Job Description for Nursery Assistant

St. Luke United Methodist Church

606 Santa Fe Pike

Columbia, TN 38401

931-388-6410

Email: info@stlukecolumbia.org

 

The Nursery Assistant works under the supervision of the Staff Relations Committee, including the pastor, and cares for children under the age of 5 in the nursery.

 

Classification Part-time position, approximately 3-5 hours per week. Pay: $15.50/hr

 

Working Condition

• Work in the church nursery Sundays 930 am-12 pm.

• If available, you may have the option to work The Movement from 5p-7p Sundays, when in session.

 

Education and Experience

• Must have verifiable professional experience in the supervision of infants and toddlers.

 

Requirements

• Must be a Christian and disciple of Jesus Christ.

• Must take and pass bi-annual background checks.

• Must understand, or be willing to learn and adhere to United Methodist Safe Sanctuary policies and procedures.

• Must exemplify strong moral character and godliness in conduct at all times including on social media platforms.

• Competent in decision-making and interpersonal relationships.

• Ability to work well with parents, volunteers, church staff, and children

• Strong problem-solving skills and ability to handle stress.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

• Follow Nursery Handbook guidelines.

• Ensure children are kept safe, clean, and dry.

• Ensure children are supervised at all times while in the nursery.

• Change diapers at least once per hour and ensure children are changed prior to exiting.

• Provide a safe, positive, and nurturing environment for every child.

• Help clean and sanitize toys and nursery furniture each week.

 

Work Relationships

 

• Accountable to and evaluated by the Pastor and/or Staff Relations Chairperson.

• Maintains good working relationships with the Church staff and parents.