Job Details

Length: permanent
Type: full time
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Fundraising is required for this position and a fundraising goal met before start. Salary range is £35,887 – £49,361, dependent on experience.
Posted: 29 Apr 2024
Closes: 31 May 2024

Job Description

Niddrie Community Church, based in Edinburgh, work in collaboration with 20schemes Ltd. to recruit missionaries to live and serve in the schemes of Scotland. Church Planters will commit to serve long-term and plant gospel-preaching churches. Due to the nature of the role, there is a requirement to live in the community and be a member of the church at which you will be placed.

Location: Applicants may be required to work at existing church plants in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness, or any new locations established in Scotland.

Required Skills

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preaching, teaching, and leading worship
  • Develop a strategy for a church plant ministry, recruit and lead a team
  • Pastorally care for, support, and counsel individuals within the church and community   
  • Recruit, train, and co-ordinate work of church/plant teams 
  • Disciple believers and support discipleship relationships 
  • Establish new and maintain existing community contacts 
  • Conduct research to determine the needs of the community 
  • Oversee community events and outreaches 
  • Develop local and international partners for financial and prayer support 
  • Lead marriages, funerals and other special services where qualified

Desired Experience/Qualifications

  • Master of Divinity, BA Theology and/or pastoral experience
  • Experience working within a ministry context 
  • Experience working with people from complex backgrounds


This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks.

Occupational Requirement

An occupational requirement applies in terms of the Equality Act (part 1, schedule 9). This post requires the occupant to have a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord, and to believe that the Bible is fully trustworthy, in all that it affirms, and is the highest authority for faith and life in keeping with this statement of faith. These principles require to be applied alongside the professional skills required in this role.

To apply please ask for an application form by emailing [email protected].

CV’s submitted without a form cannot be considered as an application.

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