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Quick Facts

Volunteer Role:

Elementary Teacher

Ministry Name:

 Children’s Ministry

Ministry Service Team:

9:30 Elementary

11:00 Elementary

Sun. or Wed. Night

Who is the Staff Member responsible for this Ministry?

Children’s Ministry Director

Whom will you serve?

 Elementary boys and girls

How often will you serve? 

Weekly or Biweekly

How long are you

committing to serve?

 1 year (Sept – Sept)


Detailed Facts

How can your role be described?

 Elementary Teachers shepherd elementary students, teach them about God’s Word, and lay the foundation for a life-long relationship with Jesus Christ.  Church membership is required for this role.  Service commitment is either weekly or biweekly.

To whom will you be accountable?

Your Team Leader (See Contacts and Schedule)

What are the available times to serve?

9:15-10:45   Kindergarten, First and Second grade, Third-Fifth grade Jr. Church

10:45-12:15   Kindergarten, Third, Fourth and Fifth grade, First-Second grade Jr. Church

Sunday Night 5:30-7:00  Kindergarten-Fifth grade

Wednesday Night 6:30-7:30  Kindergarten-Fifth grade

How will you serve?

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Having lessons prepared in advance.
  • Having a class routine and rules that are age-appropriate. Follow through with the rules/rewards/consequences that you set for your class.
  • Engaging students in the learning.  (questions, role-play, activities)
  • Shepherding your students by taking time to talk and listen to them, and by sending notes and cards to their homes.
  • Praying for your students.
  • Modeling Christ-like behavior for your students both in and out of the classroom.

What are the requirements to serve in this role?

  • Membership of Fairmount Christian Church status: Member
  • Completed Children’s Ministry Volunteer Application
  • Passed background security check
  • Completed Teacher Questionnaire and approved
  • Completed Special Needs Training (as needed)
  • Completed Connections 101 and 201 classes

What will you need while you serve?

  • Contacts and Schedule
  • Curriculum and teaching resources given each quarter (to be used and returned ready for next year)
  • Class Roll
  • Name tag weekly from Check-In kiosk
  • Pre-addressed postcards to your students each quarter
  • Access to Resource Room stocked with typical craft items
  • Periodic teacher enrichment opportunities and training
  • Access to locking cabinets in your classroom (Sunday morning only)

The Fairmount Way of doing ministry can be summed up by the word SERVICE.

 Share Responsibility · Exceed Expectations · Respect Everyone ·Value Others First · Invest 3 Hours a Week · Communicate Effectively ·Embrace Excellence