Current Vacancies 

Early Years Worker

St Andrew’s, Rugby

 

Part-time: 8 hours per week, one year fixed-term contract

 

Role Description: 

Organise and facilitate groups for Baby drop in and Little Fishes Toddlers.

 

  • Resource and support parents attached to these groups either face to face or by email, phone, etc.

  • Support the work of the Children and Families Minister, working flexibly with her in the Covid environment to address our early years needs.

  • Resource and maintain the open children’s area in church, welcoming, liaising with and supporting families using the area.

  • Be part of a planning group for programmes and resources that support families in the nurture of children’s spiritual journey

  • Report regularly to the Children and Family Minister as line manager.

 

Person Specification:

 

Essential:

Due to the nature of this role there is a requirement to have a good understanding of the Christian faith.

 

  • Ability to be able to get alongside people and build relationships

  • Non-judgemental and inclusive attitude and approach

  • Understanding of the importance of play

 

Desirable:

  • Some understanding of Godly Play approach

  • Previous experience of Children’s Ministry within a Church setting

 

Skills:

  • Demonstrate and create openness in groups

  • Be confident in leading and facilitating groups.

  • Be able to work and co-operate with others

  • Demonstrate some qualifications in Early Years work

  • Demonstrate some basic social media IT skills

  • Demonstrate some awareness of the spiritual needs of children and their families

  • Awareness and understanding of safeguarding implications of the post and an ability to act accordingly to the church policy.

DBS

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

 

We are seeking to appoint from October 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.