Children's Ministry Director

Mayfair Bible Church  | Children’s Ministry Director  | Job Profile

www.MayfairBible.org  |  810.733.7130

Please send your cover letter and resume to: mbreznau@mayfairbible.org   

Principle Focus:

To provide effective coordination and management of Mayfair children’s ministries (nursery – 6th)

Qualifications:

  1. A growing Christ-follower, who exhibits love for God and excitement to serve on His mission
  2. An active member of Mayfair Bible Church (or willing to join our membership)
  3. Possesses a special interest, love, and ability for ministering to children
  4. A creative, energetic leader with excellent people skills and organizational ability
  5. Able to handle difficult or sensitive situations, people, and circumstances
  6. Easily maintains a high level of confidentiality
  7. Formal education and experience in children’s education and/or primary-ed (preferred)

Principle Functions:

  1. Coordinate the following ministries* (many managerial responsibilities will be delegated to volunteers): children’s Sunday school, children’s church, nursery, abuse prevention, Awana Clubs, children’s musicals, curriculum, children’s special needs program, VBS, and recruiting and scheduling of children’s workers.
  2. Function as the lead member of the Christian Education Leadership Team. This includes preparing department-specific agendas for periodic meetings; doing research for the proposed CE budget each year; and ensuring volunteer coordinators and teachers know how to obtain supplies and store them properly.
  3. Unify behavioral policies and procedures among the various children’s groups while understanding learning styles vary widely and children need to be treated with love, respect, and age appropriateness. Please see our CE guidelines on Abuse Prevention and nursery protocols.
  4. Serve in the teaching rotation for selected children’s classes to model teaching excellence, collaborate with volunteers, and develop relationships with the children. 
  5. Communicate regularly with the volunteers of each children’s ministry program to field questions and provide support and encouragement to team members.
  6. Develop children’s outreach events for our neighborhood (e.g. Lego Day Camp, Trunk r’ Treat, Summer Picnics, Family Movie Nights, etc.).
  7. Promote and provide continuing education, on-the-job training, and other teacher and leadership development opportunities.
  8. Evaluate each program periodically including staff performance, age combinations, methodologies, use of curriculum, equipment, policies, procedures, and room environment.
  9. Perform hands on recruiting of coordinators and be training assistants for succession planning.
  10. Practice delegation so to not micromanage unnecessarily.
  11. Obtain counsel and approval from the oversight pastor for innovations.

Hours and Compensation

This is a part-time job, approx. 20-25 hours per week. Pay will be commensurate with experience, education, and annual evaluation.

Reports to:

This position will operate under the guidance of a Mayfair pastor, currently the Lead Pastor.

Intrinsic Rewards

  1. Embracing the joy of serving God and using your spiritual gifts within our church family
  2. Experiencing the excitement of helping children in their spiritual formation
  3. Enjoying the blessing of enabling parents to worship and learn in an adult setting
  4. Empowering many volunteers to experience service to God and others

Denomination:

Congregation Size: 
250 - 500
Phone: 
8107337130

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
Michael Breznau, Lead Pastor
Street: 
5339 W. Pierson Rd
City: 
Flushing

State:

Zip: 
48433

Base Salary:

How to Apply: 
www.MayfairBible.org | 810.733.7130 Please send your cover letter and resume to: mbreznau@mayfairbible.org