Brave Church

Children's Pastor/Director

Brave Church
Miami, Florida, United States


Date Posted: 10/09/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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Job Title:  Children’s Director  

Employee Status:  Exempt  

Campus: Central

Department:  Brave Kids

CONTACT: Send resume to dstocker@bravemiami.com

 

 

 

  1. Summary of the position:

To provide leadership, vision, and direction that creates a life giving atmosphere of vibrant and enticing discipleship and evangelism for the children, parents, and children’s ministry team of Brave Church.  The Children’s Pastor will manage the church-wide direction of Brave.  This oversight includes direct responsibility for Brave Kids, Brave Preschool, Brave Family Check-in, and the development of family small groups.

 

  1. Experience and Knowledge Required:

 

  • Ability to communicate the Gospel through various means to children at various ages.
  • Leadership background and experience serving with kids.  Heart for children and parents.
  • Proven ability to lead staff and Dream Team.
  • Project management experience.
  • Ability to articulate and implement the vision of Brave Church.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills working with a variety of people from Dream Team members to parents to kids.
  • Solid theological grounding and creativity in kids’ ministry curriculum development.
  • Positive attitude and positive approach to problem solving.  Must be solution oriented.     
  • Computer competency in Fellowship One, Microsoft Office/Pages, etc.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and pursuit of excellence through attention to detail.

  

  

  1. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Formulate children’s ministry facility standards for existing and new campuses.
  • Develop integrated training processes for nursery, preschool, kids, and special needs ministry leaders and Dream Team members.
  • Work closely with ministry leaders at each campus and analyze effectiveness of programming and adjust as needed.
  • Lead and build teams to execute all aspects of children’s ministry for weekend services.
  • Recruit, develop and train high quality leaders for staff and Dream team roles.
  • Consistent communication with key leaders and parents.
  • Develop healthy community among parents and equip parents for discipleship through Sunday and small group experience.
  • Help develop and maintain all security standards.
  • Track growth for future development.
  • Oversee and develop the Sunday experience for all children.
  • Develop curriculum for children that reflects the teaching of Brave Church.
  • Oversee special event planning to include Summer Blast, Brave Kids Big Night, & Dream Team appreciation events.
  • Oversee all aspects of new campus development.
  • Oversee quality of services and function at all campuses.
  • Fulfill pastoral duties including counseling, baptism, communion, hospital visitation, and general pastoral care.
  • Lead department meetings and empower staff to fulfill their unique roles
  • Oversee and develop all internal and external communication that represents the Brave Kids department.
  • Maintain strong communication and relationship with Direct Report and Senior Pastor to ensure the vision of the Senior Pastor is implemented in all aspects of family ministry.

 

  1. Attributes:
    • Positive attitude
    • Heart of a servant
    • Fun/enjoyable
    • Loyal
    • Must share the vision of Brave Church to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and passion

 

  1. Extent of Public Contact:
  • Daily contact with students and leaders
    • Brave Pastors and staff members

 

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