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Job Opportunities

Canon Precentor

The Bishop of Southwark, with the Dean and Chapter of Southwark Cathedral, seeks to appoint a priest as Canon Precentor.  Southwark Cathedral stands firmly in the inclusive progressive catholic tradition and is set at the heart of the vibrant south bank of the Thames.  It is an exciting cathedral with a busy liturgical and event diary, engaging with the lively and diverse communities of south London.  The Precentor will work with and enable clergy, musicians, vergers and volunteers in the preparation and delivery of holy, imaginative and engaging worship, both in the Cathedral and online, for regular and special occasions and contribute to the life of the wider diocese.  The person appointed will have strong liturgical experience and instincts and will have excellent relational skills which will help others achieve their very best.  The Precentor will be the Chapter lead for safeguarding across the life of the Cathedral.  The person appointed will be an Executive Trustee of the Chapter and so will have proven leadership and strategic skills.

The closing date for applications is Friday 10 March.

Applicant Information pack

Application Form

Volunteer Opportunities


There are also a number of voluntary opportunities at the Cathedral for you to consider, please visit our Volunteer page for further information

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