Rancho Community Church
Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Posted on: July 23, 2014
Demonstrate a passion for Christ and his Kingdom through personal spiritual discipline and public ministry.
Seek to grow in that relationship with Christ through personal spiritual discipline, education, accountability and service to his Kingdom.
Experience: At least one year of leading a larger (500+) children's ministry department, with a_noemailmitment of seeking to grow in that area, through further training.
Skills: Ability to lead a large team of staff and volunteers toward a_noemailmon goal; Biblical knowledge, knowledge of child development and learning, delegation,_noemailanization, financial management, special event planning, training and raising up new leaders.
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
A general understanding of safety procedures and ratios when dealing with children.
Familiarity with the Think Orange concept and curriculum that we use at Rancho.
Three Areas of Expected Proficiency:
Developing team of staff and volunteers through training, encouragement and raising up of leaders
Building a culture of connection, fellowship and teamwork within team
Creating and maintaining an environment where kids are we_noemailed, known, loved and taught the truths of God in a safe, fun and loving environment
Attend & participate in weekly Ministry Staff meetings
Attend & participate in monthly All Staff
Attend & participate in annual or bi-annual Ministry Staff Retreat
Attend & participate in bi-annual RCA Classis denominational meetings if participating in the denominational pastor track.
Attend & participate in Easter, Christmas, Membership events, ministry launches, and other church wide and Rancho Christian School events as required
Attend & lead monthly Children's Staff meetings (could vary on style of leadership)
Submit monthly goals and staff reports
Lead and train up LCD groups (ministry leaders)
Position Breakdown (may be re-designed to meet specific ministry needs):
Children's programs provided for church services (currently Sundays at 9:30am, 11:00am & 5:00pm)
Children's programs provided for Family Life Nights (currently 3 8-week sessions in fall, winter, spring)
Various special events, including those with Rancho Kidz, Club 45 and Young Families (currently summer VBS, Kidz With Purpose Camp, Freeze! Family Advent Night, Club 45 Winter Camp)
Basic Administrative Duties:
Knowledge of_noemailputer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, Web, Planning Center, Google Docs
Understand financials and maintain positive department budget within special events
Understand required accounting documents for RCC, including POs, Reimbursements, Event Planning
Maintaining current web page, social media and promotional materials
Monthly children's staff meetings
Knowledge of children's curriculum and content
Keep current on children's issues
Attend conferences for ministry leaders and/or children's leaders, as budget provides.
Maintain and encourage church-school relationship
Breakdown of classes, age groups
Schedule and flow of service
Setup and teardown of classrooms, hallways, etc
Interaction with leaders and families
Special Event Planning:
Collaborative planning with children's staff and volunteer teams
Collaborative planning with other RCC staff, such as Young Families Pastor, teaching Pastors, Tech, Worship, Accounting, RCS, etc.
Leading leaders to lead teams