Children’s & Youth Worker

Job Posted: 67 days ago

Available until: 18th Aug 2017

Key Features

Location:

North London

Job Type:

Part-time

Salary:

£20,000
Pro-rata

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Muswell Hill Baptist Church is a multi age, multi-cultural congregation based in North London. The church is a member of the Baptist Union / Baptists Together, The Evangelical Alliance and the London Baptist Association. We exist to worship and serve God. Working together we endeavour to introduce people to Jesus, demonstrate the transforming power of the Gospel, and encourage one another to grow more like Him. We are recruiting for a Christian Children's & Youth Worker.

The Role
Our current youth ministry is centred around the main Sunday service at 10.30. This consists of Creche - 0-3 years, Junior Church - 4-10 years, and ‘The Word’ - 11 years and above. • As Children’s & Youth Worker at Muswell Hill Baptist Church your role will be instrumental in our vision of bringing children and young people into a personal relationship with Jesus, to grow spiritually – whilst having fun and being confident in their faith.
• Bring vision and imagination to the leadership of the youth ministry. Identifying closely with the needs and aspirations of 21st century young people, you will be able to interpret God’s will for the ministry into an ongoing program that builds on existing strengths. This program will cover both Sunday and other events.
• Working closely with parents, church leadership and other members of the congregation, you will be instrumental in seeing this vision worked out in the church, working around and beyond the regular church service structure.
• Oversee provision of appropriate ministry for the youngest children.
• Understand the issues young Christians face in a secular society; seeking to equip them to live out their faith 24/7, through an inspired biblical ministry, prayer, worship and testimony.
• Developing meaningful, safe and mentoring relationships with Christian adults.
• Build the appeal of the youth ministry beyond the current membership, engaging with the wider Muswell Hill community and beyond.
• Responsibly comply with all government legislation regarding child protection and safeguarding, wisely working with compliance agencies. Desired Skills and Experience
As a Christian Children’s & Youth Worker you will be a practicing Christian, and therefore able to agree with the Evangelical Alliance Statement of Faith and the Muswell Hill Baptist Church Statement of Faith.
Muswell Hill Baptist Church welcomes applications from a wide range of ages, backgrounds and previous experiences, as we seek to identify the candidate the Lord would have us appoint for this role.If you think that you may be called to apply for this role, please send a summary of any relevant prior experiences, your education, background and a short statement as to why you feel this role is for you and your vision for the role. £20k + benefits pro-rata. This role is expected to take the equivalent of 2 days a week full-time. To comprise Sunday morning, with the balance to be agreed. The initial contract term is two years, this may be extended by mutual agreement.

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