The Good Shepherd Mission, Bethnal Green
Location: London
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Children & Youth, Church Related
Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Closes: Open-ended

Early Years, Children and Families Worker

The Good Shepherd Mission, Bethnal Green

Aim to advance the Gospel mission of the Good Shephered Mission (GSM) fellowship by enabling volunteer teams and connecting with mission partners to evangelise and disciple local children (early years to year 6) and their families.

Qualifications for the Role
– Demonstrated ability to talk about Jesus Christ and His saving works with both children and adults.
– Demonstrated ability to lead Bible teaching/study and upfront preaching to children and adults.
– Agreement with the GSM statement of faith and willingness to operate within our stated vision and values.
– Welcoming, friendly and approachable.- Proficient knowledge of current safeguarding standards and practices.
– Strict adherence to a high level of safeguarding culture throughout all GSM activities.
– People management skills including recruitment and management of volunteers, sensitivity to parents as well as group leaders, and managing expectations.
– Willingness and capacity to visit families.
– Networking abilities including linking with other local agencies eg schools, health and well being professionals/groups.
– Administrative skills including verbal and written communication skills.
– Familiarity with primary/early years curriculum and experience running an early years and/or children’s club either at GSM or elsewhere.
– Available on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Hours and pay: This is written as a part-time (24 hour) role paying £16,850 per annum. However, applications suggesting alternative hourly arrangements including full time (36 hours) based on other work and life circumstances are welcomed.

See attached full Job Description and Application Form.

Contact details for applications only
No contact from agencies or media sales please

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The Good Shepherd Mission, Bethnal Green

We are a welcoming church community based in Tower Hamlets.
17 Three Colts Lane
Bethnal Green
E2 6JL