Growing Our Team

We are looking to grow our team! We are currently looking for a children’s ministry director. If you or someone you know would be interested, see the job description below.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to gracecommunitynewton@gmail.com.

Children’s Ministry Director

 
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Purpose

To provide leadership, vision and unity for all aspects of GraceKids. To equip volunteers as they guide children to love God, love and serve people and lead others to do the same.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Recruit, train, supervise and meet regularly with GraceKids team leaders. Develop relationships with leaders, knowing their needs and supporting their ministry work and personal walk with Christ.

  2. Use appropriate child development knowledge to best meet the needs of children in curriculum selection, discipline, classroom grouping, etc.

  3. Organize, set-up and stock rooms and Resource Room with necessary supplies. Manage use of technology and equipment (ie. check-in equipment, TVs and DVD players, etc.).

  4. Create and communicate policies for GraceKids ministries, including emergency plans, safety protocols and protection guidelines.

  5. Innovate and create new ministry initiatives as the Lord leads. Seek to continually grow and develop the GraceKids ministry.

  6. Plan for volunteer and leader appreciation throughout the year, including annual appreciation event.

  7. Create, manage and evaluate the annual budget for GraceKids.

  8. Collaborate with the Pastor of Student Ministries to create cohesive ministry (birth through 12th grade).

  9. Attend weekly staff meetings to plan for and participate in church wide efforts.

  10. Pray regularly for ministry leaders, volunteers, children and events.

Personal Qualifications

  1. Evidence of spiritual maturity through a personal, active and growing relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

  2. Be energetic, warm and able to share the love of Jesus with children and their families.

  3. Be a forward-thinker with strong organizational, communication and leadership skills.

  4. Demonstrate flexibility and interpersonal skills, including conflict management.

  5. Exhibit a strong work ethic and be self-motivated.

  6. Has a servant-hearted passion for ministry.

Professional Qualifications

  1. Possess some knowledge of child development and faith development, as well as educational practices.

  2. Maintain confidentiality as appropriate.

  3. Seek opportunities to grow professionally.

  4. Proficient in Word, Excel, Google Docs (or Mac equivalents).

Experience

Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience in education or children’s ministry preferred.

Job Summary

Statement of Faith

All GCC staff members must agree to the Grace Community Church Statement of Faith.

To apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume to gracecommunitynewton@gmail.com by April 5.