Director of Children's Ministry

Children’s ministry
Full time

Job Description


The Director of Children’s Ministry will give leadership to the Children’s Ministry of Faith Church helping equip children to be lifetime followers of Christ. He/she will lead and oversee programming that nurtures and grows children’s personal faith in Jesus. He/she will encourage and help resource parents to disciple their children.


  • A deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ, demonstrating spiritual maturity, a healthy devotional life and a heart for and practice of reaching out to those who need Christ.
  • Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills necessary to lead Children’s Ministry.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with the leaders and workers in Children’s Ministry.
  • Ability to relate well to children, parents and people of all ages.


  • Oversee Children’s Ministry in the areas of casting vision, recruiting, directing, equipping and resourcing workers and volunteers.
  • Develop an annual ministry plan and budget, and oversee the responsible stewarding of those resources.
  • Develop and meet regularly with the Children’s Ministry Team to carry out the leadership of the ministry.
  • Attract, equip and mobilize workers for lay leadership and service in Children’s Ministry.
  • Choose and Implement a comprehensive and systematic curriculum that addresses numerous learning styles and ages.
  • Oversee programming and special events (Sunday classes, Wednesday events, summer ministries, outreach events, etc.).
  • Resource parents to disciple their children, which will in turn help strengthen families in our community.
  • Partner with other leaders of Faith Church to carry out our mission and vision for ministry.


  • Reports to the Lead Pastor. (This may change.)
  • Supervise Children’s Ministry staff (Nursery Coordinator and Children’s Ministry Assistant) in accomplishing the mission and goals.
  • Work within the bounds of the philosophy and policies established by Faith Church leadership.
  • Work with the Pastor of Student Ministries to create a smooth transition of children into Student Ministry.


  • The Children’s Ministry Director is preferably a full-time position. Part-time (25-30 hours) may be considered.
  • Salary for this position will reflect one’s education, experience and leadership/ministry ability. (Salary range: $35,000-55,000.)

About this Church

300 or so people attend on a Sunday. We have a good mix of ages with lots of kids/families. There's a good population of young adults. We also have an African church/ministry. We are pretty healthy in the areas of prayer, disciple-making and outreach with lots of needs in our community. There are three pastors on staff. We're currently looking for a Director of Children's Ministry.