WTC Theology is a pioneering theological college with a vision to integrate the best of scholarship with the power and gifts of the Holy Spirit to transform, heal and release God’s people into His purposes. WTC’s mission is to deliver transformational education within prophetic, worshipping and learning communities across the UK, in partnership with local churches.
For more information about our current job opportunities, please see below.
Part-time - Cheltenham
WTC is recruiting an Office Administrator to provide admin support to our Academic, Operations and Executive Teams. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes administration to join our dynamic team and contribute to the smooth running of the college. The post is being advertised as maternity cover for 1 year.
The Office Administrator will report to the Chief Operations Officer, and will be a proactive and solution focused person who has the ability to deal with a wide range of activities simultaneously, and is able to find appropriate solutions to challenges as they arise. Attention to detail and being able to drive projects from start to finish will be important. As the person dealing with initial phone and email enquiries, the postholder will need to have good communications skills and a helpful, pleasant manner. There is the opportunity to be trained by the Director of IT and take increasing responsibility supporting the IT functions of the college if the postholder has the aptitude.
The successful candidate will have experience of administration as well as strong IT and project management skills. An understanding of the education and charitable sectors would be an advantage.
WTC (wtctheology.org.uk) is a pioneering theological college with a vision to integrate the best of scholarship with the power and gifts of the Holy Spirit to transform, heal, and release God’s people into His purposes for them. We deliver transformational theological education within prophetic, worshipping and learning communities throughout the UK, in partnership with local churches. The successful applicant will need to be in agreement with WTC values and to see this role as part of their call to ministry. As such it is a genuine occupational requirement for the Events and Office Manager to be a practising Christian.
The successful candidate will be based at the WTC offices in Cheltenham. This is a part-time, temporary position of 25-hour a week, working 5 hours a day, for 1 year. The position attracts a salary of £18,500 – £22,000 FTE per year dependent on experience, with a pro rata holiday allowance of 25 days plus Bank Holidays. To access a detailed job and person specification, click here.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 24th October 2021.
The interviews will be held in Cheltenham or online during the week beginning 25th October 2021 for a mid-November start.
Lecturer (in New Testament / Systematic Theology)
and Director of Postgraduate Studies
Full-time - Cheltenham
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join WTC’s Senior Leadership Team as Lecturer (in New Testament / Systematic Theology) and Director of Postgraduate Studies, reporting to the Principal. The successful candidate will teach on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and will be responsible for overseeing and developing the postgraduate programme. As a member of the academic team, they will help provide academic and educational leadership for the college, ensuring both high quality teaching in line with WTC’s values, and the smooth running of the academic year. The Lecturer (in New Testament / Systematic Theology) and Director of Postgraduate Studies will manage the Deputy Registrar, and will maintain strong relationships with the University of Chester, WTC’s validating body. They will help build and strengthen WTC networks with Hub churches, other churches and church networks, and with WTC donors. As a member of the Executive Team, they will help decide the direction of the college and expand our reach and curricula as we respond to the changing landscape of theological higher education.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in the New Testament or Systematic Theology. They will be able to demonstrate management and leadership experience within an academic sphere, with proven results in being able to work across a number of projects and areas, delivering results under pressure and on time. They will be spiritually mature and a team player with excellent interpersonal skills. Suitable applicants will be able to demonstrate an ability to work flexibly in a fast-developing context. They will have excellent communication skills and be highly IT literate. This role is suited to an academic looking to work in a cutting edge theological college engaging primarily with the charismatic, independent church sector.
This is a full-time role based in WTC’s Cheltenham offices. It will involve travel to Residentials, to support WTC Hubs and to build relationships with other partners.
Organizational Background – The Mission and Need
WTC (www.wtctheology.org.uk) is a pioneering theological college with a vision to integrate the best of scholarship with the power and gifts of the Holy Spirit to transform, heal, and release God’s people into His purposes for them. We deliver transformational theological education within prophetic, worshipping and learning communities throughout the UK, in partnership with local churches. The successful applicant will need to have a passion for the work of WTC, be committed to WTC’s values, and to see this role as part of their call to ministry. As such it is a genuine occupational requirement for the Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Studies to be a practising Christian.
Commitment and Pay scale
The successful candidate will be based at WTC’s offices in Cheltenham and will be able to attend both Residentials (currently circa 10 days per annum). This is a full-time contract including 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and access to a pension scheme, attracting a salary of between £36,000 – £40,000 depending on experience.
To access a detailed job and person specification please click here.
Closing date for applications – midnight on Sunday 7th November 2021.
First interviews will be held in Cheltenham in the week beginning 15th November 2021. Second interviews for those shortlisted will take place over a full day at the WTC Residential held at Nottingham University between 3-6th January 2022. (Date tbc).
Start date 1st June 2022.