Team Rector (Designate) of the South Chilterns Team, Archdeaconry of Buckingham

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The newly formed South Chilterns Team is a benefice of four parishes, Stokenchurch, Lane End, Cadmore End and Ibstone, set in the Chiltern Hills.  We are looking for a Rector (Designate) to help us to move forward as a Team and to define our true vision and Identity.

Ideally you will:

  • Be a person of prayer
  • Be a versatile and inspirational leader as well as a team player
  • Lead and challenge our churches to move forward together
  • Value education and support our schools (particularly our Church schools) proactively
  • Build the age profile of our congregations by encouraging, supporting and helping us all to grow in faith

We offer:

  • Active participation by church members in worship and parish life
  • The support of a House for Duty Priest, whom you will help to appoint, a Licenced Lay Minister and a retired priest.
  • Four different congregations, all looking for a leader with whom we will be able to grow the Church in the South Chilterns

Application Form     Guidance Notes     Benefice Profile     Recruitment Monitoring Form

Further details and application also available from The Bishop of Buckingham’s office, Sheridan, Grimms Hill, Great Missenden, Bucks HP16 9BG

Tel: 01494 862173 Email:

Closing date for applications:  1 February 2018
Interviews: 19 February 2018

Enhanced DBS disclosure is required