Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

Diocesan Schools Adviser (part time, 1 year fixed term contract)

Location: Home based. It is expected that the role will require the person to work regularly in the Diocesan Office (Chelmsford).

The Diocesan Education Team serve the Diocese of Chelmsford Board of Education, promoting and nurturing Christian hope and high expectations in everyone who is involved in education across our 139 Church schools. With a clear focus on promoting life in all its fullness through education across East London and Essex, we aim to be a transforming presence across our schools and parishes.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, talented and effective educational professional to our existing team of School Advisers on a part time one year fixed term contract. The successful applicant will contribute positively to our team, promoting educational excellence across our family of schools, and encouraging the flourishing of all pupils.

Further information can be found in the job description. To apply please complete an application form and confidential declaration and submit this to by Sunday 22 May.

You should note, there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement of being a practising Christian conversant with the Church of England and committed to its Vision for Education for this role. 

For further information about the role or to arrange an informal conversation, please contact Carrie Prior, Interim Deputy Director of Education initially via email at

Salary: c£54,000 per annum pro rata, subject to experience and qualifications (actual part time salary £27,000 per annum).  

The role will be offered on a one year fixed term contract.

Working hours: 17.5 hours per week with

Closing Date: Sunday 22 May

Interviews: Friday 27 May


Closing Date: Sunday 22 May, 2022

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