Deans - Including Current Vacancies


Dean of Liverpool: Applications now closed



Dean of Salisbury

Dean of Chester

Dean of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich

Dean of Wakefield



The nomination of a Dean to either a Crown or Parish Church Cathedral is made by a panel convened for this purpose. The panel is led by a Chair, nominated by the Archbishop of the Province.


  • If you intend to apply for more than one vacancy on this page you will need to complete a separate application form for each post.
  • If you would like to find out any more about a role or the application process, please contact Caroline Boddington on 020 7898 1876.
  • On this page you will find an application form and a Fostering Diversity form, both of which will need to be completed as part of your application.
  • Completed application forms and Fostering Diversity forms should be emailed to
  • The name of the vacancy you are applying for should be noted in the subject heading of the email.
  • We are unable to accept applications after the closing date shown for each post.

Kindly note forms are provided in Word and PDF format, appearing in a separate browser window. Forms are continuously updated so please use a new form from our website for each individual appointment to ensure you have the current version.


Overview of Appointment Process for Deans

Appointment Process for Deans

Guidance Notes: "Completing Application Forms"

Fostering Diversity Form