CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR MINISTRY DESCRIPTION: Children’s Director of KidPointe Ministries
DEPARTMENT: Children’s Ministries
LOCATION: LifePointe Christian Church (Toano, VA)
JOB TITLE: Children’s Director REPORTS TO: Lead Minister
CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time Ministry Position
HOURS: 20 Hrs/Week
OFFICE HOURS: 8 Hrs in office including staff meetings on Monday Mornings
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PURPOSE: The Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and tactical elements for all programs, activities, and educational aspects related to the KidPointe Ministry of LifePointe Christian Church. Specifically, the Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for leading and directing the various components of the KidPointe Ministry encompassing Nursery (infant), Preschool, and Elementary grade children, parents, and volunteers.
COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS: 1. Passion for ministry to children and their parents. 2. Growing relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior. 3. Ability to fully embrace the vision, values, and statements of faith of LifePointe Christian Church. 4. A proven expertise in administration. 5. Reliable, trustworthy self starter, and excellence in following through on details. 6. Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality. 7. Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style. 8. Posesses strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationships with children, parents, volunteers, ministry staff, and LifePointe Leadership. 9. Possess the ability to understand and keep current on issues regarding Children’s Ministry safety and security in the implementation of associated activities and safeguards. 10. Possess the ability to embrace innovation and creativity while adapting to growth and change. 11. Attend staff meetings on Monday mornings and maintain office hours (8 hours of the week).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: To provide leadership to the KidPointe Ministry: 1. Helps to develop and implement the vision for Children’s Ministries in collaboration with KidPointe volunteers and with oversight from LifePointe Leadership and Ministry Staff. 2. Provides strategic leadership and planning initiatives for the Children’s Ministry. 3. Sets direction of CM and trains volunteers to accomplish set direction. 4. Offers pastoral care and encouragement to CM volunteers. 5. Develops processes necessary for effective CM operations (e.g. effective check-in) 6. Responsible for the CM budget and financial oversight of the CM. 7. Oversee the selection and implementation of curriculum. 8. Develop communication plans to keep staff, volunteers, and parents informed. 9. Responsible for all staffing of CM (including training of volunteers). 10. Manage communications between ministries that interact with CM. 11. Develop and implement all safety and security processes for CM in cooperations with the church’s safety and security team. 12. Oversee and implement all programming of CM (primarily for KidPointe Nursery - 5th grade) 13. Coordinate, plan, and attend family events and camps for CM parents and families. EXPERIENCE: 1. Minimum of 3 years of service in a children's ministry.
RELATIONSHIPS: 1. Reports to Lead Minister 2. Supervises and directs all Children’s Ministries and associated volunteers 3. Works closely with all areas of ministries within LifePointe Christian Church.
PLEASE DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS and RESUMES TO: LPCC Children’s Director Search Team Attn: Scott Kline email@example.com Po Box 400 Toano, VA 23168 LifePointe’s Office - 757-741-1022
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