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 and 11:00 a.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

  • Sunday Ministry Lead

Children of the Woodlands

  • Children of The Woodlands: Lead Teacher
  • Children of The Woodlands: Teaching Assistant
  • Children of The Woodlands: Substitute Teacher

Food Services

  • Cafe
  • Family Life Center Sous Chef

Grace Point Counseling Center

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Therapist/Counselor

Missions Ministry

  • Assistant

Nursery

  • Child Care Worker

Recreation Ministry

  • Programming Assistant

Special Needs Ministry

  • Ministry Assistant

The Woodlands Methodist School (TWMS)

  • TWMS Certified Lead Teacher 6th Grade – Math Emphasis
  • TWMS Academic Support Coordinator
  • TWMS School Counselor
  • TWMS Certified Lead Teachers
  • TWMS Assistant Teachers
  • TWMS Substitute Teachers

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: Lead Teacher

    Lead teacher positions available in classrooms for children two – four years old. This position is responsible for providing the best possible learning environment for children. Teachers must be able to meet all state licensing requirements as well as accreditation criteria. Teachers must be committed Christians.

    Education and Experience:

    • Each lead teacher should have a baccalaureate degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or a related area
    • Three years of experience working with children is preferred
    • Teachers must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families
    • Must meet licensing requirements

    Job Duties:

    • Create and maintain a classroom setting that meets COTW requirements, national accreditation expectations and state licensing criteria
    • Make daily plans in keeping with the developmental philosophy of the program
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
    • Collaborate 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 in a timely manner
    • Plan with and clarify expectations for the assistant teacher and any support staff or volunteer 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.

Children of The Woodlands: Teaching Assistant

    Teaching assistant positions available in classrooms for children two – four years old. This position assists the classroom lead teacher in working with children, preparing materials, cleaning the rooms, and supervision.

    Education and Experience:

    • Each assistant teacher should have two years of college
    • Three years of experience working with children is preferred
    • Teachers must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families
    • Must meet licensing requirements

    Job Duties:

    • Assist the classroom lead teacher in assigned tasks, following daily plans and in keeping with school developmental philosophy
    • Assist with children in the classroom, in a large group, small group or with individual students
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
    • Cooperate with the Director and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
    • Be involved in learning appropriate classroom practices through modeling, continuing education, and an awareness of accreditation standards and licensing requirements
    • Meet licensing and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner

    Classification:

    • Part time/non-exempt

    Work Schedule:

    • Not to exceed 29 hours/week

    Please contact Deb Minter 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.

Missions Ministry: Assistant

    Work Schedule

    Part-time, 20 hours per week, with some flexibility within the following schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Some Saturdays will be required.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Provide administrative assistance to the Missions Pastor and/or the Pastor of Local Missions, as directed. These duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Schedule and arrange meetings, including arranging media support, food service, ServiceU reservations, and event registrations
    • Answer telephone calls and emails
    • Handle incoming and outgoing mail
    • Order office supplies or other items upon request
    • Draft communications or routine reports
    • Edit correspondence and ensure document accuracy
    • Maintain databases and filing systems, whether electronic or paper, such as Missionary and supported ministry activity and programs, travel itineraries, volunteer logs, and project management tracking tools.
    • Perform basic bookkeeping, including reconciling credit card statements, tracking receipts, and preparing budget or payroll reports

    Provide support for ministry activities sponsored by Missions:

    • Develop ongoing relationships with missionaries and ministry leaders
    • Provide thoughtful insight into Missions planning and implementation
    • Communicate effectively with lay leaders and volunteers
    • Identify, train and coordinate volunteers for events and ongoing service projects
    • Work with Creative Services department to schedule, proof, and coordinate marketing materials for missions ministry programming
    • Coordinate bulletin announcements and inserts
    • Set up and clean up meeting rooms and service project spaces
    • Serve as TWUMC staff representative at service project sites
    • Order supplies for service projects
    • Arrange for child care as appropriate, according to TWUMC policy

    Qualifications

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • High school diploma

    Interested candidates should send resume and/or employment application via email to Angela Branch, Director of Human Resources. No phone calls please.

