The Queen’s Foundation is looking to appoint a new Principal in succession to Professor Clive Marsh who will move into retirement in the summer of 2024.

The post is open to lay or ordained people. There is an occupational requirement that the postholder be a member in good standing of a church in association with Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (or its equivalent bodies in other parts of the world), in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

The applicant pack provides details of the role and remuneration package as well as background information on the institution.

The closing date for applications is 2pm, Monday 26th February 2024.

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday/Wednesday 12th-13th March 2024. We hope to inform all those being called for interview by 29th February at the latest.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Evidence will be required at the interview.

To Apply

  • Please read the Applicant Pack for more information
  • Submit our standard application form (which you can supplement with a full CV if you wish)
  • Complete our brief recruitment monitoring form
  • Submit a covering letter outlining how your qualities, skills and experience would enable you to fulfil the role description and person specification for this post. You should not simply submit your CV as an alternative to the covering letter as we encourage all candidates to spell out clearly in their letter how and why they feel they are suited for the role.

Applications should be sent to with the subject line: Principal

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