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Covenant Presbyterian Church

Children's Ministry Director

Covenant Presbyterian Church
San Diego, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/14/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Church Staff
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Under the authority of the elders and in partnership with the staff, the Children's Ministry Director is responsible for leading, overseeing, and developing all aspects of children's ministry (birth to 6th grade). These responsibilities include the selection and training of staff/volunteers and the administration of programming, curriculum, and special events.



1. Nurture Young Disciples through Gospel-Centered Teaching


a. Administer a Bible-based curriculum that is faithful to our church's doctrine,  theological vision and philosophy of children's ministry. Seek to inform and involve parents and teachers in the shared effort of discipling young believers.


b. Recruit and train teachers to faithfully and effectively teach biblical truths to children.  Seek to implement effective interpersonal relationships and classroom  management skills.            


 c.  Creatively implement special events to inspire biblical teaching and outreach, such as  VBS, Kid's

Night Out, Summer Camps, Easter and Christmas programs.


2. Cultivate a Loving, Family-based, Disciple-Making Community


a. Prayerfully support the spiritual bond between parent and child and encourage the cross-generational unity of the household of faith. 


b. Maintain excellent communication with all the families involved in the ministry and with the staff.


c. Seek to relate to new families and children in Christ-like ways through effective and caring follow-up.


d. Personally model through sacrificial and loving service the kind of maturity, humility, and accountability you seek to nurture in young disciples. 



  1. Bachelor's Degree preferred, degree in education or ministry a plus
  2. Prior experience in children's ministry

To find out more about Covenant Presbyterian Church go to our website at


Interested candidates should email a resume to Linda Liddell at