Further information & how to apply

Potential applicants are welcome to contact Brad Cook, Appointments & Development Adviser on 020 7898 1878 or email brad.cook@churchofengland.org  to discuss the role further.

Additional resources

There are a number of resources which give further information about the ministry of the Cathedral and Diocese, and the life of the city and region:


Stipend, housing and office space

The current stipend for Deans is £35,500 per annum. The Deanery is a 6-bedroom detached property in Jesmond, a vibrant and established suburb of Newcastle which is a 20 minute walk to the Cathedral. The Deanery has a modest garden and garage space. The Dean’s office is located within the Cathedral site.

Induction and development

A transition coach will be available to support the next Dean as s/he takes up this new ministry, and a residential for newly appointed Deans will take place between 4 – 16 November 2018. The new Dean will also be invited to attend safeguarding training alongside a series of other induction meetings to help them begin their new role.

Eligibility and pre-appointment enquiries

Applicants should have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. The appointed candidate will need to complete an Enhanced DBS check, and a pre-appointment medical and any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory completion of these enquiries.

How to apply

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and diversity monitoring form and send in word format via email to ASAOffice@churchofengland.org with “Dean of Newcastle” in the subject field. The closing date for applications is 9am on 12 April 2018.

Guidance Notes on Completing Application Forms

Shortlisting and interviews

The appointment panel (chaired by Sir Philip Mawer at the invitation of the Archbishop of York) will meet to shortlist applications on 20 April, and interviews will be held on 31 May and 1 June. Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to meet with people from the Cathedral community on the day prior to their interview (i.e. on 30 or 31 May).

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Ashlin Green on 0207 898 1829 or email ashlin.green@churchofengland.org.