St Matthew’s Bethnal Green 


Part-time Parish Administrator

Job Description and Person Specification


Job Description


St Matthew’s Bethnal Green is looking for a reliable, responsible administrator to join our team. We are a Church of England parish in Central London. This is a permanent position subject to a 3-month probationary period. 

This job will include:

  • working closely with the Rector for the smooth running of the church. 
  • co-ordinating the hires of the church, both regular and one-off.
  • advertising parish events, in print and on the internet. 
  • overseeing church communications
  • completing regular paperwork for occasional offices, church statistics, and Parish Council meetings
  • compiling and printing service sheets 
  • working with the church Treasurer (volunteer) and Bookkeeper (employee) to make sure financial records are processed in a timely manner. 
  • handling e-mail and telephone inquiries. 
  • giving access to routine maintenance visitors (e.g. fire extinguisher inspector, boiler inspector).


Please see the attached job description for more details. 

Office space, computer and internet access are provided within the church building itself. 


This post is line managed by the Rector. It is part time, for a total of 16 hours per week. This may be worked over two days, or potentially over more than two after discussion with the Rector. 


Remuneration and Holidays

- This post will be paid £10 - 12 per hour dependent on experience 

  • Holidays will be provided at 28 days FTE


If you have any questions about this role, or would like an informal conversation with the Rector about it, please ring 0208 109 0644 or e-mail 


To apply for this post, please send a covering letter setting out your reasons for applying and attach a copy of your CV. These should be sent to, or posted to: 

St Matthew’s Rectory, Hereford Street, London E2 6EX. 


Deadline for application: 7 November 2019 

Date of interviews: Interviews will be held in the week beginning 11 November 2019 

How to Find Us:

Contact Us:

Our address:
St Matthew\'s Row
Bethnal Green London E2 6DT

Email us:

Our Services

Our main Sunday service is the
Parish Eucharist at 10.30am

Mass, Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer are offered most days.
See Parish Notices for more information