NORTH PARK CHURCH
Job Description for Director of Children's Ministries (2019)
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Job Title: Children's Ministry Director
Reports To: Associate Pastor
Under general supervision, oversee and guide the overall operation of the children's ministry (Nursery through 5th grade) and to serve the children and their parents who are a part of the ministry. The CM Director will lead teams that disciple our covenant children and reach out to the unchurched families of our community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Dream, think, and investigate ways that NPC can provide a Children's Ministry characterized by excellence and faithfulness to the Word of God.
Design and implement Children's Ministry programs and events that align with and carry forward the Mission of NPC. This will require the recruitment and development of a team of leaders who creatively implement targeted Children's Ministry programs/events and assist in the recruitment and management of ministry volunteers.
Oversee and/or perform administrative aspects for all children's related events including budgets, paperwork, communications and transportation.
Oversee the selection and coordination of curriculum.
Recruit/train/oversee volunteers and paid staff for each component of our children's ministry
Seek opportunities to coordinate events with other ministries
Insure compliance with all mandated and established safety regulations
Maintain attractive, functional and clean facilities and equipment for the ministry
Participate in the overall ministry of the church and fulfill other duties as needed and assigned
Teach within the ministry as needed and desired .
Provide resources and guidance to assist the parents of our children in their critical role.
A mature Christian lifestyle
Commitment to the reformed faith and compatibility with NPC doctrinal views and values
Love for and a capacity to relate to both children and their parents
Strong interpersonal, team-building and recruitment skills
Abilities to develop and execute a plan for ministry
Ability to cast vision and motivate volunteers
Ability to model creative and effective teaching techniques for children
Habits of continual learning
Commitment to the overall ministry of the church and to maintaining staff harmony
Solid time-management, organizational skills and administrative abilities
Capacity to work joyfully with current church leadership.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Although a degree in Christian education would be a plus, the more important preparation for this position would involve actual participation and even leadership in a church ministry that involved working with volunteers and with children.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Starting pay will vary depending upon experience and ability. Health insurance is offered on a salary-reduction basis.
Salary range for base pay plus benefits is $37,000 – 57,000