Director of Children’s Ministries


TLC is seeking to hire a

Part-Time Director of Children’s Ministry


Tallmadge Lutheran Church is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry to join our team in the fall of 2023.  Working with children from infants through fifth grade along with their families, the Director’s goal is to facilitate Christian Biblical learning with fun and exciting programs that help children grow in their faith. 

REPORTS TO:  Lead Pastor and Board of Elders



  • Provide vision and leadership for children’s ministry program focusing on children from birth to 5th grade and their families
  • Recruit, equip, and train volunteers 
  • Work with other volunteers in the area of Children’s Ministry to provide a biblically sound and vibrant children’s program
  • Maintain program growth through promotion, inviting, and personal conversations 
  • Utilize the spiritual gifts of the congregation
  • Background check and educate all adults on protocol when working with children 



  • Work with Sunday School Superintendent to direct Sunday school programs during the school year 
  • Provide leadership for the annual Vacation Bible School 
  • Develop a schedule for you and lay members to lead the Children’s Message in Sunday morning worship 
  • Develop a schedule for leading chapel for Tallmadge Christian Preschool
  • Evaluate new curriculum as needed 



  • Help plan and be present at family nights and the other special events (i.e. Family Fun Nights, church picnic etc.) 
  • Help plan and implement annual Easter Egg Hunt 
  • Re-Start Mom’s group for mom’s with preschool-aged children



  • Biblical and Sacramental theological grounding 
  • Organizational skills (self-starter, detail-oriented, multi-tasking, and can delegate)
    Ability to use Microsoft Word, create PowerPoint presentations, manage an Excel worksheet, use a digital camera, and scan pictures, etc. 
  • Good inter-personal skills with both children and adults  
  • Warm, caring and demonstrates a willingness to know and love the families at Tallmadge Lutheran Church
  • A great passion for God’s children 
  • Prefer a background in education and/or previous ministry experience


  • Approximately 15 hours/week (Number of actual weekly hours varies by the scheduled events and time of year) 
  • Willing to join the Tallmadge Lutheran Church family



  1. The salary for this position is $300 a week paid bi-weekly for an annual salary of $15,600
  2. The Director of Children’s Ministry would receive two-weeks/per year paid vacation equivalent to work week. (three weeks after five years)
  3. This position allows for three Sundays off during school year.  Additional time off, without pay, is negotiable
  4. This position does not qualify for health insurance, disability and survivor plan, or retirement plan.
    To apply, please email resume to Pastor Andy Alberts