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Vacancies in the Diocese of Ely

RECTOR - Fowlmere, Foxton, Thriplow, Shepreth

We are a lively, engaged and established benefice located in rural South Cambridgeshire, 10 miles South of Cambridge, with excellent road and rail links offering a modern, five bedroomed Rectory in Fowlmere

We are looking for a new Rector to help our benefice grow in faith and to challenge and encourage us to appreciate the amazing God whom we serve.

We are praying for someone to join us who is:

  • A good leader with the ability to encourage and develop the gifts and talents of others.
  • A person of strong faith, able to excite, guide and encourage others to grow in faith.
  • An excellent communicator on all levels and with a good sense of humour.
  • Able to encourage a range of worshiping styles and to support work with families and children.

Please write or email for an application form and parish profile to:
The Archdeacon of Cambridge, The Diocesan Office, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX
Email : Archdeacon.Cambridge@ely.anglican.org

Closing date for applications: Friday, 10th October.
Interviews on: Thursday 13th November.


The Diocese of Ely invites applications for the full-time post of Diocesan Children’s Adviser

As Children’s Adviser, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Inspire, train & enable those working with children to help grow the Church
  • Help parishes discover the best way forward for their situation
  • Encourage and develop new worshipping opportunities for children & their families
  • Contribute to the Mission Team and the strategic development of Mission in the diocese

The salary for this appointment will be in the range of £25,000 - £26,000.

Normal working hours stand at 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to work evening and weekends will be expected to meet the demands of the role.

Closing date for applications: 3 October 2014
Interviews at Ely Diocesan Offices on: 24 October 2014

For further information, contact: mission@office.ely.anglican.org or 01353 652736


Doddington with Benwick and Wimblington

Our Encouraging Team and Supportive Churches are seeking to appoint a House for Duty Priest to live in Doddington in Cambridgeshire in the Diocese of Ely.

You will work on Sundays and two other days and to live in the well-appointed 5 bedroom modern rectory in Doddington.  Doddington is a pleasant village within striking distance of Ely, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We would like you to become a member of our Ministry Team working with our Priest in Charge, Retired Priest, Licensed Lay Minister, LLMs and Lay Leaders.

We seek someone with a flexible approach who values scripture and church teaching with a caring nature and good humoured disposition.

For an informal conversation, please contact the Priest in Charge:
The Rev’d Kevin Fitzgibbon
Telephone 01354 680969   Email : k.fitzgibbon@care4free.net

Requests for an application pack and parish profiles to:
The Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech, c/o Mrs Karen Steyn, Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX,
Email:  archdeacon.handw@ely.anglican.org.

The post will require an enhanced DBS check.


Ely Cathedral wishes to recruit a skilled and enthusiastic organist and choir trainer to the post of ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE ELY CATHEDRAL OCTAGON SINGERS (ECOS), the Cathedral’s adult voluntary choir.

Further details about the post and the choir can be downloaded at the links below.

Closing date for applications: Monday 13th October

Telephone number for enquiries: 01353 660309


The Cathedral Shop operates solely to raise money which goes directly towards the upkeep of the Cathedral. We rely on our volunteers to help us run the shop efficiently and provide a good experience when visitors come to the Cathedral.

The role of the shop volunteer is to assist the member of staff with the daily running of the shop. Duties will include serving customers, display of stock, dusting, stock checks etc. If you feel you would like to join our team please contact Brenda Covell on 01353 660340 or email shop.manager@cathedral.ely.anglican.org.