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Children's Director

New Venture Christian Fellowship
Oceanside, California, United States

Date Posted: 02/01/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Creates a dynamic, powerful and energetic program that REACHES, TEACHES and RELEASES little warriors for Christ. Through Bible based curriculum, scripture, prayer, and study, the Director cultivates strong spiritual growth for grades K-5 while nurturing their love of Jesus Christ in a vibrant, high energy, and creative environment while encouraging a Biblical based lifestyle among children. 
To recruit, train and retain partners to serve in the children’s ministry and to encourage and equip parents to support them in their endeavor to “train up a child in the way they should go”.  
Develops and trains a strong volunteer team of “Partners” and works cooperatively with all staff and volunteers.
Provides a dynamic, engaging, fun, and friendly learning environment for children and families.
Demonstrates appropriate child development knowledge to best meet the needs of the children in curriculum selection, child discipline, classroom groups, etc.
Develops Policies and Procedures to ensure a clean, safe and secure environment for all New Venture children to reduce any associated church liability
Takes ownership of Kid’s World facility’s integrity, cleanliness, organization and excellence
Consistently evaluates Programs and Partners within Kid’s World and ensures adequate support for all.
Develops, plans, staffs and implements all Kid’s World events including Children’s Church and all special events
Prepares monthly curriculum for volunteers
Develops a plan for the Children’s Ministry budget and ensures all expenditures are in keeping with the budgeted plan
Maintains Kid’s World Facebook page and makes sure church website section remains updated and fresh.
 Communicates consistently with parents as well as provides the tools they need for spiritual leadership.
Coordinates and provides leadership in developing and implementing a young family outreach ministry focused on children’s activities.
Coordinates all New Venture childcare as requested for adult events
Attends and participates in all New Venture staff meetings and functions
Should be an outgoing and dynamic person that energizes the children’s ministry while making kids and parents feel comfortable 
Excellent communicator both in oral and written formats
Should be conscious of the need for confidentiality when applicable.
Should exercise discernment and wise judgment.
Should be a person who gives attention to details with an eye for excellence.
Should be a self-starter, good at multitasking and prioritizing projects.
Endorse and support the local church and its mission 
Maintain personal and spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community
Should always exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by:  a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic, be willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility.
Other duties as assigned.
A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him
A clear calling to children’s ministry
Commitment to the mission, vision and ministry philosophy of New Venture Christian Fellowship
A team player with a positive attitude
Must be a member in good standing of a similar local church, with accommodating references