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Horizon Christian Church

Children's Director

Horizon Christian Church
Valrico, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 04/17/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:



The Children’s Minister is called to facilitate a meaningful, consistent and dynamic 

children’s ministry that will introduce Children to the Word of God and lead them to a genuine desire for a relationship with Christ.





1. Experience:  At least 3 years of ministry experience.

2. Experience in working with and teaching children’s classes. 

3. Experience in working with and recruiting volunteers.





1. This person will coordinate the children’s departments from birth through 5th grade.  This person will be responsible for overall curriculum development for Sunday Children’s Worship, Sunday School Classes, Wednesday Night Program and VBS.


2. The Children’s Minister will also be responsible for the recruitment and training of volunteers to supervise and teach in these children’s areas.  The Children’s Minister will encourage our volunteers to display a warm, loving environment where Biblical truths are learned and where Christian relationships are formed.


3. Coordinate Outreach Events 

There are annual outreach events that are oriented toward young children 

and their families. (i.e. Trunk or Treat, Children’s Christmas Drama, Red Neck Festival, etc.) The children’s minister will be responsible for or have significant involvement in these events. 


4. Coordinate Children’s ministry with overall vision for Horizon Christian Church

     a. As a member of the ministry staff, the children’s minister will be expected 

         to support the vision of the church and integrate the vision through the 

         entire children’s area.

     b. Some church activities require childcare or support from the

         children’s ministry.  The children’s minister will be expected to help

         supply support for these events. 

     c. To become an active team member of the Horizon Christian’s staff and    serve where needed.


5. To serve as a resource to parents and grandparents for the spiritual development 

of their children and grandchildren.


6. Create & maintain web calendar of events.


7. Create & co-ordinate service opportunities for our Children. 


8. Work closely with Youth Minister to assure smooth transition to youth program. 


9. Develop & maintain safety & security (Physically, emotionally & spiritually) 

systems for children – especially on Horizon premises & Horizon

sponsored activities. 

  a. Background checks for all workers. 

  b. Create & enforce necessary rules for safety and security.