First UMC Plano: Director of Children's Choirs

Date Posted: 6/10/2019


First UMC Plano, Plano, TX

Job Description

Reports to: Director of Worship Arts

Position available: Aug. 1, 2019

The Associate Music Director/Children’s Music Director is responsible for the children’s music program, directing the Celebration Singers (K-2nd grade), Alleluia Singers (3rd-5th grade) and overseeing the volunteers who lead children’s hand bells. 

Responsibilities

  • Direct the Alleluia Singers on Sunday nights.
  • Maintain attendance for all children’s choirs/hand bells on Sunday nights.
  • Coordinate with the church calendar to schedule rehearsals, special music events, etc.   
  • Work with the Director of Worship Arts to schedule times for the children to participate and lead in meaningful worship.
  • Select music for the children’s choirs to sing in worship.
  • Direct a week-long Music Camp in the summer for kids PreK-5th grade.
  • Oversee volunteer children’s choir directors.
  • Coordinate with the Minister with Children for special activities.
  • Communicate with parents via email of Children’s Music Ministry activities.
  • Maintain an updated children’s choir page on the church website.
  • Assist Director of Worship Arts on occasion with rehearsals and administrative duties.
  • Sing with the Chancel Choir on Wednesday evening for rehearsal and Sunday mornings

Qualifications

  • BA in Music preferred.
  • Experience in directing a children’s choir preferred.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with kids, parents, church members, volunteers and guests.
  • Requires verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with parents and kids. 

´╗┐Terms

  • Background check required
  • No health insurance coverage provided; benefits include prorated paid time off and paid holidays.

Job Type: Part-time non Exempt; up to 15 hours per week.

Working Hours: Wednesday evenings and Sunday evenings during the school year, selected and planned Sunday mornings; flexible hours to meet job demands. Must be willing to work Christmas Eve, Palm Sunday and other major events as requested.

How to Apply

Resumes must be emailed to Director of Worship Arts Robin Kaufman Anderson at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 469-222-2551

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