Vacancies

We understand the benefits of employing individuals from a range of backgrounds, with diverse cultures and talents. We aim to create a workforce that:

  • values difference in others and respects the dignity and worth of each individual
  • reflects the diversity of the nation that the Church of England exists to serve
  • fosters a climate of creativity, tolerance and diversity that will help all staff to develop to their full potential.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and ensuring that all employees, job applicants, customers and other persons with whom we deal are treated fairly and are not subjected to discrimination. We want to ensure that we not only observe the relevant legislation but also do whatever is necessary to provide genuine equality of opportunity. We expect all of our employees to be treated and to treat others with respect. Our aim is to provide a working environment free from harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form which may affect the dignity of the individual.

Associate Priest, Littlebourne & Ickham w Wickhambreaux & Stodmarsh

  • Four churches growing together in a new group ministry
  • Compact rural benefice near Canterbury
  • Identified growth potential in our Deanery Mission Plan
  • Growing population
  • Increasing lay involvement
  • Two successful church primary schools

We are looking for a prayerful pastor and leader for our team. There is a refurbished modern house available and 0.2 stipend. We would love you to read our profile and inquire further!

Benefice website: www.littlebournebenefice.com

Closing date: 8 May
Interviews: 4 and 5 June

Applications/questions: Jo Manser, PA to Archdeacon of Canterbury
Email: adcpa@canterbury-cathedral.org Tel: 01227 865238

Community and Mission Priest, Faversham

We are seeking an inspirational, mission minded, full stipend Community and Mission Priest to support and grow our new benefice of Faversham.
Focussing on building the kingdom, not maintaining the building.
We find God amazing – come share our joy and grow with us!

Closing date: 29 April
Interviews: 22 and 23 May

Applications/questions to: Sari Bishop, PA to Archdeacon of Maidstone
Email: sari.bishop@archdeacmaid.org Tel: 01622 200221

Personal Assistants to the Bishop of Dover

Employed by the Church Commissioners, the Personal Assistants to the Bishop of Dover will provide an efficient and reliable personal secretarial support service. Details of the posts, descriptions of the duties and how to apply can be found via the National Church website using the links below:

Please indicate on your application form the reference number for the post/s you would like to be considered for.  Whilst under separate contracts it is possible that the 2 part time posts can be undertaken by the same person.

If you have any questions about the roles please contact Sarah Marsden, HR Manager on 01227 459401 smarsden@diocant.org

Rector, Guernsey: St Martin

Our parish is:

  • rooted in God
  • committed to serve the community

We are excited by the opportunity to join in partnership with our Rector in God’s mission.

We are seeking a priest who will:

  • help us to grow as disciples of Jesus
  • lead us in a range of worship styles and introduce new expressions of worship
  • lead us in new ways of engagement in mission with the wider parish, building on the work already under way

We offer:

  • a proven willingness to embrace change
  • a thriving church community, open to new opportunities for mission
  • enthusiastic support from a large team of lay people committed to mission and ministry
  • financial stability

This advertisement cannot tell the whole story. Please look at our parish website,
www.stmartinschurchguernsey.org, where you will find the parish profile.

Channel Islands ministry – similar but fascinatingly different

Closing date: 26 March
Interviews: late April/early May

Explore this on the Deanery of Guernsey’s website, www.churchofengland.org.gg
If you are interested in this post, please contact: the Very Revd Tim Barker, Dean of Guernsey
(01481 238568 | 07781 166095 | deanofguernsey@gmail.com)

Rector, Castel and Cobo

Applications are invited for the ecclesiastical parishes of Castel and Cobo, which are co-terminus with the civil parish of Castel on the north side of Guernsey. The parishes include a variety of housing, some small businesses and some of Guernsey’s most beautiful coastline in and around Cobo Bay.

The parishes are ready for further initiatives for growth and for deepening their life, building links into the community and developing pastoral care.

It is expected that the Rector will also be the Safeguarding Lead for the Deanery of Guernsey.

Further information at www.churchofengland.org.gg

Closing date: 9 March
Interviews: 22 and 23 March

For an informal conversation, please contact the Very Reverend Tim Barker, Dean of Guernsey, on 01481 238568 or 07781 166095.

Associate Priest, Walmer and Cornilo Benefice

(0.5/0.7 stipend + house) Sundays + 3/4 days

If you are someone who:

  • knows the voice of the Shepherd
  • is confident in your own ministerial gifts
  • and enjoys collaborating with others

then our newly formed coastal benefice with mixed urban and rural communities needs you to take a lead role with the new Cornilo parish and it’s four village churches.

We really look forward to working with you!

Applications/questions to: Louise Mills, PA to Archdeacon of Ashford, Email: louise.mills@archdeacashford.org Tel: 01233 712649

Rector, Eastchurch with Leysdown and Harty

The Warden, Fellows and Scholars of Keble College, Oxford are seeking to appoint to the Anglo Catholic parish of Eastchurch with Leysdown and Harty a part stipended priest (0.2). These vibrant communities on the east of the Isle of Sheppey have the two church buildings at their heart. The newly appointed priest will assist in the churches’ outreach and be an effective preacher, pastor and teacher.

Applications and questions to: Sari Bishop, PA to Archdeacon of Maidstone
Email: sari.bishop@archdeacmaid.org    Tel: 01622 200221

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