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City Kids Coordinator

City on a Hill Brisbane

Applications closed Friday 18th December 2020

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'. City on a Hill is now a movement of churches meeting across seven locations in four cities – including Brisbane, a church which began in 2016, and is now a community of over 350 people.
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.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

‘Equipping the next generation’ is one of our strategic priorities as a church. The City Kids Coordinator will work alongside our Next Gen team seeking to help children know Jesus and make Jesus known. This primarily includes oversight of our Sunday morning kids ministry, along with other midweek initiatives and family events.
The City Kids Coordinator will have a love for children, a love for Jesus, and is passionate about developing and deploying Christian leaders. They love the Bible, investing in future leaders and want to see God’s grace experienced by the children at City on a Hill: Brisbane.
The City Kids Coordinator is a part-time paid position, based at City on a Hill: Brisbane and works closely with, and reports to, the Lead Pastor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Lead our children to ‘know Jesus and make Jesus known’ by developing 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. Managing the efficient, effective and compliant operations of the City Kids Sunday program.
  5. Helping to pioneer mission initiatives to help make Jesus known outside of Sundays (e.g. school holiday programs, or Friday afternoon kids club)
  6. Work with the Lead Pastor to ensure healthy integration between children’s ministry and the wider church body. This includes helping to equip families with resources to disciple their children.

KEY SKILLS AND GIFTING

  1. A deep love for Jesus.
  2. A warm, personable and pastoral demeanour with a strong love for people.
  3. Fulfil the character qualifications outlined for deacons in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.
  4. A robust understanding of the Gospel and the Scriptures (formal theological education will be well regarded, either completed, in progress or willing to commence).
  5. Demonstrated ability to teach and disciple children.
  6. Experience in leading leaders and volunteers.
  7. A commitment to work in close relational proximity with the Pastors, Staff, and key leaders of City on a Hill: Brisbane.
  8. A ‘gospel confidence’ that boldly trusts in God’s saving power while seeking to innovate in order to reach new people through ministry.
  9. Live a committed, prayerful, holy life of dependence on God in Christ.

CHARACTER

All City on a Hill Queensland staff must hold a current Employee Blue Card, have a National Police History Check that returns no disclosed outcomes that would exclude them from the role, and uphold the standards outlined in the Faithfulness in Service code of personal behaviour for church workers.


Applications closed Friday 18th December 2020

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