Hope Kids Director Job Description
Our Mission: Hope Fellowship exists to be a Christ-centered multiethnic, multi-generational church working to see the city of Knoxville redeemed and renewed by the gospel. For more on our mission and vision, Click Here.
The Hope Kids Director’s (HKD) responsibilities are to provide leadership, training, and support for all aspects of Hope Kids (Birth-5th grade and sensory ministry).
The Director of Hope kids will report to The Director of Church Ministry.
Evaluations take place twice a year (January and July).
The Director of Hope Kids is a part-time salary position requiring the employee to work an average of 15 hours a week, annualized.
Hope Fellowship will provide HKD with a Hope Fellowship email address.
Hope Fellowship will provide a computer or tablet for use while in Hope Fellowship employment, if needed.
Developing or choosing age-appropriate, engaging, and simplistic curriculum for Hope Kids
Take lead on, but will work with other key staff, in hiring and performance management of kids staff members
Communicate with parents as needed
Train and provide leadership to all Hope Kids team leads, staff, and volunteers.
Provide regular & ongoing coaching to all Hope Kids team leads, staff, and volunteers holding them accountable to all expectations
Care for current Hope Kids volunteers by praying for them weekly
Ensure that all Hope Kids classrooms are well maintained, all equipment functions without hazard, and classrooms are safe for children
Ensure we maintain the proper ratios in our classrooms on Sunday mornings
Assist with planning and execution of family worship services that happen once a month
Train teachers on how to lead classrooms to ensure that Hope kids is engaging and that the Bible really comes to life for our kids
Train volunteers on all policies and procedures of Hope Fellowship including sickness, responding to sexual abuse, and maintaining a safe classroom environment
Ensure ongoing sensory training/special needs training for staff and volunteers
Keep accurate Hope kids records including attendance numbers, accident reports, etc.
Organize family dedications when necessary
Plan the yearly calendar for Hope Kids specifically including promotion Sunday ensuring all families are aware which class their children are now participating in, as well as when their children are no longer a part of Hope Kids
Update all kids information including: proper spellings of kids names, food allergies, grade, age, emergency contacts, and birthdays
Manage and monitor the monthly spending in Hope Kids
Meet with Director of Church Ministries for accountability coaching
Fill out weekly staff report and send to Lead Pastor on Fridays
Perform a once a month ministry audit (Lead Pastor will give you the template for this)
Provide content for a monthly Hope Kids Newsletter
Create a monthly 3-5 minute continuing education video training with sensory sensitivity awareness in each video
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.