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Children's Pastor / Director

Brooklife Church
Suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 01/24/2018
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Brooklife Church is a growing nondenominational church outside of Milwaukee, WI. We are seeking a Pastor/Director to join our team and lead our Kidlife ministry. This person will direct a team of individuals committed to making our church a place for every kid, birth-5th grade, by creating loving and exciting environments specifically for them. 


Prospective candidates will be evaluated for compatibility based upon these 3 areas:



  • Develop leaders.  Recruit and develop leaders, interns, and team members.  As leaders, we are called to equip members of the congregation to do the work of service.
  • Vision. Cast vision for children’s ministry. Communicate with pastoral team, parents, team members, and children. 
  • Oversee the development of children’s ministry. Plan and coordinate all the elements of the Sunday experience, special events, and classes.  
  • Lead and develop team(s) with a high level of excellence.  This includes, amongst other things, recruit and train team on curriculum; prepare teams well in advance; develop leaders and teams as well as varied and innovative activities. 
  • Communicate efficiently and timely.  Through the use of such tools as, communicate clearly and timely with parents and team members. 
  • Security policies.  Follow Brooklife’s Safe and Secure policy in all areas of children’s ministry. 
  • Create an engaging children’s environment.  This includes such things as set designs, slides, furnishings, music, and interactions.
  • Effectively manage the Children’s  Ministry budget.
  • Work with the Communication Director and Pastor/Director Team on how to best communicate values, events, and key initiatives. 
  • NextGen Milestones. Communicate with NextGen Team important connects for transitioning students between ministries. 
  • Parents.  Develop effective parent communications which allows parents to remain primary in their child’s spiritual development. 
  • Pastoral Staff.  Function as a member of the church’s pastoral staff performing baptism services, weddings, funerals, etc.
  • Network.  Be active in local and regional network activities.  Help develop and coordinate network children’s retreats. 


  • Maintain a growing, healthy (although not perfect) relationship with God.
  • Lead with humility.
  • Devote yourself to accountability within the context of community.  This includes being an active part of a house group.
  • Be a spiritual leader at home.


  • Make relationships with your fellow staff and ministry leaders a high priority.
  • Live out the values of the Leadership Covenant.
  • Believe in and promote the values and DNA of Brooklife Church.
  • Perform general pastoral duties as needed.
  • Contribute regularly to the overall vision of Brooklife through the pastoral team.


Compensation Package:

  • Total compensation negotiable based on experience and education