Director of Children’s Ministry Full Time

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Job Description

The Director of Children’s Ministry oversees staff and programs that develop the spiritual lives of children and youth. The Director Children’s Ministry is a key member of the Program Staff and, as such, works collaboratively with other staff in coordinating and envisioning programs and ministry.

Key Responsibilities
-Vision and Mission – In conjunction with the Children’s Ministry Team of Session
Oversees comprehensive and age-appropriate ministry to children, birth through fifth grade, the scope of which include:
1.) Biblical literacy and application,
2.) Spiritual disciplines,
3.) Intergenerational and cultural engagement in our community life together,
4.) Outreach to those not currently in the church community,
5.) Inclusion of all children and youth, regardless of ability, gender or sexuality, race and or economic status

Safe Church (Screening procedure for anyone working with children)
-Parenting training and support
-Integration of Children’s Ministry into the life of the church
-Integration of children and their families into the life of the church
-Advocacy, teaching, and awareness on issues related to the ministry to staff, session and the broader church.

-Direct the vision of Children’s Ministry Team of Session
-Direct management and oversight of the ministry to children, including but not limited to Church School, Summer Church School, Vacation Bible School, LOGOS, Children’s Choir, Nursery, Family Worship, and special seasonal events.
-Curriculum and program Development
-Volunteer development and appreciation
-Financial accountability for the budget

Working Relationships
Reports to Head of Staff
Works as colleague with the Program Staff

Direct Management of:
Associate Director of Children’s Ministry
Inclusion Coordinator
Safe Church Coordinator
Child Care Coordinator
Children’s Choir Coordinator

A. Education
Degree in Christian Education, Elementary Education or related field preferred, but not required
B. Experience
Work with children in a Christian setting

Application deadline closed.

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