Rector, Parish of Break O’Day

Parish of Break O’Day, Tasmania

Location: The North East Coast of Tasmania
(St Helens, St Mary’s,Pyengana)

Job Type: Full time

Closing Date: when filled

Come and join God’s mission in Tasmania!

Would you like to come and join a great team of church leaders, working together to fulfill our shared vision to see A church for Tasmania, making disciples of Jesus?

The Parish of Break O’Day is located on Tasmania’s North East Coast, about 2 hours from Launceston. About 6,100 people live in the area, though this swells to over 15,000 in the summer months. The main industries are tourism and agriculture, and there are a range of schools and community facilities. 

We are looking for a new Rector who can creatively and energetically lead us in making our vision a reality and reaching the generations not currently part of our church. We need someone who will see what we can become, under God, as well as what we currently are. 

Please pray and seek God if you think this might be you.

The gifts needed will include: 

  • Preaching and teaching 
  • Ability to create and lead a new vision to make disciples 
  • Able to lead new outreach to children, families and young people 
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter 
  • Gifts or experience in building new ministries from a low base 
  • Able to continue to disciple, grow and love existing church members 

Appointment will be subject to the applicant fulfilling the Safe Church Communities requirements of the Diocese of Tasmania, including having a Tasmanian Working with Vulnerable People Card.
The Diocese of Tasmania is a ChildSafe organisation.

For more details about the parish, the stipend and full package, please see the Parish Profile.

How to apply 

Please send applications including a resume, a response to this parish profile, and 2-3 referees to by Monday 28 February 2022. 

For further information ring Claire Upton (EA to the Diocesan Registrar) on (03) 6220 2019.