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New Worshipping Communities




West Midlands



£47,716 per annum TOTAL PACKAGE

Ref: JN008981

Job Description

35 hours per week. Monday to Friday with occasional early morning and evening work required; and very occasional week-ends


The Diocese of Coventry is seeking to appoint a full time Director of New Worshipping Communities.


Are you being called by God in a spirit of faith and adventure, to help us grow 150 new worshipping communities?


Do you feel called to go out into the Diocese and see God’s Kingdom come in areas which have not received the brilliant Good News of Jesus Christ?


With your vision and excitement, the Diocese will plant new churches, and fresh expressions, bringing more people to Jesus, in new and greater ways than ever before.


If this is you, then please continue reading this advert and the attached job description and person specification. You can also call The Ven. Barry Dugmore for an informal chat on 07487 578311


This post reports to the Archdeacon Missioner and is based in Coventry.


The successful applicant will be educated to Degree level or equivalent, have a theological qualification at a minimum of Diploma level, proven experience of being part of a leadership team that has led a church into growth through innovation, church planting or fresh expressions in or with the Anglican Church and have a proven track record of delivering projects or programmes that have involved significant change management and dealing with a variety of stakeholders.


A demonstrable understanding and commitment to the Mission of the Church of England, being called to proclaim afresh the Christian Faith in each generation is essential. It is therefore an Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9 part 1 of the Equality Act 2010) of this post to have a committed Christian faith.


The Diocese of Coventry is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents all aspects of the communities we are part of and welcomes all applications. Applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented within our workforce.


To apply for this role, please complete the application form and a covering letter addressing the following questions:

  • Please indicate tasks undertaken for the wider Church, e.g. synodical responsibilities at any level, diocesan committees and working parties served on, ecumenical involvement, or work for a Church voluntary organisation, and how you contributed to progressing their agendas.
  • What theological traditions have shaped your ministry and with which do you feel most at ease today?

Full job description and Person Specification are available by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below.


Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 29th March 2021

Interviews will take place at the Diocesan office or via Zoom depending on restrictions: 13th April 2021


Please send your completed application form and covering letter to:

Email: Simone King or Post: Simone King, HR Administrator, Cathedral & Diocesan Offices, 1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB

Closing date: 29 March 2021


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