Community of Faith
Elementary Associate Position
The Associate Kids Pastor at Community of Faith must be capable of teaching assigned area (subject to change) of Kids ministry for elementary ages (Kindergarten – 5th Grade) as we serve the kids and families in our community. On top of teaching,
this position requires planning, coordinating, executing and leading worship services, special events, and family connections. The role also consists of responsibilities for recruiting, placing, training, developing and motivating volunteers within the Kids
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Provide strong leadership in the Kids ministry. This includes vision casting, clear & consistent communication, process improvements, programming enhancements, modeling excellent standards of performance, building close relationships with parents/families,
being results focused and thinking strategically (big picture).
- Desire and ability to articulate and demonstrate a fun and engaging teaching experience for kids
- Manage your assigned area (subject to change) of the Kids ministry for elementary ages (Kindergarten – 5th grade)
- Serve as an advocate, role model, spiritual mentor and encourager of our children and their families
- Assist in developing and communicating annual Kids ministry calendar of activities and events
- Research, evaluate and recommend curriculum and small group resources as necessary
- Responsible for the overall preparation and execution of weekly services including the weekend experience and mid-week special events
- Develop and implement clear strategy to recruit, place, train, develop, evaluate, motivate, reward and appreciate Kids volunteers.
- Assist in development, communication, and execution of all safety procedures and requirements.
- Identify and implement new opportunities for spiritual growth for our children and their families.
- Regularly observe volunteer performance and provide effective feedback for improvement.
- Collaborate on efforts to communicate and publicize Kids ministry events & activities.
- Regularly consult with parents and volunteers to better understand their expectations & concerns
- Demonstrate project management ability by taking a project/event from ideation to completion. This includes ensuring clarity of desired outcomes; identifying required tasks, clear communication to staff & volunteers, execution and follow-up.
- Flexibility with your teaching assignment and area of responsibility.