JOB Opportunities


First Baptist Church Mineral Wells

Children's Minister Position

 

Status: Full time, Salaried

 

General Position Description:

The Pastor of Children’s Ministries is responsible for the pastoring of

children and their families, and our community, through

the implementation of a ministry strategy that inspires wonder about God and builds a foundation of faith that will last a lifetime.


Ministry Specific Responsibilities:



• Cast the vision for a vibrant Children’s Ministry that will allow kids to experience God, not just learn about Him, in a relevant and relational way


• Develop a dynamic leadership team of staff and volunteers through providing resources and training and implementing appreciation strategies


• Write and create custom curriculum, including Sunday lessons and take-home activities


• Develop an active outreach ministry to preschoolers, elementary children and their families


• Facilitate our Wednesday night AWANA program


• Help lead other outreach programs like Upward Basketball


• Plan, organize, staff, and coordinate engaging summer programs for children (SMAK) (Summer Camp) (Field Trips)


• Collaborate with the Youth Minister to serve families by helping parents augment their parenting skills, and improve their relationship with their children


• Develop and implement policies for the safety and security of children, including but not limited to effective use of check-in and check-out technology


• Plan and participate in parent/child dedication services and classes


• Supervise Children’s Ministry paid staff


• Facilitate the sharing of space, resources, and teaching materials by church and other ministries/departments


• Coordinate and staff nursery/preschool worship care and childcare during agreed upon church-wide events (Parents Night Out)


• Use effective modes of communication including emails, Facebook, Twitter, mailings, etc. designed to keep families engaged and informed of current programs, projects, and opportunities



Qualifications:


• Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by spiritual maturity and a close consistent walk with Him


• Embrace a vibrant vision for Children’s Ministry consistent with FBC’s mission statement


• Commit to and support the theological stance of FBC


• University graduate, preferably with a complimentary major to enhance ministry to children; Seminary education or equivalent experience and training in Christian Education, or experience in a related field


• Continue to study and grow in knowledge and practical ministry strategies


• Love kids and grant grace in discipline


• Demonstrate strong conflict management and public relation skills


• Demonstrate flexibility and calm under pressure in changing and/or emergency situations





To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to search@fbcmwtx.org.