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Ovid Community Church

Anderson, Indiana, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Ovid Community Church
Job Description:


Partnering with parents to guide, educate, and mentor children to be life-long followers of Christ.

Purpose Statement

The Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for shepherding and leading the birth through fourth grade staff and to be a resource for parents.


The pro?le of a Children’s Ministry Director should be a blend between people and task personality traits. He/She should  also have one or more of the following spiritual gifts: leadership, administration, exhortation, encouragement, teaching, and pastor/shepherd.

Priorities/Responsibilities Shepherd Leaders  (30%)

• Meet one-on-one with Teachers 2-3 times a year.

• Equip, develop, and resource each teacher, ensuring teacher class ownership.

• Monitor the health, e?ectiveness and duration of classes.

• Be available to minister and serve each leader.

Enlist Leaders (20%)

• Interview all new leaders in preparation for each placement.

• Clarify expectations and cast vision for partnering with parents

• Continually recruit and apprentice new staff, ensuring background checks are completed.


Resource the Parents (25%)

• Coach individual families in crisis.

• Sponsor 2-3 events annually that equip parents to parent more effectively.

• Resource parents for interaction with the children’s material.


Administration (15%)

• Oversee the updating of children’s data and facilitate “soft handoff” in graduation.

• Order and review materials for VBS, Class, and activities.

• Verify that all group information is current and accurate.


Training Events (5%)

• Facilitate their own training annually as well training of staff.


Reports to

Senior Pastor and Elder of Groups

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Ovid Community Church

Mission: We exist to see lives transformed by connecting people to God and connecting them with one another. More...