Join the Team – Women’s Ministry Director (Melbourne)



City on a Hill began with a small team and a big vision to make a difference in our world for the glory of God.

Since our inception in October 2007, we have witnessed a special work of God's grace as He has united hundreds of men and women around the mission of 'knowing Jesus and making Jesus known'. In the past twelve months we have baptised scores of people and witnessed many give their life to Jesus for the first time. Today, City on a Hill meets across three sites in two cities with our first interstate church planned for 2016.   

While our story is characterised by constant change and growth, we have maintained a red hot commitment to Christ and His call on our lives in this generation. We are committed to raising up gospel hearted leaders, to build healthy churches, which will reach and serve cities with the gospel of Jesus.



City on a Hill is a community committed to five flags:

  1. Biblical teaching and training.
  2. Humble, courageous and sacrificial leadership.
  3. Communities of life, love and mission.
  4. Gospel growth.
  5. God-centred generosity.

These five priorities define who we want to be as a church. We want to cultivate disciples who embody these five flags.

The Women’s Ministry Director will complement and support the overarching vision and teaching at City on a Hill, with a specialised focus on the training and discipleship of women.

This role will commence as a 3 day per week engagement, which reports to the Executive Pastor at City on a Hill: Melbourne.



  1. Embodying City on a Hill’s mission to know Jesus and make Jesus known:
    • Serve as a role model for City on a Hill’s women, being worthy of imitation theologically, personally and relationally.
  2. Biblical teaching and training for the women of City on a Hill:
    • Oversight and teaching at midweek courses and seminars aimed at City on a Hill’s women.
    • Lead the discipleship of City on a Hill’s women through personally discipling women 1-1, and pioneering the recruitment, training and development of female leaders who in turn disciple other women.
    • Support and development of material within the ‘Training’ area for all of City on a Hill’s members.
    • Development of discipleship material.
  3. Strategic input into the City on a Hill Vision and Mission:
    • Share a leading voice in the strategic decisions of City on a Hill as they relate to women.
    • Actively support the pastors in ministering to the women of City on a Hill.
  4. Leadership amongst the City on a Hill community:
    • Be a visible leader within City on a Hill: Melbourne.
    • Active involvement in Sunday services through service leading and prayer teams.
    • Active involvement in our community, in Gospel Communities and community events.
  5. Pastoral care:
    • Provide support to the pastors, and the Biblical Living team, with hands on care and counsel for women.



The following skills and experience are deemed essential for the fulfilment of this role:

  1. Fulfill the qualifications of a deacon as laid out in 1 Timothy 3.
  2. The ability to teach and train 1-1 and through courses and seminars.
  3. Completion of a theological degree from an evangelical seminary or equivalent.
  4. Experience teaching the Bible to people from diverse backgrounds.
  5. Demonstrated ability to lead women in a Christian ministry context.
  6. Live a committed, prayerful, holy life of dependence on God in Christ.
  7. Have a deep love for Jesus, and a strong commitment to seeing lives changed by his gospel.
  8. The ability to lead, direct and shepherd a leadership team.

The following skills and experience are desirable in the candidate to fulfil this position:

  1. A post-graduate theological degree.
  2. At least five years experience in a similar role within a local church context.



The Women’s Ministry Director will be involved in select Melbourne and City on a Hill: Movement staff meetings, and meet regularly for oversight from the Executive Pastor.

The Women’s Ministry Director must be a mature disciple of Jesus who upholds our confession of faith, and is in joyful agreement with our theological convictions (available here) and cultural distinctives (more information available here).


To apply for the role please send your current Resume along with an Application Letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria to

Applications close 20th June 2016.

Author: City on a Hill
Published: 29 Apr 2016

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