Elementary Kid's Ministry Specialist - Ginghamsburg UMC

Elementary Kid's Ministry Specialist

Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church
Tipp City, Ohio, United States

Denominations: United Methodist

Church Size: 751 to 1000

Job Type: Full-Time

Employee Workplace: On-site

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Job Description:

Are you crazy about elementary kids?  Do you love Jesus?  How about leading teams and partnering with parents? If your answers were yes, yes, and yes, then God may be calling you to serve with our Ginghamsburg Kids Staff Team in this paid, full-time position as the Elementary Specialist.

Accountable To: Kids Ministry Director


Spiritual/All Staff Requirements:

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Considers this position a ministry, not just a job.
  • Models standards and expectations of staff members within Ginghamsburg Church
  • including membership and worship attendance at Ginghamsburg Church, life group
  • participation, a lifestyle of tithing and generosity, and faithfully serving out of your call and
  • giftedness.
  • Models and promotes the four core values of the Ginghamsburg staff team:
    • We are better together
    • We seek and model diversity
    • We lead always and do only when necessary
    • We unleash creativity in pursuit of God’s next


Education & Experience:

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in education or early childhood development-related
  • field.
  • 2+ years of experience in leading Kids Ministry.
  • Experience in recruiting, developing, motivating, and empowering volunteers.


Skill Requirements:

  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of child development.
  • Able to engage with kids, partner with parents, and lead teams.
  • Creative, problem solver, hard-working, and loves to have fun.
  • Enjoys creating fun and engaging environments and experiences for kids.
  • Ability to work in and contribute to an overall staff team “strengths-based” environment
  • A leader of leaders who has a positive attitude and a winsome personality.
  • Position Requirements:
  • Complete a felony statement/background check.
  • Hold current CPR certification (or willing to acquire).
  • Hold current first-aid certification (or willing to acquire).
  • Be available for a full-time position including weekends and some evenings.


Responsibilities/Performance Objectives:

  • Provide spiritual direction and leadership to the Kids Ministry program (K-5th grade)
  • Recruit, invite, welcome, and engage with kids and families.
  • Partner with parents, communicating and engaging with them regularly to help their kids grow in their relationship with Jesus.
  • Create a fun, welcoming environment for kids to belong and follow Jesus.
  • Function as a spiritual leader and coach to children and families.
  • Recruit, equip, and oversee volunteers.
  • Develop and implement Kids Ministry programs and events including Sunday mornings, mid-week kids club, summer camps, mission experiences, and family outreach events.
  • Maintain high standards of child-related safety and security

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