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Children's Pastor

Job Description

The Children’s Pastor is a visionary leader of leaders, who heads The Fountain’s fulfillment our calling to minister to young children and their families, through events, education and holistic programs.

This leader has a passion for creatively connecting children to God and The Fountain through refreshing and relevant soul-impacting experiences.

The Children’s Pastor innovatively uses technology and digital platforms to relationally expand The Fountain’s ministries to children and to develop fun and engaging spaces for children to grow in their relationship with Christ and one another.

For a more detailed description please visit: The Fountain’s Children’s Pastor Position Description https://bit.ly/3lQmd3j

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Leads the development of effective, engaging, and excellent ministries for children (from the nursery to 5th grade) that reaches each child on their level, and helps them to comprehend and communicate their faith in Jesus Christ
Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy environment where children feel accepted, affirmed, and connected to each other as a church family
Develops clear and comprehensive growth tracks for children that will empower them to become leaders in their church, school, and community
Continually recruits, empowers, trains, and shepherds leaders and volunteers with significant roles and responsibilities that effectively utilizes their diverse gifts, talents and personalities, AND helps them grow in their leadership
Seeks to safely integrate children’s ministry into many phases of church life, by helping to create a culture that is intentionally transgenerational and by striving to collaborate with other church ministries
Partners with parents through effective communication of ministry programming and parent volunteer opportunities
Participates in weekly Lead Staff meetings, as well as other church-wide meetings and events
Upholds The Fountain’s core values of Love, Accountability, Collaboration and Excellence, while seeking relevant and age-appropriate opportunities for “growing and serving others”
Continues to evaluate one’s own strengths and weaknesses and be responsible for one’s improvement and professional growth and participates in quarterly evaluations with the Pastoral Team
REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Authenticity, strong moral character, and integrity
Ability to galvanize teams that are predominately comprised of volunteers to operate at a high level of excellence
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by a positive attitude towards students in the church and community
Great computer skills and ingenuity for developing impactful age-appropriate programming and events on virtual platforms
Passion and determination to create and implement a growing and life-applicable model for children’s discipleship
Growing knowledge and training in theology, biblical studies, evangelism, and children’s ministry
Proficient understanding of current challenges and needs of children and parents
Humility, timeliness, flexibility and adaptability
Diligence in holding team members accountable
Courage to take responsibility for one’s mistakes, as well as those that occur within the Children’s Ministry
Successful passing of an extensive background check that includes professional and character references
A bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field
TO APPLY

To apply for the position of Children’s Pastor, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter to [email protected]

For questions, please send an email to [email protected] with “Children’s Pastor” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Senior staff will follow up with applicants and schedule interviews* with candidates of interest and consideration.

*Please note that in order to maintain the health and safety of all persons during the COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews will occur online.

For a more detailed description please visit: The Fountain’s Children’s Pastor Position Description https://bit.ly/3lQmd3j

The Fountain Church

The Fountain Church was founded in 1996 by Pastor Wayne and Sister Theresa Lomax, with a vision to help people grow holistically and empower them to serve others.

Since its inception, The Fountain continues to grow as a community that is united in our pursuit to know Jesus and follow the path that God has created for us.

The Fountain Church is physically located in the city of Miami Gardens, FL - nestled between Fort Lauderdale and the city of Miami. We are also virtually located on a variety of digital platforms, which we are focusing intentional efforts to grow and develop.

We are looking for staff members that will progressively carry out the vision and mission of our church through innovation, dynamic leadership, strategic planning, and the continual development of ministry teams.