This position is fixed term for four years. It has been defined as a career development position as it is thought to be a potential opportunity for a newly, or recently, qualified Chaplain, or as a second position. However, the College is not restrictive in terms of age, all applications for this fixed term position will be considered
The formal duties of the Chaplain are defined by the Statutes of the College. The Chaplain “shall conduct such services (being in such form as may from time to time be authorised by the Church of England) as the Governing Body may direct, and shall, subject to the superintendence of the Principal, have oversight of all religious services performed in the College Chapel”. The services to be conducted include Holy Communion and Evensong.
There are occasional baptisms, confirmations and weddings in the College Chapel as well as a small number of funerals. The Chaplain also organises Memorial Services when these are called for. There are a small number of services for alumni, at reunions (“Gaudies”) and on St David’s Day.
The Chaplain will work with colleagues to promote an inclusive community within the College. They will actively promote the use of the College Chapel to encourage participation in broader spiritual matters and promote inclusion for all with or without religious faith.
The Chaplain will oversee and promote Chapel music and the choir inside and outside of College.
For more details of the role please see the job description and further particulars below. Details on how to apply are contained in the further particulars.. The closing date is Tuesday 29th September at 9am,