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Kingsway Christian Church

Kids Team Leader

Kingsway Christian Church
Avon, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 03/03/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

(**All applicants must complete online application, upload resume & submit their Philosophy of Kids Ministry.  Please submit all these materials on the Kingsway website at:  Applicants who don't submit all these materials will not be able to be considered**)

~kids team leader~


FLSA:  Exempt | Full-Time

Responsible to: Executive Director of Ministries

Mission and Purpose:  The Kids Team Leader’s primary responsibility is to lead the Kids ministry team to ensure alignment with the overall church mission & vision.  Including leading, managing and developing the Kids Ministry (Birth – 4th Grade) at KCC and to oversee the Kids ministry staff.  


Essential Job Responsibilities:


Kids Ministry

  • Lead the Kids Ministry Team in casting vision and developing a thriving ministry for kids, birth – 4th grade, which embraces the overall mission, vision and values of KCC. 
  • Evaluating Kids Ministry components to ensure they are accomplishing the vision & goals of Kids Ministry. 
  • Develop and implement strategies to connect with new families and partner with parents in accordance with the Orange Philosophy
  • Provides oversight and strategic leadership to all Kids Ministry programs (Birth – 4th Grade)
  • Create and maintain a Kids Ministry calendar of all events and activities
  • Develop curriculum as needed
  • Ensures safety of kids by identifying and implementing appropriate risk management and training practices
  • Shepherd and concentrate on spiritual development of the entire kids ministry
  • Ensure creation and implementation of a growing Special Needs ministry
  • Nurture one’s own spiritual formation and professional development through personal time for study, preparation, planning and continued training and learning opportunities. 
  • Ensure necessary interdepartmental communication is taking place between the Kids team and other departments
  • Provide pastoral care to children and their families, including hospital visitation when appropriate

1st – 4th Grade Ministry

  • Identifies, recruits, develops, leads and motivates volunteers
  • Raising up volunteers to lead Sunday morning teaching experiences
  • Take initiative to build relationships, conduct regular training and show appreciation to volunteers, in connection with Lifegroups Associate.
  • Plan & coordinate aspects of Spring Hill Daycamps

Management of Kids Team

  • Lead the formation of a comprehensive kids ministry that fosters good communication and a strong sense of community among team members
  • Supervise Kids Team staff including coaching, development, shepherding, goal-setting and performance appraisal


  • Develop an annual ministry plan that aligns with Kingsway’s vision & mission and evaluate regularly
  • Develop and oversee the annual budget for kids department



  • Bachelor degree in Children’s Ministry and Bible, or related field
  • 3-5 years Kids Ministry experience required, supervisory experience a plus
  • Required Qualities and Characteristics:  Mature Christian with clearly articulated theological understanding, Diplomatic and authentic conflict manager, Cooperative spirit with excellent communication & interpersonal skills, Passion and heart for the spiritual formation of kids and partnering with parents
  • Skills and experience desired: 
      • Supervising, shepherding, leading & developing people, groups & teams
      • Strategic thinking and planning
      • Teaching experience & comprehensive understanding of the Orange Philosophy
  • Must be a member of Kingsway Christian Church, or willing to become a member, and be a part of a Life Group