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Diocesan Director of Ordinands


East Midlands


Ref: JN009688

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Nurturing vocations to ordained ministry?


If this is something you’re passionate about then you could be our


Diocesan Director of Ordinands


The Diocese of Leicester is moving towards framework of Minster Communities, where discipleship, vocations and community discernment are key. The ministry of ordained clergy is vital to healthy parish ministry in the Diocese, and we are looking for somebody who can;


  • Lead and manage discernment to ordained ministry processes, ensuring a broad range of diversity, reflective of the diocese.
  • Be available to those exploring vocation and their local leaders.
  • Work to increase the number of candidates to self-supporting ministry
  • Support and develop pioneers and church planting curates.
  • Help ordinands transition to public, professional ministry


We’re seeking to be Shaped By God Together. If that appeals to you then why not find out more information about the role by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below.


Application pack available from:

Mrs Ellie Cox, Executive Assistant to the Bishop of Leicester,

Tel: 0116 270 8985 • Email:


Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 16th December

Interviews in Leicester: Wednesday 12th January 2022


This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure


There is an Occupational Requirement for the appointed person to be an ordained member of the Church of England.

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Closing date: 16 December 2021


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