Vacancy: Synod Clerk

Vacancy: Synod Clerk

Applications are welcome for the role of EAST MIDLANDS SYNOD CLERK.

The Synod Council is looking to recruit a new Synod Clerk to start during the autumn of 2020 in a voluntary capacity for, on average, 10 hrs per week.  

The role holder is required to spend time in the Synod office in Nottingham but will be mainly home-based with travel across the geography of the EM Synod. 

Applications are welcome from URC elders, members, retired ministers and ministers, including non-stipendiary ministers. 

The role of the Synod Clerk in the East Midlands Synod has four principal elements:

  • To serve as Clerk to the Synod and Synod Council
  • To be responsible for enabling Synod engagement with General Assembly
  • To provide advice, guidance and support on the structure, governance and procedures of the United Reformed Church
  • To serve as one of the Synod Officers alongside the Moderator and Treasurer.

The role description, person specification, application form and Synod Profile are attached below or are available from the Synod office.

To arrange an informal discussion with the Moderator and/or current Clerk please contact the EM Synod Office: or 0115 960 9241.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 17th August 

Interview date:  Monday 7th September 2020 in the Synod Office or via video conference.