Worship Lead

  • Youth & Children
  • Guildford

Diocese of Guildford

The Diocese of Guildford is looking for a dynamic and spirited Worship Lead to join our new Youth Catalyst Project Team. The Worship Lead will lead, facilitate, and train youth leaders and young people in worship at Youth Catalyst Project events.

The Youth Catalyst Project is a bold programme which seeks to enhance youth ministry by working with and in schools and churches across the Diocese of Guildford to double the amount of young people in faith by 2030.

Some of the Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leading, training and developing young people in worship, musical ability, and other relevant skills.
  • To work as part of the Team to deliver safe high-quality worship and training events that establish and deepen the faith of young people.
  • Support worship in schools alongside the rest of the Gathering and Social Media Team and the Pioneering School Chaplains.
  • Plan and promote the delivery of mission weeks in schools and towns across the Diocese.
  • Together with the Gathering and Social Media Team, play an active role in the design and delivery of digital discipleship and evangelism for young people across the Diocese.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for the full details of the responsibilities of the Worship Lead. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience in leading worship in different traditions.
  • Experience of teaching adults and teenagers in music and/or worship.
  • Have the ability to lead sung worship.
  • Have a broad awareness of trends in youth culture.
  • Have a good understanding of principles and practices of effective youth ministry.
  • A good understanding of safeguarding practices.

The successful candidate will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have their own vehicle as this position will require some travel around the diocese from time to time.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Competitive salary within the Charity Sector
  • Hybrid working
  • A 15% non-contributory pension/life assurance provision
  • 25 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Attractive open-plan office and surroundings at Church House Guildford with free parking

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send a detailed covering letter, along with your CV, outlining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification as detailed in the job description. Applications without a cover letter cannot be considered. Applications should be submitted through the following link: Job Openings (peoplehr.net)

This role carries an occupational requirement to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The Diocese of Guildford take our responsibility for the safeguarding of children and adults seriously. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.

We believe that diversity is a strength. We actively welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and identities, particularly those who identify as female, younger, of a UK Minority Ethnic/Global Majority Heritage, or disabled, as its essential that we reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Salary: 28,390 – 30,960

Closing date: 7th July, 2024 at 00:00

Interview date: 15th July, 2024

To apply for this job please visit thedioceseofguildford.peoplehr.net.