Sun Valley Community Church

Early Childhood Director

Sun Valley Community Church
Gilbert, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 08/02/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 7501 to 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church/ Campus Description:

Sun Valley Community Church began as a church plant in 1990 in Chandler, Arizona. Over the years, Sun Valley has grown into a large multi-site church in the Phoenix area. Currently, there are five campuses located in Casa Grande, East Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek and Tempe. Together nearly, 8000 people attend a Sun Valley Campus each weekend.


Position Summary:

The Early Childhood Director will be responsible to implement the SV Kids Early Childhood program under the direction of the SV Kids Director. The Early Childhood Director will develop and lead a team of volunteers to create a fun, safe and relational environment for kids (Birth through Pre-K) to meet, know and follow Jesus during all weekend services. The Early Childhood Director will also work towards developing trust with parents while providing an excellent guest experience for new and returning guests.


The Preferred Candidate:

  • Demonstrate a track record of spiritual maturity and character consistent with the biblical requirements for biblical leadership.

  • Experienced in the Orange strategy.

  • Strengths in the following areas: theatrical production, strong understanding of the development of Early Childhood age children, volunteer recruitment and development, biblical knowledge.

  • Self-motivated, not needing micromanagement, yet love to live life with a team.

  • Effective communication skills to both adults and children.

    Align with the mission, vision, values, team leadership distinctives and doctrinal statement of Sun Valley Community Church.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, and empower volunteer leadership teams and release them to assist in the production and operations of Large Group and Small Group environments for weekend ministry

  • Encourage the Early Childhood ministry volunteer teams through prayer, spiritual direction and development of fun, creative and relational team environments

  • Lead the Early Childhood Teams each weekend at each scheduled service and during special events

  • Execute the vision of Sun Valley Kids through strategic planning, implementation, alignment with SV Kids constants, ongoing evaluation of environments, and oversight of the ministry budget 

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