Rector/Vicar - St Clement of Alexandria and St Mary and St Margaret, Castle Bromwich

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Castle Bromwich
Office Holder
Stipend

The parishes of St Clement of Alexandria and St Mary & St Margaret in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham are praying for the appointment of their new vicar.

If you

  • share their deep commitment to mission in the local community, including a new café at St Clement’s
  • would appreciate leading a variety of styles of worship in the two contrasting church buildings and exploring new approaches
  • would work effectively with the pioneer lay Local Minister at St Clement’s
  • relate comfortably to the different contexts within the parishes, including estates and a ‘village’ setting
  • would enjoy and enrich ministry in and with St Mary & St Margaret’s church school
  • can build lasting and meaningful relationships with all age groups
  • would share the vision of promoting the heritage at St Mary and St Margaret in the local and wider community and ensuring it is accessible to all.

then we would love to hear from you.

To view the Parish Profile please click here

Informal enquires to Archdeacon Jenny Tomlinson are welcome – jennyt@cofebirmingham.com or 07769 200507

A Diocesan Profile for this post should be read prior to submitting an application, this is available from the HR Support Officer, Chris Booth who can be emailed on ChrisB@cofebirmingham.com

Closing date: Monday 8th May 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 24th /Thursday 25th May 2023

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, particularly those
under-represented including persons of Global Majority Heritage.

The Church of England Birmingham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are expected to share this commitment. All appointments to roles undertaking regulated activity are subject to pre-appointment checks, including a references and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check.

The Bishop of Birmingham, looks for priests to serve as incumbents who have the capacity to grow local church in spiritual depth, in numbers, in confident witness, and in serious engagement with their community. Central to this is the task of identifying, encouraging and endorsing the ministry of others and entrusting them with real responsibility in the work of mission and outreach.

The priest appointed to this role must have been ordained in the Church of England or a church in communion with it and must have exercised at least three years ordained ministry. Those applying to be considered must have the right to work in the UK as this vacancy has does not yet qualify to sponsor a visa. The priest appointed will be an office holder under Common Tenure, and the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations will apply.

It is important that the priest appointed plays a full part in the life of the deanery, particularly Chapter and Synod, and in the wider programmes of the Diocese. Opportunities for ecumenical collaboration should also be pursued, and good relationships sought with other faith communities.