Chief Finance Officer

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    The Diocese of Peterborough
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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    2 days ago
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The Church of England in Northamptonshire, Peterborough and Rutland

The current vacancies for the Diocese of Peterborough can be seen below.



Assistant Diocesan Director of Education

for the Diocesan Board of Education

We are looking for a SIAMS inspector with substantial primary school inspection experience, who is or has been a successful educational leader in a Church of England school.

If you are seeking a new challenge and would like to support the work of the Diocese of Peterborough in education we would love to hear from you.

The Diocese of Peterborough is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Staff are subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Contract Type: 8 hours per week, 44 weeks per year (with time off in lieu for any additional hours worked), or term time only pro rata

Contract term: Permanent

For an application form and further details please contact:

Mrs Alex Benoy, Diocesan Board of Education Executive Administrator

Closing date for applications: 8.30am on Monday 2nd November

Completed applications may be sent by:

· email to:

· by post/hand to: Mr Peter Cantley, Diocesan Director of Education, Diocesan Board of Education, Bouverie Court, The Lakes, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7YD

Interview date: Friday 6th November

School Chaplain, Part-time, Required from January 2021

The Board of Governors are seeking to appoint a candidate with strong Christian faith to join our community at Malcolm Arnold Academy in Northampton.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to make a significant contribution to both of our welcoming and diverse Church of England primary and secondary schools. We are broadening the horizons of our students through our world class education whilst putting Christian values at the heart of what we do.

The post is the equivalent of two days per week, but a degree of flexibility will be required in order to carry out all aspects of the role.

The salary for the post is 20 hours per week term time only, on NJC23 which equates to 0.47 FTE.

(FTE is for NJC23 (£27,741)

The Chaplain has a key role in developing and giving expression to the School’s Christian ethos and identity, and in supporting the spiritual life of the community we serve

Early applications would be appreciated.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

This job is subject to the Fluency Duty as referred to in the Code of Practice for public authorities.

For further details and how to apply, please click on the following link: 

Director for Innovate Multi Academy Trust

This is a trust that has four schools in it (including two Church schools – Woodford Halse and Kilsby). We are looking for a practising Christian to be one of the Directors and to support around the Church school ethos. The Directors of the Trust meet about six times a year, and training and support would be available.

Music Post at St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers

St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers is looking to enhance and develop its music provision – building on our long-standing fine choral and music tradition. We are exploring new and creative ways to enrich our worship, as well as engaging more fully with our community.

We are inviting enquiries and expressions of interest from church musicians with previous experience as an organist, choir director or musician to explore a possible post as Director of Music, or Assistant Organist, at this exciting time of new possibilities. This is an unique opportunity to be involved at the beginning of shaping both this post and the potential development of music and liturgy within the Church. RSCM professional rates are offered on a range from £3,500 to £6,500 (depending on the nature of the post appointed to and previous experience).

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Revd Michelle Dalliston on 01733 569147 or 07961 003352, or email .

The details of the job description will be agreed in discussion with the successful candidate.

We can offer:

A small but committed and experienced choir of adults and a small junior choir

A fantastic church setting – St Mary the Virgin Higham Ferrers is a 13th Century, Grade 1 listed building in an unique setting with three other Grade 1 listed buildings/monuments: The Bede House, Chantry Chapel (both 15th Century) and nearby Medieval Churchyard Cross

Supportive and enthusiastic colleagues committed to developing the musical life of St Mary’s.

We are looking for:

An excellent musician with some experience of Church music and choirs to grow and develop the musical life of our church and community

Someone with creative flair and a willingness to experiment, as well as an understanding of church tradition

Good interpersonal skills and proven organisational ability.


For clergy and other vacancies in neighbouring dioceses, click the link below.

Please note that the Diocese of Peterborough is not responsible for vacancies offered by external organisations. Applicants should contact the organisation concerned with any queries.

Christian Aid’s Church Engagement and Fundraising Officer for Essex and Cambridgeshire

Salary Pro-rated: £16,916 – £18,497 Salary Pro-rated
Full time salary: £33,832 per annum FTE
Type of contract: Permanent
Contracted hours: 17.5
Location: Flexible Location

About us
Christian Aid believes that everyone, regardless of faith or race, is entitled to live a full life, free from poverty. We believe the world can and must be changed so that there is equality, dignity and freedom for all. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our team and to make this change happen.

