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Children's Pastor

Gateway Baptist Church
Spring, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 01/26/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Children’s & Preschool Pastor


The Children’s & Preschool Pastor is responsible to oversee the entire children’s ministry to ensure a smoothly operating, safe and effective program.  The Children’s Pastor will recruit and train leaders who will touch children’s lives with God’s love, teach them God’s word and provide fellowship with God’s people – laying a foundation that will keep children interested in the things of God and involved in church.



  • Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the children’s ministry
  • Organize and coordinate various activities for preschool through 6th grade that aide in the spiritual growth of children. This includes, but not limited to, KidsTown Bible Classes, KidStuff, AWANA, Kids Day, Vacation Bible School, Pre-Teen Camp and activities
  • Lead in the enlisting and training of volunteer workers for all preschool and children’s programs
  • Meet with workers quarterly to encourage and build team spirit.
  • Promote, promote, promote preschool and children’s ministry to the church and community through newsletters, colorful promotions pieces, mail-outs, word of mouth and visitation with families
  • Show interest in home relationships. Be available for family counseling to children and parents
  • Develop and implement a security procedure for our preschool and children’s ministry to ensure safety for volunteers as well as children.
  • Attend all staff meetings
  • Lead in the recruitment and training of volunteers for AWANA
  • Lead KidStuff, through hosting, singing, costume gathering, props gathering and acting
  • Be available to counsel & pray with children regarding spiritual matters
  • Plan and lead fun activities and outing for the children at the church and off the premises
  • Work as a member of the “Ministry Team” with the pastor and the rest of the staff striving for a team spirit that is evident to the congregation.
  • Timely follow through with all people who sign up for ministry opportunities and activities
  • Generate “Parent Connection” meetings and newsletters.
  • Develop and promote Mission Drives: School Supply Drives and Operation Christmas
  • Acquire a CDL
  • Other duties as assigned by Pastor.