Children's Ministry Director



Advertiser
Cornerstone Christian Church
Job Type
Children's Ministry
Location
Wichita, KS
Salary Details
Compensation based on experience.
Contract Type
Full-Time
Hours per Week
40+
Closing Date
12/31/2023
The Children’s Ministry Director is a full-time position (40+ hours per week) and is responsible for the oversight and leadership of the children’s ministry department ages birth through fifth grade and all children’s ministry volunteers.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Children’s Ministry Director at Cornerstone Christian Church is a full-time position (40+ hours per week) and is responsible for the oversight and leadership of the children’s ministry department ages birth through fifth grade and all children’s ministry volunteers. Our Children’s Ministry is committed to fostering an environment where children feel welcome and safe and where each child can learn and grow. We believe that children play an intricate role in the mission of our church and that developing programs where they learn and serve early is important in their spiritual foundation. The Children’s Ministry Director should be a servant leader who loves children and desires to lead them in developing a personal relationship of their own with Jesus Christ.

 

REPORTS TO:

Ultimately accountable to God. Reports directly to the Lead Pastor for open communication amongst all staff members.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Be a committed, immersed Christ-follower.

• Exhibit a Christ-like attitude and a trustworthy character.

• Build relationships with all congregational members.

• Be a servant leader with a passion to grow God’s Kingdom through ministries

  associated with Cornerstone Christian Church.

• Ability to be flexible and think creatively.

• Understand the importance of confidentiality and professional discernment.

• Ability to work well as part of a team and work effectively in a team setting.

• Have strong communication skills.

• have a cheerful and positive attitude.

• Have a strong desire to teach and mentor children with patience and an accepting heart.

• Make your family a #1 priority.

• Take and use your day off wisely and effectively.

• Use vacation effectively and wisely

• Set and meet yearly goals (professionally/personally).

• Having a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college is preferred but not required. 2-4

  years’ experience minimum in leading children and associated ministries.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

      1.     Oversee all children’s ministry activities.

  • Sunday School classes
  • Sunday Morning Kid’s worship
  • Wednesday evening Kid’s Bible study
  • VBS/Summer activities
  • Summer camps
  • Service projects
  • Other ministries yet to be determined.

      2.     Connection with students on a regular basis outside of church activities (e.g., school

              events, extracurricular events, etc.).

     3.  Recruit, schedule, train, and pray for children’s ministry volunteers.

    4.  Use social media to promote Children’s ministry events/activities.

    5.  Effective stewardship of the annual children’s ministry budget.

    6.  Communicate consistently and effectively with parents/guardians of the children

           involved at Cornerstone Christian Church as well as the parents/guardians of visitors.

    7.   Establish and maintain positive and healthy relationships with children and their

           families.

    8.  Promote the health and safety of all children and volunteers.

    9.  Keep regular office hours, participate in weekly staff meetings, quarterly

           Leadership meetings and be generally accessible to the church as a ministry leader.

    10. Be a self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision related to the

          children’s ministry program.

    11. Foster Community Involvement and maintain an “outreach” focus in all activities

  • Jackson Elementary School partnership
  • Bible Club in partnership with Jackson Elementary
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Other outreach ministries yet to be determined.

12. Work in partnership with Youth/Associate Pastor to create and participate in occasional

      activities with the goal of building relationships.

13. Possess situational awareness  

14. Other duties as assigned by Lead Pastor.

 

While employees are asked to serve in a variety of roles, each employee’s duties and 

responsibilities are primarily religious. An employee must exemplify the moral teachings

of Cornerstone Christian Church. An employee must not teach, advocate, model or

in any way encourage beliefs or behaviors that are contrary to the teachings of Cornerstone Christian Church.

Organization Description

Cornerstone Christian Church is a vibrant group of Christ followers who are earnestly seeking to follow Jesus and make disciples. We are located in Wichita, KS. We currently have 2 services on Sunday morning (8:45 Traditional and 11:00 Contemporary, Sunday School at 10:00). Our Children's ministry consists of Birth through 5th grade and currently is volunteer led and has approximately 10-15 students on Sunday mornings and 15-20 students on Wednesday evenings. The current staff consists of a Lead Pastor who came on staff in March of 2021. An Associate/Youth Pastor who came on staff in June of 2022. A Worship Director who came on staff in April of 2022. A secretary who came on staff in July of 2022 and a Custodian who came on staff in March of 2023. The church has a huge heart to grow and serve and we are very excited as we enter this new season of growth.

Cornerstone Christian Church
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