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Kingsway Christian Church

Kids Associate | Ages 2 - Kindergarten

Kingsway Christian Church
Avon, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 05/20/2013
Categories: Associate Pastor - Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Christian Teacher - Family Pastor - Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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kids associate | age 2-kindergarten & special needs

FLSA: Exempt | Full Time

Responsible to:  Kids Team Leader

Mission and Purpose:  This person will be responsible for working directly with preschool-age children and children with special needs, under the supervision of the Kids Team Leader. The Kids Associate will develop and lead teams of volunteers to oversee and work in the various preschool rooms (ages two through Kindergarten).  In addition, the associate will be responsible for creating a vibrant special needs ministry that will serve children from ages two through fourth grade. They will be responsible for the ongoing shepherding, training and encouragement of the volunteer teams that serve and lead in both of these areas. The associate will help parents experience how Kingsway Kids will partner with them as their children grow. The associate will set the stage for this by how they invite, teach and partner with parents.


Measurable Qualities:

  • Bible degree or Early Childhood Education degree preferred
  • Has a minimum of two years experience working with young children
  • Possesses strength in recruiting, leading and developing teams of volunteers
  • Works well with a team
  • Aligns with Kingsway’s family ministry model
  • Has a working knowledge of the Orange philosophy and other family ministry models
  • Must be a member (or willing to become a member) of Kingsway Christian Church

Observable Qualities:

  • Exhibits a strong walk with God
  • Demonstrates passion for kids and their families
  • Is highly relational and team-oriented
  • Is a self-starter who is highly motivated and demonstrates a strong work ethic
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and administer multiple preschool rooms
  • Work with the kids team to provide oversight and yearly evaluation of the Sunday curriculum choice for preschool and all of kids ministry
  • Coordinate and administer an energetic special needs ministry
  • Oversee, recruit, develop & cast vision for all volunteers and key leaders within the preschool ministry
  • Work with the kids team to plan, organize and run a Family Dedication Celebration Event
  • Create and plan a kid-friendly and adult-engaging service for Family Central Sundays on a quarterly basis
  • Work with the kids team to plan, organize and run summer day camp at Kingsway
  • Attend weekly minister staff meetings, Kingsway Kids department meetings and other required staff events
  • Serve as an integral voice on the kids team to help vision cast and lead an energetic kids ministry
  • Alongside the kids team, help evaluate, plan and create strategic and purposeful kids ministry events to further emphasize a family ministry model
  • Serve on the minister on call rotation four to five Fridays a year
  • Hold regular office hours Sunday through Thursday each week
  • Be present prior to and during all Sunday morning services