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St John's College


Part-Time Tutor at Cranmer Hall

St John’s College seeks to appoint a person of ministerial experience and pastoral wisdom to serve as a part-time Tutor (0.3) within Cranmer Hall, supporting the training of men and women for Christian ministry and mission.

This role offers the successful applicant the chance to play a significant and rewarding role in the formation of ordinands for fruitful ministry, as part of a supportive staff team and at an exciting time in the life of Cranmer Hall.

The Tutor’s key role will be to oversee the formation of students training for Anglican ministry; there will also be the opportunity to contribute to the overall teaching of the college.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate

  • excellent pastoral and listening skills
  • a proven ability to work well in a team and contribute to the flourishing of community life
  • a passion for training men and women in Christian mission and ministry
  • the capacity to work constructively within the evangelical and ecumenical tradition of Cranmer Hall

For more information please visit and consult the role description and person specification PDF attachment below.

Closing date: Friday 14 July 2017

Date for interviews: Monday 31 July 2017

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Philip Plyming, Warden of Cranmer Hall on 0191 334 3866.

A satisfactory DBS declaration is required at the time of taking up the post.

St John’s College, Alumni & Development Office
Website and publications editor (part-time up to 10 hours per week from July 2017, Grade 3 approx £8.50/hour)

This is a part-time opportunity available immediately for up to 12 months for an undergraduate, recent graduate or postgraduate student at St John’s College Durham to support the Alumni & Development Office in the production of the College Record Alumni Magazine and to edit the College’s website and social media. The post is available from the beginning of July and will be based in the Alumni Office in the College. The role includes writing and editing copy for the 2017 magazine (including chasing contributors and stories), setting text in InDesign and Photoshop and using NetCommunity, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to communicate College news stories. Experience in editing and using these applications is needed, together with excellent written and oral communication skills. Some training will be given. The theme of this year’s magazine is ‘living in a Digital World’ and will include pieces on digital theology as well as regular updates on alumni news, reports from College departments, book reviews, obituaries etc. The College Record is produced in print (copies available at College Reception or the Alumni Office) and online

If this opportunity sounds like you please contact Anne Allen or Sally Hewett for more information. Applications should be made in writing including a summary of your experience and examples of your writing/editing by 30 June 2017 with interviews on 3rd July.


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