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Sports Mission Pioneers, Scripture Union

Scripture Union are seeking 3 new Sports Mission Pioneers to develop quality and sustainable sports mission programmes in low-income, underserved communities in line with the Revealing Jesus mission framework in North East of England, The Valleys (Wales) and London. However, other areas of low-income communities will be considered.

3 x Part-time, 0.5 FTE | National | 2-year, Fixed-term Contract | £22,000 pro rata, £11,000 per annum

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a deliverer of sports and physical activity in low-income communities.
  • Have solid judgment of sports ministry and / or sports ministry impact.
  • Have insight into the impact of sport on children and young people, be a passionate advocate, an excellent practitioner, and a capable communicator.
  • Be able to influence networks, shape opinion, challenge apathy and inspire creativity.
  • Be self-disciplined, able to organise and prioritise their own workload, and manage multiple projects.
  • Be able to visualise and work towards long-term goals.
  • Be someone who is open to and comfortable with different traditions, styles and expression of spirituality, prayer, and worship, and has a growing familiarity with and understanding of the Bible.
  • Have a total commitment to God and is a Christian disciple.

If this describes you, and you are in agreement with the aims and beliefs of Scripture Union, then we would like to hear from you. To apply for this role, in the first instance please send your CV and a covering letter (by email) to our HR Officer, Adelaide Nketsia. We will contact shortlisted candidates to ask them to complete an application form ahead of interview.

For more details or to apply, please visit the Scripture Union website.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Adelaide Nketsia, HR Officer on 01908 856126, or e-mail

Closing date:           9th June 2022

Interview date:       22nd June 2022