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Metro Church

Children's Pastor

Metro Church
Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 11/09/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Church of God -- Cleveland
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Children’s Pastor is responsible for overseeing all weekly programming for nursery through 5th grade children as well as planning and implementing other activities and events for children and families throughout the year.

Personal Qualifications:

-A passion for Jesus and His church and an actively growing relationship with Him
-A commitment to personal integrity, character and a spirit-filled life
-A calling from the Lord to minister to children through high-energy and relational leadership
-A minimum of 3 years experience in directing children’s ministry of a church 250+
-A bachelor’s degree education level or higher
-A team player who is committed to developing people and teams around oneself

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Recruit, train, schedule and correspond with volunteers
2. Engage with parents & create programming to strengthen families
3. Coordinate worship and teaching times for children
4. Oversee background check process for all volunteers
5. Evaluate and Implement curriculum for all classes
6. Oversee classroom conduct, check-in, follow up, etc.
7. Manage children’s ministry budget and resources
8. Oversee Children’s ministry leadership team
9. Plan and implement outreach events for children
10. Oversee spiritual advancing retreats, camps and trips for children
11. Initiate and expand a relationships with local elementary schools
12. Oversee intentional transitions and partnerships with the Student Pastor and ministry
13. Work with other church staff in planning and implementing events and general church programming
14. Perform other duties as assigned