Gilroy Presbyterian Church

Children's Ministry Director

Gilroy Presbyterian Church
Gilroy, California, United States


Date Posted: 11/07/2017
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

I.          JOB SUMMARY:

 

To prepare God’s people for works of service so that the body of Christ may be built up (Ephesians 4:12), with emphasis in planning, coordinating, directing, leading weekly children’s ministry.  The Children’s Ministry Director will oversee the life and direction of the elementary ministry operations, teaching and volunteer care.

 

II.        ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - 

  • Coordinate and maintain excellent elementary ministry operations, including Sunday mornings, mid-week programs and special events/ projects.
  • Develops weekly thematic plans and selects appropriate focus and activities for

elementary students (grade K-5) with participatory emphasis

  • Communicates plans to staff, volunteer teams and church in a timely manner
  • Supervises and facilitates children’s activities: games, small groups, music, spiritual formation
  • Recruits and trains volunteers to assistant with children’s activities
  • Schedules and directs special events, i.e., Day Camp, TNT, family game night, movie night
  • Facilitates student recruitment and markets community outreach, i.e., Kid’s Club with local schools
  • Participates in staff and ministry leadership meetings
  • Manages and structures budget in collaboration with Christian Education  Committee and/or Session
  • Maintain professional standards and attends job appropriate professional development with approval of Session, Christian Education or Personnel Committees 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Pastor, Christian Education and/or Personnel Committees

 

III.  Required Personal Attributes

Applicant possesses physical, mental, interpersonal and creative qualities that enable him/her to effectively execute all duties that are typically encountered and reasonably expected while serving in the role of children’s ministry leader.

 

IV.  Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience leading
  • Ability to lead and mentor volunteer team(s) that will be proficient in
  • Strong organizational and people skills
  • Possess positive attitude and ability to motivate and praise others
  • Strong Christian commitment to serving as a disciple of Christ (highly desirable)

 

V.   Compensation

  • *$42,000 (negotiable and commensurate w/ education level and/or experiences)
  • Health Benefits
  • Professional growth per approval

 

VI.       DEADLINE TO APPLY:  December 1,  2017 or Until Filled

    

VII.     Beginning Date:  Per recommendation of Personnel Committee and Approval by

 Session

 

VII.     Application Procedure:

 Submit Gilroy Presbyterian Church Application (printable on GPC website: About  

 Us), Letter of Intent which can be emailed to gene@gilroypres.org, Resume and three  

 (3) current letters of reference to:

      Gene Sakahara, Ruling Elder, Personnel

      Gilroy Presbyterian Church, 6000 Miller Ave., Gilroy, CA 95020

      Phone: (408) 842-3000

 

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