New Creation Fellowship (NCF) is seeking a Children’s Ministry (CM) Director who has a passion to teach and nurture the next generation with the gospel, and empower and equip adult Christians (parents and volunteers) with the same passion. NCF’s Children’s Ministry is an exciting ministry comprised of approximately 50-60 children ranging from toddler to elementary school age. This role will be a part-time position (25 hours/week) with potential for full time. For more information about our church and ministry, please visit our website at www.nyncf.org.
The CM Director will be responsible for the following:
1. Leadership: Work with the Lead Pastor and Education Committee to provide leadership and direction to the parents of children and volunteers of the Children’s Ministry by:
Setting a clear vision for the ministry.
Executing the vision through delegation of roles and responsibilities to volunteers.
Managing volunteers to ensure that goals and objectives are being met.
Actively recruiting and training volunteers.
Regularly communicating ministry status and developments to parents and leadership.
2. Teaching: Prepare and deliver messages/lessons on Sundays that are tailored to each respective group within NCF’s Children’s Ministry (Toddlers/Elementary).
3. Shepherding: Actively shepherd the children who are under their care and cultivate genuine relationships with them and their parents by:
Monitoring Sunday attendance and personally reaching out to families whose children have inconsistent attendance.
Consistently praying for the children throughout the week and asking children and parents for prayer requests.
Acknowledging and responding to major events and milestones in children’s lives such as birthdays, graduations, hospitalization, death in the family, etc.
4. Administration: Supervise the overall operation of the Children’s Ministry by:
Preparing and adapting the curriculum for our respective groups.
Scheduling and informing volunteers when they will be teaching.
Monitoring and ensuring we have all the materials needed for lessons and crafts.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
An undergraduate degree from an accredited University or College, required. Seminary and/or theological education, preferred.
A minimum of three to four (3-4) years of experience in children’s ministry in a congregational setting, required.
A maturing disciple of Jesus Christ.
Knowledge of the physical, emotional, cognitive and spiritual development of children.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, required
Strong relational and organizational skills and leadership required.
Ability to be receptive, warm and compassionate with children, parents, and staff.
Love of children.
High energy and enthusiasm.
Competency with standard computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to learn new software programs, required.
For consideration, please submit the following materials: resume, a statement outlining your personal philosophy with regards to children’s ministry, three references, and a personal testimony. Application materials need to be received no later than Sunday, January 9, 2019. If you have any questions about this position or need more information, please direct your inquiry to email@example.com.
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