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Wollaston Theological College, Anglican Diocese of Perth

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Permanent

Location:

Australia

Ref: JN008714

Job Description

APPOINTMENT OF WARDEN (HEAD OF COLLEGE)

 

Wollaston Theological College is responsible for theological education, formation, preparation and training of lay and ordained people in the Diocese of Perth.

 

The Warden is the senior officer of the College and is responsible to its Board and through the Board to the Archbishop for the academic, strategic and liturgical leadership of the College, as well as ensuring the good management of its administration, finances, admissions, pastoral care and discipline.

 

The Warden must be committed to the ‘Anglican way’; while embracing the catholic tradition of the College, they will have an understanding of and sympathy with the range of traditions within the Church.

 

Given the decision of the Diocese’s longstanding partner in theological education, Murdoch University, to discontinue offering theology subjects as of July 2021, the College is currently negotiating with other university providers of theological education. One of the earliest responsibilities the new Warden will be to provide the leadership and management skills needed to implement this significant change.

 

The College is also a key catalyst for enabling the new Diocesan Mission Plan: Mission 2020+.

 

Further information is available by contacting Mrs Susan Harvey, Manager Episcopal Office, at susan.harvey@perth.anglican.org. Applicants are welcome to speak with the Archbishop as to the appointment.

 

Applications with full curriculum vitae, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees, and a short account of your vision for the position are to be sent to:

The Reverend Dr Philip Raymont

Chair of Wollaston Theological College

C/- Mrs Susan Harvey at susan.harvey@perth.anglican.org or GPO Box W2067, Perth 6846, Western Australia

 

Short listed applicants will be contacted as soon as possible after 30 October 2020 and will be afforded an opportunity to visit the College (in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions) prior to interview.

Job description:

Closing date: 30 October 2020

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