Children’s Minister/Director(Full-Time)

Post date: June 2018
Status: Full-Time
Compensation: TBD
Contact: Email [email protected] with the subject line RE: Children’s Minister/Director Position

West Houston Chinese Church (WHCC) is a non-denominational evangelical Christian church with 800+ members, holding services in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Cantonese. We are a growing church and seek staff who want to use their talents and skills to help build the kingdom of God.

This position is full-time and includes a competitive benefits package (health, dental, and term life insurance, as well as a 403B retirement package). The position includes a continuing education budget and flexibility to pursue your studies.

Qualifications
  • Minimum 3-5 years of children’s ministry experience required (preferably in a church setting)
  • Christian College or seminary degree preferred
  • Collaborative team player who can work with a multi-cultural staff and environment
  • Self-starter who can independently lead an entire ministry, its staff, and volunteers
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at the same time with strong organizational, people, and communication skills
  • Agrees with WHCC’s statement of faith
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Refine and cast the children’s ministry vision to staff, teachers, and other ministries
  • Disciple, train, and develop children’s ministry deacon, coordinators, and teachers
  • Advocate for the children’s ministry to the Pastoral Staff Team
  • Collaborate with other ministries to coordinate special program opportunities
  • Update church council with children’s ministry events and decisions
  • Remain up-to-date on trends, teaching methods, materials, promotional ideas, and other children’s ministry techniques

Sunday School Program

  • Oversee the development and implementation of classes and execute curriculum efficiently
  • Recruit and retain teachers for the Sunday children’s program
  • Study and understand the spiritual and developmental needs of children
  • Plan teachers’ retreats, appreciation events, and annual teacher trainings

Children’s Special Programs

  • Lead special children’s programs (Easter, Mother’s and Father’s Day performances, infant dedication)
  • Coordinate and provide resources for all children’s programs for church-wide events (prayer meetings,Good Friday program, church retreats, missions conferences, Christmas Eve service, etc.)
  • Develop new children programs as needed within our church and the greater community

Care Ministry

  • Meet with children and families as needed to help provide care, support, and guidance
  • Care for children’s ministry leaders and volunteers
  • Send regular updates on the ministry and prayer requests to teachers and parents
  • Assist in educating adults about parenting and child issues

 

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