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Merton College Oxford


London and Home Counties

Ref: JN012605

Merton College is seeking to appoint an experienced priest to the post of Chaplain. This is a full-time post with a salary of £61,198-£70,918 p.a. plus allowances and an excellent benefits package including accommodation and free meals.


The Chapel dates back to the end of the 13th century and stands at the heart of the College as a witness to Christian worship over almost 750 years. Today the Chapel is home to a lively and diverse Christian community which continues this faithful offering of worship with daily services during term time.


The main duties of the post are to oversee a programme of divine worship and regularly conduct services in the College Chapel, oversee the provision of music in the Chapel, support the College’s livings and make a significant pastoral contribution within the College community.


The successful applicant will be an ordained priest of the Church of England or of a Church in full communion with the Church of England and will have a strong track record in the Anglican choral tradition, excellent leadership skills demonstrating a collaborative and collegial approach and experience in building external links with other faiths and communities.


The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars which also contain details on eligibility criteria and how to apply. These are available at about-merton/vacancies


The closing date for applications is: 12 Noon on Monday 5 August 2024


Merton College is an equal opportunities employer.


Closing date: 05 August 2024

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