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Children’s Education Coordinator – First UMC, Farmington

The First United Methodist Church of Farmington is seeking a qualified person to coordinate their preschool – fifth grade Sunday School and Vacation Bible School programs. Hours are flexible with a minimum of 15 hours per week required. Job description and required qualifications are below.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruiting teachers and leading some classes for one room schoolhouse and/or rotational Sunday School classes (Kindergarten thru 5th grade currently)
  • Preparing Sunday School curriculum and providing resources to recruited teachers
  • Updating materials/videos for at-home activities via the church website
  • Supervising Sunday School programs and providing necessary support on Sunday mornings.
  • Communicating with families of children to obtain contact and emergency information and to update families regarding upcoming events
  • Planning, recruiting teachers/volunteers, and directing Vacation Bible School (VBS) each summer (third week of July)
  • Providing Children’s Moment during the Sunday service as determined necessary by the senior pastor.
  • Attending staff meetings and education committee meetings monthly

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enjoys working with children and youth
  • Experience teaching elementary age children preferred
  • Experience with creating lesson plans preferred
  • Able to access and organize educational curriculum and materials for classes
  • Familiar with the teachings of the Methodist Church or willing to be trained
  • Proficient with technology programs such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Email, Zoom, Sign-up genius, etc. preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Available most Sunday mornings

Please contact Susan Cook, Staff Parish Relations Chair, at email: suzcook33115@gmail.com, to apply.

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