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Great Exchange Covenant Church – Children’s Ministry Director

3350 Scott Blvd. Bldg 34
Santa Clara,

Position Type

Children’s Ministry Director


Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC)

Ministry Area

Children’s/Family Ministry

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Position: Children’s Ministry Director
Ministry Area: Children’s Ministry
Reports to: Lead Pastor Effective: December 1, 2023
Position Status: Part-time (20 hrs/week) Posting Date: December 1, 2023
Replaces: All Previous

Position Summary:
To lead the Children’s Ministry (KidZone) staff and leaders in creating a community and ministry that leads children to authentic faith in Jesus Christ.

Pray and seek God’s way in ministry. Pray for staff, leaders, children, and families.
Know the children, families, and leaders in the ministry for the sake of loving God’s people and leading them to an authentic faith in Jesus.
Train and disciple ministry leaders and volunteers to lead children to an authentic faith in Jesus.
Cast vision and create effective structures, programs, initiatives, and curricula to move children and parents deeper in their faith for elementary curriculum and annual church retreat children’s ministries curriculum.
Manage Sunday morning teachers schedule and recruit new leaders and volunteers as necessary.
Oversee Sunday programs including directing, providing support, and troubleshooting when needs arise.
Contribute to setting up and breaking down classrooms, supplies, and equipment on Sunday mornings.
Lead weekly children’s ministry staff meetings.
Be a vital part of the leadership team for annual Vacation Bible School.
Serve and provide leadership in weekly after school outreach program during the school year.
Be the Special Needs children’s ministry point person.
Contribute to vision and planning for children’s ministry in conjunction with overall GrX church annual theme.
Manage children’s ministry budget.
Other duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor.

Skills & Requirements:
Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership role within children’s ministry.
The ability to recruit, build, and manage teams and volunteers to achieve the purposes of the ministry.
An understanding of development of children and youth and how to teach, train up and disciple them.
The ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
The ability to communicate well.
The ability to establish good working relationships.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred but not required.

Employee Expectations:
Christ-centered behavior at all times, i.e. treating people with dignity, respect, compassion, integrity and love.
Successful completion of both a background check and reference check.
Pleasant and professional personality and appearance.
Regular attendance of GrX staff meetings & worship services.
Acknowledgement of GrX Statement of Faith.
Adherence to the policies and procedures in the GrX Employee Handbook.
To be in prayer for Great Exchange Covenant Church.

To Apply:
Please send the following to [email protected]
Resume or C.V.
Statement of Faith
Three (3) personal references.
Three (3) professional/ministry references.
A 2-page letter sharing about who you are and your sense of call to our position.

Employment At-Will:
All employees of Great Exchange Covenant Church are at-will, and as such, are free to resign, any time without reason. Great Exchange Covenant Church, likewise, retains the right to terminate an employee’s employment at any time with or without reason or notice.

Nothing contained in this job description, or any other document provided to the employee is intended to be, nor should it be construed as a guarantee that employment or any benefit will be continued for any period of time. Any salary figures provided to an employee in annual or monthly terms are stated for the sake of convenience or to facilitate comparisons and are not intended and do not create an employment contract for any specific period of time. No Director or Employee of Great Exchange Covenant Church has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make any agreement for employment other than at-will.