Elementary Pastor


Rolling Hills Community Church


Tualatin, OR


Job Title: Elementary Pastor

Employer: Rolling Hills Community Church

Contact Information: Donna Huchette at 503-638-5900 or donna.huchette@rollinghills.org

Address: 3550 SW Borland Road, Tualatin, OR 97602

Web Site: www.rollinghills.org

Education or Degree Required: Associate or greater

Job Location: Tualatin, OR

Salary/Wages: $51,000-60,000

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed:

  • Resume
  • References

Job Description:

  • Elementary Pastor
  • Full-time with benefits
  • Position Open - Immediately
  • Application Deadline- October 31, 2018

Rolling Hills Community Church is seeking an energetic and passionate Elementary Pastor/Director to add to our church staff.  This position will be responsible for developing and leading a collaborative children’s ministry team including the Elementary Administrative Assistant, volunteers and parents.  This person will come alongside families and minister to children in 1st-5thgrade to build a foundation where these children are excited to think, love and live like Jesus.

We want to talk with you if you have the experience/ability to:

  • Motivate and empower a growing team of volunteers
  • Influence parents to make disciples in the home context
  • Be passionate about children and their development as followers of Jesus

In order to apply, email your resume to Donna Huchette at donna.huchette@rollinghills.org.


Relational Disciple Making (10% of a typical week)

  • Regularly make relational contact with kids in the community(i.e. Serving on an elementary school campus)
  • Be personally involved in making disciples who in turn help others to become disciples (kids, adult volunteers, parents).
  • Provide short-term counseling to elementary-age kids, parents and their families as the need arises.
  • Gathering & Event Prep

Volunteer Coordination and Execution (40% of a typical week)

  • Ability to rightly understand and effectively teach the Word of God.
  • Oversee and collaborate with the administrative team in order to facilitate meaningful and varied weekly Biblical programming with worship, teaching, fun and small groups.
  • Recruiting, training and troubleshooting volunteer needs for each Sunday ministry program.
  • Strategically coordinate all teaching and small group interactions in order to best incorporate appropriate curriculum, Bible discussion questions and learning activities.

Leading (20% of a week)

  • Oversee the development of a ministry environment that builds community and relational connectedness within families in the RH Kids programs.
  • Plan and initiate regular outreach activities for kids to bring friends to come and have fun and hear the gospel.
  • Oversee and develop a beginner level student leadership team
  • Able to assess, make recommendations and navigate change in a large, established ministry
  • Strong ability to recruit, shepherd, train, align and build community with adult volunteers and HS student leaders.
  • Prioritize equally ministry to parents through training and/or follow up communications from the weekend teaching in order to help facilitate family discipleship.
  • Will align ministry goals and battles with the overall direction of RHCC

Participation in the Faith Family of Rolling Hills (20% of a typical week)

  • Committed to be an excellent team member within the staff
  • Will participate in Staff Prayer, POC and general Pastoral responsibilities (wedding, funerals, hospital visits, weekly adult and youth worship gatherings, etc.)
  • Will honor and live by our Team Covenant
  • Will be available and invest self into ‘all church’ ministry opportunities
  • Will model the priority of community by regular participation in a community group.

Communication, Administrative & Other Tasks (10% of a typical week)

  • Excellent regular and consistent written, electronic, social media and verbal communication skills with kids, parents, adult volunteers and broader church staff
  • Excellent in communicating with Administrative Assistant to maximize their contribution to the ministry
  • Make use of technology, i.e. MAC operating system, Google Office and Apple Mail/Address Book/iCal, Planning Center Online(web-based ministry database program) as a tool to maximize your leadership and communication.
  • Adapt to learning new office and multi-media technology as it is deemed helpful.


  • Minimum of 2 years of college education, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience leading a children’s ministry preferred
  • Strong understanding of the 1st-5th grade child and their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development process.
  • 2 or more years of experience presenting lessons to a large group of Elementary children
  • Supervisory leadership experience is a must
  • Must demonstrate a genuine passion, love and concern for children and their families
  • Must have excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent self management skills; able to work collaboratively or independently depending on the need
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills required; MAC operating system, Google office suite and Planning Center Online(web-based volunteer scheduling program) are a plus.
  • Excellent ability to learn new technology for large group presentations


Closing Date: 

Wednesday, 31 October 2018