Diocesan Office Vacancies
Chaplain to the Archbishop in Jerusalem
The chaplain assists the Archbishop in his national and international responsibilities, the Diocesan institutions and the running of his office. It further entails working in close collaboration with the Dean of the Cathedral Church of St George the Martyr, with responsibilities relating to the Cathedral congregation.
The Chaplain is accountable to the Most Reverend Suheil Dawani, Archbishop in Jerusalem.
The current Chaplain leaves in May 2018. The start date is negotiable. The post is for 3 years, with an option to renew. There are annual appraisals conducted with the Archbishop. There is an initial review after one month and a full appraisal and review after three months.
For further information relating to the role of Chaplain, please contact the Archbishop in Jerusalem’s office at the address given in the job description below.
Organist, St Mary the Virgin, Essendon, Herts
An organist is urgently required to play for services in this church, which has one Sunday service a week. Essendon is one of a group of five rural churches and sometimes the Essendon organist may be asked to play at other group churches in conjunction with the other organists.
Organist, Parish of Bengeo, Hertford
The parish stands in the Broad (Central) Anglican tradition. The principal Sunday service is the 10am Parish Communion with a small robed choir.
Essential: The ability to accompany the choir and congregation with sensitivity. To extemporise in liturgy. A reasonable knowledge of organ repertoire. The ability to work as part of a team.
Duties: Attendance at the choir rehearsal each Sunday at 9.15am, and Parish Communion at 10am. Playing at services on high days and holy days, notably during Christmas and Easter periods. Optional playing for weddings, funerals etc. (10–15 services a year)
Holy Trinity Church (1855) has a two manual Walker organ. St.Leonard’s Church (1120) Grade I listed church, open during summer. It has a new chamber organ built by Peter Collins.
An annual contract of £4,000 is offered. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to the Vicar, The Revd Robert Thompson by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01992 413691 for general enquiries.
Part-time Youth Worker, Christ Church St Albans
Christ Church in St Albans are looking to appoint a part-time Youth Worker who will be passionate about leading their 11-18 year olds and inspiring them to be all that God created them to be. They are looking for a leader who relates well with young people and able to build relationships with them in church, community and local secondary schools.