Cliff College, located in the Peak District, has been training people in evangelism and mission since 1903. Today it continues in its mission to equip the church in evangelism and mission through a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, a wide selection of short courses, an annual Festival, partnerships with other institutions globally and churches locally and a busy conference centre and leisure business.
Cliff is now seeking to appoint to the new role of Vice-Principal for Mission. This is a new post for a creative, energetic, and collaborative leader, and offers a rare opportunity within theological education to share and to shape key delivery in the current priorities of both The Methodist Church and Cliff College.
We are looking for someone who:
- is an experienced practitioner of mission
- is a theological educator
- is highly collaborative and an effective communicator
- has the capacity to work skilfully in diverse, multi-cultural and fast-changing contexts.
- is willing to play a key role in the life of Cliff College.
Further information and application details
This role is a full-time, permanent position.
Closing date: Friday 16 September 2022 (please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.)
Interviews: Thursday 29 September 2022
Introducing the new degree from Cliff College: BA (Hons) Theology and Mission
Cliff College is excited to announce the launch of its brand new degree programme, the BA (Hons) Theology and Mission, validated by the University of Manchester and available from September 2023.*
Cliff Festival 2023 - Eden Restored
Festival 2023 runs from 26-29 May; our theme is Eden Restored.
April 2022 - trip to Sierra Leone
Three of our staff visited the Methodist Church in Sierra Leone to discuss training for lay and ordained people and further learning development
New Cliff College programme - Foundations for Mission and Ministry
A new programme from Cliff College, the Foundations for Mission and Ministry (launching in September 2022) will prepare and equip people to serve God inside and outside the church.