Director of Children’s Ministries Position
The applicant should be a college graduate with a four year degree preferably in a related field of study and ideally from a Bible college or Christian liberal arts college.
The applicant should be in agreement with FBC's doctrinal statement, have a good grasp of the Bible and possess a reasonable level of theological understanding.
The applicant should have 5 or more years of experience teaching children preferably in a church or Christian school setting.
The Director of Children’s Ministries shall plan, lead, and oversee all aspects of children’s ministry. This would include curriculum selection and implementation along with strategic planning of all programs and events including children's worship, Sunday
school, AWANA, and any special events for children.
The Director will be responsible for the direct oversight of the children's worship program each Sunday morning. The Director is expected to personally teach a Bible lesson to one of the groups on a weekly basis as well as coordinate and oversee all other
volunteer teaching teams. The Director will also implement and monitor a secure check-in and check-out system for students and parents.
The Director shall plan, staff, and oversee a limited number of special children's events or activities throughout the year.
The Director shall exercise oversight of the Sunday evening AWANA program and provide strategic assistance to the volunteer staff.
The Director should have a good grasp of various teaching techniques, learning styles, and learning aids including the use of modern technology in the classroom. The Director should also be able to assist in the training of volunteer teachers.
The Director will be responsible for communicating regularly with the parents of students keeping them informed and generally supporting them in their role as parents.
The Director should possess good people skills and be experienced in resolving conflicts.
The Children's Ministry Director will be under the direct oversight of the Sr. Pastor and is expected to devote 12 to 15 hours weekly to the ministry outlined above.