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Children’s Ministry Coordinator

St John's Anglican
Location: Darlinghurst, NSW
Date advertised: 4th January 2022
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: When position is filled

Desired Start Date: February 1, 2022

General Description

St John’s Darlinghurst is growing, especially with young families with children. We are overjoyed by this! Therefore, we’re looking to hire a paid children’s minister to help us disciple children and to develop and have oversight over the children’s ministry team. The Children’s Minister reports to the rector.

This position is part-time: 8 hours per week (1 day per week).

Responsibilities

  • Oversight of all children’s ministry at the Sunday morning (10:00am) service, including planning, preparation, and delivery of lessons
  • Oversight of children’s ministry at other church events held at other times through the year (such as the church weekend away, etc)
  • Input into the overall strategy of Children’s Ministry at St John’s
  • In partnership with the pastoral ministry team, care of a small team of volunteers
  • Oversight of scripture teaching at the local primary school (this will take about 2 hours per week)

Qualifications

  • Mature Christian faith.
  • Godly lifestyle and healthy relationships.  
  • Competence leading children’s ministry programs
  • Passionate about prayerful, careful, godly discipleship of children
  • Assertive, aware, and proactive leadership skills.
  • Competent, trustworthy and respected by others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Concern for and demonstrated ability to lead, equip and empower volunteers.
  • Graceful willingness to solve problems (rather than simply identifying them).
  • Current Working With Children Check.
  • Current Safe Ministry Training (or willingness to complete the training prior to beginning in the role).
  • Theological education would be beneficial, but not essential

Questions or expressions of interest: Contact the rector, Matthew Wilcoxen via mattwilcoxen@stjohnsanglican.org.au or 0423 771 761.

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