KAMR

Korean-American Ministry Resources

Children’s Ministry Director

Summary: Provide spiritual, logistical, and relational leadership for New Life Pres’s children’s ministry (ages: nursery-5th grade)
Job Type: half time, 25 hours/week

General

  • Create a grace-filled, enthusiastic learning environment
  • Serve as a welcoming presence for regular and new parents and their children
  • Work with Pastor and session to form practical strategies based on New Life Pres’s vision and philosophy of ministry

Weekly Responsibilities

  • Coordinate logistics of children’s ministry service and Sunday school (including but not limited to songs, slide presentations, substitute teachers, etc.)
  • Prepare and present a short devotional for children’s service
  • Work with administrator to prepare weekly Sunday school materials

Administration & Communication

  • Recruit and schedule Sunday volunteers each quarter
  • Order and distribute curriculum materials each quarter (or as needed) Facilitate weekly communication with parents regarding lesson/activities Serve as communication “hub” between Pastor/session,Parents, and Members Maintain and re-order basic teacher/lesson related supplies
  • Maintain class rosters and updated directory
  • Review and implement child protection policies/practices
  • Participate in staff meetings

Supervision, Teaching & Training

  • Provide oversight of all class teachers/assistants
  • Perform periodic review of curriculum effectiveness with input from teachers and parents Provide oversight for 11:45 KM bible study teacher as needed
  • Provide oversight for nursery coordinator and/or volunteers for both 10AM and 12PM service Create systems for traffic/flow, ensuring that ministry space is safe, organized, effective; direct support staff and volunteers in setting up of rooms
  • Prepare/teach lesson as a substitute when neededLead adult training/equipping meetings; routinely encourage teachers and members/volunteers

Parent/Family Liaison

  • Coordinate with pastor and session when parent support, child development, and discipline needs arise
  • Provide necessary support to families to assist in the spiritual nurture of children at home

Special Events

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement special events for Children’s ministry (VBS, Trunk or Treat, Easter, etc.)
  • Plan and implement childcare/activities for church-wide events as needed

Qualifications

  • Prior experience with local church children’s ministries required
  • Degree from an accredited Seminary with strong convictions for reformed theology and ministry
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills with adults and children; personable demeanor and relational style
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible, able to adapt quickly within a growing (i.e., changing) church environment Embraces and is able to articulate New Life Pres’s vision, particularly as it relates to children’s ministry
  • Background check required; experience in infant/child CPR certification preferred;

Hours: 25 hours/week
Pay: Available upon request Start date: Immediate

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact info for two references to hr@newlifepres.org

To apply for this job email your details to hr@newlifepres.org