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Could you help grow a bigger church and make a bigger difference?

Find all of our current vacancies across The Diocese of Liverpool here. You could be just the right person to join us!

We are a diverse and inclusive organisation that values creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to growing, nurturing and serving our community. If you are looking for a fulfilling career where you can grow personally and professionally, we encourage you to explore our job offers.

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Roles at the Diocese of Liverpool

Church Buildings Support Officer 

This is an exciting new opportunity to use your skills and gifts to “Build you kingdom here, change the atmosphere”.

We need an experienced project officer to support churches across Liverpool Diocese accelerate their plans for maintenance, repairs and improvement programmes as we develop our estate for contemporary mission and ministry. You will be part of a dynamic team led by our Senior Buildings Project Manager and contribute to strategic investment as prioritised within each Deanery.

Applications close: 8th March 2024

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School Vacancies

Headteacher - Wigan St Andrew’s CE Primary School 

Due to the retirement of our well respected and long-serving Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint a motivated, inspiring and nurturing person to lead our school community and to continue to develop our school.

This is a great opportunity for the right person with a passion for developing each and every child to reach their full potential in a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

We wish to appoint:

  • a practising Christian with a strong faith and deep commitment to the Christian ethos of the school
  • a leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • a leader who sets high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
  • a leader who values all children as unique individuals and ensures that all children are resilient and able to achieve their full potential
  • a leader who can listen, nurture, inspire and empower staff to deliver the highest quality education
  • a leader who can maintain and develop partnerships between children, staff, parents and carers, Governors, the Church, other local schools and the wider community

Applications Close: 6th March 2024

Interviews: 25th and 26th March 2024

For further details click here


Temporary Class Teacher (Maternity Cover) - St James CE Primary School, Haydock

The Governors at St James CE Primary School wish to appoint a temporary KS2 Class Teacher to join their highly dedicated and creative team in
order to cover a maternity leave, in the first instance.

We are a very successful, happy primary school built on Christian beliefs and values. Our last OFSTED inspection was in 2023, and we were delighted to be rated as good. We joined Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust in October 2018.

Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust (LDST) is a rapidly growing multi-academy trust at the next crucial stage of its development. It was established in 2017 by the Diocese of Liverpool to provide its schools with a Multi Academy Trust that has the vision and values of the Church of England at its heart. All of our primary schools are rated at least Good by OFSTED and 63% of our academies are outstanding.

Applications Close: 11th March 2024 11:00 am

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Headteacher - St Andrew’s CE Primary School

The Governors, staff and children are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher, to continue our vision of providing exceptional standards of primary education in our caring Christian environment. Number of Pupils on Roll: 208

Working with staff and governors, the new school leader will be passionate and highly motivated to deliver our robust strategy of continuous improvement in teaching, learning and wellbeing in our ambitious and inclusive church school.

Applications Close: 12th March 2024 noon

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Headteacher -  St Luke's CE Primary (Formby)

Following the retirement of our Headteacher, an exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a new leader at St Luke's CE Primary School, Formby. We are in search of a dedicated individual to advance our school's mission for the entire community. The Governing Body seeks a dynamic candidate who will develop and uphold our school ethos.

We are actively seeking a Headteacher who aligns with our vision and values, where beliefs and principles guide our thinking and behaviour. Our values form the foundation of our teaching and learning, fostering an environment that prepares our pupils to be happy, confident, and active contributors to their community and the wider world. A Headteacher who will maintain and strengthen the links between the school and the Church.

Each year group has embraced one of our Christian values: Kindness, Forgiveness, Courage, Thankfulness, Hope, Faithfulness, and Respect. Love serves as our overarching Christian value. As Headteacher, we expect you to embody these values, fostering a happy, caring, secure, and stimulating environment. The ideal candidate will effectively communicate these values to all the school community and lead our talented staff team in enhancing the already excellent standing of our school.

Applications Close: 25th March 2024 noon

Interviews: 15th and 16th April 2024

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Roles at other related organisations

Ministry Coordinator for Open Table Liverpool - St Bride’s Church

The Team Parish of St Luke in the City is seeking a friendly and experienced Ministry Coordinator for Open Table to join the team.  As a member of the team, you provide administration, financial and communication support to the Open Table Liverpool worshipping community at St. Brides.

The Team Parish of St Luke in the City is the Church of England parish serving the southern side of Liverpool city centre, stretching eastward from the Baltic Triangle, through Chinatown and the Canning and University areas on to Edge Hill and the border of Wavertree.  The parish is served by three churches: St Bride's, St Dunstan's, and St Michael in the City. It also provides chaplaincy support to Liverpool Women's NHS Trust and hosts Open Table, a growing Fresh Expression for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Open Table Liverpool is a diverse Christian community which offers a warm welcome to people who are: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer / Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA+) + our families, friends and all our allies. We aim to create a safe sacred space for you to explore faith, what it means for you, bringing your whole self to God and the community. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, you are welcome here.

Applications Close: 9th March 2024

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Roles at Liverpool Cathedral

Front of House Manager

As the Front of House Manager, you will provide a key role in providing and facilitating excellent visitor service, using good judgement and decision making. Visitor donations are a key and growing area of income which supports the cathedral’s mission and ministry. A key part of this role will be to engage visitors to the cathedral with a donation ‘ask’, whilst being mindful of the varying reasons people come to the cathedral. You will use your communication skills both to engage personally with visitors and to motivate your team to do the same. You will be responsible for the Audience Finder visitor survey, which we currently deliver in partnership with eight other English cathedrals. At its most basic level this will be ensuring we have met our target for number of surveys, but we anticipate you to create reports on visitor trend behaviour and feed back to key internal stakeholders on new behaviours and demographics.

Applications Close: 9th March 2024

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Front of House Assistant Manager

A key part of this role will be to engage visitors to the cathedral with a donation ‘ask’, whilst being mindful of the varying reasons people come to the cathedral. You will use your communication skills to engage personally with visitors, and deputise for the Front of House Manager where required. You will look after digital and physical signage, and change materials quickly when required, e.g. last-minute changes to event locations. You will report to and work with the Front of House Manager to ensure an excellent level of service, and act as a duty manager when the most senior Front of House team member on site. This role will include working closely with the Visitor Services Manager, Operations Manager and H&S Manager & Inspector of Constables daily.

Applications Close: 9th March 2024

Interviews: 20th & 21st March 2024

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Front of House Assistant

A main part of this role will be to engage our visitors to the cathedral with a donation ‘ask’, whilst being mindful of the varying reasons people come to the cathedral. The post-holder will provide visitor reception and be a point of contact and information for visitors to the Cathedral.  As a member of the Front of House team, you will be a visitor focused, proactive and organised individual with good communication skills. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Welcome all visitors to Liverpool Cathedral in a helpful and positive manner, providing information about the Cathedral as well as support the core offer of the Cathedral, including signposting visitors to the Tower Experience, shop and café as appropriate.
  • Manage the circulation of visitors, especially if there are large groups of visitors in the cathedral, liaising with the Front of House Manager as appropriate.
  • Assist the Front of House Manager and Assistant Manager to ensure safety of visitors and staff in the Cathedral. 
  • Respond to public questions about the cathedral with appropriate knowledge and understanding. 
  • Monitor and maintain the appearance, presentation, and supplies (such as leaflets) of the Front of House area and Cathedral Main Space, dealing with any problems immediately where possible, and reporting any major issues to the duty manager. 

Applications Close: 9th March 2024

Interviews: 12th & 13th March 2024

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