City Kids Coordinator

City on a Hill Gold Coast

Applications closed Monday 22nd March 2021

THE STORY SO FAR

City on a Hill began with a small team and a big vision to make a difference in our world for the glory of God. Since our inception in Melbourne in 2007, we have witnessed a special work of God's grace as he has united hundreds of men and women around the mission of 'knowing Jesus and making Jesus known'.
While our story is characterised by constant change and growth, we have maintained an enduring commitment to Christ and his call on our lives in this generation. We are committed to raising up gospel hearted leaders, to build healthy churches, which will reach and serve cities with the gospel of Jesus.
City on a Hill Gold Coast is our seventh church and was planted in 2020, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new pioneering gospel ministry to the Gold Coast.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The City Kids Co-ordinator is a person who has a love for children and is passionate about seeing them encounter God in his word and through his people. They love working as part of the wider staff team to see our kids have an active and substantial role in the mission our church to know Jesus and make Jesus known.

The City Kids Co-ordinator is responsible for managing the Sunday kids’ program and other mid-week initiatives. The City Kids Co-ordinator will create a safe and positive environment for children to encounter Jesus. They will lead a team of volunteers and will model a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. They will effectively partner with families to disciple their children.

The City Kids Coordinator is a paid part-time position (1.5 days per week) based on the Gold Coast which works closely with, and reports to, the Lead Pastor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Lead our children to ‘know Jesus and make Jesus known’ by cultivating a children’s ministry that is engaging, fun and brings the good news of Jesus to City on a Hill’s children.
  2. Recruiting, equipping and empowering leaders and volunteers.
  3. Oversight of the curriculum including the development of new material and the assessment and fine-tuning of existing material, ensuring that the curriculum is faithful and engaging.
  4. Ensure the operations of the City Kids Sunday program are efficient, effective and compliant with legislation and City on a Hill policy.
  5. Helping to pioneer Mission opportunities for making Jesus known outside of Sundays (eg. Playgroup, afternoon kids club, holiday programs etc)
  6. Work with the Lead Pastor to ensure healthy integration between children’s ministry and the wider church body. Including resourcing families to disciple their children.

KEY SKILLS AND GIFTING

  1. A demonstrated love for Jesus and his people.
  2. Willingness to commit to the vision and mission of the church as a member of City on a Hill.
  3. A robust understanding of the Gospel and the Scriptures (formal theological education will be well regarded, either completed, in progress or willing to commence).
  4. Fulfil the character qualifications outlined for deacons in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.
  5. Ability to recruit, lead and develop volunteer leaders.
  6. Demonstrated ability to teach and disciple children.
  7. A ‘gospel confidence’ that boldly trusts in God’s saving power while seeking to innovate in order to mature existing people and reach new people through ministry.
  8. Be able to effectively and efficiently communicate, manage time, and self-direct and manage duties & responsibilities.
  9. Able to maintain trust and confidentiality when handling sensitive information.

CHARACTER

All City on a Hill staff must hold a current Working with Children Check (Blue Card), complete a National Police History Check that returns no disclosed outcomes that would exclude them from the role, and uphold the standards outlined in the Anglican Church of Australia Faithfulness in Service code of personal behaviour for church workers.


Applications closed Monday 22nd March 2021

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