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The Sanctuary

Children's Pastor

The Sanctuary
Deland, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 07/27/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Church of God -- Cleveland
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Children’s Pastor is responsible for overseeing all weekly programming for nursery through 5th grade, as well as planning and implementing other activities and events for children and families throughout the year.


Personal Qualifications:

  • A passion for Jesus and His church and actively growing relationships with Him
  • A commitment to personal integrity, character and a spirit-filled life
  • A calling from the Lord to minister to children through high-energy and relational leadership
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in directing children’s ministry of a church 250+
  • A bachelor’s degree education level or higher, preferred, but not required
  • A team player who is committed to developing people and teams around oneself


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, schedule and correspond with volunteers
  • Engage with parents and create programming to strengthen families
  • Coordinate worship and teaching times for children
  • Oversee background check process for all volunteers
  • Evaluate and implement curriculum for all classes
  • Oversee classroom conduct, check-in, follow up, etc.
  • Manage children’s ministry budget and resources
  • Oversee children’s minister leadership team
  • Plan and implement outreach events for children
  • Oversee spiritual advancing retreats, camps and trips for children
  • Initiate and expand a relationship with local elementary schools
  • Oversee intentional transitions and partnerships with the Student & Family Pastors
  • Work with other church staff in planning and implements events and general church programming
  • Perform other duties as assigned