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Spear Assistant Coach

Ipswich, Suffolk (On-site)
£23,400 pro rata
Part-time (24 hours a week)
Job description

About River Church

River Church Ipswich is an HTB Network church plant in the town centre of Ipswich, which launched in September 2021 and has already grown quickly into a thriving resource church. Our dream is to see Ipswich overflowing with life. Our purpose is to love God, love Ipswich, and love life. Our goals are to be Spirit-filled, people-empowering, fun-loving, and abundantly-living. Amy and Matt Key were invited by the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich to plant River Church, with a focus on reaching students, young adults, and young families with the good news of Jesus.

About Resurgo

At Resurgo, we believe that if we work together, we can transform society for the better. So, our mission is to inspire and equip organisations to bring about ambitious and sustainable social change - and we do that through our expertise in coaching and impact.  

Our flagship initiative, the Spear Programme, supports 16-24 year olds to overcome the barriers they face and thrive in employment. We also work with unemployed adults through Re-Work, and deliver corporate coaching to businesses through Resurgo Consulting.  

Our culture strives for excellence and fun. We bring both our professional heads and passionate hearts to work; we honour each others’ successes, encourage honest feedback, and go the extra mile when we need to.


River Church have partnered with Resurgo to launch a new Spear Centre in the heart of Ipswich. They are looking for a new Assistant Coach, to work alongside the Centre Manager, as part of the church team at River Church to deliver the Spear Programme, equipping and empowering unemployed 16–24 year olds to overcome barriers to employment and turn their lives around by moving into sustainable work or further education.


The important stuff 

Salary: £23,400 pro-rata

Hours: Part-time – 24 hours a week, 9.30am-5.30pm, 3 days a week with some evening and weekend work on occasion.

Location: River Church, Ipswich – the programme is delivered in person 

Contract: Fixed term, 3 year contract, with potential to extend or become permanent.

Closing date: We are interviewing on a rolling basis and might close the application early if we find the right candidate.

Application pack: Have a look at the Assistant Coach application pack for the job description and to learn how to apply. 

We particularly welcome applications from candidates whose ethnicities are underrepresented in the Church of England. We would welcome informal conversations with anybody considering applying for this position - details in the application pack.

Please email us your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to the email address in the application pack attached.

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Posted on: 09 November 2023
Closed date: 09 December 2023 at 23:59
Tags: Christian, Training

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