Children’s Minister Part time

@ Church of the Redeemer
  • Nashville, Tennessee View on Map
  • Denomination: Anglican
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2021
  • Application closes: 31 January 2022
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    Job Description

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Evangelize and catechize the children of the parish, infant through 5th grade, in word and sacrament, in partnership with their parents/guardians and the rest of the church.
      • Select and implement curriculum for ages K through 5th grade in accordance with Anglican theology, values, beliefs, and practices
      • Recruit and train children’s ministry lay leaders
      • Plan and lead special children’s ministry events such as the Christmas pageant and Creation Care Camp and other activities and events that foster the church’s ministry to children
    • Work with staff and clergy to integrate children’s ministry with the life of the whole church
      • Collaborate with Youth Pastor to catechize and spiritually nurture children of all ages in line with the overall mission and vision of Church of the Redeemer.
      • Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly vestry meetings
    • Develop relationships with parents and children within the parish
      • Participate in the life of the parish beyond children’s ministry events
      • Individual meetings with families of the parish and/or small groups of children, as needed
    • Maintain the practical and logistical needs of the Children’s ministry
      • Communicate regularly with church leadership and the congregation as a whole
      • Coordinate childcare and supervise workers for Sunday mornings and midweek church meetings
      • Maintain and oversee the Children’s ministry budget
      • Manage the children’s ministry physical space and supplies
      • Ensure child safety policies are followed
    • Other tasks as assigned by the Rector.

    Personal and Professional Qualifications and Skills

    • Personal, active, and growing relationship with God that includes understanding and experience of the Gospel, and ability to articulate the good news of Jesus Christ
    • Maturity of faith, wisdom, kindness, leadership, and integrity
    • Knowledge of Scripture and child and faith development
    • Self-motivated and able to work well as part of a staff team
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Liturgical church/Anglican church background preferred

    Additional details:

    This position is for approximately 25 hours per week.  Reports to the Interim Rector.  Pay is competitive with other churches of similar size.  Work hours are flexible, but should be regular, primarily on-site, and negotiated with the Interim Rector.  Hiring will include a three month evaluation period followed by annual evaluations upon permanent hiring.

    Application closes: January 31, 2022

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