Assistant Chaplain

Assistant Chaplain - Permanent Full Time

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An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Chaplain to join the pastoral care team at St Michael’s Grammar School. The Assistant Chaplain is responsible for assisting the Senior Chaplain with all aspects of the life of the Chapel. The Assistant Chaplain will be involved in and conduct School Eucharist/Masses and other religious services. This role will also be involved in teaching religious education in the School. Depending upon the teaching load in religious education it may be possible to teach in other disciplines if suitably qualified. The Assistant Chaplain will encourage a life of spirituality (in the liberal Anglo-Catholic tradition) amongst, and work collaboratively with, all members of the School community.

The Assistant Chaplain must be aligned with the School’s ethos, vision and values, be prepared to be involved in the life of the School, be a part of the School community, be curious, excited and invigorated by learning. The successful applicant will possess a positive outlook, exceptional interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build authentic, collaborative relationships.



The successful applicant must:

  • be a licensed and ordained Anglican Priest.
  • be able to demonstrate suitable tertiary qualifications in Theology.
  • have, or be willing to apply for, registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).
  • be able to or willing to supply a current (not more than 6 months old) Police Check.
  • possess a degree of maturity of Christian faith, which gives integrity to her/his ministry with students, parents and staff.
  • possess sound judgment and a calm and mature disposition.
  • have the willingness to be involved in all aspects of the School’s program.
  • have a strong moral and ethical compass and cultivates credibility & honesty.


This position will commence in Semester 1, 2014, with a 1.0 load.


There is an engaging culture at the School, based on the School’s values of dignity, respect, care and compassion. A competitive remuneration is on offer for the successful candidate. You will be a part of the School’s professional development programs; there is an active Staff Association and opportunities to participate in a wide variety of School activities. These opportunities make St Michael’s Grammar School a highly sought-after working environment. The School is centrally located and is close to public transport.


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School Details

St Michael’s Grammar School

25 Chaple Street, St Kilda VIC 3182

t: +61 3 8530 3200

f: +61 3 9510 9392


Closing Date 6th September 2013


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