Director of Elementary Children


Position Structure and Details

Reports to: Director of  Grace Kids
Hours/week: 40 hours
Location: Eden Prairie Campus
FLSA Classification: Exempt

Key Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide guidance, training, and leadership for Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, summer programming, and special events
  • Develop curriculum schedules for all elementary children's programs
  • Create, plan, and promote summer events that are outreach focused
  • Maintain and update technology and media throughout Grace Kids
  • Oversee online communication with leaders, parents and kids
  • Supervise and manage Elementary Associate and Elementary Program Associate
  • Demonstrate a reliance on God through a personal commitment to prayer and expectation that God will do great things at Grace Kids
  • Communicate spiritual truths to and aid in the spiritual growth of children
  • Manage annual recruitment of volunteers to ensure proper ratios of leaders to students; develop effective leaders and grow leader retention levels
  • Shepherd parents through leadership and effective communication on how to raise their children for Christ and create an effective follow up program for spiritual milestones
  • Cooperate with other Grace Kids staff for department-wide events
  • Create and effectively manage Elementary budget
  • Assist with church-wide events
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional and Spiritual Expectations

  • Education preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or other relevant focus
  • Experience required: 2-5 years of experience in Children’s ministry, leadership or management
  • License/Ordination: Ability to become licensed by Grace Church
  • Successful history of connecting with, teaching, and discipling kids and parents
  • Demonstrate a personal passion to minister to people within the context of the local church
  • Ability to teach and instruct based on thorough knowledge of the Word of God
  • Proven ability to effectively execute vision and shepherd a ministry team
  • Exhibits a meaningful and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as evidenced by the manifestation of the fruit of the Holy Spirit
  • Exhibits a lifestyle appropriate to a person in public Christian ministry by conducting life with the utmost integrity in all situations

To Apply:

Please submit a resume and application form to hr@grace.church



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