Children’s Ministry Nursery & Preschool Lead, Federal Way (Full-Time)

The Nursery & Preschool Lead provides leadership and administrative assistance to the Christian Faith Children’s Nursery & Preschool Department to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of the overall operations at the Federal Way campus.

Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Experience in problem solving.
  • Ability to supervise multiple projects effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • A love and calling toward ministry to children and families.
  • Ability to learn and use CCB software efficiently.
  • Experience and high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a particular emphasis on follow-through and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Must be a strong communicator with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create, analyze and maintain project budgets.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Receive direction from Department Head and communicate to Christian Faith staff and volunteers to follow up on completion of work.
  • Oversee all operations of Nursery & Preschool Ministry at the Federal Way campus, ensuring the success of the weekend experience.
  • Directly oversee security and communication with Dream Team.
  • Responsible for weekend experience Birth to 4 years old age groups.
  • Respond to DH with emergencies/urgent issues as they arise.
  • Respond to emails and phone call within 24 -hour time frame.
  • Create monitoring systems to detect problems as early as possible and initiate interventions to solve the problems.
  • Recruit and work with dream team to build the Federal Way Nursery & Preschool Team and work with Christian Faith staff to ensure proper training of volunteers.
  • Participate in annual budget preparation to ensure adequate funds for operation of Nursery & Preschool Department.
  • Answer general phone calls in reference to Nursery & Preschool Ministry inquiries and direct all incoming calls correctly to CF staff members.
  • Coordinate with departments and oversee special events through completion.
  • Purchase equipment and supplies for Federal Way Nursery & Preschool Ministry.
  • Maintain a strong, organized filing system which requires a thorough knowledge of all ongoing projects and activities within the Nursery & Preschool Ministry.
  • Provide general office support including opening and distributing mail as well as faxing, copying and ordering office supplies.
  • Create, review and update yearly and special project budgets within the teams.
  • Generate reports and graphs as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversee Nursery & Preschool Ministry childcare for special events.
  • Weekly observe adult-to-child ratios campus-wide to ensure child safety, abide by state laws, and monitor growth for additional rooms that may be needed.
  • Participate in weekly department meetings to discuss enhancing the weekend experience and upcoming events.
  • Running miscellaneous errands for Nursery & Preschool Ministries and the Children’s Ministry as a whole.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Love for God
  • Love for People
  • Work Ethic that is excellent, protective and frugal with time and money
  • Attitude of a servant, enjoyable to be with and devoted to the call of God and the Church
  • Other Ministry Duties as assigned


  • Christ-like, servant attitude
  • Devoted to the call of God and the vision of Christian Faith
  • Operates with a spirit of excellence
  • Fun/enjoyable
  • Loyal
  • Organized and structured

Extent of Public Contact

  • Daily contact with members of the CF Nursery & Preschool team
  • CF Pastors and staff members
  • Very visible role with families of Christian Faith Children’s Ministry.

Physical Demands