Vacancies

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Could you help grow a bigger church and make a bigger difference?

Find all of our current vacancies across The Diocese of Liverpool here. You could be just the right person to join us!

We are a diverse and inclusive organisation that values creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to growing, nurturing and serving our community. If you are looking for a fulfilling career where you can grow personally and professionally, we encourage you to explore our job offers.

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Clergy Vacancies

Vicar (Part Time) - Blundellsands St Michael

We are a church which has been transformed by the Leading Your Church into Growth programme and we would wish to continue to build our church on its inspirational and motivational principles: welcoming young and old, encouraging a love of Bible reading and flexibly planning ahead under God’s guidance through widening our vision for his people in this place.

We are looking for a passionate and energetic vicar who will recognise gifts in others and encourage them to use them for God’s purposes and lead teams of volunteers to reach out to all ages and grow St Michael’s in the community.  We want a vicar who will lead us to a deeper love of God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

We are offering you a warm, welcoming and growing congregation who will support you both in prayer and practical aspects. We love to be actively involved in church services and events within and outside the church walls. We have a highly experienced PCC and team of Lay Readers, Church Wardens, Pastoral Assistant and Parish Administrator. We will be flexible in how you organise your week and know you need to take holidays and time off. 
This is a part-time post without housing provided and is equivalent to 3 days + Sundays.

Applications Close: 24th June 2024

Interviews: 23rd July 2024

For further details click here


Team Rector of St Luke in the City and Priest in Charge of Toxteth St Margaret

Serving a vibrant, growing and rapidly changing part of Liverpool city centre, this is a fabulous place to live and work. 

This newly configured post holds together the three existing churches of the St Luke in the City team with a new partner church, St Margaret of Antioch, representing a new collaborative way of  working. The Team Parish of St Luke in the City was one of the earliest experiments in creating a  larger single parish, when five historic parishes came together 25 years ago. Now the Deanery has embarked on the journey of exploring pastoral reorganisation to become a single larger parish under  the diocesan strategy Fit for Mission. It is expected that the postholder will be committed to this journey, and should be aware that this post may change to that of Team Vicar in a reconfigured larger parish in a 2-3 year timescale (all clergy currently in post will have the opportunity to explore  becoming Team Rector of the new parish). It will be important for the postholder to be willing to work in partnership with people of goodwill of all faiths and none as the churches serve their communities.

Applications Close: 4th July 2024

Interviews: 29th July 2024

 

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Roles at the Diocese of Liverpool

Housing Support Officer - St James House

The purpose of this role is to proactively manage and develop our day to day repairs and maintenance service. You will be a key liaison for clergy ensuring they are aware of progress on repairs and matters that affect their living feeding back their comments to the team. You will oversee and liaise with our agents who manage the lettings process.  

You will be part of a small dedicated close team to provide advice and support as we work to deliver a safe, warm, comfortable and sustainable home for the benefit of clergy.

Applications Close: 30th June 2024

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Project Administrator (Liverpool South)

We are excited to be part of a new project in the Liverpool South Deanery which seeks to bring together several Church of England parishes on many aspects of church life, change the way we organise ourselves at parish level, facilitate greater collaboration between congregations and streamline governance structures. The aim is to be more effective in providing more opportunities for people in the deanery to experience church and faith and for the church to serve the needs of the local community. This change project is called Fit for Mission.

In this exciting 18 month role, you will provide efficient administration support to the Liverpool South Fit for Mission Team Lead and Navigation Team who co-ordinate this local project. Exceling at creating new systems and championing clear communication, you will be responsible for the collection, development and handling of data, as well as overseeing the co-ordination of events and meetings. Familiar with traditional and modern communication strategies, you are a confident, flexible and professional administrator with an eye for detail.

For further details click here

 

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School Vacancies

Cover Teacher - The Deanery CE High School

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and confident Cover Teacher. We have a small team of Cover Teachers who play an essential role in the life of our school and are a valued part of our team. This position would ideally suit someone who has the ability to inspire and motivate children whilst being pro-active, calm and professional. It is important for our school that you want to contribute to the growth and development of every child and to meet their individual needs.

Applications Close: 21st June 2024

Interviews: 24th June 2024

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Cover Supervisor - The Deanery CE High School

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and confident Cover Supervisor. We have a small team of Cover Supervisors who play an essential role in the life of our school and are a valued part of our team. This position would ideally suit someone who has the ability to inspire and motivate children whilst being pro-active, calm and professional. It is important for our school that you want to contribute to the growth and development of every child and to meet their individual needs.

Applications Close: 21st June 2024

Interviews: 24th June 2024

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Headteacher - St Elphin’s CE Primary School 

The governors, staff and children of St Elphin’s CE School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher to continue our vision of providing exceptional standards of primary education in our caring Christian environment. Working with staff and governors the new school leader will be passionate and highly motivated to deliver our robust strategy of continuous improvement in teaching, learning and wellbeing in our ambitious and inclusive church school.

