For the Whole of Their Life.

Wellbeing Chaplain

· Full-time
· Permanent position – commencing in 2023

St Philip’s Christian College, Newcastle is currently seeking an experienced Christian Chaplain to join our team in 2023.

We believe that educating the whole child is essential, so that both academic excellence and spiritual values are fostered in a climate of Christ-centred worship, loving relationships and practical concern for others.

As part of the College’s Pastoral Care and Wellbeing Team, you will work with the subschool Executive team to support individual students and plan, organise, and implement a range of curricular and extra-curricular activities, events and projects, to achieve the pastoral care and wellbeing goals of the College.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • previous experience in a school setting as a spiritual mentor to staff and students
  • demonstrated ability to mentor and support middle and senior school female students, with an understanding of the key challenges faced by this cohort
  • a chaplaincy qualification or relevant vocational or tertiary qualification, or be working towards the same
    previous experience assisting in the coordination of Chapel services that enable students to grow in their relationship with Christ and with one another
  • experience leading bible study groups and equipping students to lead services and discipleship groups
  • previous experience writing and presenting devotions for students and staff, and be an effective communicator
  • have experience working with families of female students who are at-risk, with the aim of supporting them emotionally and spiritually, knowing when to refer them to a qualified, professional health care provider.

To submit your application, please complete the Non-Teacher Application Form below and forward it, along with a brief covering letter addressing the selection criteria, to:

The Principal – Mrs Pam O’Dea

Applications will close 9am Friday 19th August 2022.