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Assistant Minister: Children and Youth

Church Hill Anglican
Location: Sydney CBD, NSW
Date advertised: 10th November 2021
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: Until a suitable candidate is found

We are seeking a gospel-hearted person to join our ministry team. The position is available from 1st January 2022, or as soon as the successful candidate becomes available. Church Hill seeks to ‘fill the City with Christ’s Gospel’ from our two centres: St Philip’s (York Street in the City) and Holy Trinity (the Garrison Church in Miller’s Point).

Our hope and prayer is to find someone who will bring passion and energy to the children’s and youth ministries of Church Hill, and under God see children and young people follow Jesus, as well as fostering a culture of deeper discipleship and training amongst all who are involved in the ministry.     

Role Summary

To assist Church Hill in achieving its mission of working towards filling the city with Christ’s teaching by coordinating and leading a Gospel-focused children’s and youth ministries.

The childrens and youth minister would work closely with, and report directly to the Executive Minister (Emma Collett).

Line of Responsibility

This role represents an important leadership position at Church Hill and will report to the Executive Minister (Emma Collett).


  • Plan, coordinate, execute and manage weekly Kids’ Church and Youth program on Sundays: 10:30am: 5 age groups (Creche, Toddler-Preschool; K-2, 3-6; High School); 4pm service: Creche/Toddler group
  • Development & production of all teaching curriculum 
  • Ensure all children’s ministry programs and leaders comply with safe ministry requirements
  • Recruit, train, mentor and mobilise all children’s and youth ministry leaders (includes management of roster for all children’s and youth ministry programs)
  • Plan and coordinate In-house children’s and youth ministry leader’s training
  • Create, develop and implement a Junior Leadership Program
  • Liaise with parents/guardians regarding all children’s and youth ministry matters
  • Plan programmes/pack/activities whilst children stay in the service during the NSW School holidays and involving the children in these services
  • Plan, coordinate and execute 4pm Christmas Eve Kids’ Carols Service
  • Plan, coordinate and execute Rivendell (annual whole-church weekend away) Kids and Youth Programme
  • Co-ordinate and teach one SRE class at Fort Street Primary (weekly)

For 2022

  • Plan and execute Friday night Youth Group
  • Plan and execute Church Hill Kids’ program for children at 4pm service at The Garrison

The above role would require working on some set days as follows:

  • All day Sunday – 10:30am Church Hill Kids and Youth; 4pm Church Hill Kids
  • Tuesday morning – Staff Meeting
  • Wednesday morning - SRE (Special Religious Education at Fort Street Public School)
  • An evening or afternoon Youth Group

Potential opportunities

  • Mid week playgroup
  • Annual Family Fun Day
  • Advocate for CMS mission kids

Expectations of the Candidate

  • A sense of call and a passion for working with children and youth and team members
  • Experience in Children’s Ministry
  • A current and verified Working with Children Check and up to date Safe Ministry Training
  • To complete a police check
  • Theological qualifications or presently enrolled in a course of study is preferable
  • A healthy EQ

Skills required for the role

  • A demonstrated ability to build teams
  • A proven ability to implement a strategic plan
  • Strong communication skills
  • An ability to work autonomously
  • An ability to relate strongly to both children and adults.
  • Creativity

Time Commitment

This is a part-time position, three days per week, ideally starting at the beginning of 2022.

In recognition of the candidate’s role in the ministry of the church, Church Hill will remunerate the position in line with the Anglican Church of Sydney’s guidelines for stipend and allowances of an Assistant Minister.

Please send your application, CV and the contact details of two referees to

Applications sought by Monday 29th November, although we will keep the position open until a suitable candidate is found.





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