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Dean (Incumbent)

About the Role

Located in the beautiful East Sussex coastal region, the historic town of Battle is looking for a new Dean to serve, equip and lead this busy town centre parish. 

St Mary’s Church is located in the centre of town, with a small daughter church in nearby Telham. The tradition of both churches is central, with a broadly evangelical ethos. 

The parish has strong links with local schools, including a Church of England (2fe) primary school, other local churches and town organisations. 

The Deanery is centrally located within easy walking distance of the town, local schools and amenities with a large garden and ample parking. 

We are looking for a biblically orthodox priest with vision and enthusiasm. S/he will be able to nurture and encourage both the traditional and modern forms of worship and to build up our strong civic links and outreach in the community. 

This post is a crown appointment. For an informal conversation, please contact The Ven Dr Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings: [email protected]

For an application form and the parish profile, please contact Marc Sacher: [email protected].

Closing Date: 22nd March 2019
Interviews: 3rd April 2019 

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.