Job Vacancies

4th May 2019




The North Herts Circuit is seeking to appoint a new Circuit Administrator based at Central Methodist Church in Letchworth Garden City.

The Administrator will work 3 four-hour sessions a week – with flexibility to attend evening meetings as minute taker. The work will involve giving administrative support to the Superintendent Minister and to the Circuit Leadership Team. It will also involve day to day book-keeping duties.

Applicants should

– have achieved passes in GCSE level exams or equivalent

– be competent in the administrative and bookkeeping tasks needed to run a small office

– be able to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel (or equivalent) and email.

– be open to gaining competence in other software

– be efficient, flexible and able to work independently, using their initiative and be a good team player

– have a willingness to understand and engage with Methodism

Level of Pay – Salary in line with Methodist guidelines for lay employees and will be dependent on qualifications

Holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks (to be worked out pro rata to hours worked) which includes Bank Holidays.

There will be opportunity to join a pension scheme.

Enquiries to:-

Circuit Administrator, Circuit Office, Central Methodist Church, Pixmore Avenue, Letchworth Garden City,SG6 3TR

A full job description, person specification and application form will be sent.

If possible email applications are preferred to

Completed applications must be returned by May 24th 2019

Provisional date for interviews will be Saturday June 1st2019.

The appointment will take place a.s.a.p on a mutually agreed date

26th April 2019

Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology 

Senior Administrator

Reporting to the Principal, the Senior Administrator will be responsible for leading and managing a small administrative and support team which is responsible for a range of duties in support of the work and life at the Institute.  These include:

Administrative support for the Principal, student and curriculum administration, maintenance of student records, academic calendar, dealing with student enquiries and queries, support for the Institute’s committee structure, including preparation and distribution of papers, minute-taking and appropriate follow-up actions.

Management and supervision of the Institute’s administrative and support staff, including the House Manager, cleaning and gardening staff to ensure the smooth running of Lady Margaret House.

Ensuring a warm welcome to all visitors, event management and organisation in collaboration with other Institute staff.  Administrative support for fundraising, preparation of publicity material and updating  the Institute’s webpage.

You will be an experienced administrator who is able to manage a varied workload and competing priorities.    You will have proven communication skills, both oral and written, when dealing with people at all levels and from different cultural backgrounds.  You will also have excellent IT skills, including Office, Publisher and WordPress.  You will have a flexible approach to working priorities and willing to support the Institute during occasional out-of-hours and weekend working.

Applicants should submit a letter of application and a CV along with the names of three referees, showing how they meet the criteria for the role. Candidates will be asked to make a short presentation as part of the selection process.

The salary range is: £27,285 – £29,515

The closing date is Monday 27 May 2019 and short-listed candidates will be invited to interview on 5 or 6 June 2019.  For a full job description, please go to this link on our website: