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Vienna Presbyterian Church

Director of Children's Ministries

Vienna Presbyterian Church
Vienna, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 04/12/2010
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Children's Ministries

Vienna Presbyterian Church (VPC) is seeking to hire a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries to serve our church located in Vienna, VA. VPC is a Disciple Making Church. Our mission is to Call people to faith, Equip people for discipleship, and Send people to love and serve. We envision VPC as a joyful, contagious, Christ-centered community devoted to loving and serving God and our neighbors. We believe that Jesus is Lord, scripture is our authority and that everyone is called to discipleship. We believe that every job within VPC supports our mission and that every employee is an integral part of the overall plan.

The Children’s Ministries Director works with the Executive Director and the Associate Pastor of Equipping Ministries to envision, plan, develop, execute, and supervise the Children's Ministries Program (birth through sixth grade), with the ultimate goal of shaping the spiritual formation of young disciples within our community in adherence with VPC’s Core Beliefs and Mission.

• Create and implement learning opportunities that foster personal commitment to Christ and that nurture each child’s Christian faith.
• Oversee the planning and execution of spiritual formation opportunities including a comprehensive Sunday morning program for all children through 6th grade
• Recruit, equip, encourage, and supervise staff and volunteers to serve in Children’s Ministries.
• Develop and provide equipping opportunities for parents of young children.
• Oversee, administer and update as needed the Child Protection Policy and Emergency Preparedness Program.
• Prepare annual Children's Ministry budget and manage yearly spending.
• Maintain currency in the field of Children's Ministries by participating in select CM conferences, workshops, and other relevant continuing education opportunities.
• Desire to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with children; a committed Christian who is able and eager to openly articulate faith in Jesus Christ as his/her Lord and Savior.
• Love for children and deep commitment to their Christian development.
• Bachelor’s degree required; degree/graduate studies in Christian Education preferred.
• Leadership experience (volunteer or paid) in Children's Ministries required.
• Demonstrated ability to invigorate children’s Christian education using contemporary media.
• Collaborative, mature, experienced leader who inspires confidence and trust among multiple constituencies, including families, staff and volunteers.
• Possess strong organizational and computer skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

If you are interested in leading a dynamic and growing Children’s Ministry please submit your cover letter and resume to the Children’s Ministry Search Committee via email at: