Mission Training Lead (Part Time)

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The Diocese of Leeds has a vision to see children, young people and their families growing confident in faith and fully involved in the mission and ministry of the church as it seeks to transform lives and communities.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Children, Young People and Families team proactively developing ministry and mission amongst children, young people and families across the diocese.

You will need to be highly motivated, an excellent team player and an advocate for children and young people with experience of both delivering training and children and youth work in a church setting.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • The post holder will work as part of the Children, Young People and Families team to engage in the development of missional Intergenerational Worship across the diocese, ensuring good practice.
  • Provide the Training Lead for the Children, Young People and Families Missional Toolkit
  • Working with the team leader and diocesan colleagues, to facilitate a community to support Messy Church groups to flourish missionally.
  • As appropriate, develop links with organisations specialising in Intergenerational Mission and ministry; including Messy Church, Jesus Shaped People, The Estates Network and various ecumenical links.
  • Co-ordinate the Children, Young People and Families Team engagement with Social Media
  • Support the Children, Young People and Families Team engagement with promoting Wellbeing and Inclusion for Children, Young People and Families.
  • With colleagues, promote and enable the widening of opportunities for young people’s personal and spiritual development, providing access for young people to local, regional, national Christian networks.
  • Contribute to up-to-date toolkit of resources for children and youth ministry for use by parishes, including on line resource links.
  • Promote good, inclusive and safe working practices in all areas of working.

A competitive package includes a competitive salary, flexi-time scheme, reimbursement of car and travelling expenses, an 8% non-contributory pension with an additional 5% matched contributions, hybrid working (50%), and 25 days’ (pro rata) annual leave plus bank holidays and four customary days a year (between Christmas and New Year).

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight 5 February 2023

Interviews: 21st February 2023

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Liz Morton, children, Young People and Families Team Leader on 07512 712290 or email liz.morton@leeds.anglican.org

(There is an Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010)

(A full DBS check is required for the successful candidate)

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Our Values

The Diocesan values, Loving, Living, Learning, are vital to the way we encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We aim to:

  • Love God, the world and one another.
  • Live in the world as it is, but, drawn by a vision of something better, we want to help individuals and communities flourish,
  • Learn when we get things wrong, by listening and growing together.

The Diocese of Leeds is proud to be a Living Wage Employer.

Leeds Diocesan Board of Finance (The Board) is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and the workplace and in avoiding unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the Board will ensure that recruitment and selection, training and development, and promotion procedures result in no job applicant or employee receiving less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, class or caste, religious belief or lack of religious belief (unless this is an occupational requirement), disability, trade union membership or non-membership, gender or sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, responsibility for dependents or being a part-time or fixed-term worker. The Board’s objective is to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities.

For clergy applying to this role, your Area/Suffragan Bishop must be informed of your applications at the earliest opportunity. Furthermore, you must seek a Diocesan Bishop’s Licence in order to be eligible for a new role, and please be aware that granting a licence is subject to a CCSL from your Area/Suffragan Bishop.

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