Job vacancy: Children and Families Worker (full time position)

Children and Families Worker

Morningside Parish Church seeks to appoint a Full-time Children and Families Worker to assist with and develop existing and new initiatives in relation to –

  • Developing a Christian Education strategy in response to the varied needs of children and young people in the congregation and parish including
  • Co-ordination and hands-on participation in the provision of Christian education to children and young people
  • Visiting, befriending and seeking views of young families
  • Co-ordination of the provision of crèche facilities
  • Being involved with a well established Baby & Toddler group
  • Identifying short-term programmes of relevance and interest to children and young people
  • Liaising with existing youth organizations
  • Participating in Sunday worship and congregational events
  • Opportunity to be involved in developing adult Christian education programmes
  • Involvement with the local Primary School chaplaincy team
  • working with Minister and Pastoral Assistant

Applicants should have –

  • An active Christian commitment
  • Professional qualifications/experience in relevant disciplines e.g. divinity/social work /education
  • An enthusiastic and empathetic approach
  • A willingness to be a team player
  • Good communication skills

This is a 3-year appointment and it is anticipated that the salary will be in the range £24,630- £27,843

Further details if required from the Minister, the Very Revd Dr Derek Browning

 minister@churchofscotland.org.uk 

Closing date is 31st October 2018. Applications with CV and covering letter to be sent to 

 office@morningsideparishchurch.org.uk

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