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.

Programming Assistant - Recreation Ministry

    This position instructs, grows and provides support within Recreation Ministry programs, events and activities that disciple people in faith, and reach out into the community to win people to Jesus Christ. Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Physical Education Instructor for TWMS

    • Working directly with A.D. and TWMS administrators and within the Guiding Principles of the school.
    • Integration of Biblical Concepts, Health, Physical Education and Core Subject TEKS into units and daily lesson plans.
    • Assist in designing, planning and organizing school community events such as Bike Roundup, Red Ribbon Week, Family 5k, Field Day.
    • Assist in the facilitation and direction of the CATCH program within the school.
    • Design and instruct character education and safety lessons.
    • Coordinate with school staff to provide health and wellness opportunities for both staff and students.
    • Engage community stakeholders for programming support.
    • Support developing the foundations for an Athletic Booster Club.

    Family Recreation Programming

    • Design, organization and facilitation of programming for families promoting family engagement in health and wellness practices as well as building Christ centered relationships with other families within the community.

    Cross-Ministry Programming

    • Providing recreational and health programming as a partnership with or in support of other Ministries within the church.

    Upward Sports

    • Family Events and celebration planning and coordination.

    This is a Part Time position.
    20-29 hours/week, year-round
    Typical schedule would be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Will include some Saturdays.
    This position reports to Athletic Director.

    Contact Garrett Ritter for more information.

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 Kelli Manning. 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 Certified Lead Teacher 6th Grade – Math Emphasis

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Lead teacher should have a baccalaureate degree and certification with required endorsements for subject and level assigned. Teaching experience in the subject area is required.
    • All TWMS staff must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families

    JOB DUTIES

    • Create and maintain a classroom setting that meets TWMS requirements and national accreditation expectations.
    • Write weekly lesson plans reflecting individual student needs and hands on learning opportunities while maintaining the developmental philosophy of the program.
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs.
    • Collaborate with the Head of School and the Director of Academics and other staff in those activities involving the whole program.
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner.
    • Plan with and clarify expectations for the assistant teacher and any support staff or volunteer who may be assigned to the class.

    CLASSIFICATION

    Full-time

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

TWMS ACADEMIC SUPPORT COORDINATOR

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in education with valid teaching certificate
    • Special Education Certification
    • Teaching experience required
    • Experience working with students with exceptionalities required
    • Diagnostician credentials preferred

    JOB DUTIES

    • Ability to interpret data.
    • Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.
    • Strong knowledge of instructional strategies for students with exceptionalities.

    CLASSIFICATION

    Part-time or full-time

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

TWMS SCHOOL COUNSELOR

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Counseling degree
    • Experience working as a school counselor or counseling children.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive counseling and guidance program.
    • Counsel individuals and small groups of students with presenting needs/concerns.
    • Consult with parents, teachers and administrators to enhance their work with students.

    CLASSIFICATION

    Full-time

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

TWMS Certified Lead Teachers

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Each lead teacher should have a baccalaureate degree, and certified in elementary education.
    • All TWMS staff must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Create and maintain a classroom setting that meets TWMS requirements and national accreditation expectations
    • Write weekly lesson plans reflecting individual student needs and hands on learning opportunities while maintaining the developmental philosophy of the program
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
    • Collaborate with the Head of School and the Director of Academics and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner
    • Plan with and clarify expectations for the assistant teacher and any support staff or volunteer who may be assigned to the class

    CLASSIFICATION

    Full-Time / Exempt

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

TWMS Assistant Teachers

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • College degree 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
    • All TWMS staff must be committed Christians comfortable sharing their faith with children and families

    JOB DUTIES

    • Assist the classroom lead teacher in assigned tasks, following daily plans and in keeping with school developmental philosophy
    • Assist with children in the classroom, in a large group, small group or with individual students
    • Work directly with children to meet individual needs
    • Cooperate with the Head of School and other staff in those activities involving the whole program
    • Be involved in learning appropriate classroom practices through modeling, continuing education, and an awareness of accreditation standards
    • Meet church and school requirements for in-service training and professional growth in a timely manner

    CLASSIFICATION

    Full-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.