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West U Baptist Church

Children's Pastor/Director

West U Baptist Church
Houston, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/23/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description – Children’s Pastor/Director


This vital role in our church will provide overall direction for our children’s ministry, birth through 5th grade, at our West University Baptist Campus. This full-time pastoral position, which will report to the Executive Pastor of Family Ministry, calls for someone who has a unique call to minister to children, their parents, and the volunteer leaders of the ministry. Five years of ministry experience is desired.



  • Maintain an active spiritual life including daily time in Bible study and prayer and relationships with mature Christians who will encourage your walk.
  • Provide oversight and leadership for Sunday morning Bible studies, Kid Rally, and other children’s programming:
    • Overall design of programs
    • Recruitment and development of leaders
    • Selection of curriculum with appropriate input from children and volunteer leaders
    • Teaching and administration as needed
  • Develop strong, trust-based relationships with:
    • Children on the West U Campus
    • Parents of children
    • Volunteer leaders
    • Be in tune with the spiritual (and other) needs of any of the people within your sphere of ministry, and be prepared to minister to them.
  • Develop and lead outreach efforts to un-churched and prospective members in these grades.
    • Lead by example – directly involved in outreach and personal evangelism
    • Coordinate and encourage outreach by other leaders
    • Create an environment in which children regularly invite their friends
  • Be actively involved in the church’s development of “family-based” ministry:
    • Recommend adjustments to existing programs and events
    • Support new church-wide initiatives (e.g.,parenting seminars)
    • Help parents grow in their role as the primary disciple-maker for their children
    • Cast vision for future of the ministry in terms of programming and growth
  • Plan major events and periodic social activities for these groups during the school year and summer. Major events include KPNO, Super Summer, Children’s Camp, and Fall Retreat.
  • Maintain an effective and regular communication program with parents, leaders and children.
  • Administer budget(s) in related program areas.
  • Work with the youth staff and other staff members so that activities are well coordinated.
  • Work with staff on both campuses to carry out ministry.
  • Counseling – Provide initial counseling as needed with students and their families, and refer to qualified professionals in situations that call for ongoing, specialized, or crisis care.
  • Network with other children ministers to be      informed of other ministry ideas and opportunities. In particular, be informed of local events, concerts, gatherings, etc. for ministry.
  • Be informed of current secular trends and issues.
  • Contribute to the overall health of the church by offering your unique perspective and gifts and performing other tasks as needed.

Salary Range:  $50,000-$65,000 based on experience of candidate


For more information or to submit your resume please contact:


Robby Dobbs

Campus Pastor

West U Baptist / Crosspoint Church