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Children's Director/Minister/Pastor

Mountainside Community Church
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 12/21/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Mountainside Community Church is looking for an energetic person to help lay the groundwork for a dynamic children's ministry in a new church plant in Boone, NC.  The role provides oversight to all forms of ministry to children 5th grade and under.


 Please send your resume for consideration in our applicaiton and selection process.







Description of Job

~To oversee all forms of ministry to children 5th grade and under

~Working together with communications team for Sunday morning & leading “Kid’s Moment”

~Oversight to volunteers for Sunday morning

~Assisting parents in mentoring/discipling their own children



~Reports ultimately to the Mountainside Management Team and supervised by Lead Pastor-  

  Discipler (DP here forward)

~Works in coordination with Lead DP and communication team; attends staff/team meeting

~Authority over content and volunteers  for nursery and children’s worship



~Casts vision for fulfilling  “helping people find and follow Jesus” to children & parents

~Preparation and content for 35 min children’s worship each Sunday

~Preparation and works with communication team for 5 min “kid’s moment” each Sunday

~Once a year “Kid’s Camp”, an outdoor type of V.B.S. in park

~Assess need and timing for start of additional meeting times for child & parent training events

Staffing & Training

~Assemble and train nursery and children’s worship teams

~Scheduling nursery & children’s worship volunteers (use of Planning Center)

~Finding disciple-able people among volunteers, parents, older elementary children


Suggested Gifts, Skills & Experience

~A love for children

~A call, desire, or vision to lead children to ‘Come, follow Jesus”

~A desire to help children & parents be prepared to engage the culture with Jesus (not hide)

~College degree; training or experience with learning development of children

~Ability to create and prepare original material

~Ability to lead a team of adults (as well as a room full of children)

~Ability to teach concrete ideas in creative (sensory) ways

~Some experience in coordinating groups and events

~Some experience with computer graphic design & layout (flyers, posters, crafts)



~Will be evaluated by the Management Team against the listed responsibilities and the following:

   --consistency and flow of Sunday presentations and nursery

   --communication with staff and volunteers

   --involvement of right people in the right places

   --nurturing the growth of child discipleship (by parents) and understanding of family

      worship & ministry