Children's Ministry Director

Industry: 
Religious Organization/Clergy
Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
Bedford Acres Christian Church,
5414 Lexington Rd.,
Paris,
Kentucky
40361
Contact Person: 
Search Committee - Attn: Lisa Murray
Contact E-mail Address: 
Baccchildrenministry@gmail.com
Contact Phone Number: 
(859) 9874591
Description/Responsibilities: 
OVERVIEW: The Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for the development and implementation of programming for the spiritual formation of children (infant – 5th grade) while building a support system which seeks to enhance the spiritual leadership role of the family. The Children’s Minister provides leadership, recruiting, support, and training to all Children’s Ministry volunteer staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide vision, strategy, & development for all Children’s Ministry programs Recruit, train, manage, motivate, schedule and support Children’s Ministries volunteers. Oversee curriculum choice, use, and evaluation. Provide support for parents, including communication, teaching and encouragement. Oversee Children’s Ministries budget, finances and purchasing. Develop and maintain safe, clean, aesthetic childhood learning environments. Establish, evaluate and follow written safety/security procedures including worker screening process. Pray for and counsel children, children’s ministry workers, and parents.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, evidenced by action, attitude and behavior. A passion for influencing and affecting children’s lives with the gospel of Christ A passion for Children’s Ministry and to see families grow in their faith together Two years minimum (Five years preferred) experience with direction and administration of a church Children’s Ministries or Family Ministries program. Education: BA or BS degree in a ministry-related field preferred but not required. Experience commensurate to education level also considered Excellent organizational skills Effective communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal). Administrative ability to efficiently coordinate multiple events and programs Proficiency in use of computer programs and other technologies Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Evangelism, Pastor/Shepherd Personality Traits: Dependable, Expresser-Leader, Energetic Fully embraces the mission, vision and values of Bedford Acres Christian Church. Member of Bedford Acres Christian Church in good standing or willing and able to become a member
Application Instructions: 
CONTACT: To apply for the position, email your résumé and a cover letter to: Baccchildrenministry@gmail.com Visit our website at http://www.bedfordacres.com/ for more information about our church.