Warning: Your browser (Internet Explorer) is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Click here to Learn how to update your browser.
Employment Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Receptionist/Bookings Officer

Responsible to: Operations Director
Location: Didsbury, Manchester
Part time Job Share: 17.5 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday morning)
Salary: £8,130 (£16,260 pro rata)
Closing Date: 12th October, 2018


Nazarene Theological College is a research-led partner college of The University of Manchester. Situated in Didsbury, Manchester, the College is an institution of the Church of the Nazarene. Founded in 1944, NTC has some 250 students (both full and part time), across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study, representing some forty different nationalities. The College also prepares candidates for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

The college operates with clear Strategic Areas:

  • We will be academically innovative and research led
  • We will foster community that is intentionally Christ like
  • We will engage in key missional partnerships with integrity
  • We will build our reputation for excellence and
  • We will strengthen our resource base to ensure a sustainable future

And with clear values:

We value excellence, relationships and learning and seek to manifest this in all that we do.

Main Purpose of Job

The Receptionist/Bookings Officer is the first point of communication for the College. This role provides a high quality, professional service to all visitors, students and staff undertaking administrative duties as required.

Main Duties

1. Receptionist:

  • Required to work in the busy reception area of the college, dealing with all enquiries, whether in person, telephone or email. This will involve operation of the college switchboard and liaison with the students, potential students, staff and visitors
  • Responsible for ensuring all visitors are signed into and out of the college

2. Administration:

  • Partially responsible for updating college data base (Sonis)
  • Typing/word processing of letters, minutes, weekly bulletin and other documents, as required.
  • Coordinate mailings and daily post
  • Ensure filing, stationery supplies, etc. are up –to-date
  • Coordinate service calls

3. Bookings Officer:

  • Responsible for student and guest accommodation, including licence agreements and the accommodation policy. Room bookings for internal meetings and external use including payments
  • In liaison with the Operations Director, provide support when conferences and events are held
  • Work with the Dean to administer external examinations including payments

4. Hospitality:

  • Welcome students to the campus and where required coordinate airport pick up.

This job description is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties as reasonably required.

Nazarene Theological College Vision
As God’s holy people we aspire to be a learning community reflecting the love of God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Dedicated to excellence in theological education we intentionally foster character formation within contexts that are both practical and reflective.

Nazarene Theological College Employment Ethos
The College is committed to the active pursuit of an Equal Opportunities Policy which addresses the need and right of everybody in the College to be treated with dignity and respect, in an environment in which a diversity of backgrounds, traditions and experiences is valued. It aims to create the conditions whereby prospective and existing students and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of any irrelevant distinction.

For a copy of the job description and application form, please contact the College



Appointment in International Chaplaincy and Global Mission

The Post

Nazarene Theological College invites applications for an International Chaplaincy post, with related teaching and supervisory duties, effective November 15th, 2018. The appointment will be for a one year term period. Closing date for applications is September 28st, 2018. Applicants who have not been contacted by October 2nd have not been shortlisted. First interviews (video conferenced) will be during the week from October 1-5th. Candidate(s) who are selected for the final short-list may be requested to attend an on-site interview process, with times to be arranged. All appointments are subject to approval by the NTC Board of Governors, and to satisfactory references.

The successful candidate will have international pastoral care and/or ministry experience within and beyond an academic setting, will join an experienced chaplaincy team, and also be part of a research active core faculty. This candidate will hold a relevant PhD degree, and give evidence of having an active research profile; will have prior ministry and prior teaching experience; will be able to support international students both on and beyond the campus; and will be able to take on some teaching and/or supervisory responsibilities, which may include undergraduate teaching (cross-disciplinary), MA teaching, and/or PhD supervision. Although able to teach across more than one discipline, the candidate is not expected to have ability to supervise research in multiple areas. Experience with a mission agency and/or cross-cultural ministry experience, and skills in administration and/or eLearning platforms, would be an advantage. Experience of ministry in the Wesleyan Arminian tradition generally, and the Nazarene tradition specifically, would be essential.

The current salary range is £23654-26334 (pro rata for part-time), dependent on experience and qualifications. The intention is to offer a full-time post, but consideration may be given to a part-time appointment. The preferred start date for the post is November 15th, 2018, but a request for a later start would be considered.

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010 it is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a practicing Christian and we would expect the post holder to adhere to the values of the College.

Main Responsibilities of the Post

  1. Being part of the NTC Chaplaincy team, with particular responsibility for International students
  2. Pastoral care and formation of students (including ministerial formation for ordination candidates)
  3. Working with local churches in the BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) traditions to offer links of support to
    international students and establish linkages between the College and these faith communities.
  4. Undergraduate and MA Teaching in Global Mission and, where possible, cross-disciplinary areas.
  5. Supervision of doctoral students (in an appropriate discipline area)
  6. Administration: participate in academic committees as required
  7. Maintaining an active research and publishing profile

Applications may be obtained from Debi Green, HR Manager, Nazarene Theological College, Dene Road, Didsbury,
Manchester M20 2GU, UK dgreen@nazarene.ac.uk

Related Pages