Pioneer | Diocese of Bath and Wells

Could you pioneer our pioneering experiment?

This is the first of nine new pioneer posts aimed at catalysing a pioneer rumpus across Somerset. We are looking for someone to lead on contextual mission in the new housing area of Bathpool, Taunton, as part of a pioneering team. If the post is for you, you will:

  • be able to co-build community with others;
  • be able to start new initiatives as well as build on existing projects; 
  • grow new Christian communities;
  • enable teams of lay pioneers;
  • learn through reflective practice and be able to share your learning with others.

An Occupational Requirement exists for the post-holder to be an active communicant member of the Church of England or of a Church in full communion with the Church of England in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. The role is open to lay and ordained candidates.

For further information and to apply please visit our website:

Closing date: Thursday 15 March 2018 by 12 noon
Interviews: Wednesday 28 March 2018

This role will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

For further information and to apply please visit our website:

Diocese of Bath and Wells


Diocese of Bath and Wells
The Diocese of Bath and Wells is one of 41 Church of England dioceses in the country. The diocese stretches from Portishead in the north to Crewkerne in the south, Minehead in the west to Frome in the east. The diocese loves and serves the 940,000 people who live here through its family of 496 parishes, 181 church schools, 600 clergy and 350 lay ministers. This family works for the good of local communities in a range of practical as well as pastoral ways; caring for the vulnerable in our societies, supporting local families and encouraging children and young people. Everything the diocese does is underpinned by prayer and worship and is driven by its vision that: “In response to God’s immense love for us, we seek to be God’s people, living and telling the story of Jesus.”
Wells, Somerset