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Leader of Children's Music Ministries - Part Time

Location: Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, USA
Leader of Children's Music Ministries
Dardenne Presbyterian Church - Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
The Leader of the Children’s Music Ministries, in coordination with the Director of Christian Education (DCE) and the Pastor, is responsible for all the DPC children’s music programs.  He/she is accountable to the DCE and is a program staff member.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Direct (or provide for the direction of) three choir groups: Pre-K and Kindergarten (Joyful Voices), Elementary Children’s Choir, and the Youth (Middle and High School) Choir
  • Provide guidance (and participate as required) in the recruitment of members for the musical groups and volunteer assistants
  • Mentor/tutor musical group members
  • Consult /coordinate with the pastor(s) and the DCE regarding scriptural base and theme in selecting music for the choirs
  • Utilize music for the teaching and understanding of scripture
  • Develop and maintain a musical library
  • Utilize elementary instruments (hand bells, etc.) to enhance programs
  • Organize and lead the musical groups in worship service participation, musical/theatrical productions (at least one per year) and community outreach (for example: Christmas caroling)
  • Lead the music portion of children/youth related activities (VBS, etc.)
  • Coordinate the efforts of volunteer assistants
  • Attend weekly Church staff meetings and monthly CE Committee meetings
  • Report to the DCE for supervision and guidance
  • Belief in Jesus Christ as personal savior
  • Knowledge of the Holy Bible and the Christian religion in general
  • Management and relational skills (children, parents, staff members and volunteers)
  • College level education  (Bachelor’s Degree or other certification in music preferred)
  • Experience in working with children/youth
  • Part time exempt position expected to average 15-20  hours per week $20/hr
  • Two Weeks paid vacation per year
Please send inquires and resumes to:
Jessica Grotewiel