Nursery Director


First United Methodist Church Clermont Florida is looking for a part-time (25 hours a week) Nursery Director to work with our Children't  ministry team underneat the Children's Minister. As a key leader the Nursery Director is responsible for serving families through the creative vision, strategic development and implementation of all nursery (birth – 2 years) and childcare (birth -5th grade) related programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage families, welcoming them and keeping them connected.
  • Review and prepare lesson plans and parent cues for small group leaders each week.
  • Gather and organize all curriculum needs into designated boxes for small group leaders.
  • Schedule and oversee all nursery and childcare staff on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain communication with staff regularly via email or phone – lesson plans, schedules, updates, trainings, etc.
  • Address any issues or conflicts that may arise during services to maintain ministry safety and effectiveness.
  • Ensure all services and events are properly staffed.
  • Supervise, equip, and support all nursery staff.
  • Inform Children’s Minister of all supply needs regularly.  
  • Aide in set-up of all ministry areas for various services.
  • Review, sign, and submit all completed payroll sheets to the Director of Finance bi-weekly.
  • Monitor payroll and budgets monthly. Assist in adjusting yearly budgets as needed.
  • Update policies and procedures regularly and train staff on all changes.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the hiring of additional staff members as needed.
  • Oversee that all Safe Sanctuary guidelines are being properly followed throughout all nursery/childcare areas.
  • Assist in classrooms as needed.
  • Work well within the CM Team in order to develop ideas and carry out future goals.
  • Be a model for those who attend FUMC by being an example of personal integrity, discipleship and evangelism.
  • Maintain a willingness to fulfill any other duties deemed necessary by the Children’s Minister.
Qualification, Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • Loves Jesus, loves the Church and has a passion for children to love Jesus. 
  • Leader and problem solver with the ability to organize/motivate people.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb stairs regularly.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Creative self starter and effective time manager.
  • Strong technology and computer skills.
  • Able to identify and meet the needs of each age in the nursery/childcare ministry.
  • Leadership experience within a nursery and/or childcare ministry preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience within a related field.

Contact: Natalie Zook

Address: 950 7th St. Clermont 34711

Phone: 3523942412



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