Chaplain, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Pocklington SchoolEast Riding of Yorkshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: TBC
Contract term: Permanent


Are you as passionate as we are to inspire and nurture young people?  Can you lead the spiritual life of our school community with clear commitment to the Christian faith?  If that sounds like you then seize this opportunity.

12 miles to the East of York we offer a unique working environment based within a friendly market town, but close to major cities and heritage coastlines. Our successful co-educational day and boarding school is thriving, and we require a Chaplain to work between 1½ to 2½ days a week.

The more detailed duties and responsibilities of the post will depend on the candidate’s particular qualities and strengths, but the role will include: organising and leading the school in acts of worship; exploring opportunities for outreach through liaison with the local parish and providing spiritual and pastoral care to the whole school community. 

You will have excellent communication skills, be able to inspire and enthuse a range of audiences through your church services and ideally be an ordained Anglican priest.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Mr Martin Davies (Pastoral Director) on 01759 321200 or 

You can access further information and an application form from: T: 01759 322666 E: 

Please detail your preferred number of working days in your application. 

Closing date: 9am 20th September

Pocklington School Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

More about Pocklington School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: West Green, Pocklington, York, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1759 321200

Pocklington School is a co-educational, independent, all-through school near York. Around 790 pupils aged 3-18 are educated in the school's pre-preparatory, preparatory, senior and sixth-form stages. There is both day and boarding provision.