Employment

For all positions, you may download the application via the Download application form button, print and fill it out, and either drop it off at the main church reception desk or scan and email it to Employment@twmc.org, or you may also fill the application form online via the Apply online button.

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position.

This position will monitor the campus for building maintenance items, safety issues, prohibited or concerning behavior of persons throughout the campus, respond to emergency situations to minimize risk and / or loss to buildings, property or persons.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist facilities maintenance technicians with assigned campus maintenance needs.
  • Daily unlocking and locking of facility (verify campus is secure before leaving at night)
  • Respond to onsite emergencies and provide assistance including first aid and calling for backup as needed. (ie 911)
  • Gather information and witness statements and write incident reports following campus events.
  • Inspect Company vehicles for safety and cleanliness and clean as needed.
  • Check out vehicles to approved drivers and perform pre and post use inspections.
  • Watch video surveillance system and identify issues needing a response.
  • Monitor the campus life safety systems and aid in their operation, testing and function.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of people and events happening on campus.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to interact well with others, personable and professional.
  • Must be able to read, write and otherwise communicate effectively in English.
  • Must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to hear well in a loud environment
  • Must have sufficient mobility to move and operate in confined work area
  • Must be able to work inside and outside our School and pass needed background checks
  • Must be able to stand and walk during an 8-10 hour shift; occasional shifts in excess of 10 hours may be required due to the demands of the business
  • Must have a neat professional appearance, be very punctual and reliable.
  • Must be physically able to perform all duties of the position in any type of weather and be willing to work varied shifts, schedules, holidays and overtime as assigned.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to operate a computer to fill out reports, check email, etc.

Please submit resumes to slewis@twmc.org.

The Information Technology (IT) Director oversees the development, implementation, maintenance and use of technology to support and further the ministry at The Woodlands Methodist Church (TWMC), including The Woodlands Methodist School and The Church at Woodforest.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

This position is responsible for day-to-day operations of information technology network systems, telecommunication hardware and systems, managing all IT operations, providing support and maintenance of existing technology, development of new technical solutions, Linux website infrastructure, network/infrastructure-level IT and desktop/device-level I. This includes:

Relational Leadership:

  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups of varying technical knowledge, at all levels of the organization
  • Recruits, selects, trains/develops, and supervises help desk technicians
  • Manages relationships with IT vendors ensuring contractual agreements are met and service standards are monitored along with managing our TSP and ISP(s).
  • Actively seeks opportunities to educate, train and inform church staff on IT systems, policies and best practices through ongoing informal interactions and in programmed and structured training sessions.

Strategic/Operational Leadership:

  • Responsible for hands-on, day-to-day campus-wide IT operations.
  • Responsible for the purchase, management, and maintenance of all IT equipment including computers, software, and phone.
  • Oversees technical projects in alignment with organizational goals.
  • Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Investigates, recommends and implements solutions that ensure full compliance with PCI, PII, FERPA, COPPA, CIPA, PPRA and HIPPA security standards.
  • Researches, evaluates and implements industry standard best practices in IT strategies, policies, and procedures as a means of pre-empting and eliminating systemic problems, issues and liabilities within the organization.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action.
  • Researches and implements new technologies, upgrades and equipment.
  • Serves as the technical and IT adviser for all church departments / leaders.
  • Provides technical support to ensure maximum uptime for church database systems (ie: Rock, Event Pro).
  • Proven ability to document in writing network system design, including systematic record keeping and history of hardware and software maintenance, upgrades and configuration
  • Significant network administration experience in the following environments
    • Windows 2008R2 Server and newer (required)
    • Azure Active Directory and on-premises Active Directory (required)
    • Windows 7 and newer workstations (required)
    • macOS (required)
    • iOS
    • iPadOS
    • Android
    • Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat / Fedora, Raspberry Pi OS) (preferred)
    • Chrome OS
    • Raspberry Pi Experience Desired, but not required
    • Desired, but not required: Shell scripting: PowerShell and /or Bash
  • Significant administration knowledge of
    • Hardware (including cable, hubs, routers, switches, firewalls, etc.)
    • Standard network protocols, e.g., TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, etc.
    • Anti-malware software configuration, installation, deployment
    • Backup hardware and procedures as well as disaster recovery
    • Internet firewalls and security
    • Wi-Fi controllers and access point administration (Aruba or similar)
    • Microsoft SQL Server administration (required)
    • Computer, mobile device and peripheral configuration/installation to include iPads, printers, etc.
    • Server Virtualization using VMWare and /or HyperV (required)
    • Microsoft Office 365 tenant administration (required)
    • Tenant device and data migration to the cloud (required)
    • Google Workspace (GSuite) tenant administration (required)
  • Significant computer and networking troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge and experience with:
    • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
    • macOS- specific computing environments including operating systems and software applications
  • Performs other duties as requested by Director of Facilities
    • Desired, but not required: Experience with Windows and macOS migrations from on-prem to the cloud

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or related field or Bachelor’s degree or higher with 7+ years continuous IT experience
  • 7-10 years professional experience in IT required
  • 3+ years being in a leadership capacity

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Reports to: Director of Facilities
  • Position Type: Full time, exempt. Supervision of one or more part-time or full-time helpdesk technicians
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday. As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule with potential evening and weekend hours to support special events.
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

The Woodlands Methodist Church Cafe has two part-time openings in the café.

