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West Valley Presbyterian Church

Director of Children's & Family Ministries

West Valley Presbyterian Church
Cupertino, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/28/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

West Valley Presbyterian Church, is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry. This full-time position is a wonderful opportunity for someone who loves working with children. 


Applicant must be:
  • Deeply devoted to Jesus Christ
  • Have warm and friendly relational skills
  • Knowledgeable about God’s Word
  • Possess good administrative skills
  • Able to delegate and effectively recruit volunteers
  • Experienced in planning and implementing children’s program
  • Work well with other ministry staff

Principal Responsibilities -

-Nurturing existing Sunday morning and Wednesday evening Children's Ministries (infants through 5th grade) which includes:

  • Cultivating volunteer leadership by supporting current volunteers, and identifying and training new volunteers.

  • Identifying or creating curriculum that engages children and which is aligned with our values.

  • Communicating with families of the church to make sure that our programs are meeting their family's spiritual needs.

  • Training and supervising childcare providers and/or other paid staff positions in support of the total children’s program.

  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices within the time allotted while maintaining a positive attitude.


-Coordinating with Pastors, Director of Youth Ministry, and Committees to develop a whole family approach to Christian education.

-Working with other staff to develop and implement inter-generational fellowship events, Vacation Bible School, Christmas Eve services, and annual camps.


Salary:  $50K


Preferred but not required:

  • Bible/theological education

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License