Preston Taylor Ministries

McGruder Middle Site Director

Preston Taylor Ministries


Job Summary

The Middle Site Director will be responsible for strengthening the operations of Preston Taylor Ministries (PTM) that provides significant opportunities for involved children to experience “joy-filled friendships” and to pursue their “God-inspired dreams.” Embracing PTM’s Christ-centered mission, the Middle Site Director, will represent PTM to PTM children and their families, volunteers, potential volunteers, and supporters. He or she will do this by demonstrating a love for God that is evident in his or her lifestyle whether or not he or she is at PTM.

Job Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Plan and Organize a Program for 5-8th grade that is sustainable for 4 days a week
    • Provide daily Bible lesson or character education
    • Lead in academic growth by providing academic activities that supplement school


    • Recruit students and families for the program
    • Help students grow in connectedness through all of PTM’s programs
  2. Direct and Run an Afterschool Program
    • Set up for daily program (including all materials and supplies)
    • Enforce discipline plan
    • Help in volunteer recruitment, training, and communication
    • Share in the supervision of interns and work study students
    • Assist with Calvin House Youth on Wednesday evenings during the school year
    • Assist with Halftime program on Wednesday early dismissal
    • Support Fun Friday programming, which can include elementary students
  3. Empowering and Assist volunteers to provide for the kids well and appropriately
    • Assign volunteer roles based on volunteer interest and student need
    • Oversee volunteers while they work with students
    • Help sustain volunteer support
    • Recruit volunteer support
  4. Building Relationships with students outside of program hours
  5. Communicating with parents to provide parent engagement

• Maintain positive relationships with parents and teachers/faculty

• Assist the program director in hosting 3 community suppers per year


  • Knowledge in Afterschool Programs and educating students, Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in youth development
  • 2+ years of experience working in a multi-racial setting

Additional Information


This position is part time and pays $20/hr. The position is approximately 30hr/wk during the school year and follows MNPS breaks. During the summer there is a change in the schedule.

How to Apply

Email Collin Spindle ( with your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in this role.


  • Date Posted: August 11, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/23/2021
  • Salary Range: 20/hr
  • Working Hours: 30 hrs/wk afterschool times