Job Description

Are you a Christ follower with a passion for teaching children? Do you love sharing the Gospel in fun and creative ways? Do you have the gift of Administration, and find joy in developing and executing plans effectively? Are you a “people magnet” who can attract others to join you in our mission “Leading generations to live and love like Jesus”? If you said “Yes!”, then we want to talk to you about our position of Elementary Director for WardKids.

The Director oversees the Sunday programming for K-5thgrades. We use the “Orange Curriculum” and the Director ensures that each class has volunteers, scripts, and costumes. The job requires the ability to plan for future weeks as well as ensure that everything runs efficiently on Sunday mornings.

Prior to COVID-19, our program included 150 children and 65 volunteers. As part of the WardKid’s Ministry Staff, the Director will work to rebuild the program within health & safety guidelines. Focus will be on recruiting new volunteers and developing programs to address the changing needs of our student’s families.

Sunday is a required workday. Normal schedule is Sunday – Thursday.

Requirements

  • Christ follower
  • Experience teaching children is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan events and communicate with others
  • Experience recruiting and supporting volunteers is a plus


Church Description

Since 1956, Ward Church has ministered to the western Detroit suburbs, guiding generations to live and love like Jesus. Based in Northville, Mich., we engage in ongoing ministry and outreach to our neighbors near and far. We strive to embody the Christian ideals of worship and adoration of God, loving others through hands-on service, supporting and nurturing healthy families, and modeling open-handed generosity.

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Experience Required
6 – 10 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Northville, Michigan
Denomination
Presbyterian
Church Size
1,500-2,000

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