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Rector (House for Duty)

St Botolph, Cambridge




East Anglia


Ref: JN010288

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A unique opportunity to serve as the Rector of the ancient and beautiful Church of St Botolph in the heart of historic Cambridge on a house-for-duty basis. The Church has traditional and ongoing links with town and gown. It stands at the ancient Trumpington Gate of the city and maintains a commitment to welcome visitors, wayfarers and passers-by.


We retain a lively appreciation of the Book of Common Prayer, from which all of our services are taken.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • a commitment to the BCP not only for its language but as an inspiring vehicle for faith, belief, worship and preaching;
  • knowledge and appreciation of the place of music in worship and the benefits of a strong choral tradition;
  • an interest in people and a willingness to engage both the regular congregation and the 30,000 or so visitors each year from many different countries, faiths and cultures.

Further details are in the Parish Profile which can be found by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below and on St Botolph’s website at


Applications should be sent to the Venerable Dr Alex Hughes at


Closing date for applications: Friday 8th July 2022

Interviews on: Monday 25th /Tuesday 26th July 2022


The Diocese of Ely is committed to safer recruitment practices for people working or volunteering with children and adults and therefore this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).

Closing date: 08 July 2022


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