Minister of Elementary Children


Full-time, Exempt
Salary Range - $35,000-$40,000 (based on experience)
Start Date – 1/1/2020

Mustang United Methodist Church is seeking a trained professional to join our team as the Minister of Elementary Children. This person must have a passion and love for teaching children.
The Minister of Elementary Children is responsible for the safety, care, ministry and Christian education of children Kindergarten through 6th grade. The Minister of Elementary Children must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. From the team perspective, this position will work with shared ministry departments throughout the church, including preschool and youth ministries, to ensure all programs are working well together to facilitate the transition of all children and youth through each of our age specific programs. Independently, this position will manage their department, including its budget, calendar, volunteers and curriculum development. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or secondary education preferred; experience may be substituted for education 

  • Experience working with upper elementary (4-6th grade) students; 2 or more years preferred

Other Requirements, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of scripture and Bible stories

  • Must be able to work Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, when applicable

  • Must work well independently and with a team

  • Ability to lead and direct others, such as volunteers

  • Organized and detail oriented

  • Clean background check; will be check annually

  • Computer skills and Microsoft Office skills

  • Knowledge of social media and ability to manage department accounts appropriately

  • Attend trainings, conferences and continuing education classes yearly to grow in your area of ministry

Work Hours: 

  • Monday-Thursday – 8-4

  • Wednesday evenings when midweek programming is in session

  • Sunday mornings, both worship services and Sunday school; 8:30-12

Mustang United Methodist Church offers competitive compensation as well as benefit options including major medical, dental, vision and pension. 

Please forward your resume to if you are interested in this position.

Mustang United Methodist Church 

211 W. State Hwy 152

Mustang, OK 73064


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