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First Baptist Church Stillwater

Director of Children's Ministry

First Baptist Church Stillwater
Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 01/18/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Teacher
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Children’s Ministry


POSITION TITLE: Director of Children’s Ministry

REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor

POSITION STATUS: Part-time Employee or Full-time Employee depending on availability and experience/skill set of candidate

MEMBERSHIP STATUS: This position requires membership in First Baptist Church Stillwater

POSITION SUMMARY: Create, manage, and direct all aspects of children’s ministry (birth through Fifth Grade) which includes Sunday School, Mid-Week Activities, Special Events, VBS, and childcare.

PAY: Commensurate with skills and experience



  • Desire to work in children’s ministry as a way to serve God and advance His kingdom
  • Knowledge and skills to serve in children’s ministry
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work with children, volunteers, staff, and parents to coordinate children’s ministry
  • Ability to make changes, corrections and solve problems quickly under pressure
  • Clearance of criminal background check
  • Abide by all personnel polices of First Baptist Church Stillwater


  • Servant attitude towards God, leaders, other team members, the church, and guests
  • A desire and ability to work as a team and cooperate with others to meet stated goals
  • Be punctual and attend all required events and activities;
  • Dress professionally and appropriately
  • Follow directions and leadership of supervisor, Senior Pastor
  • Communicate openly and honestly with supervisor and staff about needs, problems, and ideas for improvement
  • Solve and resolve problems in a resourceful, Christ-like manner
  • Clearance of criminal background check
  • Abide by all personnel policies of First Baptist Church Stillwater
  • Agree to abide by doctrinal tenets of the church as described in the bylaws


  • Recruit and train Sunday School, Mid-Week, and Special Event Leaders and Volunteers
  • Prepare and manage budget for children’s ministry
  • Manage the distribution and allocation of curriculum and supplies
  • Encourage and support all volunteers including planning and fellowship
  • Obtain, edit, and distribute curriculum/crafts/supplies for workers
  • Schedule and coordinate placement of volunteers leaders and communicate with leaders as needed
  • Plan and support Children’s special events including marketing efforts-website, social media, print materials, etc.
  • Lead and mange all aspects of children’s ministry
  • Participate in church staff meetings
  • Participate in outreach to young families
  • Communicate children’s ministry activities to the church trough periodic reports


  • Effective experience in children’s ministry and/or management of children’s programs preferred
  • Four year college degree preferred
  • Microsoft Office capability