Job Vacancies

Personal Assistant to the Dean

Part Time, flexible working hours 

The Cathedral Chapter is seeking to recruit an experienced Personal Assistant to support the Dean and to manage the Cathedral Office. This is a very busy and responsible position, operating at the very heart of Cathedral life.

This is a permanent part-time post of 28 hours a week, located in the Deanery within St Albans Cathedral.  The Cathedral is happy to consider any reasonable scheduling of hours to suit the post holder or to consider job share options. There is no opportunity within this post for home working. Some weekend and evening work may be required for which time off in lieu will apply. 

 Applicants are invited to submit an application form and covering letter to Michelle Ovenden, Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, Sumpter Yard, St Albans AL1 1BY or by email to

Closing date is 12 April 2019.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed on Thursday 9 May 2019.

Target start date is around 17 June 2019.

For further details please download the recruitment pack below:

Recruitment Pack

Application Form 

Cathedral Champions

St Albans Cathedral is looking for friendly and committed volunteers to help our team deliver events to the wider community. This is a great opportunity for those interested in the history and heritage of the Cathedral to share that enthusiasm with the general public! Help us to raise the profile of the Cathedral and share our many fantastic stories with new audiences. 

By becoming a St Albans Cathedral volunteer, you will be provided with an induction and will be given all the training that you need. You will also receive:
• An annual volunteer ‘thank you’ event
• Access to volunteer training opportunities held by the Cathedral
• References to employers

For more information, please contact Lindsay Wong (Community Engagement Officer) on or 01727 890284.

Cathedral Choirs

If your son or daughter is interested in joining either the Cathedral Choir (boys) or the Abbey Girls Choir, then we would love to hear from you. The next round of auditions will be in the Summer term 2018 for boys and girls in year 3 (academic year 2018/19).

Please visit the Cathedral Choirs section on this website or contact the Music Department on 01727 890245 or e-mail:

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