Full-time £0-£28000 / year
Christ Church Balham (SW2 4HS)
Date posted: 31st January 2023
Application ends: 24th February 2023
CCB is an Anglican evangelical church in south London, made up of around 200 adults (largely families and young workers), and 60 children. We're looking for someone to oversee our team of 40 kids work volunteers, as well as our outreach to local families.
In partnership with the staff team and ministry trainees, you would be involved in: 1) Overseeing the Sunday children and youth groups - ensuring the leaders have established a teaching curriculum, providing training, sourcing material, offering feedback for leaders, and identifying potential future leaders. 2) Overseeing the weekly kids slots in our Sunday services - establishing the curriculum and helping to train teachers. 3) Overseeing Boppers and Blazers outreach ministries - organising, resourcing, training leaders and teachers. 4) Planning outreach events, such as the Nativity Hunt and Holiday Clubs. 5) Identifying, discipling and training up future leaders of the children's ministry. 6) Developing ways or using third parties to train and resource parents to disciple their children. 7) Receive continued training, development, and mentoring.
As a staff member, it is necessary for you to demonstrate: - Experience of, and aptitude in teaching the Bible to children, both up front and in a small group setting. - Experience of, and aptitude in training parents and adults in the discipleship of children. - Experience of, and aptitude in one-to-one discipleship of adults. - Ability to relate to a broad range of people.
We welcome applicants from a variety of church backgrounds, but you will be expected to teach and lead in accordance with the Anglican theology of Christ Church Balham, in particular the baptism of infants of believers and seeing children of believers as full members of the church. You will also be required to teach the Bible and promote the Christian faith in compliance with a complementarian evangelical theology. Further details about our doctrinal commitments can be found on the Christ Church Balham website, under "Our Faith" https://www.christchurchbalham.org.uk/who-we-are/