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Current Vacancies

Assistant Secretary – Cathedral House (Bishop’s Office)

The Diocese of Brentwood are looking for an Assistant Secretary to work for the Bishop’s Office at Cathedral House – Brentwood.

The primary purpose of the role is to assist the Bishop’s Secretary with providing office management and secretarial support to the Bishop.

The post will be full time working Monday to Friday.

Full job description: Assistant Secretary – Bishops Office – Job Description

If you have any queries regarding the role or if you wish to apply please email your CV and cover letter to [email protected].

Closing date for applications is 22 May 2024



Choral Director – Diocese of Brentwood Schools Singing Programme

The Diocese of Brentwood seeks to appoint an outstanding Choral Director to assist the Director of Music in the establishment and delivery of the Diocese of Brentwood Schools Singing Programme, and to continue the development of Sacred Music in the parishes of the Diocese, including the Cathedral. To deliver choral provision primarily in schools.

How to apply

To apply for this post, applicants are asked to download and complete the Application Form  Recruitment Application Form and send a supporting statement of no more than two A4 pages (font size 11 minimum) which outlines:

  • Why you are a suitable candidate for the post;
  • Which aspects of the job description particularly attract you to the post;

These documents should be returned by email to [email protected]

For more information please read: Application Pack Brentwood SSP Apr 2024

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Andrew Wright, Director of Music: [email protected]

Closing date 16 May 2024



Housekeeper – Ongar

The successful applicant will prepare meals for the Parish Priest and effectively manage the routine cleaning of the Presbytery to ensure that it provides a comfortable living space for the Parish priest.

Hours: Six hours per week

Salary: £10.90 per hour

Start date: ASAP

Job description: Housekeeper – Ongar

Apply by sending a CV and covering letter (no longer than A4) to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 15 March 2024.




Primary School Link Adviser 

The Diocese of Brentwood is seeking to appoint a Primary School Link Adviser who is a practising Catholic, to support the Diocesan Board of Education and its family of schools. This is likely to be a part-time post of either three or four days a week; however, consideration will also be given to applicants who are seeking a full-time or secondment opportunity. The Primary Link Adviser will report to the Diocesan Director of Education and Deputy Director.

It is expected that applicants will have an established and successful track record as a head teacher, a senior leader in a primary school or have recent, relevant advisory/consultancy experience. Applicants must be able to demonstrate school improvement experience and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

Further details and an application form can be obtained by emailing: [email protected]

Salary range: from £49,000 to £55,000 (FTE) term time plus five days, depending on experience. A full enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required for this position.

The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 26 February 2024.

Start date: ideally from September 2024 depending on current contractual arrangements.

Job description:  Primary Link Adviser JD Sept Oct 2023




Health and Safety Co-ordinator

A vacancy has arisen for a Health and Safety Co-Ordinator to work full time from Monday to Friday. They will be based at Cathedral House and will be required to travel around the Diocese.

Candidates must have H&S experience and H&S qualifications including NEBOSH.

Please send your CV and cover letter by email to [email protected]

Full job description: Health and Safety Coordinator (002)

Closing date for applications: 14 May 2024