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Greater Mt Zion Baptist Church

Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted:
04/30/2014
Categories:
Children's Pastor
Denomination:
Baptist
Church Size:
3001 to 4000
Job Type:
Full-Time
Greater Mt Zion Baptist Church
Job Description:

 

Qualifications:

1.      Gift of Teaching

2.      Heart for Children

3.      Leadership

4.      Vision

5.      Team Development skills

 

Responsibilities:

1. Develop and oversee a comprehensive plan for Children’s Ministry.

  • Develop and oversee new ministries in line with the mission and vision of our church.
  • Partner with parents and the community to meet the needs of our children.
  • Develop a vision for our children to be involved missionally in the community.

 

2. Oversee Children’s Ministry team members.

  • Provide leadership, spiritual oversight and coaching for ministry team members
  • Develop a Children’s Ministry recruitment strategy to recruit and maintain volunteers for all areas of children’s ministry.
  • Provide resources and training opportunities for volunteers to minister effectively to children.

 

3.      Oversee ministry and discipleship areas of the Children’s Ministry.

  • Oversee Promise Land.
  • Oversee Club 45.
  • Oversee Drill Team.
  • Oversee Children’s Outreach.

 

4. Develop and oversee Children’s Ministry Summer Camp.

  • Organize summer camp with age appropriate skills development.
  • Recruit leaders to facilitate the summer camp.
  • Identify someone who can eventually lead the summer camp.

 

5.      Oversee Children’s Ministry Special Events and Activities

  • Oversee Parent’s Night Out.
  • Oversee Fun Day.
  • Oversee Children’s Ministry Open House.
  • Oversee the planning of holiday and annual activities.

 

6.      Oversee all administrative functions of the Children’s Ministry.

  • Oversee Children’s Ministry calendar and budget.
  • Oversee the distribution of curriculum and supplies.
  • Create systems to upgrade the security and safety of our children and team members.
  • Screen and conduct background checks of potential team members.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and team members regarding schedules, events, changes.

 

7.      Oversee children’s ministry component of family ministry.

  • Work with family ministry leadership team to develop home centered family ministry model.
  • Research and/or write curriculum for grade levels.
  • Recruit and train facilitators for classes.      
  • Develop celebration ceremonies for each class.
  • Establish guidelines to evaluate and measure effectiveness of family ministry.
  • Work with Student Pastor to create alignment between student and children’s ministries to support families.
  • Partner with parents in the spiritual formation of their families to create missional families.
  • Build and maintain relationships with parents.

 

8.   Actively pursue continuing education through attending seminars, conferences, and classes that would strengthen the ministry.

 

9.   Develop a process to periodically review the Children’s Ministry curriculum to ensure it meets our vision of image-based, interactive learning.

 

10.  Minister to those under Children Director’s oversight in times of bereavement or loss and celebration or accomplishment.

  • Comunicate losses and illnesses with church administrative assistant.
  • Call and pray with members.
  • Attend funerals.
  • Make hospital, nursing home and home visits.
  • Attend special events like graduations, ceremonies.

 

11.  Lead or participate in a small group.

 

12.  Live according to the moral qualifications of elders in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.

 

13.  Do anything else deemed necessary by the Lead Pastor.

 

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