group coach job description]
It was he who gave some to apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ my be built up. Ephesians 4:11-12 (NIV)
A coach is not a guide, or someone who is in the stands watching or on the sidelines waiting. A coach is a partner providing support and encouragement to small group leaders. A coach is someone who models Christian maturity, who builds intentional relationships, equips leaders, and ministers as part of a team.
On average, your time commitment will be 15-18 hours per small group semester.
- One-on-one meetings with each of your small group leaders once each semester
- Plan and facilitate two small group leader huddles twice each semester
- One-on-one meetings with your Small Group Pastor or Director each semester
- Participation in Coaches huddles with Small Group Pastor or director once or twice a semester
- Small group visits – plan group visit with a new leader or when asked by an existing leader.
- Participation in connecting events (small group rallies, Grouplink, etc.)
- Completed MyNextSteps training - How to Be a Small Group Coach
- Have led or currently leading a small group
- Committed to the purpose of turning unchurched people into fully devoted followers of Christ and getting the unconnected connected
- Committed to understanding and supporting the philosophy of ministry, core values, and theology of Seacoast Church
WHAT DOES A WIN LOOK LIKE?
- Coaching up to 5 small group leaders and developing one coach
- 25% of your group leaders are mentoring new leaders through MyNextSteps
- Establish coaching relationship with assigned leaders, meeting quarterly for one-on-one meetings, and facilitating huddles
- Make your leaders and team a priority so that you can be available when needed
- Build community among your leaders
- Actively participate in coaches meetings and one-on-one meetings with your director