1. Applicants for SRE teaching need to be deemed suitable by the SRE Coordinator and approved by a Lakes staff member. They should:
a. have a personal faith in Jesus;
b. be actively growing in their faith through regular attendance at church and a Growth Group;
c. understand and have the ability to communicate the basic tenets of the Christian faith;
d. display character traits necessary to engage children and/or teens in lessons from the Bible;
e. be committed to ongoing review, training and development.
2. Submit their Working With Children Check number (including name and date of birth) and have it cleared by the church office.
3. Have completed the Safe Ministry Leader Training at The Lakes within the last three years.
4. Meet with the church SRE Coordinator to cover initial training (Department of Education Code of Conduct, social media policy, child protection, knowledge and age appropriate delivery of the curriculum and use of classroom technology) and a plan to complete yearly ongoing training (up to date child protection, classroom management strategies and implementation of the curriculum).