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 (, 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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