Schools Ministry Co-ordinator

Schools Ministry Co-ordinator - Part-time Maternity Cover (15 hours/2 days) Autumn 2021/22

Contract Type

Part Time


SU Scotland

Full Job Description

We are a national charity, with activities taking place in schools, outdoor activity centres, and churches enabled by our 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. 

While our Regional Worker is on maternity leave, we are looking to maintain support for certain areas of that ministry. We are therefore looking for a candidate with experience of Christian ministry with children and/or young people in a schools setting; someone who has led teams of volunteers and is a confident communicator of Biblical truth with a wide age range of young people.

This post would be for an initial appointment of approximately one year at 2 days per week, ideally from 1st  September 2021 to 31st August 2022 on a salary of £9,378 - £10,010 per annum plus generous pension scheme.

It would involve the following responsibilities, in partnership with our Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire & Inverclyde Regional Worker, Jenny Hamill and our West Team Leader, Carol Baird:

  • visiting SU Groups to encourage and support both leaders and young people
  • recruiting and meeting new volunteers to equip and accredit them for working on SU teams
  • training and induction
  • promoting senior pupil events such as the Go Conference
  • promoting SU Holidays
  • keeping the opportunities and needs of SU ministry before supporters and churches in Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde
  • support and grow SU ministry in all parts of the region

Applicants must be able to work from home, with access to an office base in the area as regulations around office-based working allow. Some part time administrative support is provided from our Glasgow office.

It is essential that you able to demonstrate a commitment to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian. The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.   

More information and an application pack can be downloaded from our website: www.suscotland.org.uk/jobs

Closing date: Monday 6th August 2021                              

Interview date: Friday 20th August 2021

Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.

Scottish Charity No. SC01122


£9,378 - £10,010 per annum plus generous pension scheme

Closing Date

Friday, 06 August 2021