Selection criteria

Selection criteria

Position Vacant: Kids Pastor/Coordinator (part-time)

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  1. Describe a recent time that Jesus interacted with you and shaped your life.
  2. Read the ‘About Us’ page on our website and respond to it, commenting on any areas that you find interesting, surprising or that you disagree with.
  3. Describe the elements you believe are essential in creating an engaging and effective kids ministry.
  4. Describe an ideal one-hour program for primary aged children, including use of media and technology.
  5. Give an example of a time you helped a child and their family through a difficult season.
  6. Describe your approach to ensuring the safety of children and vulnerable people in a church setting.
  7. Describe a time when you successfully led a team to accomplish something.
  8. Describe your approach to ensuring kids ministry volunteers are cared for.
  9. Describe a team conflict that you encountered and how you resolved it.
  10. Describe your approach to recruiting volunteers. How would you grow the team by 6 people over a period of 12 months?

To complete your application, please send your resume, contact details for three referees (one of whom is a church pastor) and a cover letter, specifically addressing the selection criteria below, to by Monday 19th April 2021.