Secretary for Education and Learning


Full time
Permanent contract or seven-year termed appointment
Salary: £46,070 or URC Minister’s stipend

Do you have the vision and skills to lead Education and Learning in the church through changing times?

This role supports the Education and Learning Committee of General Assembly, the three Resource Centres for Learning and the Training and Development officers in our Synods. Their joint goal is to enable the United Reformed Church to provide integrated education and training to equip the whole people of God for mission. A key part of this role is to encourage and foster continued evolution towards better meeting our goal in changing circumstances, in which intergenerational learning is key.

You will have proven experience of delivering education and learning as well as change management capabilities.

 Applications are invited from candidates who are a member of the United Reformed Church or of a church belonging to World Communion of Reformed Churches, Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council, Council for World Mission, Action for Churches Together in Scotland, Churches Together in England, Cytun (Churches Together in Wales), Free Churches Group or Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.*

If you are interested in working for us and can meet the above requirements, please contact us/see our website for an application form (noting that we do not accept CVs):

Human Resources, the United Reformed Church, 86 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT
020 7691 9874       W:

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 24 February 2020            
Interview date:
Tuesday 31 March 2020

*In accordance with the Equalities Act 2010
: Part 1, Schedule 9, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian.

This post is subject to an enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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