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Children’s Minister Part Time

First Southern Baptist Church of Scottsdale, AZ

5230 North Scottsdale Road



Job Description: Children’s Ministry Director/Minister
Classification: Part time (28-30 hours per week)
Compensation: $28,500 to $35,000
Office Hours: Sundays 8am-12:30pm, Wednesdays 5pm-8pm, and flexible weekday schedule

Under the leadership of the Family Pastor and Lead Pastor, lead the overall discipleship and activities ministry of families with babies to 6th-grade children by planning, promoting, coordinating, conducting, and evaluating the children ministries of the church.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead children and their families to follow Jesus.
  • Develop rapport (a relationship characterized by mutual understanding, agreement, empathy, and fellowship) with children and their parents.
  • Display a Christ-like approach and walk, and pray regularly for families and children in the church and community.
  • Reach out to families to provide ministry and build relationships:
    • Coordinate with the Family Ministry Team to strategically engage families of children in the ministry and equip them in the discipleship of their children.
    • Coach parents on guiding Gospel conversations at home.
    • Recognize milestones including Family Dedication, welcoming new babies, and adoptions.
  • Oversee, grow, and coordinate the church’s Children’s Ministry (babies to 6th grade).
    • Oversee, grow, and coordinate Summer events (e.g. Kids Camp & VBS).Assist families in providing opportunities to be directly involved in missions and ministry – both locally and outside the community.
  • Assist in evaluating programs and classroom operations.
  • Coordinate the enlisting, discipling, training, and motivating of adults to serve and lead in Children’s Ministry.
  • Communicate weekly and meet regularly with Children’s Ministry Leaders in order to build ownership and equip them to lead other volunteers.
  • Oversee communication between the church, children, and families.
  • Provide, oversee, and evaluate the biblical curriculum for all Children’s Ministry classes, programs, and events.
  • Able to prepare for and lead children’s worship on Sundays, including giving a children’s message.
  • Coordinate and oversee preschool ministry and needs for church events.
  • Share program plans through email, flyers, and social media.
  • Coordinate and implement an annual family ministry budget proposal, and administer that budget as approved by the Stewardship Committee.
  • Oversee the setup and operation of all related Children’s Ministry environments on Sunday, Wednesday, and special events, including check-in, individual children’s environments, security, check-out, setup, and teardown.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings.


  • Love Jesus.
  • Love children.
  • Solve Problems.
  • Model Personal Disciple-Making.
  • Sounding board and partner to ministerial staff.
  • Ability to learn and leverage emerging technology (social media, various apps, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain relational, emotional, spiritual, and physical health.
  • Perform job duties on-time with excellence.


  • Follower of Jesus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 3-5 years of Children’s Ministry experience.
  • Ability to meet “Essential Duties and Responsibilities”.

Reports to: Family Pastor

Direct Reports: Hourly childcare workers and Children’s Ministry volunteers

How To Apply: Email resume to [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to careers@fsbcs.org

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