Job Opportunity at St. Mary's

Parish Administrator - St Mary Magdalene with St Martin Parish Church, Addiscombe

St Mary Magdalene with St Martin  Parish Church Council seeks to appoint a

Parish Administrator

This post will be supporting the Vicar as an administration resource, facilitator and coordinator, for the smooth running of the church, it’s office and communications.


St Mary Magdalene with St Martin has three worshiping congregations totalling 150 people. The ministry and work of the parish has grown so that on-site, we support a Pre-School from Monday to Friday, Café outreach, and a Parent/ Carer and Toddler group on a regular weekly basis. We hold two or three services per Sunday with children’s and youth groups. Find us on

This position has become available due to the retirement of our current Administrator this summer. The start date is flexible given the current circumstances of Covid-19, but we hope to have someone in place by September 1st if not before.


The Church of England and Diocese of Southwark is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all. St Mary Magdalene with St Martin is committed to the Diocesan Safeguarding policy A Safer Church, which can be viewed via The Parish Administrator will be expected to share in this commitment.


Salary for the post is £11.66 per hour at 16 hours per week, worked over at least 4 days. There is flexibility and we are open to considering other work patterns to cover the required hours. Annual Leave is the equivalent of 64 hours of paid leave, plus public holidays. Our office is based at St Mary Magdalene Church, Canning Road CR0 6QD. The post holder needs to be familiar and in sympathy with the ethos of the Church of England.


Applications close on May 31st.You are welcome to call the vicar on 0208 654 3459 if you have questions about the job spec or person spec.

Please email your letter of application making reference to the Job spec and Person spec, with your CV and 2 referees to

Rev Amanda Johnson

or by mail to

Rev Amanda Johnson St Mary’s Vicarage Canning Road CR06QD

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