We are looking to appoint a new Schools Coordinator to start in January 2024 (or potentially earlier) to coordinate our work with 2-3 schools. The successful applicant will also become Step’s main link person with the churches and youth workers in the locality of those schools. Their primary responsibilities in school are to develop relationships with staff and students, to book lessons and other activities and to lead and organise the volunteers in delivering the programme. The new worker would join the existing Step staff team of 10 and will report to the Step Director.
We are looking for a committed Christian who is dynamic, able to work independently and in teams, capable of leading, motivating and organising volunteers in a flexible and creative environment. They will also be willing to enthusiastically promote Step to school leaders, school staff and local churches. Our ideal candidate will have some experience of schools work and/or youth work, can demonstrate competence in a classroom, and has managed others.
The Application Form, Job Description and Person Spec can be found using the links below or you can contact Geoff Sutton (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. You would also be welcome to arrange a visit and discover more about the work of Step.
The application form should be returned to Geoff Sutton as soon as possible via the email above or by post (Step c/o Vineyard Church, 7 Brick Knoll Park, St Albans, Herts, AL1 5UG) along with a detailed covering letter explaining why you feel you are well suited to this appointment. The closing date for applications is Monday 11th December 2023 with suitable candidates invited to an interview. We reserve the right to close the application process early should a suitable candidate be found.
"Serving God with an amazing team, more like family than work colleagues, is a joy and a privilege. Seeing young loves changed for the better is a weekly occurrence -we really do live out the vision! Encouragement and challenge within Line Management in the right measure is enabling me to grow and be a better leader. I love working with the Step family and spending time with them in schools." (Charlotte)
"I love working for Step because of the amazing team, who are friends as well as colleagues, the incredible variety of the work and the privilege of sharing my faith to young people." (Geoff)
"Working for Step is brilliant, for all sorts of reasons. The team and the volunteers are inspiring, dedicated, faith-filled and caring. The students and teachers we get to work with are also amazing and I learn so much from them and finally the variety of things I get to do with Step always keeps me interested and developing as an individual." (Amy)