PURPOSE: The Minister to Children and Families is responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and tactical elements for all programs, activities and educational aspects related to Children’s Ministry at Springs First Church. Specifically, the Children’s Ministries Pastor is responsible for Sunday Kid’s Worship (Preschool-6th grade), Nursery, mid-week ministry and other pastoral duties.
COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS:
Passion for ministry to children and seeing both parents and children grow in the faith.
Growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior.
Ability to fully embrace the vision, values, and statement of faith of Springs First Church.
Reliable, trustworthy, self-starter, and excellent at following through on details.
Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.
Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style.
Possessing strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers.
Proven ability to achieve results.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
To provide leadership to the Children’s Ministries (CM) team:
Helps to develop and implement the vision for children’s ministries in collaboration with the Pastoral Staff.
Be and active and collaborative member of ministry team here at SFC.
Provides strategic leadership and planning initiatives for CM volunteers.
Sets direction and trains CM staff and volunteers.
Offers pastoral care and encouragement of CM volunteers.
Develops processes necessary for effective CM operations (e.g.: check-in).
Responsible for CM budget and financial oversight.