Children and Families Worker | St Mary Magdalene with St Leonard's, Newark


St Mary Magdalene with St Leonard’s offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team in a unique context. Working according to our Diocesan vision ‘Growing Disciples Wider, Younger, Deeper,’ we seek to significantly increase the number of people who are part of the worshipping communities in our parish.

The purpose of this role is to mobilise a team of lay volunteers to create and deliver fun, engaging, and spiritually deep spaces for children to grow as followers of Jesus Christ. The role will also involve engaging with families as whole units, developing outreach opportunities and links with local schools.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, creative person, with a vibrant and contagious Christian faith.
This is a half time role. (Salary £18,750-£25,000 pro rata). The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

We are also advertising for a Youth and Families Pastor and would welcome applications combining two of the roles.

References will be requested if you are shortlisted.

To apply, please complete the application form and send with a covering letter to

Closing date for applications: 5pm Tuesday 18th February. Interviews to be held on Wednesday 4th March.

Please find below the job description and application form for the role, available to download.


St Mary Magdalene with St Leonard's, Newark
The Parochial Church Council of St Mary Magdalene with St Leonard's looks after the day to day business of our two town churches.