Children's Ministries Director

Fountaintown Christian Church
Fountaintown, Indiana, United States


Date Posted: 05/24/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry - Christian Education - Christian Teacher - Church Staff
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary

This person leads and oversees the children’s ministries at the Fountain (nursery – 5th grade).  It is estimated that the scope of this position will require 16-20 hours a week to serve these ministries.  Although we are pursuing a resource in a part-time capacity for these ministries, we are open to talking with experienced candidates that desire a full-time position.  However, a full-time hire would require expansion of the below responsibilities to include oversight of all our youth programs.  Currently, we are pursuing support of our Jr./Sr. High student’s ministries via a different opening. The position will be accountable to the Elders with organizational oversight by Senior Pastor.

Responsibilities Summary                        

  • Coordinate the development/selection of age-appropriate choices of curriculum, programs, and activities with the teachers and volunteers of the ministry.  Currently, Fountain Kids uses Orange (http://thinkorange.com/), however, each lesson must be evaluated to fit our children, leaders, and facility.
  • Oversee the scheduling of volunteers to administer Nursery, and Fountain Kids
  • Maintain the check in and check out security system for the children
  • Use only approved volunteers that have completed a background check
  • Oversee VBS and special projects
  • Keep congregation informed of children’s events through the appropriate communication channels provided by the church
  • Oversee the children's area
  • Responsible for appearance, décor, safety, and order of the children’s areas
  • Responsible for the children’s ministry budget
  • Can recruit, train and lead volunteers
  • Prepare for and attend leadership meetings
  • Convene and lead ministry volunteer meetings

Qualifications Summary:

  • A calling from God into children’s ministry
  • Relates well to others and has a passion for young children
  • Ability to inspire children and adults
  • Leadership experience in children’s ministry
  • Personal character that represents and demonstrates Christ-like traits
  • Personal faith in Jesus Christ and someone who agrees with and upholds biblical principles and the Fountain’s beliefs

Salary Range

  • Commensurate with education and experience 
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