Children's Pastor/Director

Grace Church
Middleburg Heights, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 02/22/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

Grace Church is a growing Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Cleveland, Ohio (  We’re seeking a Children’s Pastor/Director to join our team and lead Grace Kids (Birth - 5th grade).  This person will direct a team of individuals committed to helping kids grow in their relationship with Jesus by cultivating exciting, fun, caring and engaging environments where God’s Word changes their lives.



  • Enthusiastically committed to drawing children to Jesus

  • Overseeing all aspects of Grace Kids including; recruiting, training, scheduling, screening, and supporting staff and volunteers

  • Oversee paid staff:  Grace Kids Assistant Director, Nursery Directors (2), Pre K Director, and Ministry Assistant

  • Meet regularly with the Grace Kids Team to develop, encourage and assess needs in the ministry

  • Ensure that communication to volunteers and parents is occurring regularly and effectively

  • Have frequent up-front interaction with kids involved in the ministry (through teaching, leading, etc)

  • Oversee the evaluation and selection of curriculum

  • Oversee outreach events (Kids Camp, Fall Festival, etc)



  • Share the core values for Grace Staff:

    • Passionate for Jesus and His ways

    • All in for the mission (responsible and hardworking)

    • Humble (grace filled, teachable, servants heart)

    • Emotionally healthy (positive and joyful)

    • Trustworthy (doesn’t gossip)

  • Passionate to see kids encounter Jesus

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (ministry training is a plus)

  • 5 years experience in Kids Ministry preferred

  • High energy with gifted communication and organizational skills

  • Servant heart and willingness to get the job done well and on-time

  • Meet the character qualifications of I Timothy 3 and Titus 1


Availability:  We are seeking to fill this position by Summer of 2018


Application Process:  Questions and resumes can be sent to

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