Rector for the Benefice of Wantage Downs

The President and Scholars of Corpus Christi College Oxford, Mr T C Loyd and the Bishop of Oxford wish to appoint a Rector for the Benefice of Wantage Downs

We are looking for a priest

  • who enjoys traditional parish ministry
  • who will actively engage with the local community
  • who will enhance spiritual growth within the Benefice
  • who will bring their own skills and inspirations

We offer

  • an attractive working environment in the North Wessex Downs AONB
  • a manageable workload together with administrative support
  • supportive laity who are open to re-imagining the future
  • a pleasant four bedroom Rectory

Anyone interested in applying is warmly invited to contact the Area Dean of Wantage Deanery to arrange an informal visit: The Revd Jason St John Nicolle; Email:; Tel: 01235-850267

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Applications to be returned to: The Bishop of Dorchester, Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, OX5 1GF; Tel: 01865 208218; Email:

Closing date: 7th November 2018
Interviews: 3rd December 2018
DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required