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Kaw Prairie Community Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Kaw Prairie Community Church
lenexa, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 11/26/2010
Categories: Church Staff - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
The Director of Children’s Ministry is responsible for all programming related to children from birth through 5th grade. This includes Sunday morning programming for the Nursery and (J.A.M.- Jesus And Me) Sunday School, arranging childcare for mid-week ministry programming, and coordinating special programming for elementary aged children.

• Supervise paid Nursery Staff, including hiring new staff as needed
• Assist Nursery Staff with creation and implementation of simple curriculum elements on Sunday morning
• Recruit and train adult and teen nursery volunteers, making sure that the nursery rooms are adequately staffed each Sunday

Jesus and Me (J.A.M.) Sunday School
• Recruit, train and lead volunteers that lead activities within J.A.M.: teaching, design, check-in, music, drama and Kingdom Kids
• Recruit and train adult and teen volunteers for all areas of J.A.M.
• Select and implement the annual curriculum teachings
• Communicate teaching curriculum information with teachers and families on a weekly basis through the midweek newsletter, emails and on the website

• Work with ministry leaders to determine childcare needs and funding
• Coordinate childcare providers and payment processes for each event

Special Programs
• Coordinate annual recurring ministry events for children, including but not limited to: Exploring Communion Retreat and 5th Grade Bible Gifting and Lock-in
• Provide a Vacation Bible School
• Support denomination camp experiences

• Have cheerful disposition and enthusiasm and the ability to work effectively with children and their parents as well as ministry volunteers.
• Excellent organizational, communication, and teamwork skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.