Chelmsford Cathedral
Opportunities at Chelmsford Cathedral

At the centre of one of the Church of England's largest diocese and as a landmark in the UK's newest city, Chelmsford Cathedral is a vibrant and exciting place.

We rely on our outstanding volunteers and our committed clergy and staff to ensure the cathedral, its buildings, services and events all provide an excellent service to our visitors and worshippers.


Residentiary Canon for Worship and Music at Chelmsford Cathedral and Tutor at St Mellitus College

Chelmsford Cathedral and St Mellitus College are happy to receive applications from candidates who have not yet been in orders for six years but in all other ways fill the requirements for the post. The post holder would not be a residentiary canon (until they had six years in orders and subject to satisfactory performance in the role) and would therefore not be a member of the Cathedral Chapter. This is the only significant difference from the role description. The post holder would be styled Associate Priest (Minor Canon) and paid at the level of an incumbent in Chelmsford Diocese (currently £26,350). The Cathedral part of the post for an Associate Priest would not be under Common Tenure but under a contract of employment jointly with St Mellitus College.

Applications, including a clergy application form and covering letter must be received by Friday 20 April 2018 by email to (01245 294488). 

For more information please contact the Dean of Chelmsford on 01245 294492 or Rob Merchant, Director of St Mellitus College Chelmsford on  07747010064.

Please select the following informaton: 

Introduction to the role, please click here. 

Residentiary Canon Role Description, please click here.

Tutor Role Description, please click here. 

Application Form, please click here.  (Please note this is a PDF.  If you wish to recieve a Word version, please contact the Cathedral office on 01245 294492). 

Recruitment Process information, please click here.

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