Children's Minister/Director (Full Time)
Post date: June 7, 2018 
Status: Full Time
Compensation: TBD
Contact: Email [email protected] with subject line RE: Children’s Minister/Director Position or call 713-935-9422.

 

Job Description Job Application

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 congregation 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 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 statement of faith 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Leadership
  • Refine and cast 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 current on trends, teaching methods, materials, promotional ideas, and other children’s ministry techniques.
  1. 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’ retreat, appreciation, and annual teacher training events.
  1. 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 conference, Christmas evening service, etc.)
  • Develop new children programs as needed within our church and the greater community. 
  1. Caring Ministry
  • Meet with children and families as needed to help provide care, support, or guidance.
  • Care for children’s ministry leaders and volunteer workers.
  • Send regular updates on the ministry and prayer requests to teachers and parents
  • Assist in educating adults about parenting and children issues.