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Officer for Ministerial Learning and Development


West Midlands


Ref: JN010165

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The Diocese of Lichfield is seeking to appoint a full time Officer to take our development programs to the next level. The new officer will be passionate about teaching and learning for all God’s people and will have oversight of diocesan training, including Reader Training, Continuing Ministerial Development for lay and ordained and other forms of training for Lay Ministry. We are praying for someone who will creatively develop our training provision in collaboration with the Vocations and Training team.


The main responsibilities are:

  • To oversee the training provision in the diocese.
  • To oversee and participate in the Diocesan Reader Training programme including liaison with our delivery partner, the Queens Foundation.
  • To co-ordinate and contribute to the CMD programme.
  • To oversee and participate in the delivery of other lay ministry training courses, including Pathways and Living Discipleship.
  • To develop training as appropriate and in particular
    responding to the changing times and the needs of lay and ordained ministers.


The successful applicant will be a passionate advocate for lifelong learning and the development of lay vocations and ministry in the life of the Church. They will be a licensed minister within the church (lay or ordained) and ideally will have a masters level degree (or higher) and proven ability in teaching both on-line and on-site. An ability and willingness to travel around the diocese and to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends and occasional overnights is essential. Lichfield Diocese is eager to be representative of the diverse communities it serves. Applications for this position are therefore particularly welcomed from under-represented groups.


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For expressions of interest or further information, please contact
Rev Dr Jeanette Hartwell


Closing Date: 8th June and Interviews: w/b 13th June


Closing date: 08 June 2022


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