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The Octagon Tower at Ely Cathedral

We are proud of our reputation as a great place to work

Ely Cathedral is a living, thriving place of worship. We also welcome thousands of visitors a year as well as being a high profile venue for concerts, exhibitions, filming and hospitality. We employ over 100 staff who are supported by more than 200 dedicated volunteers.

We are required by law to ensure all staff have the right to work in the United Kingdom and if you are offered a post, we will ask you to bring proof of your ID such as a passport or birth certificate. Some of our vacancies are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service and all new staff are required to complete online training around Safeguarding. Each job description will detail if this is a requirement and details about DBS and any training is provided once a job offer is made.

Due to the volume of applications we are currently receiving it will only be possible to contact shortlisted candidates regarding the outcome of their application. If you have not been invited to attend an interview within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in working at Ely Cathedral.

Any current vacancies at Ely Cathedral or Ely Cathedral Enterprises Ltd, will be listed below.

Learning Assistant

We have a part-time vacancy for a Learning Assistant to work collaboratively with the Director of Learning and Learning Officer to support the work of the Department at the Cathedral.

To apply, please send a completed application form together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Sarah Coakley: by Monday 1 November.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 1 December.

Learning Assistant Job Description


Learning Assistant Application Form


Full Time & Part Time Front of House/Waiting Staff - The Almonry

We are looking to recruit both full time and part time waiting staff for The Almonry Restaurant & Tea Rooms. Further information about the Almonry Restaurant can be found here.

Please see Job Description and Application Form below:

The Almonry Restaurant at Ely Cathedral, exterior view, al fresco dining

Almonry Front of House Team - Job Description

The Almonry Restaurant, interior view, 13th century undercroft

Almonry Front of House Team - Application Form