The post is a three-year contract and is based in Greenwich, London. We will consider candidates seeking part-time or a full-time employment. The successful applicant will be a committed evangelical Christian who upholds our complementarian ethos.
To apply, please email our Church Administrator email@example.com, detailing your
relevant experience and why you think you would be suitable for the role. Please include the
names of two people we can approach for a reference; ideally one would be your current church
leader, and the other would be somebody to whom you have reported in a previous job.
Starting salary: £30 500 per annum depending on skills and experience (or part-time equivalent
based on 42 hours per week). For candidates with significant expertise the salary can be discussed.
There is a probationary period of six months. At the end of the probationary period, pension
arrangements come into effect. The holiday entitlement is 30 days.
For more information about Grace Church Greenwich, please see our website. We subscribe to the ReNew basis of faith
- Teaching the Bible one-to-one, with a particular view to equipping and training women for various other roles within the church – leading small groups, teaching in Sunday school etc.
The hope is that your ministry would catalyse other ministries, as you help women mature in their faith so that they are better able to serve others.
- Leading a Grace Group on a Wednesday evening, or perhaps joining a different Grace Group
each week in order to support and train the female Grace Group leaders. Helping to equip
Grace Group leaders at Saturday training mornings three times a year, and at roughly
fortnightly leaders’ Bible studies on a Monday evening.
- Playing an active part in the full range of church activities - Sunday services, weekly Grace
Groups (see above), monthly Big Questions evenings, termly “Book of the Term”
discussions, twice annual Church weekends away, our annual “Sceptic’s Guide” week and
occasional outreach events. As a member of the staff team, you will help to ensure the
smooth running of all of these events, although specific responsibilities are shared out as
much as possible.
- Undertaking and co-ordinating pastoral work with and practical care of women in the
Church Family. This will include care of the sick, those in need or the dying and will require
visiting outside normal working hours and being on call outside normal working hours.
General role and responsibilities
- Being a Christian witness in the workplace (Colossians 3:22-24)
- Being a Christian witness in the community in the course of your duties (Matthew 5:13-16)
- Praying for the ongoing ministry of Grace Church Greenwich, both in private and at the
monthly church prayer meeting.
- Participating in the weekly Ministry Meeting, and other meetings as appropriate
- Contributing to our promotion of Christian standards in our ministry and working
relationships and contributing to a culture of mutual Christian encouragement on the staff
team (Matthew 18:15-17; Psalm 133)
- Taking an active part in the spiritual life of Grace Church Greenwich (Hebrews 10:25)
- Presenting the good news of Jesus to everyone both as a call to repentance and a source of
spiritual sustenance for life.
- Using home as a place of private study, and if appropriate, as a place where you might host
one to one Bible studies or offer hospitality
Qualifications, knowledge and skills
- Literacy and clear communication in spoken and written English
- Computer literacy so that you will be able to use email, Slack (a messaging system that we
use to communicate between staff members) Google calendar, Microsoft Word, and Klemi
(our online Church management software)
- Ability to give clear instructions, and instruct and supervise others
- Confident telephone manner
- Planning and organisational skills
- Personal knowledge of and obedience to the Christian gospel
Key behaviours required for success in the job
- Ability to maintain a consistent discipline of prayer and learning from God’s word
- Self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team
- Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines
- Honesty and integrity
- Servant-hearted attitude in line with scripture, sensitive to others. concerns and personal issues
- Patience and courtesy with the Church Family and the general public, especially when called outside of normal working hours
- Humility and the ability to admit mistakes
- Ability to travel easily to central Greenwich
- Rev. Dr. Andrew Latimer and Rev. Dr. Andrew Sach (Ministers)
- Mrs. Immy Dancer (Administrator)
- Growth in personal knowledge and training in the practice of ministry, through regular
training and teaching received by all members of staff