St Mark’s Academy

St Marks Church Coventry | Coventry, UK

Description of Job

St Mark’s Academy takes exceptional young people and seeks to develop them into exceptional leaders – prepared to plant churches and change cities.

Year 1
The Year 1 programme looks to develop applicants to become assistant ministry leaders in their area of specialism, with a heart for mission and church planting

It provides formal training that focuses with 3 strands: Character (Disciplines, Self Awareness, Personality Profiling, Emotional wholeness), Skills (Workplace skills, Generic Ministry skills, Ministry specific skills) and Knowledge (Bible overview, Thinking theologically, Mission and Church Planting).

Each candidate will specialise in a particular area of ministry: Kids, Youth, Students, Worship, Production, Operations or Creative ministries. Mentors and comprehensive pastoral support is also provided.

The programme is free, covering all expenses, conferences and training – and runs for 3.5 days a week incl Sundays, for 3 terms Sept 2020 to July 2021 inclusive. Candidates are encouraged to find jobs for the reminding time to support their living expenses.

Year 2
The Year 2 programme looks to take exceptional year 1 graduates and to train them to become ministry leaders in their area of specialism, ready to become part of a church planting team.

Our Year 2 programme builds on the training provide in year 1. The ‘character’ strand focuses on leading self and others, the ‘skills’ strand on leadership development, and the ‘knowledge’ strand on mission and church planting.

As in year 1, successful candidates will specialise in a particular area of ministry.

The programme is paid at a salary of £10,000 as well as expenses, conferences and training – and runs for 3.5 days a week incl Sundays, for 3 terms Sept 2020 to July 2021 inclusive. Candidates are encouraged to find jobs for the reminding time to support additional expenses.

Please note – whilst the year 2 programme is primarily focused on developing year 1 graduates – applicants who have worked in other churches for 6months+ (paid or voluntary) are eligible to apply. Please email office@stmarkscoventry.org for full job description and application.

To apply, please complete the application form and send to office@stmarkscoventry.org. Application closing date is 8th July.

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Employer

St Marks Church Coventry

St Mark’s is a city centre resource church, planted through the HTB network from Gas Street Birmingham, in October 2017. The church has grown significantly to around 275 people including many young people and students. St Mark’s is poised to move on to the next stage on its journey, particular into church planting.

As a church plant we have huge potential to design the church from the bottom up, unencumbered by history or tradition, to focus on the mission of the church – to see people find find faith, be set free, and Coventry flourish.

Location
Coventry, UK
Website
https://www.stmarkscoventry.org/