The Church at Woodforest

Jean Stewart Elementary School
680 Fish Creek Thoroughfare
Montgomery, Texas 77316

Service Times

Traditional Worship
Sanctuary: Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
Chapel: Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 9:35 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30, 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Loft Worship
Saturdays at 6:00 p.m.
Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

The Church at Woodforest
Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
Jean Stewart Elementary School

Online Worship

Traditional Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

Loft Worship
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

Jobs

Current Openings

Children’s Ministry

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Sunday Ministry Lead

Children of the Woodlands

  • Substitute Teacher

Food Services

  • Cafe
  • Family Life Center Sous Chef

Grace Point Counseling Center

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist/Counselor

Nursery

  • Child Care Worker

Special Needs Ministry

  • Ministry Assistant

The Woodlands Methodist School (TWMS)

  • Band Instructor/Director
  • Eagle Club Assistant
  • Substitute Teachers

Children’s Ministry: Administrative Assistant

    This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Children’s Ministry Department. The Administrative Assistant works to assure that all areas of the ministry are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.

    Skills and Requirements:

    • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
    • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy and a strong passion to lead children and families to a deeper understanding of the Gospel message of Christ’s love!
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
    • Ability to interact well with others. Very personable, professional, and maintains a positive attitude.
    • Must be a team player with the ability to work within the department and with other departments toward a common vision.
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.
    • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
    • Previous accounting or financial experience desirable.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Proven ability to make sound judgments and effectively solve problems.
    • Proficiency with the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Service U and Shelby databases.

    General Administration:

    • Serve as primary contact for Children’s Ministry main phone line and general CM info email account.
    • Collect and distribute mail daily. Setup and maintain various distribution lists for Children’s and Special Blessings Ministries using data gathered through event registrations and Shelby.
    • Order/Purchase departmental supplies and resources, maintain workroom, supply closet, and appropriate inventory of office supplies.
    • Prepare department financials to include expense and revenue tracking for Children’s Ministry and Special Needs Ministry. Compile and process credit card receipts. Process check requests.
    • Prepare and submit weekly offering deposit and summary.
    • Compile and distribute weekly attendance reports.
    • Maintain and update Shelby database and monitor check-in system weekly. Run reports as needed for attendance and email distribution lists.

    Facility and Event Administrative Support:

    • Responsible for booking space, requesting media/food/childcare, and communicating set-up in Service U for the entirety of Children’s Ministry Events and programing. (Sunday School, Confirmation, Volunteers, Special Blessings, meetings, etc).
    • Create and monitor event registrations and handling all parent correspondence. (cancelations, refunds, edits, etc.)
    • Process scholarships for families needing assistance with event registration.
    • Provide administrative support for all CM events (ie: VBS, Camp, Father/Daughter Dance,etc.)
    • Provide support to department staff and Confirmation program as needed, purchasing supplies, generating ideas, preparing for and participating in event delivery.
    • Submitting all maintenance requests to facilities for broken equipment, room repairs, name plates for new employees, use of the lift to hang decorations for events, and anything else that requires facilities.

    Classification:

    Full-Time / Non-exempt / Hourly

    Schedule:

    35-40 hours/week, Monday through Friday; occasional Sundays, holidays and some evenings

    Reports To:

    Co-Director of Children’s Ministries

    Please submit resume and/or job application to Chris McLain. No phone calls please.

Children’s Ministry: Sunday Ministry Lead

    The Sunday Ministry Lead role has been designed to give children a consistent adult staff presence in each area of Children’s Ministry on Sunday mornings, 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.

    The Sunday Ministry Lead serves one age/grade group during each of our two service hours: 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Responsibilities include:

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

    The Sunday Ministry Leader serves on Sundays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 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 Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.

    Please contact Julie Crocker for more information. No phone calls, please.

Children of The Woodlands: Substitute Teacher

    Substitute teachers help to provide the best possible learning environment for children.

    Education and Experience:

    • Each substitute teacher must be a high school graduate
    • Experience working with children is preferred
    • An interest in learning about working with children
    • Substitutes must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families
    • Must meet licensing requirements

    Job Duties:

    • Be available to substitute for staff throughout the school year, keeping school informed of availability
    • Follow daily plans in keeping with the school’s developmental philosophy
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
    • Cooperate with the Director and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
    • Meet licensing and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth
    • Cooperate and clarify expectations with any co-worker who may be assigned to the class

    Classification:

    • Part time/non-exempt

    Work Schedule:

    • Not to exceed 29 hours/week

    Please contact Deb Minter for more information. No phone calls, please.

Food Services: Family Life Center Sous Chef

    The Woodlands United Methodist Church is looking for a Sous Chef to be responsible for the school lunch program at The Family Life Center. The FLC Sous Chef works with the Director of Food Services to determine the lunch menu, order food and supplies, prepare food, and deliver/serve food to children in a school setting. Culinary experience preferred. Chef test required. Attributes: excellent communication skills, positive attitude, commitment to customer service, ability to work in a team, and willingness to serve. This part-time position works 25–29 hours/week, with summers off.

    Contact Pam Herron for more information.

Food Services: Cafe

    The Woodlands UMC Cafe has two part time openings.

    Duties include:

    running the cash register, taking and processing orders,food assembly and production,the delivery of orders (both at café and in school), cleaning and sanitizing

    Attributes:

    positive outgoing personality,Customer service oriented,able to stand for prolonged periods,basic mathematics,and willingness to serve.

    Number of hours a week:

    18 – 24

    Shifts:

    Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8 am – 2:30 pm.

Grace Point Counseling Center: Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist/Counselor

    Grace Point Counseling Center (GPCC) is a ministry of The Woodlands United Methodist Church. We offer compassionate and caring services in a confidential, professional setting, accepting of all individuals with various life circumstances. We offer emotional guidance and support with a non-judgmental approach. We offer services to individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents.

    Qualifications: LMFT, LPC, LPC-RPT, LCSW, PhD
    Applicants need to be licensed to practice in the State of Texas.

    The therapist/counselor must have the ability and be willing to provide clinical assessment and intervention services in the counseling center. (Occasionally services may be in the natural environment: school or home with the permission of GPCC executive director.) The therapist must have experience in working with children ages 3–12 who may have experienced trauma, behavioral and emotional problems. The applicant must be open to a variety of treatment modalities tailored to meet the needs of individual child/parents/family involved. Work history should include case management, family work, outpatient individual play therapy, trauma, attachment, parenting skills, family counseling and group work experience.

    The therapist/counselor must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to interact collaboratively with other agencies and physicians. Also, he/she must have strong organizational skills and be a flexible team member.

    Applicant must meet State licensing requirements (including educational requirements to keep license current) and provide professional liability insurance. GPCC therapists/counselors are registered with different insurance entities in order to receive payments from clients’ insurance. We will assist you with this registration. He/she must also agree to The Woodlands United Methodist Church policies and procedures.

    Work Schedule: This is apart time position (20–25 client hours a week) and requires three evenings a week. Other hours will be jointly determined with therapist/counselor and GPCC Executive Director, according to GPCC office hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (last client seen at 7:00 p.m.); Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Location: Grace Point Counseling Center, 9201 Grogan’s Mill Road, The Woodlands, Texas 77380

    Contact Susan Jones, Executive Director of Grace Point Counseling Center, at sjones@twumc.org for more information.

Nursery: Child Care Worker

    Nursery child care worker positions available for Sunday mornings. The ideal candidate will be a strong Christian, love working with preschool-aged children and be a team player. The job requires the ability to lift 40 lbs. on a regular basis and excellent communication in English. In addition to Sunday mornings, weekday and evening hours may be available. Woodforest Worship Community positions coming soon. Contact Sabrina Horne at 281.297.5911.

Special Needs Ministry: Ministry Assistant

    The Special Needs Ministry Assistant provides a consistent adult staff presence for Special Needs Ministry activities while fostering a positive environment for discipleship, fellowship, and worship. The Special Needs Ministry Assistant participates in Special Needs Ministry weekend worship activities and is also a vital component of Special Needs Ministry programming at The Woodlands UMC.

    Job Duties:

    Assist Special Needs Coordinators as directed, including but not limited to:

    • Preparing teaching materials.
    • Providing direction to intern and volunteer team on weekends.
    • Welcoming participants and their families upon arrival.
    • Teaching or assisting with individual or group lessons.
    • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities.
    • Overseeing safe and timely dismissal.
    • Ensuring the environment is clean and all materials put away.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills and Requirements:

    • A growing Christian with passion to share God’s love with everyone.
    • Experience and/or familiarity with various disabilities (training is available).
    • Experience in teaching or with special needs individuals.
    • Ability to manage a Sunday school classroom.
    • A positive, helpful demeanor at all times; ability to collaborate with others.
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.
    • A neat, professional appearance; punctual and reliable.
    • Must be physically able to keep up with children and young adults.
    • Computer skills with Microsoft programs, email and internet proficiency.
    • College coursework in education, healthcare or a related field is preferred.

    Classification:

    Part-Time / Non-exempt / Hourly

    Work Schedule:

    10-12 hours/week, including three Sundays a month from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and a Saturday evening work rotation. Additional hours during the workweek may be required to support other Special Needs Ministry events.

    Reports to:

    Special Needs Ministry Coordinator

    Interested candidates should submit their résumé to Erin Mayeux. No phone calls please. Please note that candidates will be asked to participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.

TWMS Band Instructor/Director

    Education and Experience

    • Music Degree; certified in music instruction
    • Experience in teaching and directing beginning band students for middle and junior high

    Job Duties

    • Develop and implement a beginning band program
    • Teach a combined woodwind and brass class daily
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner

    Classification

    • Part-Time/Non-Exempt
    • $3000/Fall Semester; $3000/Spring Semester
    • Five, thirty minute classes a week, outside lesson planning and performances up to 10 total hours a week

    Submit resume to Rebecca Coates, Head of School. No phone calls, please.

TWMS Eagle Club Assistant

    Education and Experience

    • High School graduate
    • College student preferred
    • An interest in working with children Kindergarten through 6th grade and a willingness to work under the supervision of the Eagle Club Program Coordinator
    • Must be a committed Christian comfortable sharing their faith with students

    Job Duties

    • Be available for a shift from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Work with and supervise students participating in Eagle Club who will be engaging in art, recreation, games and/or playground activities.
    • Be available to help with homework if needed
    • Help with arrival and dismissal to Eagle Club
    • Follow daily plans in meeting with the school philosophy
    • Cooperate with the Head of School and Eagle Club Program Coordinator in all Eagle Club activities
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training

    Classification

    • Part-Time/Non-Exempt

    Submit resume to Rebecca Coates, Head of School. No phone calls, please.

TWMS Substitute Teachers

    Education and Experience

    • College graduate preferred
    • Experience working with children is preferred
    • An interest in learning about working with children, and a willingness to work under the supervision of a professional teacher
    • Substitutes must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families

    Job Duties

    • Be available to substitute for staff throughout the school year, keeping school informed of availability
    • Follow daily plans in keeping with the school philosophy
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
    • Cooperate with the Head of School and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth
    • Cooperate and clarify expectations with any co-worker who may be assigned to the class

    Classification

    • Part-Time/Non-Exempt

    Submit resume to Rebecca Coates, Head of School. No phone calls, please.