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Life Church

Preschool Director

Life Church
Canton, Michigan, United States


Date Posted: 02/07/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Covenant
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

LifeChurch is about Life Change. We are a contemporary, culturally relevant, and fast growing church that is reaching people from all walks of life who are being transformed by Jesus Christ. Our vision is to be a community where real people can connect with a real God and experience real life. Our mission, based on the Great Commission, is to help people Know Jesus, Grow together in Him & Go serve the world. This forms the basis for everything we do.

 

Preschool Director Job Description

 

The Preschool Director is a part of the LifeKids Team and is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the preschool children’s ministry (0-4 years age). The director must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion for the spiritual development of children through the coordination of weekend programs and special events. In addition, the director must have a gracious spirit and commitment to serving and helping others while leading staff and volunteer teams.  

 

Job Type: Part-Time (20 hours/week)

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Interface with pre-school parents, families, and children to provide a warm and welcoming environment

  • Oversee logistics of all services (currently 4 of them) on the weekend to include lesson preparation, registration and check-in, classroom activities, volunteer oversight, communication with parents and families, engaging with children, Infant/Toddler Worship, Preschool Worship, etc.

  • Build relationships with preschoolers and families through ministering and providing assistance as needed

  • Effectively communicate to volunteers and parents on curriculum, promoting the vision, and upcoming events.

  • Recruit, equip, schedule, and empower volunteer preschool ministry team leaders.

  • Serve as mentor/liaison to LifeChurch MOPS ministry

  • Oversee all pre-school volunteer scheduling.

  • Teach classroom lessons and lead worship as needed.

  • Create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment for guests, preschoolers, and their families ensuring areas are free of hazards.

  • Maintain clean and organized rooms, storage areas, and workspaces in children’s areas.

  • Maintain volunteer training and safety procedures.

  • Plan, order, purchase and stock supplies.

  • Help with the planning and execution of special events to include but not limited to the following: Easter Egg Hunt, Vacation Bible School, Fall Kick-Off/Promotions, Trunk or Treat Outreach, Family Missions Event, Christmas Events, Family Events, Baby Dedications, etc.

  • Work within the Church Database to assist in assimilation of new families.

  • Participate in staff and departmental meetings and one-on-one meetings with LifeKids Director.

  • Other related tasks as required.

 

 

Personal Qualifications:

  • Have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Committed to personal growth, servant leadership, personal mentorship, and being one in the spirit with the leadership at LifeChurch.

  • Is an energetic, creative, team player who loves kids and feels called to children’s ministry vocationally.

  • Strong work ethic and desire to lead spiritual transformation.

  • Is flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances and environments as the needs of the ministry change and expand.

  • Can demonstrate experience and aptitude in recruiting, training, and supporting coordinators, leaders, and volunteers.

  • Excellent communication skills with adults and children.

  • Is excited by the opportunity of working in a church that is growing rapidly and desires to see that growth reflected in the children’s ministry program.

  • College degree preferred.

  • 2-4 years experience working with children and volunteers in a church environment.



The Preschool Director reports to the LifeKids Director.



To express an interest in this position please send a resume highlighting the above qualifications in a word doc format with your last name included in the title of that document to Rich Allen at rich.allen@lifechurchcanton.org