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Durham Cathedral is a living community of worship, welcome and hospitality and a very special place to work. 

Who works here?

Our dedicated clergy and staff, supported by around 700 volunteers, support our mission as we welcome over 750,000 visitors each year.

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We are proud to have been awarded the Continuing Excellence Award from North East Better Health at Work


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Volunteering is a great way to build your CV, find out more about the Cathedral and make new friends.

Take a look at the roles on offer in Volunteering.

Current Vacancies

After School Care Assistant

Location: The Chorister School, Durham Cathedral
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £9.00 per hour
Hours: The normal weekly timetable is as follows, (subject to review): Monday to Friday 4.00-6.00pm, Term time only

Job description

Job Reference TCS2020/1


The Chorister School is a leading co-educational boarding and day Prep School, educating children from the age of 3 to 13.

The applicant should be a strong team player and be committed to the Prep School ethos with the extra curricula requirements that this entails. The candidate needs to be flexible in approach and a caring, fun-loving, person who enjoys working with young people.

  • Monday to Friday 4.00-6.00pm, Term time only
  • Start date: as soon as possible

For An Application Pack please go to: 


Closing date for applications: 28th February 2020 at 12 noon.


The Chorister School and its staff share a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Advertised from: 14 February 2020
Closing date for receipt of completed application: 27 February 2020