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PTC Principal

The Presbyterian Church of Victoria (PCV) is seeking a faithful Christian, academically able to lead the ministry of the Presbyterian Theological College in Melbourne, Australia. The ideal applicant will be academically qualified and with experience in pastoral ministry, who can give direction to the development of the college, be a model of integrity and faithful Bible teaching to the students, support and encourage the work of colleagues.

The principal will also have a role in the wider Presbyterian Church of Victoria and encourage the work of the gospel in congregations throughout the State. The PCV believes that the College is in a unique position to have a significant role in promoting the work of the gospel in the State of Victoria both within and beyond the bounds of the denomination and is looking for a person of energy and determination who can see the opportunities and lead the College in making its contribution through the training of faithful gospel ministers.

Position qualifications: The successful candidate will either be a minister in full standing with the Presbyterian Church of Australia; or be willing to satisfy the requirements of the rules of the General Assembly of Australia relative to the reception of ministers from other churches; or similarly able to provide theological and spiritual leadership as a teacher of the Church.

The successful candidate must embrace and actively promote the Reformed faith as embodied in the confessional standards of the Presbyterian Church of Australia. Previous experience in academic teaching, academic administration, and curriculum design is desirable, as well as a proven ability to participate in wider academic and cultural engagement across a variety of platforms.

Full-time. Expected start date: SEM 2,2024.

Close date for applications: 28 February 2024.

Application instructions: All applications should include a current CV, a cover letter and contact details for at least three referees and are to be directed by email to the PCV Theological Committee Chair, Rev. Kevin Maxwell (ptcpositionsapp.boardsec@gmail.com).

Please contact the Office if you have any questions or to request the full detailed position description at +61 3 9898 9384 or info@ptc.edu.au.

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