Kids and Preschool Ministry Director

Southside Baptist Church

Job Description

God is growing our kids ministry at Southside, and we are excited for the next team member God has for us. The role of the Kids and Preschool Director is to cast vision and provide leadership for kids (birth-5th grade) and parents under the overall church-wide mission of Love, Grow, and Go. This position is responsible to develop, promote, and implement a comprehensive program of spiritual growth, Christian education, and activities for birth – 5TH grade.


• Committed Christian and eligible for membership to the church.

• Bible College/Seminary degree is preferred or some type of theological training.

• Alignment with the Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Statement of Faith of Southside.

• Must have proven interpersonal and administrative strengths including the ability to lead, organize, plan, delegate, manage and execute tasks and programs with efficiency.

• Be a highly visible, welcoming, and friendly presence for parents and children.

• Have a ministry calling for serving in a local church and working in kids/preschool ministry.


• Provide overall leadership and vision for the Kids and Preschool divisions. 

• Provide leadership in developing a meaningful, age appropriate worship experience for children

• Develop objectives and goals for the ministry, including in-reach and outreach to families.

• Prepare and implement budget and calendar for kids and preschool divisions.

• Select all materials, curriculums, and resources to effectively disciple children.  

• Plan and conduct children’s activities such as Bible Fellowship Groups, Kid’s Church, mission opportunities, Sports Camp, and Summer Camp. 

• Enlist, screen, equip, and evaluate volunteer leaders and Bible Fellowship teachers for all children’s programs. 

• Counsel parents and children using Christian values and biblical solutions.

• Purchase and oversee the use and maintenance of all equipment used by the Kids and Preschool areas. 

• Maintain and continually improve security measures for all children areas such as background checks, sexual abuse training, CPR training, and other necessary trainings. 

• Oversee all childcare employees such as but not limited to the hiring process, scheduling process, adherence to standards and regulations, and administration of payments. 


• Complete all other duties as assigned 

• Attend staff meetings

• Assist other ministry areas as needed.

• Contact members and prospects as assigned by the Senior Pastor or Associate Pastor

About Southside Baptist Church

Southside is a revitalized church that is steadily growing and reaching people. Our heartbeat is for people to know the gospel and be transformed. Our mission is clear and simple: LOVE God with everything - GROW in our faith - GO with the gospel. We are a multi-generational church that values all ages and all ethnic backgrounds because we are all image-bearers of our God. Our worship is contemporary but within a multi-generational context. We pray hard, work hard, and love one another authentically. We are kingdom-focused, excellence-driven, and joyfully serving in pursuing our mission. Our church is in the heart of coastal Georgia and has much of the historic charm of Savannah. We are twenty minutes from beautiful Tybee Beach, one hour from Hilton Head, SC, and two hours from Jacksonville, FL. God has blessed us with a great team, and we are praying diligently for our next high-level leader.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
2 months ago
Savannah, Georgia

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
300-500 people

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