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Women's Worker / Youth & Children's Coordinator

Other / Youth Ministry / Children's Ministry

Summary

We are looking to appoint a women’s worker and a youth/children’s coordinator, either full or part time, to join our growing team. Please see job descriptions below. Closing date mid-January 2020.

About the Role

Women's Worker

 The post is a three-year contract and is based in Greenwich, London. We will consider candidates seeking part-time or a full-time employment. The successful applicant will be a committed evangelical Christian who upholds our complementarian ethos. 

To apply, please email our Church Administrator, detailing your relevant experience and why you think you would be suitable for the role. Please include the names of two people we can approach for a reference; ideally one would be your current church leader, and the other would be somebody to whom you have reported in a previous job. 

Starting salary: £30,500 per annum depending on skills and experience (or part-time equivalent based on 42 hours per week). For candidates with significant expertise, the salary can be discussed. There is a probationary period of six months. At the end of the probationary period, pension arrangements come into effect. The holiday entitlement is 30 days. 

For more information about Grace Church Greenwich, please see our website. We subscribe to the ReNew basis of faith.

Key Tasks

  • Teaching the Bible one-to-one, with a particular view to equipping and training women for various other roles within the church – leading small groups, teaching in Sunday school etc. The hope is that your ministry would catalyse other ministries, as you help women mature in their faith so that they are better able to serve others. 
  • Leading a Grace Group on a Wednesday evening, or perhaps joining a different Grace Group each week in order to support and train the female Grace Group leaders. Helping to equip Grace Group leaders at Saturday training mornings three times a year, and at roughly fortnightly leaders’ Bible studies on a Monday evening. 
  • Playing an active part in the full range of church activities – Sunday services, weekly Grace Groups (see above), monthly Big Questions evenings, termly “Book of the Term” discussions, twice annual Church weekends away, our annual “Sceptic’s Guide” week and occasional outreach events. As a member of the staff team, you will help to ensure the smooth running of all of these events, although specific responsibilities are shared out as much as possible. 
  • Undertaking and co-ordinating pastoral work with and practical care of women in the Church Family. This will include care of the sick, those in need or the dying and will require visiting outside normal working hours and being on call outside normal working hours. 

 General role and responsibilities 

  • Being a Christian witness in the workplace (Colossians 3:22-24) 
  • Being a Christian witness in the community in the course of your duties (Matthew 5:13-16) 
  • Praying for the ongoing ministry of Grace Church Greenwich, both in private and at the monthly church prayer meeting.
  • Participating in the weekly Ministry Meeting, and other meetings as appropriate
  • Contributing to our promotion of Christian standards in our ministry and working relationships and contributing to a culture of mutual Christian encouragement on the staff team (Matthew 18:15-17; Psalm 133)
  • Taking an active part in the spiritual life of Grace Church Greenwich (Hebrews 10:25)
  • Presenting the good news of Jesus to everyone both as a call to repentance and a source of spiritual sustenance for life.
  • Using home as a place of private study, and if appropriate, as a place where you might host one-to-one Bible studies or offer hospitality

Qualifications, knowledge and skills 

  • Literacy and clear communication in spoken and written English 
  • Computer literacy so that you will be able to use email, Slack (a messaging system that we use to communicate between staff members) Google calendar, Microsoft Word, and Klemi (our online Church management software) 
  • Ability to give clear instructions, and instruct and supervise others 
  • Confident telephone manner 
  • Planning and organisational skills 
  • Personal knowledge of and obedience to the Christian gospel 

Key behaviours required for success in the job 

  • Ability to maintain a consistent discipline of prayer and learning from God’s word 
  • Self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team 
  • Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines 
  • Honesty and integrity 
  • Servant-hearted attitude in line with scripture, sensitive to others' concerns and personal issues 
  • Patience and courtesy with the Church Family and the general public, especially when called outside of normal working hours 
  • Humility and the ability to admit mistakes
  • Ability to travel easily to central Greenwich 

Key Contacts 

  • Rev. Dr. Andrew Latimer and Rev. Dr. Andrew Sach (Ministers) 
  • Mrs. Immy Dancer (Administrator) 

Opportunities 

  • Growth in personal knowledge and training in the practice of ministry, through regular training and teaching received by all members of staff

Youth and Children’s Team Co-ordinator 

The post is a three-year contract and is based in Greenwich, London. We will consider candidates seeking part-time or a full-time employment. The successful applicant will be a committed evangelical Christian who upholds our complementarian ethos. 

