Further information and how to apply

Further information is available to download as a briefing pack

Potential applicants are welcome to contact Caroline Boddington, Archbishops' Secretary for Appointments (020 7898 1878) or Brad Cook, Appointments & Vocations Adviser (020 7898 1878) to discuss the role further.

Additional resources

Stipend, housing and office space
The current stipend for Deans is £36,210 per annum. The Dean will live in The Deanery. The role will be offered under Common Tenure.

Eligibility & pre-employment 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. The purpose of the medical is to ascertain whether there is anything the Church or candidate need to be aware of when taking up the role.

Induction and Development
A transition coach will be available to support the next Dean as s/he takes up this new ministry. The new Dean will also be invited to attend a safeguarding training alongside a series of other induction meetings to help them begin in their new role.

How to apply

Candidates are advised to read the guidance notes for applicants before applying.

To apply, please complete the online application form via Pathways. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 11 September 2018. Please be aware that the online system will close at midnight on this day.

Interviews will take place on 10 and 11 October in Portsmouth and candidates will have the opportunity to meet with representatives of Chapter and the Diocese prior to this. Dates for these meetings are being finalised. Before the interview, shortlisted candidates will also be asked to complete a psychometric questionnaire.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Victor Oroka on 0207 898 1829 or email aaad.office@churchofengland.org.