Co-ordinator for New and Developing Ministries

  • Title: Co-ordinator for New and Developing Ministries
  • Salary: £32,924 - £36,687 per annum
  • Location: Edinburgh with regular national travel
  • Hours: Full time 35 hours per week, Fixed term post of 3 years duration
  • Closing date: Monday 5 February, 12:00pm
  • Reference number: 03/18


This role will work alongside local parties in a period of experimentation into Hub-style, and other new Ministries. With your thorough understanding, of the demands of ministry, and knowledge of the remit of the Ministries Council, you will co-ordinate an action research project investigating the feasibility and potential modelling for team approach to ministry across a number of parishes and relating to an identified set of presbyteries.

Using your analytical skills, experience in evaluation and exceptional interpersonal skills, you will liaise, support and lead on this project resulting in the writing and presentation of the final project report.

Additonally, you will be responsible for the responsible for continuing ministerial development, for the Church’s 275  Readers and over 100 Ordained Local  and Auxiliary Ministers.

Applicants are required to have a personal commitment to the Christian faith and engagement in the life of the Church (this is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010)

Interview date: 20th  /21st February 2018, in Edinburgh

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Church of Scotland is a charity registered in Scotland SCO11353