This is a new and pioneering role for a spiritually mature, Christian woman to lead and develop the women’s ministry at St Peter’s, Notting Hill. The Women’s Pastor would assist with the discipleship, pastoral care, mentoring and training of women at the church.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Praying for the women of St Peter’s Notting Hill.
- Providing pastoral care to the women of St Peter’s.
- Helping women to work out their Christian faith in all aspects of their lives.
- Supporting, equipping and coordinating other women in the church family who are involved in the pastoral care of women (e.g. female Life Group leaders).
- Reading the Bible one-on-one with women, including those new to the faith.
- Encouraging women in evangelism and mission – training and helping them to live for Christ and speak of him to others.
- Conducting training sessions in pastoral work for women at St Peter’s.
- Leading the Women’s Ministry in strategic development and practical administration.
- Assisting the current Women’s Committee in organising events for women, with the opportunity to plan outreach and mission opportunities in the future.
- Playing a significant part in the ongoing formation and growth of the church family.
- Opportunities for leading and preaching at Sunday services (if desired).
- Drafting a policy document to cover the values / principles of the Women’s Pastor’s role in how they will conduct their ministry work, and have it approved by the Church Council.
- Set and agree an annual budget with the Finance Committee of the Church Council.
- Prepare written reports on a quarterly basis regarding your work to the Church Council.
The role is part-time - it can either be 2 or 3 days each week, with a salary of £30,000 - £34,000 pa pro rata. So £12,000 - £13,600 pa for 15 hours a week or £18,000 - £20,400 (based on a FTE of 37.5 hours).
Note that all applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. We are unable to sponsor applicants for this post.
There is a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 that the postholder be a committed Christian with a living faith and is committed to the vision and values of St Peter’s, which includes agreement with the CEEC Statement of Faith.
For further details, please check out the full job description here.
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to: Rachel Foster, Chief Operating Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org The application deadline is Thursday 7 December.