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Koinonia Christian Church

Children's Pastor

Koinonia Christian Church
Arlington, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 09/18/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Children's Pastor



Under direct employment of and responsible to the Senior Pastor and the Director of Ministries



To oversee, supervise and develop the educational and experiential environment for nursery – 5th grade


General Duties


The Children’s Director will:

  • Develop goals and objectives for Children's in line with the strategic plan;
  • Identify and test curriculum resources, whether commercially produced or developed by Children’s Director;
  • Recruit, train and work with volunteers to strengthen their ministry abilities;
  • Assess ministry needs and developing goals and activities to meet those needs;
  • Serve as a motivating, inspiring and engaging teacher to our children on a regular/weekly basis as part of a larger plan for their spiritual development;
  • Develop an environment that is safe, clean, supportive, and cultivates spiritual growth;
  • Address specific personal and spiritual needs of children as they arise through one-on-one or small group meetings, school visits, or other connections appropriate to the circumstances;
  • Identify lay staff and lay volunteer resources and needs;
  • Develop lay leaders who can love, nurture and lead our children effectively;
  • Develop and implement an annual calendar of activities and programs that are inclusive and promote relationship, development, and discipleship;
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the Children's Ministry;
  • Establish and maintain good communication with parents: including check-in/out system, snack notification, process for parent emergencies;
  • Routinely inspect equipment, toys and supplies. Restock supplies when needed;
  • Develop, post and enforce policies to ensure that staff is familiar with nursery policies;
  • Provide needed information for volunteer background checks;
  • Schedule nursery caregivers for worship services and special church wide events in which nursery care is needed;
  • Perform such other duties as assigned by Senior Pastor.

Special Requirements

The position of Children’s Pastor requires a person who:


  • Must have experience in Christian education and/or children’s ministry;
  • Possesses an outgoing personality and ability to work well with children;
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills;
  • Must have current CPR and First Aid certification (or acquire within 30 days);
  • Senses a clear call to children’s ministry
  • Is competent in public relations, interpersonal relationships, trust-building, leadership development;
  • Is able to develop team leadership, supervising effectively a multi-staff with specifically assigned roles;
  • Is able to work without direct supervision and is highly motivated;
  • Is an active member of the Koinonia Christian Church and a committed person of faith who exemplifies the love of God and upholds the covenant of Koinonia Christian Church
  • Must have experience with leading volunteers and ministering to 100 - 200 children weekly.

Do you have the ability to create a dynamic and fun environment for children? Are you creative? Are you called to Pastor a Children's Ministry? Please apply.