Employment Opportunity

Our wonderful administrator, Eric, has gone and got himself engaged. Sadly this means he will be leaving us once he gets married in February 2019 as he will be moving away to Lincolnshire. This means we are looking to appoint to:

The post of Parish Church Administrator

St. George’s Church Fatfield



Location:   St. George’s Church, Harraton, Washington,NE38 9AH


Post: 20 hours a week (over 3 days) permanent - £8150 per annum 


Responsible to: Vicar of St George’s Church, Fatfield


Responsible for: 

  • Efficient running of the church office and administration
  • Administrative support to the Vicar and other ministries at St George's
  • Planning and procuring resources for church services, ministries and office



We are looking for an enthusiastic and competent Church Administrator to join and support the ministry of the vicar and a large team of volunteers at St George’s. The Administrator will need to be able to co-ordinate, communicate and enable compliance with church regulations.


We would be delighted to hear from you if you feel you have the skills in order to play a role within this vibrant and outward looking church community.


For an application pack:


Email to office@stgeorgesfatfield.co.uk

Telephone: The Church Office, 0191 415 4200


Website: Download the application form click here


whole application pack here


Application deadline:


If you wish to post a paper application, please send it to St. George’s Church Office, Vigo Lane, Harraton, Washington, NE38 9AH to arrive by 5.00pm on Friday 21st December 2018.


We prefer applications by email; please send your completed application to office@stgeorgesfatfield.co.uk by 11.59pm on Friday 21st December 2018.


If you wish to apply by email but are unable to insert your signature, please email the completed form by 11.59pm on Friday 21st December. Please then print out page 7, sign it, and send it by post to arrive no later than Wednesday 2nd January 2019




Interviews will be held within the first two weeks of January 2019



Contact us with any questions about the role, some elements are flexible.


Download a full job description here and person specification here.


Our Ethos, Vision, mission and values of St George's church can be found here.


Summary of Role 


The Church Administrator need to be:


(i) able to keep sensitive information confidential 

(ii) a natural organiser /co-ordinator

(iii) pro-active in facilitating the day to day administration of a busy church office with a wide portfolio of     


(iv) confident and capable using ICT, particularly Microsoft Office software

(v) self aware and able to work with people and able to cope with both stressful and pastorally sensitive situations (vi) able to work on own initiative as well as taking direction from leadership.