School's and Children's & Young People Worker

Who We Are

The CROSS project is a Christian initiative supported by a broad base of churches in the Wakefield area. The Project was established in 1992 to serve secondary schools in this area. The project employs a small team of schools workers who support schools. They work with churches and other youth workers in Wakefield to present Christianity to young people in a relevant way, and offer support to young people in their school years. They do this in a variety of ways such as; Lessons, Clubs, Assemblies, Chaplaincy Work, Prayer Spaces in Schools, Year 7 Induction Support and Mentoring.


About the Role

Ecumenical Christian charity The CROSS Project and St Catherine's Church are recruiting someone:

  • With a love for Jesus, the gospel and the church.
  • Who will work in Primary and Secondary Schools.
  • Who can prepare and deliver RE Lessons, assemblies, lunch & after-school groups, one-to-one & group mentoring, girls/boys groups and chaplaincy work.
  • Who will engage in other one off exciting opportunities like Prayer Spaces in schools and Youth Events.
  • Who has scope for using individual talents and passions as well as focus on serving the schools' immediate need.
  • Who can be a ‘bridge-builder’ with a gift for befriending children and young people.
  • Who is able to relate the gospel effectively to those inside and outside of the church.
  • Who can further develop St Catherine's ministry to and with young people and families.
  • Who is a good team player.
  • Who will commit to being a worshipping member of St Catherine's.
  • Who will undergo an enhanced DBS check.


How to Apply

If you fit this criteria, please get in touch by emailing or calling 01924 215588.


United Kingdom

£17500.00 to £18500.00
Full Time
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