Director of Kid’s Ministry at Greenwood Community Church
Greenwood Village, CO
About the job
The Director of Kid’s Ministry provides vision, strategy, and leadership for Greenwood's children (birth-4th grade) and their families, consistent with Greenwood's Vision and Values. They will lead a teaching strategy that points children to saving faith in Jesus and to build their faith. The Director of Kid’s Ministry implements a Jesus-centered Kid’s Ministry in a fun, loving, gospel-focused environment with trained and equipped leaders.
Strives for a high level of performance in all areas of their job.
Best Practices Expert
Teachable and constantly seeking ways to improve their ministry through research, learning, and training in their area.
High Work Ethic
Demonstrates initiative, a high capacity, and willingness to do what is required in their job.
Leads by example and spends a majority of their time hands-on in their ministry.
Casts vision for Kid’s Ministry consistent with Greenwood's vision and values.
Executes, implements, and oversees all aspects of Weekend Kid’s Ministry, Summer Ministry, Special Needs, and weekly Kids Care.
Oversees creating and implementing a theologically weighted curriculum for teaching children, birth-5th grade, with innovative and age-appropriate approaches.
Determines and articulates educational goals for each grade level.
Utilizes a team model of ministry that recruits, trains, and supervises Kid’s Ministry leaders.
Creates a healthy, family-friendly approach to ministry that listens to parents, equips them to disciple their children, and engages them with one another through innovative connecting points.
Develops strategy and implements appropriate events (i.e., appreciation events, connecting activities, training opportunities, milestone events) that build on Greenwood's vision for family ministry.
Creates and oversees annual goals and strategy of Kid’s Ministry overall, including budget development and oversight.
Oversees and develops team leaders/staff through regular evaluation and support.
Acts as point of contact for all outside camps and other activities GCC hosts each summer.
Additional duties as directed by supervisor.
Ability to lovingly lead, teach and shepherd children, parents, and leaders.
Cultivates and creates a serving culture that mobilizes and empowers leaders who serve in Kid’s Ministry.
Ability to communicate well with children and adults.
Strategic thinking and organizational ability in communicating, planning, and tracking attendance.
Ability to supervise, lead and train Kid’s leaders and staff.
Discernment in selecting leaders.
Actively pursues feedback from children, parents, and leaders.
Demonstrates a growing, grace-based relationship with Jesus and the marks of a disciple.
has a passionate, thriving relationship with God, nurtured through worship, Bible study, and serving others. Actively live the principles of up, in, and out.
Exhibits a strategic, confident, humble leadership style. Authentically acknowledges imperfections, limitations, weaknesses, and dependence on the Spirit. Desires to improve seek feedback and does not blame others in the face of failure and mistakes.
Gives of time, resources, and talents. Demonstrates obedience and trust in God through giving to the church.
Lives a life of Biblical, Spirit-led obedience. Maintains Christ-honoring, healthy relationships, and behaviors. Seeks accountability and mentoring in all areas of life.
A positive team player who actively builds biblical community.
Displays a positive, playful fruit of the Spirit's presence. It is high-energy, proactive, and contagious in leading. Creates a joyful, welcoming environment.
Builds teams and works collaboratively with staff and leaders. Maintains healthy, effective, positive relationships.
Brings resolution to conflicts through biblical principles (Matthew 5 and Matthew18). Submits to authority. They do not triangulate; they go directly to someone when out of accord. Does not harbor grudges or bitterness. Applies the principles of James 1:19 in relationships.
believes the best in others. Is authentic, speaking the truth in love, is trustworthy, and extends trust to others.
Exhibits and leads with intention the Vision and Values of Greenwood.
Maintains full agreement with our Vision and Values, Policy on Marriage and Sexuality, The EPC Essentials of the Faith, and The Westminster Confession of Faith (with noted exceptions).
Exhibits commitment through active participation in Sunday morning worship, church-wide events, and participation/serving in other ministry areas.
Values recruiting and developing leaders. Is high invitation and high challenge. Has a strategic and relational approach, casting vision as they lead and train.
Responds positively to change. Seeks to improve continually. Works joyfully and diligently as one called by God to their ministry.