House for Duty Vicar, Honor Oak Park St Augustine of Canterbury and Chaplain St Dunstan's College

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Honor Oak Park
Office Holder
Commensurate with experience



House for Duty Vicar of St Augustine’s, Honor Oak Park and


to the school, part-time, term-time only

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the community of St Dunstan’s College as our Chaplain, supporting pupils aged 3-18, as well as the wider community, including our staff and parents. The Chaplain plays a key role in the pastoral life of the school, in both spiritual and material matters. He/she is a very visible presence for the whole school community, nurturing pupils’ emotional, pastoral, and spiritual development. The Chaplain also plays a significant role in school events, including weekly assemblies, our Remembrance Service, Christmas Carol service, Commemoration Day, Harvest Festival (Junior School) and many others. The Chaplain will be working in a multi-cultural, grounded Lewisham community, with pupils, staff and parents of numerous different faiths and none. St Dunstan’s College is an inclusive environment where we encourage everybody in the community to be themselves and celebrate difference in others.

The parish of St Augustine of Canterbury, Honor Oak Park is looking for a house for duty (Sunday plus 2 days equivalent duty, flexible) vicar who is welcoming to all within the Church, local schools and the wider community. The individual should be someone who can embrace an inclusive church and share in the mission and work of the parish, with particular focus on inclusivity, choral music, and on building the recently restarted Sunday School and work amongst children, young people and families. The parish vacancy pack is included with the College information. The parish looks forward to continuing its successful collaboration with St Dunstan’s.

Benefits include:

  • A vicarage in a prime location opposite St Augustine’s
  • Benefits package for St Dunstan’s staff including pension and subsidised private healthcare
  • Supportive colleagues in both school and the diocese of Southwark
  • Grade II listed attractive church building located in a small serene park

Post Requirements

Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This post is open to ordained Anglican priests signed off for incumbency status with the right to work in the UK.

For an application pack, please see For further information, please contact or, the Archdeacon of Lewisham & Greenwich.

Application Closing Date: 0900 Monday 12 June 2023

Longlist Interviews: w/c 12 June 2023

Shortlist Interviews (On-Site): w/c 26 June 2023