Children and Families Pastor Post

St Mary's Chipping Norton

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and faith-filled Children and Families Pastor (26hr/week part-time) to our supportive staff team (with a possibility of extending to 37hrs if needed, in combination with another part-time role).

In this rewarding role, you will oversee and develop our established Sunday ministries for children aged 0-11, strengthen our pastoral provision for their families, and - through running Minis (a Wednesday morning toddler group), becoming known in our church school, and working closely with other staff who are directly responsible for our strong outreach to families - encourage new families towards a life-giving relationship with Jesus.

  • Do you love working with young children and their families, and long to see them grow in their knowledge and love of God?
  • Would you like to lead within a church that is growing, full of opportunities and making a significant difference in our community?
  • Do long to see more families drawn into a new relationship with Jesus?
  • Could you grow, equip and train a team of willing volunteers?

If so, please click on link below to download a Role Description and Application Form 

Applications to be returned to: St Mary's Church Office, Church Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5NT, Telephone:  01608 646202. Email:

Closing date for applications:  noon, Monday 9th May 2022

Interviews:    Wed 18th May 2022 (tbc)

Start Date:   As soon as possible

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.

Click here for Role Description

Click here to download Application form

What's happening soon?

Connect Drop-in Tue 17th May The Parish Rooms More info
Minis Wed 18th May The Parish Rooms More info
Remix Fri 20th May Glyme Hall More info