Grace Church

Grace Kids Pastor/Director

Grace Church
Overland Park, Kansas, United States


Date Posted: 12/01/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Grace Kids Pastor is responsible for helping to lead our growing ministry for children (approximately 600 +) from birth through 5th grade.  This person will provide a framework for communication and teamwork among kids ministry staff, volunteer leaders, parents and children to meet the overall goals and objectives of the ministry.  We are seeking a person to continue implementing the vision to help every kid become an outward focused follower of Jesus.

 

Department / Ministry Area

Family Ministries Department / Grace Kids

Reports To

Director of Family Ministries

Position Classification

Ministry Director

Time Commitment

Full-time minimum of 40 hours, exempt

Campus Schedule

Monday-Thursday and Weekend Services, Overland Park Campus

 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Enthusiastically committed to drawing children in the church and the community to Jesus Christ

  • Partner with parents to help them develop their kids into outward focused followers of Jesus

  • Help develop and implement a comprehensive vision and direction for a vibrant and growing Grace Kids classroom ministry

  • Ensure that communication to volunteers and parents is occurring and effective

  • Ensure recruiting, training, evaluating, and appreciating of all those serving in Grace Kids

  • Collaboration with Grace Kids ministry central support team to ensure theological direction is aligned with the Grace belief statement and within the theological parameters of the pastoral team.

  • Oversee and build the SBO and Curriculum Central Support Teams

  • Attend staff wide and department wide meetings and training

  • Meet regularly with the Grace Kids team to develop, encourage and assess needs in the ministry

  • Oversee Kids Worship to ensure a biblically accurate, relevant, engaging and creative worship experience.

  • Lead and oversee Grace Kids Baptism classes

  • Lead and oversee family dedications at Grace Church

  • Manage annual Ministry Plan and Budget, track budgets and ensure good stewardship of resources

  • Ensure training on policies and practices that ensure the safety of children in our care

  • Collaborate with Grace Students Team to ensure a seamless transition of children from Grace Kids to Grace Students

Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years ministry experience

  • Effectively lead children; direct or indirect

  • Outstanding communication, organizational and teambuilding experience

  • Successfully managed buid teams

  • Multi-site experience preferred

Expectations

  • Meets the pastoral character qualifications of 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1

  • Demonstrates a great love for God and his people and for our children, parents and volunteers

  • Accept and support the Grace Vision, Mission, Beliefs and Values as listed on the church website

  • Exhibit a servant’s heart and willingness to get the job done well and on time

  • Act as a positive representative of Grace Church at all times

  • Maintain complete confidentiality with all sensitive pieces of information

  • Communicate and present information to others in a clear, complete and concise way, leading with ease

Visit our Careers Page at visitgracechurch.com to learn more about Grace Church and to apply.
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