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NextGen Children's Ministry Director

Meadowbrook Church
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 01/07/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry - Christian Education - Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:



The NextGen Children's Ministry Director’s primary responsibility is to oversee and provide leadership in the coordination and implementation of teaching, programming and service/outreach opportunities for NextGen Children’s Ministry (Birth-5th grade). This position would be supervised by the Director of Church Ministries and work closely with the NextGen Youth Director and all NextGen Ministry volunteer leaders.




Relationship Building

  • Develop and nurture relationships with children and their parents.
  • Recruit, equip and build relationships with volunteer leaders.
  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families.



  • Assist in the facilitation of Sunday morning Christian Education classes, serving as a regular presence.
  • Establishes and executes a curriculum plan for Sunday morning teaching.
  • Recruits and equips Sunday morning teachers and leaders for Nursery – 5th grade.
  • Create environments, activities, and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Uses appropriate child development knowledge to best meet the needs of the children in curriculum selection, child discipline, classroom grouping, etc.
  • Responsible for the coordination and implementation of special events. (i.e. VBS, Harvest Party, etc.)
  • Oversee and equip Sunday morning Team Leader team.


  • Responsible for the coordination of communication to parents and volunteers.
  • Develops and maintains the volunteer schedule.
  • Manages family registration system
  • Partners with the Director of Church Ministries to establish and maintain the NextGen Children’s Ministry budget.
  • Manages Children’s Ministry Library



Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university preferred; two years related experience and/or training; teaching/facilitating experience.



  • A deep love for God’s word
  • Demonstrates a vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Able to be an active member/attendee of Meadowbrook Church
  • Love for and a desire to shepherd students
  • Able to positively engage and mobilize volunteers
  • Able to work with multiple generations
  • Leads with humility
  • Self-motivated, Active Learner, Highly Relational
  • Decisive
  • Collaborative, Creative, Problem-solver
  • Excellent communication skills