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Director of Children's Ministry

Christ the King Community Church

Durham, NC

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: March 02, 2020


Job Description:

Position Summary / Job Purpose:

The Director of Children's Ministry creates the vision and leads the execution of children's ministries and programming for our church. We have an established and flourishing Children's Ministry and a desire to continue to grow and teach children about Jesus. The successful candidate will be an energetic, creative individual who has a love for children and a passion for sharing the principles of Christian faith with them. The Director of Children's Ministry collaborates with church leadership which includes Pastors, the Christian Education Committee, and the Board of Elders. This is a part-time position.

Job Duties:

Plan and coordinate Sunday School programs and curricula for children ages 2 through grade 5

Plan and coordinate church programs such as Children's Church and Kids in Worship Live

Plan and coordinate special events for holidays and our summer program Summer Faith Adventure for children grade 5 and under

Ensure the safety and well-being of children in all programs

Work in cooperation with the Christian Education Committee (CEC) and the Pastors for a seamless Christian education experience

Lead the Christian Education Children's su_noemailmittee

Develop knowledge of and relationships with parents in order to understand what programs best fit

Secure, facilitate, and support laity in the various tasks of children's ministry as needed, including orientation and ensuring a good fit

Prepare (in coordination with the CEC) an annual budget for Children's Christian Education, and manage that budget

Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly meetings of the CEC

Ensure that church policies are followed in all children's programs

Provide parenting resources and coordinate outreach to help parents get involved and support the children's ministry programs

Develop goals for our children's ministry by age/grade level and periodically review effectiveness of programs

Coordinate and staff periodic Communion Education for grades 4th and up

Serve as liaison for denominational matters related to children's ministry

Serve as liaison and outreach for external ministry-related opportunities relating to children, including playground ministry and local ministries

Perform routine review of the church website with focus on children's ministry

Periodically meet with other area children's ministry directors for information exchange and encouragement


Strong leadership, administrative, delegation, and planning skills

Demonstrated facilitation skills that include leading a_noemailmittee, effectively working with a variety of personalities, building and nurturing a volunteer support_noemailwork, collaborating across ministries, and effectively resolving problems

Creativity and innovation

Effective verbal and written_noemailmunication and presentation skills

Good knowledge of web and social media and ability to help build web and social media presence for children's programs

Good_noemailputer skills to include Word, PowerPoint, video programs and basic graphics, and technological ability to run basic web-based programming (including Roku, Youtube downloads, etc.).

Musical ability is also preferred but not required

Willingness to engage in professional development


About Christ the King Community Church:

Christ the King Church is a community of believers in Durham, NC who love the Lord, who are committed to the Scriptures, and who desire to make disciples and see His kingdom expanded. We believe the church is more than a place of worship - it is a family. We are a congregation of over 140 worshipers spanning all ages and walks of life. We are a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.  


A passion for sharing the love of Jesus and God's Word with children and their families; A minimum of two years and preferred five+ years experience with leading and teaching children; A minimum of two years experience providing program administration with demonstrated leadership responsibility; A stable and growing relationship with Christ and be in personal agreement with our Essentials of Faith; Interest and ability to be involved in the life and ministry of our church, including attending Worship on Sunday; Have training and knowledge of child safety and protection principles, or ability to quickly acquire such training (Safe Sanctuary)  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
20,000 - 30,000
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Church Size:
100 - 250

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Christ the King Community Church
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4405 Hope Valley Road
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