JOB DUTIES

  • Running the cash register
  • Taking and processing orders
  • Food assembly and production
  • Delivery of orders (both at café and in school)
  • Cleaning and sanitizing

ATTRIBUTES

  • Positive, outgoing personality
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods
  • Basic mathematics
  • Willingness to serve.

SCHEDULE

  • 18 – 24 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Contact Stephen Gasaway at SLGasaway@twmc.org. No phone calls please.

Work Schedule

Part time, hourly position, 10 hours a week, Monday-Friday with some Saturdays and Sundays as needed. Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Creative Christmas and any other special events as needed will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Develop Events volunteer team through recruiting, group meetings, and communication including hosting creative events and gatherings.
  • Lead volunteer Events Team for creative events, campaigns, installments, and other creative initiatives along with the Loft Ministry Assistant and Loft pastoral team.
  • Plan and execute Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Creative Christmas, and any other Loft specific creative events along with the Loft Ministry Assistant.
  • Plan, coordinate, and submit requests for media and creative needs for social media, podcast, special print/digital items, video requests and special campaigns.
  • Support Loft team in developing, creating, and expanding creative content both in the worship community weekend services and through social media.

The Events Shepherd is responsible for developing dynamic ministry to 5th and 6th graders, providing leadership in planning coordinating, and executing NextGen 56/Confirmation Ministry events, in collaboration with the full NextGen Ministries team. Communicates and demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) mission to win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide prayerful, visionary leadership for the overall function of NextGen 56/Confirmation events. This includes:

RELATIONAL LEADERSHIP:

  • Create a culture where volunteers love to serve by coaching, equipping, and empowering a full team of volunteer leaders for the NextGen 56/Confirmation Ministry.
  • Create and execute promotions and events for NextGen 56/Confirmation Ministry, ensuring consistent execution of vision, values, and programming to create vibrant events that lead students toward maturity in their faith through teaching the Word of God on a weekly basis.
  • In coordination with the NextGen Kids/Students Communications Shepherds, follow a plan for consistent communication of events and programs with students, utilizing multiple platforms to ensure effective reach and interaction.
  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of TWMC.
  • Provides pastoral counseling to students in age-appropriate ways, in compliance with TWMC’s Safe Sanctuary and Sexual Ethics guidelines.
  • Share the gospel with students and parents on an ongoing basis, both individually and cooperatively.
  • Align ministry activities with the mission, goals, and values of NextGen Ministries and The Woodlands Methodist Church.
  • Collaborate with NextGen Ministry leadership to develop and implement an ongoing and effective placement for volunteers for NextGen 56/Confirmation events. Ensure alignment to these policies.
  • Collaborate with the Special Blessings team to support families of students with special needs during NextGen 56/Confirmation events.
  • Attend NextGen staff meetings, church staff meetings, and other meetings deemed appropriate by the Executive Pastor of NextGen Ministries.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Pastor of NextGen Ministries.

STRATEGIC/OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP:

  • Maintain a consistent presence during events interacting with parents and observing for needs and improvement.
  • Maintain agreed upon policies, procedures, and standards that ensure the health, safety, and security of students and volunteers.
  • Ensure all NextGen Ministries staff and volunteer leaders are confident in their role in emergency response.
  • Create event registrations for all NextGen 56/Confirmation events; monitor and edit registrations as needed to ensure the integrity of the data.
  • Collaborate with the other NextGen 56 Shepherds to research effective ministry to this age group.
  • Performs all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of TWMC.
  • Maintain, organize, and manage planned events from conception to completion managing processes, meetings, and event budgets.
  • Evaluate ministry events for effectiveness and adjust as needed.
  • Manage material preparation, including ordering, set-up, and storage.
  • Selects and/or creates religious content for NextGen 56/Confirmation events, including worship experiences, Bible study, and other programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active member of TWMC a plus.
  • College graduate.
  • Two to four years’ experience in student ministries.
  • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy, and a strong passion to lead students and families to a deeper understanding of the gospel message of Christ’s love.
  • Personable and able to develop positive rapport with individuals while maintaining a keen sense of professionalism.
  • Demonstrate a high level of flexibility, pleasant persona coupled with sound judgement; discreet and able to maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent communication [written and oral] skills for work with staff, parents, volunteers, and students.
  • Project management and prioritizing skills; problem-solving and organizational skills; attention to detail is imperative.
  • Ability to set priorities and manage workloads with minimal supervision, work independently on multiple projects concurrently, consistent with biblical truths and church policy.
  • Excellent planning, goal setting, and time management skills.
  • Experience in planning and implementing events including expertise in attracting sponsorships.
  • Must be a team player that can work with a diverse group of individuals and be self-motivated.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position requires sitting, standing, lifting, reaching, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Reports to: Executive Pastor of NextGen Ministries
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Schedule: As is typical for ministry, this position requires a flexible schedule. It includes agreed upon onsite office hours, Sunday services, occasional Saturday services, evening activities and meetings, and camps requiring travel
  • Work environment: must be able to work in a busy, at times hectic, environment with ongoing distractions.
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

