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Children’s Ministry Director Full Time

Central Baptist Church

5811 Central Church Rd.



Position Summary: 

Central Baptist Church is excited to announce to begin the search for the next high capacity leader to join our team. We are looking for a passionate Kids Leader who loves Jesus, loves kids (and their families), and is able to joyfully build a team to reach kids and their families with the good news. Our ideal candidate will have the heart, experience, and skill set to partner with families and inspire children for a lifetime adventure of following Jesus.

Purpose:  Provide leadership and oversight to all related responsibilities of the Kindergarten through fifth grade ministry; help equip parents to be the primary spiritual leaders in their homes; and partner with Central in reaching our local community with the good news.

General Responsibilities:

  • Agreement and Alignment with the statement of faith and vision of Central Baptist Church.
  • Considers Central Baptist Church their church home, and regularly attends Sunday worship services, activities, events, and is connected in and invested in the Central community.
  • Being an invested and committed team member of the Central staff who participates in all necessary staff meetings and activities.
  • Fulfillment of other duties or needs as assigned by supervisor.

Central Kids Responsibilities

  • Provide vision, leadership, and spiritual equipping for the children, parents and families at Central that aligns with and executes the overall vision of Central Baptist Church
  • Prioritize the needs and relationships of the families of Central while strategically reaching and connecting with unbelieving/unchurched families in our surrounding community.
  • Daily management and decision making for the Central Children’s ministry.
  • Recruit, Train, Lead, and Encourage a dynamic team of parents and volunteers.
  • Create an unforgettable kid’s ministry environment that compels guests to come back, inspires kids to a lifetime adventure of walking with Jesus.
  • Collaborate with our Staff as well as Next Gen teams on strategic, kingdom-minded initiatives to multiply our impact in the city and reach more people for Jesus.
  • Develop and evaluate all the teaching content, curriculum, and environments to accomplish the goals and objectives of Central kids.
  • Help children and families take next steps of growth
  • Design, implement, oversee, manage, and improve upon ministry programming, offerings, teaching and staffing for Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights.
  • Develop and oversee an annual ministry plan, calendar and budget for the children’s ministry and operate within that budget, as well as oversee, organize, and steward all children’s ministry resources.
  • Design, plan, and prepare, for special events and experiences that reach and grow children and families in Christ (examples: VBS, Family movie nights, etc.)
  • Develop, utilize, and improve upon systems and tools to help recruit, oversee, engage, and communicate with children, parents and those who serve in the children’s ministry.
  • Keep current with trends, needs, and tools that impact children and families.
  • Partner with parents in supporting them with the spiritual formation of their children.
  • Regular evaluation and implementation of safety policies and practices. Consistent communication to parents and volunteers related to schedules, curriculum and other events, opportunities and needs.
  • Help kids with special abilities to be successful in the Central Kids ministry environments by partnering with families.
  • Collaborate with assigned staff on providing social media posts and resources.
  • Collaborate with the Preschool Ministry, Student ministry, and Sports Ministry.

Personal Qualifications:

  • A vibrant and active walk with Jesus.
  • 3-5 years experience serving children and their families in a leadership role.
  • Healthy priorities in your life (spiritual life, family life, community life, etc.)
  • Proven ability to lead staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrates healthy relationships, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • A passion for children and families and a strong drive to help strengthen their faith in Christ and become a disciple-making disciple.
  • A proven ability to work well with children, parents, volunteers and staff.
  • Able to recruit, train and develop volunteers and teams.
  • Is a self-starter who takes initiative for their areas of responsibility.
  • Is a team player, who values collaboration.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technology skills.
  • Background and education in children’s education, children’s ministry or related field preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to mcrowe@cbcdouglasville.com

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