Thursday, 3 March 2011

Deputy Senior Pastor/Church Administrator and Youth / Sunday School Pastor Jobs in Kenya

A Dynamic Protestant Church in the Eastland’s Region of Nairobi wishes to fill the following positions in its Organizational Structure.

Deputy Senior Pastor/Church Administrator

Person Specification:

  • Born again Christian and exhibiting a personal and growing relationship with God and a health Christian life.
  • Must be an ordained Minister
  • Must posses a masters degree in Theology, Divinity, Christian ministries or equivalent qualification from a recognized Theological College, and with basic training in Administration and management.
  • Should have an approachable and outgoing personality
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Must have proven abilities in organizational Leadership
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Must have a minimum of 7 (seven) years experience in church pulpit ministry and church administration 3 (three) of which must be at senior level.
  • Must be a team player and result oriented with planning and negotiation skills.

Job Description

  • To deputize the Senior Pastor.
  • He/she will be responsible for the day today administration of the church affairs.
  • To prepare and preach sermons as scheduled by the Pastor in charge.
  • To administer other functions such as weddings, funerals etc.
  • Ensure compliance to all government and statutory rules and regulation in relation to church activities.
  • Perform all HR related functions including performance management; lead the Staff Team, encouraging their spiritual growth and skill development.
  • To devote adequate time to personal development in order to keep abreast of changes as demanded by his duties and responsibilities
  • He/she will be the secretary to the core team and will oversee the implementation of the council’s resolutions as well as its strategic plans.
  • Will ensure that all church property and assets are well maintained.
  • He/she will co-ordinate procurement, maintenance of inventory and other records.
  • Will perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the core team and the Senior Pastor from time to time.

Youth and Sunday School Pastor

Job Purpose: 

  • The person will double as the Youth and Sunday school Pastor. He/she must be able to work with very dynamic youth groups, and must posses relevant skills to develop and nurture both new and existing programs.
  • In addition, the person will organize and lead all Sunday school programs. The person will be a team player providing leadership to the team of Sunday school teachers.
  • He/she will seek to conduct and improve the services of the Sunday school including providing relevant materials, planning for the programs and other motivating activities for the children.

Person Specifications:

  • Born again Christian and exhibiting a personal and growing relationship with God and a health Christian life.
  • Must posses a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Theology from a recognized Theological College. Training in counseling will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in Youth and Sunday school ministries in a large congregation.
  • Must posses’ excellent counseling skills.
  • Must be a team player and role model with excellent communication and computer skills.

Duties will include:

  • To oversee and organize both the youth and Sunday school ministries.
  • Develop or source materials in conjunction with the Pastor in charge or his appointee.
  • Follow up on special needs for the youth in the church.
  • Make visitations in hospitals, homes, schools, colleges etc as needs arises.
  • Provide counseling and spiritual direction to the youth.
  • Will be responsible for the classification of Sunday school classes based on age and class groups.
  • Develop and implement annual programs for the Youth and Sunday school.
  • Preparation of material appropriate for the various ages/classes either by developing or sourcing from printers in consultation with the Senior Pastor.
  • Lead the Sunday school teachers and volunteers.
  • Develop criteria for selection of Sunday school teachers and recommendation for special training for those needing training.
  • Follow-up on children with special needs.
  • Will perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the core team and the Senior Pastor from time to time.

Applications should include a covering letter, detailed resume, copies of the relevant Credentials, current and expected remuneration, mailing addresses, telephone numbers (include your day time telephone number) and names and e-mail addresses of three referees and will be addressed to:

DNA/No. 904
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100,

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline for application is March 11th 2011 before 5.00pm.


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