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Faith Life Center

Children's Ministry Director

Faith Life Center
Eastvale, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/28/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Children’s Ministry Director Description:

Leading the entire Children's Ministry at Faith Life Center, including staff team, volunteer team and children, all for the sake of partnering with parents in showing children the greatness and love of God through the teaching of God’s Word in a safe and loving environment.


Spiritual Qualifications:

Demonstrate a passion for Christ and his Kingdom through personal spiritual discipline and public ministry.

Seek to grow in that relationship with Christ through personal spiritual discipline, education, accountability and service to his Kingdom.


Professional Qualifications:

Experience: At least five years of leading a larger (100+) children’s ministry department, with a commitment of seeking to grow in that area, through further training.  

Skills: Ability to lead a large team of staff and volunteers toward a common goal; Biblical knowledge, knowledge of child development and learning, delegation, organization, financial management, special event planning, training and raising up new leaders.

Education: Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

A general understanding of safety procedures and ratios when dealing with children.

Ability to develop and maintain a Special Needs Ministry


Three Areas of Expected Proficiency:

Developing team of staff and volunteers through training, encouragement and raising up of leaders

Building a culture of connection, fellowship and teamwork within team

Creating and maintaining an environment where kids are welcomed, known, loved and taught the truths of God in a safe, fun and loving environment


Other Expectations:

Attend & participate in weekly Ministry Staff meetings

Attend & participate in annual or bi-annual Ministry Staff Retreat

Attend & participate in Easter, Christmas, Membership events, ministry launches, and other churchwide

Attend & lead monthly Children’s Staff meetings could vary on style of leadership

Submit monthly goals and staff reports

Hours may vary based on ministry need and season

Children’s programs provided for church services

Various special events, including those with Faith Life Kids

Position Breakdown may be re-designed to meet specific ministry needs


Basic Administrative Duties:

Knowledge of computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, Web, Planning Center, Google Docs, Fellowship One

Understand financials and maintain positive department budget within special events

Understand required accounting documents for FLC, including POs, Reimbursements, Event Planning

Maintaining current web page, social media and promotional materials

Emails/Phone calls


Ministry Development:

Monthly children’s staff meetings

Knowledge of children’s curriculum and content

Keep current on children’s issues

Attend conferences for ministry leaders and/or children’s leaders, as budget provides.

Maintain and encourage church-school relationship


Service Planning:

Breakdown of classes, age groups

Schedule and flow of service

Setup and teardown of classrooms, hallways, etc

Interaction with leaders and families