Noah's Nook Nursery is accepting applications for child care workers at The Woodlands and Woodforest campuses. Current openings are on Sunday mornings and other shifts as needed.

JOB DUTIES

  • Prepare daily activities, reading, art and music
  • Greet and communicate with parents about child’s needs and activities
  • Engage with children during playtime
  • Support children’s emotional and social development
  • Change diapers and assist with toilet training
  • Supervise safe play
  • Sanitize toys and room daily

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Love working with preschool-aged children
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Child care experience preferred
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English

Please submit resumes to CSwenson@twmc.org.

The Preschool Director is the lead administrator of the preschool, responsible for overseeing daily operations of the program whose enrollment is typically two hundred or more children. The position invites enthusiasm, creativity, and a desire to provide the best school year possible for each child and family. Communicates and demonstrates The Woodlands Methodist Church’s (TWMC) vision to win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith, and help those in need through applicable programming.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provide prayerful, visionary leadership for the overall function of Children of The Woodlands Preschool. This includes:

  • Supports mission statement, guiding principles, and philosophy of Children of The Woodlands (COTW) and TWMC.
  • Provide guided tours for prospective families and members of the community to acquaint the public with the school.
  • In collaboration with COTW leadership team, prepare and deliver consistent communication to parents utilizing social media, digital, and printed forms including information about program activities, policies, and events.
  • Develop and foster successful relationships with school families.
  • Serve as a resource for parents and teachers in supporting best practices for young children.
  • Collaborate with other TWMC ministries including The Woodlands Methodist School (TWMS), Children’s Ministry and the church nursery.
  • Attend Administration staff meetings, church staff meetings, and other meetings deemed appropriate by the Executive Pastor of Administration.
  • Assist in the safe transfer of children during arrival and departure.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Pastor of Administration.
  • Administer the day-to-day operation of the school in keeping with its policies and developmental philosophy.
  • Collaborate with COTW leadership team and staff to develop educational and creative curriculum.
  • Perform ongoing assessment of programs, procedures, and systems to determine effectiveness and alignment. Plan and execute needed changes revealed by the assessments.
  • Ensure curriculum is age-appropriate and aligned to suit the needs of the children, and staff.
  • Maintain a consistent presence during school operating hours and designate an alternate director when absent.
  • Responsible for maintaining all licensing requirements, meeting, or exceeding standards with the children’s safety as the primary objective.
  • Collaborate with Curriculum Advisor to plan and approve staff training opportunities.
  • Supervise and collaborate with COTW business office coordinator regarding pay scales, offer letters, enrollment, and school expenditures.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety by ensuring safety and evacuation protocols are established, communicated, and executed with all staff and children when appropriate. Ensure clear communication of these protocols through signage, print, and digital communication.
  • Collaborate with TWMC staff to assist school employees concerning human resources, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate capital improvements in the preschool classrooms and playground.
  • Recruit, interview, hire, supervise, train, schedule, and evaluate personnel. Collaborate with Human Resources when termination is determined to be in the best interest of the school.
  • Partner with the Executive Pastor of Administration and the COTW business office to prepare and adopt an annual income and expenses budget and operate within the budget.
  • Approve purchase, inventory, and management of supplies.
  • Meet COTW and licensing requirements for in-service training and professional growth.
  • Perform all job duties in accordance with the theological beliefs and standards of TWMC.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Intimate understanding of Christian scriptures and Wesleyan doctrine.
  • Master’s Degree in child development preferred.
  • Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or ECE teaching endorsement.
  • Minimum of five years of administrative and classroom experience with children ages 0 – 8.
  • Able to maintain a high level of integrity, discernment, and discretion with sensitive information and people.
  • Able to creatively problem-solve if issues arise.
  • Self-motivated to study and improve knowledge and skill in areas of responsibility as needed. Teachable.
  • Strong people skills, with sensitivity to faith and beliefs, in contact with employees, volunteers, and children’s parents.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral and written formats, with a demonstrated ability to make effective group presentations.
  • Responsible for guiding young children toward developing their faith through teaching the Word of God.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • This job requires bending, sitting, reaching, standing, lifting, and crawling.

