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, Walmer and Cornilo Benefice

We are looking for an enthusiastic priest to join our team in this newly formed benefice. You would:

  • work 3 or 4 days a week + Sundays (0.5-0.7 stipend)
  • be comfortable with traditional and new forms of worship
  • build on current initiatives in the benefice to bring the gospel to urban and country settings alike
  • actively contribute to generating ideas to promote spiritual growth in all age groups in the community

We offer our Associate Priest:

  • a welcoming church family and support of the Rector and ministry team
  • the opportunity to develop and nurture their own talents and gifts
  • a modern 4 bedroom house near to the charming town of Deal, ‘one of the best places to live in the South East’

Closing date: 29 June
Interviews: 18 July

Questions to: the Rev Seth Cooper on 01304 366605
Applications to: Louise Mills, louise.mills@archdeacashford.org

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: 24 June
Interviews: 18 and 19 July

Applications/questions to: Samantha Mann, PA to Archdeacon of Maidstone
Email: Samantha.Mann@archdeacmaid.org Tel: 01622 200221

Team Vicar, Seasalter St Alphege


St Alphege, Seasalter, situated within the North Kent coastal town of Whitstable, is a lively church which has grown substantially over the last 10 years. We believe in every member ministry and collaborative leadership and follow our calling to make disciples of Christ and grow the church of God.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is Spirit-filled
  • Has a passion for the Lord and God’s work
  • Has experience of growth in either a church or secular environmen
  • Is able to build on the solid foundations already in place
  • Has the ability to be flexible whilst maintaining strong leadership values
  • Has an appreciation of the diversity of Anglican worship

We can offer you:

  • A friendly, caring church family
  • The opportunity to develop our strategic vision
  • A day off that is prioritised and respected
  • Sufficient time and space for study, reflection and prayer
  • An experienced and dedicated team of staff and volunteers to lead
  • Life in the beautiful town of Whitstable!

Closing Date: 8 June
Interview Date: 2 and 3 July

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

IT Projects and Support Manager

Are you passionate about using IT to transform the way an organisation works to achieve its strategic objectives?

Do you have a strong track record of planning and delivering IT projects that make a real difference?

Do you have a sound knowledge and understanding of IT trends?

Can you “roll your sleeves up” and get alongside users to help them get the very best out of their IT?

We need someone experienced and creative to help transform our infrastructure and systems to be “fit for the future”. As well as managing day-to-day support, you will help to develop and deliver an IT/Digital strategy which supports our wider strategic objectives. This is a “hands-on” role which will need you to work closely with users to analyse their needs and develop projects and training to meet those needs.

This appointment is fixed-term for two years and will help us to develop our thinking on our future IT requirements.

Salary : £36, 102 per annum
Full Time – 35 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

Closing Date: Monday 14 May 2018
Interview Date: Friday 25 May 2018

Rector, Jersey, St Mary

His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor, seeks to appoint a House for Duty Rector

We are looking for a Priest who will minister to our congregation and community, who has a pastoral heart and who will work collaboratively in reaching out in mission to people of all ages.

We are a small community, able to offer a committed and prayerful rural congregation, a lovely house with a generous allowance package, including an honorarium.

For more information and an application pack, please contact the Dean of Jersey dean@jerseydeanery.je

Tel number: 01534 720001

Closing date: 21 May
Interviews: early June in Jersey

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

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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