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

Job Vacancies

Last updated Monday, 12 April, 2021

Children & Families Minister Vacancy

The Parish of Christchurch in Dorset 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-holder’s work and continue to develop this aspect of the parish’s mission. We are looking for a committed, experienced and motivated person to 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 either the existing 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. S/he 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, i.e. 37 hours per week

Salary:                   £24,000 - £27,000 (depending on experience)

Closing date:        23 April 2021

Interviews:            7 May 2021

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: prioryhouse@christchurchpriory.org 

For an informal conversation about the post, please call Canon Charles Stewart on 01202 800888.