Manager of Elementary Ministry



Position Structure and Details

Reports to: Director of Grace Kids
Location: Eden Prairie Campus
Hours/week: 40
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 programming
  • 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

  • Experience required: 5+ years of experience in Children’s ministry or related leadership/management experience
  • Education required: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Elementary Education or other relevant focus
  • 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
  • Has a commitment to personal and active participation in the fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matthew 28: 18-20)
  • Exhibits a lifestyle appropriate to a person in public Christian ministry by conducting life with the utmost integrity in all situations
  • Consistent attendance and participation in Grace Church and involvement in the life of the church

To Apply:

Send a professional resume and an administrative application form to hr@grace.church.



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