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Believers Church

Preschool Director

Believers Church
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 10/02/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

Believers Church is a rapidly growing, contemporary, non-denominational church located in Chesapeake, VA (near VA Beach, VA) with a weekly attendance of 1200 and a Kid’s Ministry of 400+ is looking for a part-time Preschool Director.


The right person will have a strong commitment to and a history of involvement in kid’s ministry in the local church. If you have a solid background in working with children ages 2-5yrs (from teaching, curriculum design and planning, etc.) and are able to oversee all aspects of a growing Preschool Dept. (including but not limited to: restructuring ministry space, structuring teams for growth, development and training).


This person must have experience working with multiple staff members as well as be able to lead a team of 50+ volunteer members. Must have strong interpersonal skills, be a growing leader and follower of Jesus and have the ability to get along with anyone!


Critical Skills:

  • Passionate about Jesus and kids
  • Strong early childhood background
  • Must have at least 2-3yrs. of Kids Ministry experience
  • Strong ability to lead teams and manage people well
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Communications – written and verbal
  • Creative
  • Computer skills PC Excel and Microsoft (office, word, publisher) proficient
  • Fun and energetic with a positive attitude
  • Flexible and a team player


Cover letter:


Only resumes accompanied with a cover letter will be considered.

The cover letter should be personalized for this position and should answer these 4 questions:

  1. Why you are interested in this position?
  2. What experiences do you have working with kids?
  3. What experience do you have in working/ volunteering with kids in a local church?
  4. What do you believe makes you stand out from other candidates for this position?

Send resume and cover letter to:


Job Overview


Oversee all functions of Believers Kids Preschool department (150+ kids) to include:

  • Preschool (large & small groups) (ages 4 - Kindergarten)
  • Treehouse (ages 2- Kindergarten)
  • Toddler Plus (ages 2& 3)


Preschool Director Responsibilities:


Build teams motivated to serve our children in Preschool



  • Train up leaders to oversee each ministry area
  • Facilitate training of all new team members
  • Develop leaders to support those teams

Sunday Experience

  • Program & plan all worship experiences with leaders through worship planning meetings
  • Facilitate run-throughs of all services with team leaders
  • Develop and maintain team schedules; restructure as needed
  • Equip teams to serve with excellence


  • Weekly meeting with BK Director
  • Weekly communication with all team members
  • Provide spiritual encouragement & personal care
  • Reflect schedule needs and changes
  • Encourage spiritual growth, community, and commitment
  • Preschool Monthly newsletter
  • Maintain Team Facebook Page


  • Select & develop curriculum lessons; design activities for each ministry area
  • Communicate needs to Craft Coordinator & At Home Team

Ministry Development

  • Upkeep and design of ministry areas to reflect BK vision and values
  • Manage Preschool budget
  • Maintain accurate records in Church Community Builder (CCB)


  • Be present at all services to participate in Huddle team times
  • Ensure teams are fully equipped and resourced
  • Initiate contact with team members for encouragement
  • Be available to address any unforeseen circumstances with team members, children or families

Assume other tasks as assigned by the Believers Kids Director