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Children & Families Minister

St Thomas with St Stephen Balham, London (Accommodation Available)
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Description of Job

The purpose of the role is to lead and resource our work amongst children aged 0-10 and their families – within the church and the community, including, where possible, the local schools.

Reports to:Vicar

Liaises with:St Thomas with St Stephen (STwSS) staff and volunteers

Base:Parish Office, St Thomas’, Telford Avenue, SW2 4XW

Working hours:37.5 hours a week. Weekly working patterns to be agreed, but to include Wednesday mornings in term time and Sundays. There is the possibility of reduced hours, but a minimum of 30 hours per week is required.

Renumeration:A salary of £24-29k per annum will be payable, dependent upon experience, with accommodation provided for a generously subsidised rent of £500pm. If you do not require accommodation a higher salary will be provided.

Holidays:5 weeks (25 days) including up to 6 Sundays, plus Bank Holidays (excluding Good Friday & Christmas Day when required which can be taken as “time off in lieu”)

Training:There will be the opportunity for the right candidate to engage with formal training in the Diocese of Southwark in the areas of Children and Families’ Ministry, Pioneer Ministry as well as Theological Education.

How to apply for this post:

To apply for the role please complete the Confidential Declaration and send the Application Form found at to Rev Sue Cooke ( by Monday 29th April 2024.

Interviews will be held on May 12th and 13th.

Start date– Summer 2024


St Thomas with St Stephen

Balham, London (Accommodation Available)

We are a lively Church of England church in a vibrant area of South-West London. We long to grow in our love and service for God, each other and the wider community of Balham, Streatham Hill & Clapham Park.

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