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Canon Treasurer

Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and the Cathedral Church for the diocese of Canterbury; it is also a World Heritage Site and a place of pilgrimage.  It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the chief resource of his diocesan and international ministry.

The Chapter of Canterbury is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the Cathedral.  The Chapter comprises the Dean, the Residentiary Canons, the Receiver General and four additional persons appointed by the Archbishop.

The appointment of Canon Treasurer incorporates two commitments:

  • Residentiary Canon

Fundamental to the role of the Chapter of Canterbury is a common commitment to the worshipping life of the Cathedral.

  • Canon Treasurer

Our major Heritage Lottery funded project has encompassed not only restoration matters but has also developed visitor resources. As this project draws to a close, the Chapter has great ambition to extend what we do. This means that we have to be more effective and imaginative in the delivery of our services. The Canon Treasurer will be key to assisting in the development of the detail of the Strategic Operating Plan in line with what we offer to those who journey here.

Applicants will be committed to the mission and daily worship of Canterbury Cathedral and to the collegial ethos of the Chapter, have a strong track record in Christian adult learning and teaching and be experienced in line management and administrative skills. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

This is an Archbishop’s Appointment.

For informal enquiries and to request an Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form, please contact Alison Brookman, Head of Human Resources at: recruitment@canterbury-cathedral.org or by calling 01227 862744.

The full job description is available here

The closing date for this post is: Sunday 7th October 2018

Interviews are expected to take place: 23rd and 24th October 2018

Thank you for your interest in this position and in Canterbury Cathedral.

Canon Missioner

Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and the Cathedral Church for the diocese of Canterbury; it is also a World Heritage Site and a place of pilgrimage. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the chief resource of his diocesan and international ministry.

The Chapter of Canterbury is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the Cathedral. The Chapter comprises the Dean, the Residentiary Canons, the Receiver General and four additional persons appointed by the Archbishop.

The appointment of Canon Missioner incorporates two commitments:

  • Residentiary Canon

Fundamental to the role of the Chapter of Canterbury is a common commitment to the worshipping life of the Cathedral.

  • Canon Missioner

The Canon Missioner holds a significant and important role at Canterbury Cathedral. As our major Heritage Lottery funded project draws to a close, we have developed our visitor services as well as managed some key conservation projects. The Chapter has great ambition to extend what we do. This means that we have to be more effective and imaginative in the delivery of our services. The Canon Missioner will oversee the mission and outreach of the Cathedral, engaging with wide groups of people – Pilgrims, worshippers, staff, local communities, congregations, visitors – to develop key connections and to share with all our mission ‘To show people Jesus’.

The Canon Missioner will be committed to daily worship and share in its central leadership, will take the lead in pastoral care and mission, and work with the Chapter through meetings and personal contact to further its work.
Applicants will be committed to the mission and daily worship of Canterbury Cathedral and to the collegial ethos of the Chapter, have a strong track record in Christian adult learning and teaching and be experienced in line management and administrative skills. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

This is a Crown Appointment.

For informal enquiries and to request an Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form, please contact Alison Brookman, Head of Human Resources at: recruitment@canterbury-cathedral.org or by calling 01227 862744.

The full job description is available here

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Sunday 21st October 2018

Interviews are expected to take place on: 31st October and 1st November.

Thank you for your interest in this position and in Canterbury Cathedral.

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