About the role
Church Engagement and Fundraising Officers inspire churches and individuals to be agents of change, with Christian Aid, in order to overcome poverty. The CEFO’s specific contribution is to offer bespoke support, often face-to-face, to a defined set of churches and Christian Aid groups, to enable and enrich their contribution. CEFOs motivate churches, groups and individuals to raise money. To enable lasting change, the role also works in partnership on campaigning activity with individual campaigners, churches and, where appropriate, other campaigning partners. This role will be covering Essex and Cambridgeshire and will be fully home-based.

About you
As a Church Engagement and Fundraising Officer you are responsible for working alongside Volunteer Officers to support and develop volunteers within their area of work, and to draw on the expertise of volunteers where possible. Church Engagement and Fundraising Officers are measured against clearly defined targets and success indicators.

You will manage a wide caseload of churches, in Essex and Cambridgeshire in a way that inspires participation to give, act and pray with Christian Aid. You will ensure Christian Aid serves, inspires and equips the spectrum of churches to make an impact on poverty through Christian Aid.

You will bring your experience of church engagement and fundraising with you to build and nurture new and existing networks and relationships, speak confidently and effectively about the work of Christian Aid. You’ll meet fundraising targets, generate creative and effective engagement ideas and be ready to partner with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve multiple outcomes, including volunteers, leaders, pastors, ministers, colleagues and Christian media.

Find out more, download documents and apply for this role here 

Closing date: Saturday 31st October 2020
Interview date: Wednesday 11th November 2020

Head of Chaplaincy at St Andrew’s Healthcare

Can you lead the delivery of excellent spiritual and pastoral care to our patients and staff?
Location: Northampton base with travel to our other sites
Salary package: Competitive with excellent benefits

About us
St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care in mental health and learning disability. We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities. Our independence means we can always put patients’ interests at the heart of decision making, while re-investing surpluses in frontline services. We are currently transforming the Charity to deliver ‘Value Based Healthcare’. This will ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility.

About the role
This post represents an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and appropriately qualified leader of any faith or spiritual background to lead a dynamic mental health Chaplaincy Team. You will make an exceptional contribution to the spiritual and pastoral care of our patients and staff.

You will be responsible for the leadership, management and co-ordination of the Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
Service across the Charity, including budget and cost management. You will ensure that the Chaplaincy Team is
supported in the provision of the highest quality spiritual and pastoral care to a truly diverse group of patients, staff, relatives and carers. You will also drive the further development of Chaplaincy as a first-class service tailored to the needs of those who require it.

The post is based at Northampton and will require travel to all of the Charity’s sites including Essex, Birmingham and our expanding community services.

About you
You will have significant experience in healthcare chaplaincy, ideally in a mental health setting, and will be registered with the UK Board of Healthcare Chaplaincy (UKBHC).

You will work collaboratively with colleagues and clinical teams in meeting the complex needs of adolescents,
working age and older adults with mental health problems, learning disabilities, acquired brain injury, and
progressive neurological conditions, many of whom will be detained under the Mental Health Act. You will need to demonstrate that you can reflect theologically on, and have competence in, dealing with the spiritual, existential and ethical issues surrounding illness, injury and loss.

You will be fully bought into the overall aims of our Charity and able to work respectfully with people of all
faiths/beliefs and none. You will have a proven track record of leadership and management, and of delivering high quality spiritual and pastoral care and of multi-faith working. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills,
accurate empathy and the high levels of emotional resilience required to carry out this role. There is a requirement for some out-of-hours attendance to meet the needs of our patients.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st November
Interview date: TBC

The Peterborough Diocesan Board of Finance. A Company limited by guarantee, registered in London No. 186179
Registered address: The Palace, Peterborough PE1 1YB. Registered Charity No. 250569. VAT No. 737 926 395
The Peterborough Diocesan Board of Education has charitable status as part of the DBF, linked by a uniting direction under 596(5) of the Charities Act 1993