Sep 14, 2023

Associate Director of Children’s and Community Ministry

$24.00 - $28.00 hourly
  • John Knox Presbyterian Church
  • 109 Southwest Normandy Road, Normandy Park, WA, USA
Part time Church

Job Description

John Knox Presbyterian Church

Normandy Park, Washington

 

Position Title:  Associate Director of Children’s and Community Ministry

 

Time Requirement: Part-Time, 20-hrs/wk (Non-Exempt)

 

Compensation: $24-$28.00/hr.

 

Accountability:

The Associate Director of Children’s and Community Ministry reports to the Head of Staff and is accountable to the Session of the John Knox Presbyterian Church (JKPC).

 

Summary:

The Associate Director of Children’s and Community Ministry oversees the ministry to children ages birth-5th grade and their parents/caregivers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

●        Oversee, develop, and lead a comprehensive ministry and curriculum plan for children and their parents/caregivers.

●        Develop and implement an effective strategy to engage and communicate with children, youth and parents/guardians.

●        Actively participate in and collaborate in visioning for ministries for children and families at JKPC and in the larger community.

●        Actively collaborate with John Knox Community Preschool leadership to design, implement, and review an ongoing plan for strategic relational engagement of preschool families.

●        Recruit, screen, train, and supervise paid nursery staff.

●        Recruit, screen, train, support, encourage, and celebrate volunteers participating in all facets of the ministry.

●        Coordinate with other JKPC ministry leaders and teams to promote and encourage continuity in reaching families with children.

●        Regularly participate in corporate worship at JKPC, actively contributing as a worship leader, and cultivating leadership opportunities for children.

●        Attend and actively participate in ministry team meetings, church staff meetings, supervisory meetings, and training sessions.

●        Maintain behavior that is consistent with the conduct and behavior expectations outlined in the JKPC Employee Handbook.

●        Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualifications

●        Education: College degree or equivalent experience in children’s and family ministry or a related field (preferred).

●        Work Experience: Prior experience working with children and families preferred.

●        Strong communicator (verbal and written) who consistently demonstrates a keen ability to work collaboratively, and effectively cultivates healthy relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries.

●        Technical competency (e.g. in computer applications, Microsoft Office).

●        Candidates will be required to successfully complete background screening before they can be hired.

 

Essential Character and Values

●        A disciple of Jesus Christ in whom the fruit of the Spirit is evident, and commitment to a personal faith marked by growth and vitality.

●        A Christian who approaches leadership from a place of vision, creativity, and intentionality.

 


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