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Post Reference: cofe/TP/10564/2462
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary/Stipend: £46000 - £46000
Closing Date: 23/03/2020
Region / Division: Truro
Post Category: Education
Organizational Unit: Other Requirements
Location: Exeter


The South West Ministry Training Course embraces adventurous faith, missional hope and grounded love. We seek to appoint an energetic, prayerful and missional leader as our next Principal.

Main Responsibilities

Over the last few years the bishops of Exeter and Truro have led a major rejuvenation of SWMTC. We have launched an innovative new curriculum based upon the Lord’s Prayer, Nicene Creed and Magnificat to train ordinands and Readers. Our Foundations in Christian Ministry Course is oversubscribed. We deliver creative IME Phase 2 for both dioceses. And we have a sustainable business model. This is a great opportunity for someone with drive, theological acumen and pastoral expertise to lead us into the next stage of our development and make a real difference to the mission of the church in the South West.


The Principal post is full-time, based in Exeter with residential weekends in Plymouth. The remuneration for this rewarding role will be £46,000, plus pension.

For an informal conversation please contact the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Rt Revd Nick McKinnel, Bishop of Plymouth by email ( Further details are available at Please apply using Pathways by noon, 23 March 2020. Interviews will be held in Exeter on 8 April 2020.

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