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Deputy Director of Education

Purpose of the Role


The Diocese of Ely are seeking a proactive individual to operationally manage the
delivery of the Diocese of Ely Department for Education.


The successful candidate will work alongside the Deputy Director for Mission and
Ministry in order to strengthen community mission, and to further integrate
Church school provision within the community mission of our parishes.

View, print or download the original advertisement copy here (.pdf)


The post-holder will be expected to share knowledge and good practice in a wide
range of areas relating to Church schools and academies, including advice and
training to both school teachers and leaders and foundation governors on areas
including acts of worship and faith in schools and church in the context of
children and young people.

Application Process

Deadline for Application: 7pm Sunday 19 th September 2021.
Interviews: Subject to Covid-19 restrictions, to be held in person or
remotely by Zoom no later than Friday 1 st October 2021.

Please contact dmm@elydiocese.org for an application form and full job
description.


Deputy Director of Mission & Ministry

Purpose of the Role


The Diocese of Ely are seeking a proactive individual to lead, inspire and manage the priorities, workstreams and staff of the Diocesan Department of Mission and Ministry.


The successful candidate will support the Diocesan Strategy Ely2025: People Fully Alive – A Strategy for Growth, working alongside the Deputy Director for Education in order to further integrate Church school provision within the community mission of our parishes.

View, print or download the original advertisement copy here (.pdf)


This role will work in service to the Bishops, supporting their oversight of the Diocese, both alongside and supporting colleagues including the Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Vocations (DDOV) and Diocesan Director of Lay Ministry (DDLM) in their work in service to all types of Ordained, Licenced and Lay Ministry.


This role reports to the Diocesan Director of Education, Mission and Ministry (DEMM) in the delivery of The Strategy and associated work-streams as framed within four work pillars.

Application Process

Deadline for Application: 7pm Sunday 26 th September 2021, or sooner should suitable applications be received.


Please contact DMM@elydiocese.org for an application form and full job description.


Development Officer – Young People and Their
Families

Purpose of the Role


The Diocese of Ely are seeking a proactive individual to be an Enabler for
parishes in the Ely Diocese – to support the envisioning, initiation and
development of appropriate worship and nurture programmes for young
people and their families.


The postholder will be expected to train and develop a network of lay people
to provide lay leadership which prioritise the needs of young people and their
families.

View, print or download the original advertisement copy here (.pdf)


The successful candidate will work alongside the Development Officer for
Children & Their Families, with the exciting challenge of further increasing the
quality and quantity of resource provision and training for Young People
Leaders to increase their effectiveness in parishes. This will be expected to be
carried out proactively and without close supervision.

Application Process

Deadline for Application: 3pm Friday 10th September 2021, or sooner
should suitable applications be received.


Interviews: Subject to Covid-19 restrictions, to be held in person or
remotely by Zoom no later than Friday 24 th September 2021.


Please contact dmm@elydiocese.org for an application form and full job


Governors and Headteacher Recruitment

Members of the Ely Schools Team are always available to support Church schools in the recruitment of new headteachers and will join the governor team for planning, shortlisting and interviewing.

Please contact Chris Page as soon as a HT vacancy is known.

Support from the Education Team

Each of our Church schools is an important member of our Diocesan Church school family.  The Education Team is not concerned simply with the recruitment of key staff and personnel, but also with mentoring and supporting them as they embark on their careers in their new schools.

Christine Page (Head of School Performance) leads a team of Ely Diocese Regional Advisers (EDRA), who meet with Headteachers on a termly basis to offer support and critical friendship.


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