Children’s Ministry Assistant


Bayside Church is currently seeking a vibrant Children’s Ministry Assistant to join the Children’s Ministry team to grow and develop the children’s ministry of Bayside Church and maintain the church’s relevance to the upcoming generations.

Bayside Church is a vibrant Pentecostal church that believes in both the working and gifting of the Holy Spirit, as well as the practical outworking of the Gospel in people’s lives and the world.

The vision of Bayside Church is to: Courageously love and empower people to become like Jesus.

The mission of Bayside Church is: To be a Christian community who work together in justice, mercy and faith.

Inclusion Statement: At Bayside Church, we believe that every person is created in God’s image. All are equally worthy of respect, dignity, and love, regardless of gender, sexuality, age, ability, race, or ethnicity. Everyone is invited, welcomed, and supported to grow in their relationship with God and each other. Everyone is encouraged to use their gifts and abilities to serve God and others. At Bayside Church, we are committed to creating a safe space for all – we do this through clear policies and pathways so that everyone can feel safe and nurtured.

Purpose of the Role:

To assist the Children’s Ministry Leader in the preparation, coordination and development of all activities and programs for children aged walking to preschool and primary school. The role is primarily responsible for assisting in the Christian spiritual development of children.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Development of weekend programs for preschool and Primary aged children including.
  • Compiling run sheets and rosters.
  • Developing curriculum, compiling craft/object lesson, implementing worship songs, and game preparation.
  • Researching, developing and implementing new initiatives in conjunction with Children’s Ministry Leader.
  • Teaching and coordinating the children’s program and teaching any of the age groups.
  • Assisting Ministry Leader with managing and communicating with volunteers.
  • Providing assistance and guidance in developing policies and procedures, position descriptions and leader’s handbook.
  • Researching, developing and implementing annual events in conjunction with the Children’s Ministry Team.
  • Performing administrative duties.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A relevant tertiary or professional qualification in Ministry/Theology or Early Learning or Teaching.
  • Relevant and specialised knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of children’s programs.
  • Be willing to generate and put forward creative ideas and be a part of the process to see those ideas come to fruition.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and connect with children in their spiritual development.

For more information or to apply please email cover letter and resume to

Applications close by: Friday 19 April