school chaplain in Karrinyup

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karrinyup, western australia
education & training
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working hours
au$ 120,000 - au$ 130,000 per year
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harriet winter, randstad
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job description

An exciting opportunity for an Ordained Anglican Priest to join an Anglican Girl's School in Perth, WA as the School Chaplain.

The role of the School Chaplain is to be committed to developing the spiritual life of students, staff, parents and former students, in what is an integral role in the School. The central responsibilities include leading worship with a focus on the Eucharist, caring for our school community, and implementing programmes that support the Anglican tradition, in liaison with Religious Studies and pastoral care staff.

The school welcomes staff who are prepared to go the extra mile for their students and is keen to support teachers, students and parents to provide a culture of care in an inclusive, supportive environment and quality education.

The successful candidate will:

  • Encourage students to pursue their faith development by communicating positive religious values within the school environment
  • Respond positively to opportunities when students and staff want to talk about the issues of faith and commitment.
  • Organising services for staff, Family Services, Particularly at Easter and Christmas and throughout the year.
  • Preparing students for baptism and/or admission to Holy Communion and/or confirmation, and arranging guest speakers and groups to complement the Chapel programme.
  • Mentoring and liaising closely with Chapel Prefects, Junior School chapel captains, to develop their roles.
  • Fostering good relations with past students as they return to the School for important events in their lives.
  • Being available to conduct the pastoral services of Baptism, Marriage and Funerals, as well as other pastoral services.
  • The School Chaplain may be a registered teacher, but this is not a pre-requisite for the position

The school:

An all girls independent day and boarding school for over 1400 Students from Kindergarten to Year 12 located close to the ocean in WA. The school is proud of its Anglican tradition, ethos and connections, and has a proud tradition of providing a rich and rewarding education for young women to live, learn and grow.

The school strives to ensure each student is nurtured as an individual and feels she is an important member off the schopol community. The school has a wide range of excellent facilities including a Performing Arts Centre, Music and Dance Centre, Sports Halls, and Swimming Pool Complex.

The benefits of working with randstad education:

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How to apply:

In order to apply for this full time role please contact via email, with a copy of your CV as a word document with limited formatting.

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

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Priest of Anglican Communion who meets the Archbishop’s requirements to be licensed in the Diocese of Perth and has fulfilled the conditions of the Diocese’ Safe Ministry Policy.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree