Full-time £50000+ / year
LDN Holidays (EC4Y 1AA)
Date posted: 14th April 2023
Application ends: 10th May 2023
This role will involve leading a team to support and resource Christian teachers and ministry in schools across London, equipping a large volunteer team to run residential events for young people during the holidays and leading LDN at a time of change.
This is an exciting time of change for LDN and so this role will involve both leading the current LDN work and also taking a lead in shaping the future direction of LDN. Leading the LDN Work: - Praying for the work of LDN and people in schools connected with it. - Pastoring and leading the LDN Staff Team - Planning and leading Camps and other residential events throughout the year including leading the spiritual programme on these events - Visiting schools to support Christian work in those schools and develop links with LDN holidays - Encouraging personal friendship with Jesus by teaching the Bible as required through talks and Bible studies - Working with the Advisory Group (made up of teachers, parents & leaders) to get input from parents, teachers, leaders and other supporters of the LDN work - Developing gospel partnerships with Christian parents, local churches and other Christian organisations - Training Volunteer Leaders to lead camps and be involved in schools and wider gospel ministry - Identifying and nurturing emerging Leaders at school and university levels - Overseeing compliance with the Trust's policies including the Safeguarding Policy and promoting and modelling best practice in these areas - Developing partnerships with Headteachers and senior staff through individual contacts and networks - Sitting on the Executive Committee of the Titus Trust Leading strategic discussions about the future of LDN: - Working with the Trustees, (often through the Link Trustee(s)), on the development of the strategic direction of LDN - Consulting with church leaders, teachers, parents and other stakeholders to ensure the future direction of LDN meets the needs and opportunities in London - Planning and implementing agreed changes to structures and ways of work in conjunction with the trustees - Leading LDN and in particular the staff team through the agreed changes.
Core Traits - seeking to grow in Christ likeness through a commitment to personal prayer, Bible study and integrity - a style of Biblical leadership characterised by the Titus Trust Values and shaped by grace, gentleness, humility and servant-heartedness - experience of and sympathy with conservative evangelical convictions and practices regarding the equality and differentiation between men and women in life and ministry - a heart for reaching young people with the gospel and for discipling them towards maturity - an understanding of the importance of working in partnership with others across London - an ability to cast a vision and draw others into it - an openness to change and a willingness to lead others through a time of change - actively involved in the ministry of the local church - an awareness of the Trust's commitment to safeguarding and a willingness to safeguard others Skills/Capabilities - proven track record of leading volunteer teams - an ability to understand current attitudes in schools and young people so that the gospel can be presented shrewdly with no unnecessary offence. - faithful and engaging teacher of the Bible - competence in administration and in IT skills - ability to manage staff well - willingness to work in partnership with trustees and with other staff across the Trust Qualification/Experience (desirable) - experience of management in ministry or school setting - experience of developing and implementing strategic plans - experience of schools/youth ministry - formal theological education or equivalent
For further information and for an application form please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about LDN can be found at ldnholidays.org