Childrens Director K5th grade

Are you passionate about ministry and burdened for kids and families?

Are you excited to be an involved leader, inspiring volunteers to make a meaningful difference?

If so, we have the perfect position for you.

We Recruit Well is searching for a Children’s Director (Kindergarten - 5th grade) at Lake Oconee Church in Greensboro, GA.

The ideal candidate is professional, outgoing, and energetic — excited about mentoring leaders so together you can influence the hearts of families.

In this position, you will partner with parents to inspire children to follow Jesus by leading teams to implement clean, safe, fun, engaging, and helpful large and small group environments for kindergarten through 5th grades.

Adaptability, low-drama, high-trust, hard work, and excellence are key.

Hours: Full-time position working Sunday through Thursday; Monday is remote

Benefits: 15 days PTO plus holidays, long-term disability, life, vision and dental, health plan allowance, counseling allowance, retirement matching, reimbursed expenses including phone and internet.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Create and champion a fun, clean, and safe elementary environment

  • Be the face of the environment for children and their parents/grandparents

  • Be a leader of leaders through recruiting, modeling, teaching, evaluating, and coaching

  • Coach volunteers to grow and develop their strengths by providing direction, feedback, and opportunities

  • Communicate and cast vision for Sunday mornings and special events to the teams

  • Recruit, manage, schedule, and nurture volunteers on a quarterly basis

  • Ensure the ministry functions within established safety protocols and procedures

  • Facilitate guest cards and birthday cards

  • Actively direct the Sunday experience

  • Manage the budget for the department

  • Oversee the organization and maintain the excellence of elementary spaces, including signage, props, equipment, and storage

  • Work with the Family Ministry Director weekly to synergize efforts, proposals, and calendars

  • Participate in team meetings and partner church calls, conferences, training resources, and visits

  • Lean into partner church contacts for areas that are not your zone of genius

  • Provide all publicly distributed materials through the church office for processing

  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications & Attributes:

  • loves Jesus and the mission of our church

  • personally practices the four habits of engagement: invite, service, give, connect

  • invests regularly in their personal growth as an individual and leader

  • intentionally maintains physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional health

  • thinks strategically and critically

  • takes initiative to evaluate and improve

  • identifies, monitors, and analyzes OKRs

  • coaches and inspires others to grow

  • provides direction, feedback, and opportunities to others

  • develops, implements, and improves systems and steps

  • manages organizational and personal finances well

  • connects with and values others on a personal level

  • inspires people to take action