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We are looking for an outstanding Mission Coordinator, Children and Young People to work full time with a small, professional team, committed to working with Diocesan Education Commissions, Parish Coordinators (Local Secretaries), Headteachers, RE Coordinators and chaplaincies in southern dioceses to help grow an understanding of the theology and impact of mission in the world.

Missio ignites God’s love by helping local missionaries to work alongside global communities that are poor or in need, regardless of their background or belief. We work with some of the poorest communities in the world to create a vibrant Catholic Church for the future.

The role is responsible for developing an understanding of mission in primary and secondary schools and nourishing prayerful support for overseas mission to learn the effect of life-giving faith on communities. It requires someone who can demonstrate achievement and a real love for communicating the hope of the Gospel to young people in this environment.

The role may be home based or will blend working at the office of Missio, 23 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1NU, a short walk from Victoria Station in central London, and working from home, subject to location of the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support teachers, catechists and parents to create an environment where children and young people are able to respond to their call to be missionaries of God’s love.
  • To build affirming relationships with Head Teachers, RE Coordinators, Parish Coordinators (Local Secretaries), Parish Priests and across allocated dioceses.
  • To work in close collaboration with Missio Community Fundraising Coordinator’s to ensure that outreach activity is joined up.
  • To prepare mission-focused educational materials, which are catechetical, and support Catholic school curricula.
  • To ensure that materials are compelling to children and young people and provide ready to use structured lesson support for teachers.

Salary: up to £38,000, subject to experience

Closing date for applications: 16 July 2021

Interviews will be held wc 27 July 2021 by Teams, with a subsequent face-to-face second interview at a mutually convenient date.

Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download the Job Description, or for further information please contact: recruitment@missio.org.uk

Applicants must confirm their right to work in the UK and forward a full CV and covering letter illustrating their skills and motivation for this role to: recruitment@missio.org.uk

For more information about working with Missio, please contact: recruitment@missio.org.uk