To apply, please email our Church Administrator, detailing your relevant experience and why you think you would be suitable for the role. Please include the names of two people we can approach for a reference; ideally one would be your current church leader, and the other would be somebody to whom you have reported in a previous job. 

Starting salary: £30,500 per annum depending on skills and experience (or part-time equivalent based on 42 hours per week). For candidates with significant expertise, the salary can be discussed. There is a probationary period of six months. At the end of the probationary period, pension arrangements come into effect. The holiday entitlement is 30 days. For more information about Grace Church Greenwich, please see our website

We subscribe to the ReNew basis of faith.

Key Tasks 

  • Overseeing our Sunday School and Youth ministry, including encouraging parents / guardians in discipling their children, recruiting and training volunteers, coordinating the teaching programs, and teaching youth and children directly. 
  • Leading a Grace Group on a Wednesday evening, and attending roughly fortnightly leaders’ Bible studies on a Monday evening. 
  • Playing an active part in the full range of church activities - Sunday services, weekly Grace Groups (see above), monthly Big Questions evenings, termly “Book of the Term” discussions, twice annual Church weekends away, our annual “Sceptic’s Guide” week and occasional outreach events. As a member of the staff team, you will help to ensure the smooth running of all of these events, although specific responsibilities are shared out as much as possible. 
  • Depending on the candidate there will also be opportunity for leading and preaching in Sunday services 

General role and responsibilities 

  • Being a Christian witness in the workplace (Colossians 3:22-24) 
  • Being a Christian witness in the community in the course of your duties (Matthew 5:13-16) 
  • Praying for the ongoing ministry of Grace Church Greenwich, both in private and at the monthly church prayer meeting. 
  • Participating in the weekly Ministry Meeting, and other meetings as appropriate 
  • Contributing to our promotion of Christian standards in our ministry and working relationships and contributing to a culture of mutual Christian encouragement on the staff team (Matthew 18:15-17; Psalm 133) 
  • Taking an active part in the spiritual life of Grace Church Greenwich (Hebrews 10:25) 
  • Presenting the good news of Jesus to everyone both as a call to repentance and a source of spiritual sustenance for life. 
  • Using home as a place of private study, and if appropriate, as a place where you might host one to one Bible studies or offer hospitality 

Qualifications, knowledge and skills 

  • Literacy and clear communication in spoken and written English 
  • Computer literacy so that you will be able to use email, Slack (a messaging system that we use to communicate between staff members) Google calendar, Microsoft Word, and Klemi (our online Church management software) 
  • Ability to give clear instructions, and instruct and supervise others 
  • Confident telephone manner 
  • Planning and organisational skills 
  • Personal knowledge of and obedience to the Christian gospel 

Key behaviours required for success in the job 

  • Ability to maintain a consistent discipline of prayer and learning from God’s word 
  • Self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team 
  • Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines 
  • Honesty and integrity 
  • Servant-hearted attitude in line with scripture, sensitive to others. concerns and personal issues 
  • Patience and courtesy with the Church Family and the general public, especially when called outside of normal working hours 
  • Humility and the ability to admit mistakes 
  • Ability to travel easily to central Greenwich 

Key Contacts 

  • Rev. Dr. Andrew Latimer and Rev. Dr. Andrew Sach (Ministers) 
  • Mrs. Immy Dancer (Administrator) 

Opportunities

  • Growth in personal knowledge and training in the practice of ministry, through regular training and teaching received by all members of staff 

Further information from Grace Church Greenwich

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