21 July 2014

Tom Jones

123 Fake Street

Pretendville 2000

Dear Tom,

ABC Baptist Church would like to offer you the position of the Associate Minister.

The terms and conditions, set out in the attached agreement. If you have any queries about these please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please review this agreement, sign the note of acceptance at and return to myself. An additional copy is enclosed for your records.


Peter Piper

Lead Pastor


Position title / Associate Pastor
Date of commencement / 1 September 2014
Location / You will be based from our church at 23 Blessings Drive Baptistville 2020
Term of employment / Part time position, 20 hours per week.
Salary / $40,433 p.a. pro rata i.e. $20,217
Duties and responsibilities / Refer to the attached Position Description
Superannuation / In accordance with the superannuation Guarantee charge currently 9.5% of Gross salary will be contributed plus an additional 2%.
Leave / Annual leave – 20 days per annum on a pro rata basis
Sick leave – 10 days per annum on a pro rata basis
Long service leave – Long service leave may be taken on a pro-rata basis after ten years continuous service although there is no entitlement to this. You are entitled to long service leave of thirteen weeks after fifteen years of continuous employment. Thereafter, you are entitled to a further four and one third weeks after every five years continuous service.
Note that you may be eligible to take part in the Baptist Association Long Service Leave Scheme.
Termination of employment / We may terminate your employment by giving the following period of notice (or payment in lieu) depending on service:
Period of continuous service / Notice period
Not more than 1 year / 1 week
More than 1 year, but not more than 3 years / 2 weeks
More than 3 years, but not more than 5 years / 3 weeks
More than 5 years / 4 weeks
We may terminate your employment at any time without notice if you are guilty of serious misconduct.
BUNSW policy / We have in place a number of policies and procedures, which you are required to comply with. These will be given to you for review.
Confidentiality / By accepting this letter of offer, you acknowledge and agree that you will not, during the course of your employment or thereafter, except with the consent of ABC Baptist Church, as required by law or in the performance of your duties, use or disclose confidential information relating to the business of the employer.

I, Tom Jones, accept the terms and conditions of this contract.

Signed: ______

Dated: ______