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Director of Kids Connection (Approximately 32 hours per week)

JOB Description: Director of Kids Connection


The Director of Kids Connection takes work direction from, reports to, and is accountable to the Director of Children’s Ministries.

The Director of Kids Connection is a part-time year-round position, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Kids Connection program with Plainfield United Methodist and will assist with the children’s ministries of PUMC.

Total Hours: 32 hours per week (30 hours per week in Kids Connection; 2 hours per week in Preschool Programs) To apply for this position complete a job application and submit a resume.


Job description:

Develop a safe, learning, loving, and Christian environment for Kids Connection

Maintain child(ren) and staff records according to Registered Ministry Regulations

Follow the regulations in the Registered Ministry Regulations

Communicate with staff, parents, and children effectively

Manage finances and prepare reports to program boards

Attend meetings- PUMC Staff meeting, Children’s Council, staff teams, and short-term planning teams

Follow policies and procedures as outlined in the PUMC Employee Handbook

Supervise, hire, and train staff


Preschool Programs’ responsibilities:

Coordinate program schedules with the Children’s Ministries/Preschool programs’ calendar.

Align best practices to share information with the Youth Director.

Assist with the staff training and record keeping required by the Registered Ministry Regulations.


Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree Preferred

5 years’ experience with a Registered Ministry or Licensed Child Care

Ability to successfully pass a background check

Leadership skills


Preferred Skills and gifts:

Personal Commitment to Christ and the work of the Church

Preferred Background in education

Relational and administrative skills

Financial reporting/ budget experience

Childcare Specialist

PUMC is receiving applications for a part-time Childcare Specialist. The Childcare Specialist is responsible for the safety, well-being, and security of all children in PUMC’s Play ’N Share program.

Candidates must be punctual, reliable and be able to pass a background check. To apply, please send resume, completed application, references, and salary requirements to [email protected].

Preschool Teacher's Aide (part time)

PUMC is receiving applications for a part-time (with full-time potential) Preschool Teacher. The Preschool Teacher is responsible for the safety, well-being, and security of all children in PUMC’s Preschool program. The Preschool Teacher will be responsible for monitoring and teaching the children in the program, developing a curriculum that the children will respond to positively, and partnering with the staff team to enhance the environment in the church and school. 


Candidates must be punctual, reliable and be able to pass a background check. To apply, please send resume, completed application, references, and salary requirements to [email protected].

Kids Connection Leader/Driver (part-time)

PUMC’s Out of School Program, Kids Connection, is looking for a part-time leader/driver. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid driver's license.


Hours vary. The duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Driving children in grades Kindergarten through fifth in a fifteen passenger church van.
  • Monitoring children during play and ensuring their safety.
  • Transporting children on field trips, as well as to and from school.
  • Assisting children with homework and monitoring high school aides who work with the children.


Candidates must be punctual, reliable and be able to pass a background check. To apply, please send resume, completed application, references, and salary requirements to j[email protected].