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Children's Ministry Director

The Lakeway Church

Lakeway, TX

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: January 06, 2020

Job Description:

Job Title: Children's Ministry Director
Employment Status: Full Time, Sunday hours required
Compensation Basis: Exempt
Reports to: Family and Discipleship Pastor
Direct Reports: Early Childhood Associate Director, Elementary Associate Director
Staff Classification: Program Staff

Position Overview: The Children's Ministry Director provides strategic vision and leadership to the Children's Ministry program. The Director coordinates and manages programming for children birth through fifth grade. The primary objectives include creating a Christ-centered environment where children are discipled in the Word of God and parents are equipped to nurture their children in a life changing relationship with Jesus.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide strategic leadership and vision for the Lakeway Church Children's Ministry
Build Christ-centered relationships with children and their families
Recruit and train volunteers for all Children's Ministry activities
Support and shepherd volunteers for all Children's Ministry activities
Offer spiritual guidance, developmental support, oversight, and coaching to children's staff
Be available to counsel and shepherd children and their families
Oversee security measures to ensure each child's safety
Initiate and encourage outreach to unchurched children and families
Reach out to visitors and help them get connected to others in the church
Develop and implement Sunday morning programming and curriculum
Develop and implement weekly programs and seasonal events for children and families
Maintain accurate attendance records and expenditures
Direct room use and program equipment selection
Meet with area preschool and nursery directors to establish best practices
Develop the ministry's annual budget in cooperation with the pastoral staff
Attend weekly church staff meetings


About The Lakeway Church:

About The Lakeway Church: We are a Bible based, non-denominational church that seeks to proclaim the Word of God and lead those who receive it to become fully-devoted followers of Jesus Christ by equipping them to walk daily with God. To this end we encourage passionate worship, authentic fellowship, spiritual maturity, sacrificial outreach, and respectful evangelism as marks of The Lakeway Church. To learn more about our church, please visit www.lakewaychurch.org. 


Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent
Current enrollment in or graduation from an institution of higher education (college, university, etc.) is highly preferred
Seminary degree, enrollment, or vocational ministry calling is preferred

Previous experience in children's ministry is required
Relationally gifted and able to disciple, mentor, and train staff and volunteers
Strong interpersonal and relational skills
Enjoy being with kids and able to engage actively on their level
Administrative and strategic leadership skills
Strong computer and technology skills (Microsoft Office, ProPresenter, video editing, etc.)
Audio visual experience is preferred

Personal relationship with Jesus Christ; clear salvation testimony
A personal commitment to grow spiritually, obey God's Word, and demonstrate His love
A passion for Christ and a call to Christian ministry or service to children and/or families
Proven willing 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Children's Ministry Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
50,000 - 60,000
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Worship Style:
Church Size:
1500 - 2000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
The Lakeway Church
Contact Name:
Gordon Luke
2203 Lakeway Blvd.
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