    • Ensure control documents are in place and distributed in a timely fashion (including volunteer job descriptions, the student ministry calendar, calendar requests, event and trip registration forms, and leader’s directory).
    • Ensure compliance documents are up-to-date and distributed to all involved parties (copyright licensing, Safe Sanctuary, background checks on volunteers and staff, etc.).
  • Partner with other The Woodlands UMC ministries to ensure seamless transitions in/out/through Student Ministry life stage, especially, Children’s Ministry (Confirmation/56), Special Needs Ministry Youth/Adults, Emerge College Ministry.
  • Assist in sanctuary and contemporary worship on a rotating basis as assigned.
  • Assist in any area of the church's ministry where those talents and abilities are needed or requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Lead from a core of spiritual health and wholeness
  • Model incarnational and relational ministry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to teach and engage large audiences
  • Ability to balance time, understanding the importance of self and family care
  • Event planning
  • Computer and Internet skills
  • Diplomacy in relationships

This is a full-time position (40 hrs./wk). Sundays required; some evenings, some travel, some Saturdays. Reports to Harvest Lead Pastor.

Interested applicants may send a resume to search@ministryarchitects.com. No phone calls, please.

THE WOODLANDS METHODIST: OFFICE MANAGER

The Woodlands Methodist School is currently seeking an Office Manager to work in the Lower/Middle School (LMS) Office. The LMS Office Manager supports the Head of School and Administrative Leadership Team to ensure the smooth operation of daily activities, as well as future events at the LMS. Provide excellent customer service for all persons on campus and do so in a professional, efficient and courteous manner. This is a full-time, exempt level position and eligible for benefits. This position will report to the Head of School.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

The LMS Office Manager has supervisory responsibilities for some positions in the LMS Office.
  • Manage Faculty and Staff daily operations: 
    • Manage new staff recruitment process & staff resignations 
    • Organize new staff orientation 
    • Manage Staff Absences / Leave
    • Assist with In-Service training and professional development
    • Manage Substitutes – daily as required 
      • Coordinate with faculty & staff when absent due to illness/vacation
      • Contact Substitutes/paras/admin staff to provide cover in classes in cases of sudden illness
      • Ensure leave forms are submitted timely
    • Lead work duties of Facilities Technician on campus 
  • Manage Event Pro
  • Manage School Photographs 
  • Coordinate Kinder / 8th Grade Graduation 
  • Manage Field Trips: Payments, Pay It form, Permission Release
  • Interact with third party housekeeping service to ensure all areas of the school is clean and prepared for students and faculty
  • Attend PEO meetings and act as a liaison for TWMS staff
  • Prepare agenda & take notes at weekly Admin Meetings 
  • Update RENWEB (Staff & student demographics)
  • Assist with Handbooks – Parent / Staff 
  • Oversee invoices and collect payment for Tutor Library space rental
  • Coordinate Marketing Events 
  • Coordinate with Head Chef regarding school lunches and special events 
  • Assist with home visit preparations 
  • Meet school requirements for in-service training and professional development.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 5 years of experience in similar role
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Strong, growing Christian
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and faculty
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Works well in a team
  • Self-starter

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and updated resume resume to Jana Graham.


To see all available openings with The Woodlands Methodist School, visit the TWMS Employment page