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Children's Ministry Associate -- Preschool

Church of the Saviour
Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 01/11/2018
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Summary of Position:

To assist the Director of Children’s Ministries in designing, implementing and maintaining a successful ministry to children in pre-school ages 2 years old through Kindergarten.   Scope:             Sunday morning attendance in the preschool ministry is 80-100 children staffed by 40 teachers and aides.                          Camp Little Bear/ Hop Along/ Baby Bear’s attendance is 250 children and 150 volunteers. 

                        COSMOS evening program has an average preschool attendance of 40-50.


Primary Responsibilities

To lead the pre-school Sunday School

  • Recruiting, training and motivating teachers so that each class is adequately staffed with appropriately gifted volunteers.
  • Training the volunteer teaching staff to provide learning experiences with a Biblical foundation and practical experience through small and large group experiences.
  • Providing teachers with adequate curriculum materials, supplies and resources that allow them to teach preschoolers in a warm, inviting and secure atmosphere.
  • Organizing the Sunday School program for maximum effectiveness.
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of special Sunday School events such as music.


To coordinate Preschool COSMOS

  • Recruiting and assisting teachers and block leaders in a mission-focused presentation for the children.
  • Coordinating with the Bible teacher to determine a mission-focused curriculum.
  • Oversee all areas of administration for preschool cosmos


To direct Camp Little Bear

  • Recruiting, training and motivating camp counselors and staff.
  • Planning and execution of a Bible focused camp with special learning centers based on a theme.
  • Working with the summer interns to effectively and efficiently prepare for camp.   


To assist in coordinating Preschool Age ministry of Awana 

  • Recruit, train, mentor and encourage leaders to implement the vision and mission of Awana
  • Oversee all facets of Cubbies / K Sparks clubs of Awana  
  • Assist in administration for Cubbies/ K Sparks 
  • Assist Children’s Director with special Awana Events


To assist in coordinating special events involving family outreach


To provide leadership and support to other pre-school ministries as they develop




Ministry and Volunteer care

  • Available for spiritual and personal interaction with families
  • Available to volunteers and parents for counseling and prayer



Primary Relationships:

  • Position reports directly to the Director of Children’s Ministry
  • Work alongside of other Children’s Ministry Associates and volunteers
  • Build a close working relationship with COS staff and Children’s Ministry volunteers and parents.



  1. A clear profession of faith in Christ with a consistent walk with Christ and evidence of spiritual maturity.
  2. Agreement and support of Church of the Saviour’s Doctrinal Statement and Vision.
  3. Ability to lead and develop volunteers to be effective disciples and communicators of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  4. Ability to develop teams, recruit and employ volunteer leaders according to their giftedness.

5.     Strong recruiter of volunteers.

  1. Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  2. Able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality

8.     Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

9.     Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented.

10.  Elementary education certificate preferable.



Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Stacey Sauchuk, Executive Director at