Diocese of Lancaster Education Service

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Deputy Diocesan Schools Commissioner

Are you seeking a challenge? Can you play a key role in leading the delivery of the Bishop of Lancaster’s strategy for academy conversion and supporting his vision for Catholic education? If so, then we would welcome an application from you for the post of Deputy Diocesan Schools Commissioner.


The Diocese of Lancaster is seeking to recruit a Deputy Diocesan Schools Commissioner who, under the governance of the Trustees, the oversight of the Episcopal Vicar for Education and Formation and the guidance of the Diocesan Schools Commissioner, will support the development and implementation of its strategic plans for education. This will include leading the roll-out of the Diocesan academisation programme and assisting in the delivery of the Church’s education mission.


  • The role is full time, 35 hours per week (Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00pm), with the ability to locate and work flexibly according to the needs of the service.
  • We are offering a competitive salary and pension package with 25 days holiday.
  • The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and there will be a 12 month probationary period
  • A full information pack regarding this role and details of how to apply are available on our website at www.lancaster-diocese-education.org.uk or telephone 01524 841190.


Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 15th September 2021.

Interview to be held on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.