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Director of Children's Ministry: Leawood Presbyterian

POSITION/TITLE: Director of Children’s Ministry 
HOURS : Full-time 
WAGE TYPE *: Salary 
JOB REQUIREMENTS : The Director of Children’s Ministry (“Director”) will provide energy, oversight, and daily direction to all aspects of LPC Kids (infants through 6th grade), and seek to integrate children’s ministry within all areas of ministry at Leawood Presbyterian Church (“LPC”). The Director will implement LPC’s vision for children’s ministry and lead alongside a team of staff, elders, and key volunteers in developing a ministry in which children and families will come to: KNOW God; GROW in their relationships with God; SHOW God in the community; and GO lead a life of love, witness, and service to God. The Director will work to further develop a culture in which parents are equipped to be the primary spiritual leaders of their children.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a heart for God with a growing relationship in Christ substantiated by daily Bible study, prayer, and fellowship. The candidate will have a high level of integrity guided by biblical and ethical principles. He or she will also display a strong, disciplined, and consistent work ethic. Being a proactive and ambitious “team player” is essential. Exemplifying a teachable spirit and receiving criticism with humility are imperative. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader that demonstrates an attitude of servant-hood; administrative aptitude; and possesses the ability to recruit, build, and manage a team of leaders in the children’s ministry.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s Degree, Christian education preferred • Ministry experience that includes working closely with families and children • Proven leadership and management skills • Strong relational skills and works well in a team setting • Creative, highly motivated, proactive, and innovative • Strong communication skills • Working knowledge of technology/social media • Organizational skills for growing, mobilizing, and maintaining a strong and effective team and program

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Leawood Presbyterian Church
COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 2715 W. 83rd Street|Leawood|KS|66206|US
CONTACT NAME : Scott McDonald
CONTACT PHONE : (913) 649-1144
CONTACT EMAIL : smcdonald@leawoodpres.org
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : To apply online, visit the employment page of the church website http://www.leawoodpres.org/employment-1/