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The Parish of Christchurch. Christchurch Priory, St George at Jumpers, St John at Purewell

Job Vacancies

Last updated Friday, 2 June, 2023

The Parish of Christchurch is looking for a committed, experienced and motivated person to be our new Children and Families Minister.

We are seeking a committed Christian to build on the previous post-holders’ work and continue to develop this aspect of the parish’s mission. The successful applicant will work with our existing team, liaise with local schools, and pioneer new ministry to children, young people and their families in Christchurch, in order to bring the Gospel to them, support them socially, and engage them in the children’s ministry at the Priory Church and at St George’s, Jumpers.

We are looking for: someone with previous experience of working with children and families; a team leader who is also a team player; a ‘self-starter’ with a flexible outlook and plenty of initiative, who is able to engage with others with sincerity, humility and humour, and who has a heart for evangelism in working with children and their families; has good communication, organisational and tech skills, can rise to the challenge of a diverse workload, and can work well under pressure.  


Hours:                   Full-time, 37 hours per week

Salary:                  £25,000 - £27,000 (depending on experience)

Closing date:        12 June 2023

Interviews:           tbc

Start date:            by arrangement


*There is a genuine occupational requirement that post holders are practising Christians. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

For further details, including Role Description, Terms and Conditions etc., please contact: