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The vacancies in the Diocese of Peterborough on this page are currently being advertised. For information about clergy vacancies elsewhere in the country, see the webpage for the Church of England's recruitment service.


Associate Priest of the Rutland Water Benefice

Associate Vicar of the Benefice of Oundle with Ashton, Benefield and Glapthorn

Rector of Yardley Hastings, Denton & Grendon w Castle Ashby & Whiston

Priest in Charge of the Upper Welland Valley Parishes

Priest in Charge (House for Duty) of Cranford, Grafton Underwood, Twywell and Slipton

Vicar (House for Duty) of Bretton                                                                      

Volunteer Chaplains to support Northants Police and Fire across the county



Teacher of Religious Studies The King's (The Cathedral) School

Required from September 2020, Part-time up to 0.5 FTE

Would you like to:
• join an outstanding school?
• be encouraged and supported to develop professionally?
• work in a relaxed and family atmosphere?
• teach highly motivated pupils and students Religious Studies at KS3, KS4 and KS5?

Classed as outstanding by OFSTED in 2007 and 2013 and SIAMS in 2018, The King’s (The Cathedral) School is a highly successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school.

Academic and extra-curricular achievements have been exceptional over a number of years.

An ability to teach a second subject would be a distinct advantage.

Accommodation may be available for a suitable candidate.

Further details and an application form may be obtained from the Current Vacancies section on our website or from Carol Castle, PA to the Headteacher; email
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date: 5 June 2020

Director for Innovate Multi Academy trust

This is a trust that has four schools in it including two church schools – Woodford Halse & Kilsby. We are looking for a practising Christian who could be on the Directors and to support around the Church school ethos. The Directors meet about six times a year and training and support would be available.

You can contact Peter French – Deputy Director of Education – for a no obligation chat around the role on email

Music Post at St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers

St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers is looking to enhance and develop its music provision – building on our long-standing fine choral and music tradition. We are exploring new and creative ways to enrich our worship, as well as engaging more fully with our community.

We are inviting enquiries and expressions of interest from church musicians with previous experience as an organist, choir director or musician to explore a possible post as Director of Music, or Assistant Organist, at this exciting time of new possibilities. This is an unique opportunity to be involved at the beginning of shaping both this post and the potential development of music and liturgy within the church. RSCM professional rates are offered on a range from £3,500 to £6,500 (depending on the nature of the post appointed to and previous experience).

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Revd Michelle Dalliston on 01733 569147 or 07961 003352, or email

The details of the job description will be agreed in discussion with the successful candidate.

We can offer:

  • A small but committed and experienced choir of adults and a small junior choir

  • A fantastic church setting – St Mary the Virgin Higham Ferrers is a 13th Century, Grade 1 listed building in an unique setting with three other Grade 1 listed buildings/monuments: The Bede House, Chantry Chapel (both 15th Century) and nearby Medieval Churchyard Cross

  • An excellent modern hybrid organ, built by trailblazing organ-builder Peter Collins, and installed in 2009 (see the NPOR entry for full specification –

  • Supportive and enthusiastic colleagues committed to developing the musical life of St Mary’s.

We are looking for:

  • An excellent musician with some experience of church music and choirs to grow and develop the musical life of our church and community

  • Someone with creative flair and a willingness to experiment, as well as an understanding of church tradition

  • Good interpersonal skills and proven organisational ability.


For clergy and other vacancies in neighbouring dioceses, click the link below.



Southwell and Nottingham



Please note that the Diocese of Peterborough is not responsible for vacancies offered by external organisations. Applicants should contact the organisation concerned with any queries.

There are currently no vacancies.