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Children’s Pastor Job Description

Responsible to: Lead Pastor and/or Associate Pastor

General Position Description: The Children’s Pastor is responsible for the pastoring of children and their families through the implementation of a ministry strategy that inspires interest in God and develops a foundation of faith that will last a lifetime.

Ministry Specific Responsibilities:

Cast vision for a vibrant Children’s Ministry that allows children to learn about Jesus and experience Him personally
Recruit and develop a dynamic leadership team of volunteers through providing resources and training
Develop an active outreach ministry to elementary children and their families
Oversee and resource Wednesday evening Royal Rangers and Mpact Girl programs
Encourage children to participate in BGMC – Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge
Provide opportunities for parents to enhance their parenting skills and improve their relationship with their children
Implement policies for the safety and security of children, including but not limited to effective use of check-in and check-out procedures and technology through Planning Center
Cooperate with the sharing of space and resources with other ministries and/or departments
Work with the Academy Director in providing weekly chapel services for the students
Work with the Youth Pastor in helping transition kids from the children’s ministry to youth ministry
Participate in summer children’s camps provided by the Peninsular Florida Children’s department
Use effective modes of communication including emails, facebook, instagram, mailings, etc. designed to keep families engaged and informed of current messages, programs, projects and opportunities,

Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by spiritual maturity

Embrace an exciting vision for Children’s Ministry consistent with the mission statement
Continue to study and grow in knowledge and practical ministry strategies current with culture, trends, and societal changes
Love kids and grant grace in discipline
Demonstrate strong conflict management and public relation skills
Be a team player with full-time and part-time staff members
Demonstrate flexibility and calm under pressure in changing and/or emergency situations
Education and Experience:

Hold a ministerial credential with the Assemblies of God.  If not credentialed, be willing to acquire
At least 3 years experience leading in a children’s ministry context of 100+ in attendance
Proven experience leading and developing others
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred, but not required
Benefits and Compensation:

Salary and benefits will be reviewed each year by the Church Board
Insurance coverage, retirement, vacation, medical and other benefits are described and detailed in the New Life policy manual

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