We are looking for a headteacher who has: 

  • A passionate commitment to develop children’s learning, setting high expectations for everyone to reach their true potential with an engaging curriculum. 
  • A desire to enhance the existing strengths of the school, bringing inspirational drive and enthusiasm for continuous improvement and to further develop its Christian ethos and values. 
  • A clear vision focusing on high standards, allowing everyone to flourish through a wide variety of teaching and learning experiences. 
  • Significant experience as a senior leader in a primary school setting, with a proven track record of effective and supportive leadership and management. 
  • The ability to lead, challenge, motivate and inspire, fostering collaborative working across other schools and extra-curricular links. 
  • Excellent communication, management and interpersonal skills; highly energetic and willingness to promote a strong team spirit. 
  • An open approach to the many school stakeholders including governors, parents/carers, church and community. 
  • Can demonstrate effective evaluation and reporting to drive high standards of attainment across the school. 
  • A track record in excellent safeguarding provision, welfare and wellbeing of children and staff.

Applications Close: 24th June 2024 9:00 am

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Deputy Headteacher - Trinity CE/Methodist Primary School, Skelmersdale

The Headteacher and governors of Trinity Primary School are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher who is a dedicated, enthusiastic and inspirational leader with a passion for improving the outcomes for all. We wish to appoint an outstanding teacher and dynamic leader who has the energy and vision to work with the Headteacher to drive forward improvements with passion and care for the community. The successful applicant will take up a full-time post with a 0.5 teaching commitment.

Applications Close: 6th September 2024

Interviews: 23rd September 2024

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Head of School - Ince CE Primary School, Wigan

From September 2024, the Governors of Ince CE Primary School are looking to second a leader to the Head of School role. We would like to offer this as a 2-term secondment to allow us the opportunity to appoint to this role permanently.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead a vibrant school with a big heart. You will be strategically supported and coached by an experienced Executive Headteacher.

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Roles at other related organisations

Parish Administrator (Part-time) - Team Parish of Litherland and Orrell Hey 

The Team Parish of Litherland and Orrell Hey is seeking to appoint a part-time Parish Administrator to work in our office building at St John and St James on Bailey Drive, Bootle.  The main responsibilities will include carrying out general administrative tasks, Parish Safeguarding, Hall Management and the administration of matters surrounding Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals. This is a new role and, as such, may be subject to change as new initiatives emerge and develop over time.

Applications Close: 21st June 2024

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Community & Engagement Worker - St Helens Parish Church

St Helens is a large town with a strong cultural identity, loads of potential and in a great position in the North West of England. The town centre is in the early stages of an ambitious programme of regeneration (sthelenstowncentre.co.uk), and the church’s central location is at the heart of the imagined ‘new’ town centre.  As the civic church in the town, St Helens Parish Church already has an active ministry with the council and town wide events.  As St Helens Minister, a vision is emerging of how we can build on these links and strengthen the mission and ministry here as the Church in the centre of St Helens. 

An important part of the vision for St Helens Minster is that the building would be open more for visitors, groups and those seeking help or connection. We already have a successful weekly community café and our vision is to build on its success and develop a unique offering of hospitality and welcome within the minster.  The Community Engagement worker will work alongside the Core team to develop the Christian vision of St Helens Minster, working to make Jesus known through strategic community engagement, working with existing ministries of St Helen’s Parish Church and developing new initiatives to share the good news of Jesus.

Applications Close: 12th July 2024

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Treasurer - Christ Our Hope Liverpool 

The treasurer’s role for Christ our Hope Liverpool plays an important part in helping to uphold the mission and ministry of the new parish.

We are looking for a volunteer with relevant skills and experience to monitor the Parish finances throughout the year, prepare and deliver reports to the PCC, and end of year accounts to the Charities Commission, and to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and guidelines. Support Services will resource the team with day to day finance administration. Together with the PCC, Local Leadership Teams and Gift-Aid secretaries you will encourage and promote the use of the Parish Giving Scheme, regular giving, digital giving, legacies, and wise and missional stewardship. You will be the Chair of the PCC Finance Sub-Committee, building a team who meet regularly and encouraging and helping the Finance Coordinators of each church or worshipping community.

For further details click here 

   

Roles at Liverpool Cathedral

Choral Scholar - Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral are inviting applications for the position of Bass Choral Scholar to join our music team.  This role is ideal for outstanding gap year, undergraduate or post graduate students. However, all applications will be considered equally.

As our Choral Scholarship programme is funded mainly by the Francis Neilson Trust (our fund for furthering the musical development of choristers and former choristers during their childhood and early adult years) we strongly encourage applications from applicants aged 18-25. However, in some circumstances, applications from older ages will be considered.

The appointments are from September 2024 to August 2025 with the option of a further year if progress is satisfactory.

An enhanced DBS application will be required for these roles.

Applications Close: 30th June 2024

Interviews: early July

For further details click here

 

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