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Cherry Creek Church

Aurora, Colorado, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Cherry Creek Church
Job Description:

Director of Children's Ministries
?Cherry Creek is a young, vibrant, fast growing church located in Aurora, Colorado. Our commitment to children is a reflection of the love Christ has for them. Everything about our services, outreach, children's ministry, daycare ministry, teaching, and worship is driven by our vision: TO KNOW GOD; TO BUILD HIS CHURCH; TO TELL OUR STORIES.

The Director of Children's Ministries will report to the Lead Pastor. A background check will be required of final candidates in the hiring process.

Core Job Responsibilities
• Develop educational and biblically focused programs
• Comply with state and church regulations
• Manage daycare/preschool finances
• Supervise daycare/preschool staff and children's ministry staff & volunteers
• Attend bi-weekly church staff meetings

Primary Responsibilities: Daycare/Preschool
• Apply full knowledge of Colorado's rules regulating child care centers and ensure compliance with said rules and regulations
• Manage day-to-day activities for the facility
• Create & administer instructional resources for use by teachers in the classroom
• Monitor students for progress
• Work actively with teachers to maintain high curriculum standards
• Hire and train teachers, establish performance goals and objectives, and
regularly evaluate teacher performance
• Visit classrooms, observe teaching methods, and provide support & training as
• Review instructional objectives and adjust curriculum and materials accordingly
• Administer record keeping
• Maintain a positive rapport with parents
• Manage marketing initiatives and facility tours
• Formulate mission statements that reflect Cherry Creek's vision for the school
• Meet with administrators, parents, and community organizations as required

Primary Responsibilities: Children's Ministry
• Oversee an exciting and expanding children's ministry for infants through 5th grade
• Recruit, train and equip ministry volunteers (there are currently 30 ministry volunteers serving in our children's ministry)
• Handle all logistical aspects of the ministry, including scheduling, and including Sunday morning work hours from 8am to 12pm overseeing our Sunday AM kids program.
• Plan and prepare weekly curriculum for all classes

• Must currently hold an Official Large Center Director Qualification Verification Letter (OLCDQVL) from CDHS; or have equivalent education/experience and be willing to obtain your Colorado Director Certification within one year
• Degree in Early Childhood education or a related field highly preferred
• 1-3 years prior management/leadership experience
• 1-3 years prior teaching experience in an ECE program
• CPR/First Aid/Medication Administration Certified; or willing to become certified
?within 90 days


Please include a cover letter that addresses both daycare and ministry qualifications. It is appropriate to include an abbreviated Statement of Faith. Likewise, your resume should include both local church ministry and daycare experience.

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Cherry Creek Church

We are a church where change takes place. Everything about our services, outreach, next steps, teaching, and worship is driven by our vision. TO KNOW GOD . TO BUILD HIS CHURCH . AND TO TELL OUR STORIES! More...