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

  • Reports to: Executive Pastor of Administration
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Schedule: School year: Monday – Friday; Summer: 30 hours per week
  • Compensation: Dependent on experience
  • Benefits: Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 403b

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of this job and may not include all responsibilities that might be required of the person holding this position. This job description is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of The Woodlands Methodist Church and does not establish a contract for employment.

Please submit resumes to employment@twmc.org.

The Special Blessings Ministry Assistant provides a consistent adult staff presence for Special Blessings Ministry on Sunday mornings while fostering a positive environment for discipleship, fellowship, and worship.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Part-time; nonexempt

WORK SCHEDULE

  • Every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
  • Occasional ministry events

REPORTS TO

  • Next Gen Special Blessings Shepherd

JOB DUTIES

Assist NextGen Special Blessings Shepherd as directed, including but not limited to

  • Preparing teaching materials for Sunday School and Bible study
  • Providing direction to intern and volunteer teams on Sunday
  • Welcoming participants and their families upon arrival Sunday mornings
  • Teaching or assisting with individual or group lessons on Sunday mornings and Bible study
  • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities
  • Overseeing safe and timely dismissal
  • Ensuring the environment is clean and all materials put away
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Growing Christian with passion to share God’s love with everyone.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with various disabilities
  • Experience in teaching or with special needs individuals
  • Ability to manage a Sunday school classroom
  • A positive, helpful demeanor at all times; ability to collaborate with others-team player
  • A neat, professional appearance; punctual, and reliable
  • Must be physically able to keep up with children and able to lift 40 lbs
  • College coursework in education, healthcare, or a related field is preferred

The Clapham Circle is pleased to partner with The Woodlands Methodist Church and School as it performs a national search for its next school leader. The Woodlands Methodist School is a non-profit ministry of The Woodlands Methodist Church. Children Of The Woodlands was the first church-related preschool in the community, founded in 1981. Eventually kindergarten, Grades 1 and 2 were added, and The Woodlands Methodist School was formed in 2011, dedicated to helping students learn and grow in a loving, stimulating Christian environment. They now offer PreK ‐ 8th grade on their campus located in the heart of The Woodlands, Texas. Their purpose is to reflect the highest values while providing the best of care and a quality education for children.

Considering their exceptional growth, The Woodlands Methodist School is seeking a unique, passionate, and entrepreneurial individual who is able to advance the school’s vision, through development, community outreach, and big picture leadership.

To review more information regarding TWMS’s mission, vision, and guiding principles please visit the following link: https://www.twmschool.org/discovery/mission-guiding-principles/ .

Candidates for this Head of School position will be carefully and prayerfully evaluated according to the following leadership criteria:

  • Personal mission, vision, doctrines, and educational philosophy align with TWMS.
  • Demonstrates and communicates a clear and vibrant Christian testimony.
  • Embodies the qualities needed to build and maintain a vibrant, flourishing team and school culture.
  • Affirms the importance of building a culture of freedom with accountability.
  • Ability to manage crises and make tough decisions for the good of the school and its community.
  • Strong relationship-building skills that span the school constituency, from administrators to faculty and staff, students and their parents, and the broader local community.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exhibits the ability to develop strong donor, corporate, and community partnerships.
  • Demonstrates a heart of stewardship and moral, ethical, and prudent decision-making in fiduciary matters.
  • Inspires confidence in students, parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to see and cast vision under the leadership of the School Board.
  • Displays an ability to evaluate and assess school programs and make vision aligned adjustments.
  • Embodies the qualities of a master teacher and learner, with a desire to lead and teach in multiple settings, including the school and community.
  • Manifests the qualities of a “Big Picture” educational leader.
  • Articulates a clear understanding and vision for “Kingdom Education.”

Please complete a short questionnaire, which can be found through the following link: https://form.jotform.com/222499503866164. This link will allow you to submit a resume and cover letter.

Salary and benefits package commensurate with academic preparation, administrative experience, and past leadership success in a Christian community.

If candidates are interested in submitting a resume and cover letter via email, please submit to: carismiller@engageclapham.org.

The Woodlands Methodist School
1915 Lake Front Circle
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
281.822.8220
https://www.twmschool.org/

The Clapham Circle (Search Firm]
PO Box 301076 Indianapolis, IN 46230
Email: carismiller@engageclapham.org
https://www.engageclapham.org/

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