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Capshaw Baptist Church

Children's Pastor

Capshaw Baptist Church
Harvest, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 09/08/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal Function: The Pastor to Children is responsible for the development and promotion of a comprehensive program of religious education for children Kindergarten through the Fifth Grade.

Job Classification: This position is an exempt (salaried) full-time position.

• Coordinate the children's educational program in Sunday School/Bible Study, Discipleship Training, Wednesday Education, Missions, Vacation Bible School, and weekday activities.
• Enlist, train and develop leadership for the various organizations in the children's area.
• Lead all of the children’s workers in a systematic program of visitation, and pastoral care to those children in the hospital.
• Plan and conduct special projects for children such as retreats, summer camps, fellowships, summer programs, Easter Eggstravaganza, Fall Festival, etc.
• Administer any weekday special events for children.
• Supervise all children paid child-care personnel.
• Prepare and administer the annual children’s ministry budget.
• Keep up-to-date on the latest materials and methods in children's ministry.
• Comply with all established church policies and procedures as well as all applicable federal and state laws. Perform all background checks on all children’s workers.
• Serve as staff advisor for church committees as assigned by the pastor.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Requires a college degree. Seminary work or degree preferred.
• Requires 3-5 years of experience in working with children serving on a church staff or other children’s ministry position.
• Requires the ability to listen effectively and to communicate clearly, both orally and in written form.
• Requires an understanding of the special needs and learning styles of children and an apparent love for them.
• Requires basic ability to use computer software.
• Requires commitment to biblical Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally.
• Requires sufficient good health to discharge duties properly.
• Requires ability to walk, stand and sit, sometimes for prolonged periods of time.
• Requires passing criminal and sexual misconduct background checks.

Prefer candidates to fax resume to 256-232-0022 be sure to indicate "Children's Pastor" position.

Capshaw Baptist Church
Executive Pastor
PO Box 187
Capshaw, AL 35742