Friday, 16 December 2022 10:38

Interim Priest-in-Charge of St Thomas Becket Chapel-en-le-Frith

Come and join us in the beautiful Peak District! This parish, known as ‘The Capital of the Peak’, is on the edge of the Peak District National Park and located to the north of the market town of Buxton. It is part of the Peak Deanery.

                                         This is an interim, fixed term, post for 3 years.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is a transformational, collaborative and innovative leader
  • is energetic, enthusiastic and strategic in seeking to develop a future vision in conversation and partnership with surrounding parishes
  • has experience of managing change and can lead through pastoral reorganisation
  • can communicate and teach the Christian faith effectively and attractively to all ages and diverse social and economic backgrounds
  • is committed to developing and resourcing the laity to grow the kingdom of God across our parishes
  • has a heart for children and young families and an experience of working well with schools and other organisations
  • is outward-facing, community-focused, and will minister in a way which is visible and accessible

We can offer:

  • Modern four-bedroom accommodation in Chapel-en-le-Frith
  • Welcoming and supportive congregation
  • Good local schools at both primary and secondary level
  • A place of outstanding natural beauty in which to live and work

Enquiries and expressions of interest to: Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales' office: ellie.ballard@derby.anglican.org 

For further information, please use the links below:

Bishop's Letter

Parish Profile

Job Specification

Application Form

Closing date: Noon, Friday 17th March

Interviews: Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th April

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