Master of the Royal Foundation of St Katharine

Written by Human Resources on 11th April 2019. Posted in: Current vacancies

The Foundation is a Christian retreat and conference centre with significant involvement in its local community.

The new Master will be an ordained priest in the Church of England or a church in communion with the Church of England and will lead St Katharine’s into the 2020’s with the development of major new facilities on its site in Limehouse and the establishment of a small core community resident onsite to expand its spiritual and retreat activities. The Master is appointed by the Patron, HM The Queen, on the recommendation of the Court. They will serve at the Patron’s pleasure and will report to the Chair of the Court. The Master’s stipend will be equivalent to that of a Cathedral Dean in the Church of England, currently £36,930 per annum.  A 4-bedroom residential flat in the Master’s House at St Katharine’s is provided, free of rental, council tax and rate charges, to enable the Master to carry out their duties.

The Court is seeking an energetic, spiritual and inspirational leader and team builder, with proven managerial and leadership skills and a commitment to witnessing to the gospel of Christ in the provision of worship, hospitality and service to the Church and the wider community. Applicants are welcomed from the whole breadth of the Church of England, regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.

Details of how to apply and a job description are available at RFSK Master JD or from the Secretary to the Court, Graham Cooper at [email protected]

Applications must be received by 9.00am on Friday 10 May 2019.