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Preschool/Elementary Pastor

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Owasso, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 04/11/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Multisite church looking for a fulltime preschool & elementary pastor to lead and oversee the kids ministry, (Birth through 5th grade). This position will be part of a staff team that is launching a new campus in the summer of 2016. The Kids Pastor (KP) is accountable to execute kids ministry on the assigned campus according to the vision and values set forth by the church and the success of the campus children’s ministry strategies and programs. The KP will direct the children’s teams, staff and volunteers, their development and the management of their activities and responsibilities.



  • Models the standards and expectations of a covenant member
  • A doctrinally sound student of the Word of God
  • Proven track record of leading preschool and/or elementary ministry, including teaching children and leading parents/adult volunteers
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the rapidly changing culture and its implications on the family and specifically on children
  • Knowledge and comprehension of the age appropriate learning abilities of children and the successful application of that understanding into all environments
  • A good communicator that can engage with children and adults, in one to one, small group and large group environments
  • Can build a dynamic program that attracts both the churched and the un-churched
  • Must be creative, organized, and able to multi-task and thrive in a deadline intensive and results-driven environment
  • Can cast a vision and implement a ministry plan and see it through to completion
  • Strong in organization and execution
  • Believes in and works well in a team


  • Supports and promotes the values, philosophy, and core beliefs of the church
  • Implementation and execution of kids ministry vision, values, and standards.
  • Will lead a comprehensive discipleship strategy to help children advance in their relationship with Jesus Christ as they grow through elementary and into student ministry
  • The effective development and management of an annual departmental budget
  • The day-to-day execution of preschool and elementary ministry activities
  • Ensures the complete preparation for Sunday services such as materials, staffing, set up and tear down
  • The creation and communication of relevant Christ-centered teaching
  • The implementation of exciting and engaging environments, activities and programming, such as large group and small group environments, family times, etc that involve children within and outside of the church walls facilitating spiritual growth
  • Builds strong relationships with leaders, families and children in the community and in the schools
  • Recruits, coaches, trains and empowers ministry leaders (staff and volunteers) to build effective teams and accomplish the mission of the kids ministry
  • Participation in regular staff meetings and personal and job skill development activities
  • Coordinate other special projects and perform other duties as directed by their Supervisor


  • Creative thinker
  • Experience developing and executing integrated ministry plans, including creative, operational and budget components
  • Proficient in the use of social media and other communication systems
  • Front of room/on stage abilities
  • Clear, concise and persuasive verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail and effective project management
  • Positive attitude, open communicator, high energy, good listener, common sense
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • A continuous learner