Current vacancies at Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral’s Job Applicant Privacy Notice can be downloaded here.

CANON CHANCELLOR

Residentiary Canon

The Bishop of Bath and Wells is seeking a new Canon Chancellor to join the Chapter of Wells Cathedral at an exciting time in the Cathedral’s development. As a Residentiary Canon of Wells Cathedral, the Canon Chancellor will:

·         Take a full part in worship at the Cathedral

·         Shape the theological offer of the Cathedral

·         Be a member of Chapter and play a vital and strategic role in corporate governance

·         Lead the Education, Outreach, Library and Archive areas

·         Be a Governor (ex-officio) of Wells Cathedral School

For further details and to apply please download the Application Pack and Application Form.

Closing Date: 28 August 2019

Shortlisting: 3 September 2019

Interviews: 10 and 11 September 2019

CHORISTER VOCAL TUTOR

from September 2019

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Sunday 11 August

Please download the Application Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.

Enquiries to:
Mrs Melanie Lawlor, PA to the Organist and Master of the Choristers
Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

VACANCY FOR A COUNTERTENOR VICAR CHORAL

Applications are invited from experienced singers. Free housing in the beautiful medieval Vicars’ Close, with a competitive salary and fees package.

Please download the Application Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Enquiries to:

The Revd Canon Nicholas Jepson- Biddle, Precentor

Wells Cathedral Music Office, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483  Email: musicoffice@wellscathedral.uk.net

Volunteer Library Assistant

We’re looking for volunteer Library Assistants to supervise the use of the Cathedral’s Reading Room as a reference and study library and talk to visitors about its history and contents. We’re looking for people who can commit to two hour shifts from 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm, Monday to Saturday and ideally for people who enjoy engaging with members of the public.

Skills required

  • Excellent communication
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Happy to work in a team

To download a copy of the role description, click here.

Interested?

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Volunteer Cathedral Welcomers and Duty Welcomers

We are currently recruiting for the roles of Cathedral Welcomer and Duty Welcomer. These are both voluntary roles.

Welcomers provide a warm, friendly and sensitive welcome to all who enter Wells Cathedral.  The role can include handing over an appropriate welcome leaflet, notifying visitors of guided tours and generally helping with directions.

The ideal volunteer is someone who is friendly, enjoys engaging with the public and has the ability to follow instruction, as well as being able to be flexible.

More details about the role are available in the role description which can be downloaded here.

Enquiries to: Ruth Clacee-Rowe, Volunteer Coordinator, Wells Cathedral offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Telephone: 01749 674483

Email: ruth.clacee-rowe@wellscathedral.uk.net

Choristers

We are always pleased to hear from parents of prospective choristers.

Scholarships and additional bursaries for Wells Cathedral School, which all choristers attend, are available.

For more information, please telephone 01749 834213 or 01749 674483 or email admissions@wells.cathedral.school

“one of the most impressive of today’s British cathedral choirs” in “world-class form” Gramophone Magazine

Click here for more information about Wells Cathedral choristers.