Chaplain, Kent

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Trinity School SevenoaksKent

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary negotiable dependent on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Salary dependent on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience

37.5 hours per week, 42 weeks per annum (flexibility required)

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a loving, inspirational and dedicated Chaplain to join the Trinity team.

Hours of work are normally 8.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday but the role requires a high degree of flexibility as responsibilities can fall during school holidays and at weekends with regular attendance at events which are outside normal working hours in or outside school.

Why work for Trinity School Sevenoaks?

· We are a Christian school with a strong vision, values and leadership

· We strive to place staff and students at the centre of everything we do

· We are confident you will enjoy coming to work each day

· There is a real unity across the school and at every level 

· You will be joining a school where your efforts will not go unnoticed 

· There is ample on-site staff parking

· Good travel links to London (35 mins by train), M25 (10 mins) and we are located in the heart of rural Sevenoaks

Reporting to the Headmaster, you will play a central role in organising and leading acts of worship, contributing to the school’s distinctive Christian ethos and offering Christian encouragement, guidance and support to all students.

You will be a close link with parishes and church communities in the area particularly those churches who are Members of Sevenoaks Churches Educational Trust, organise and lead community service as well as planning and leading enrichment events and activities which enhance students spiritual development.

A positive attitude and calm manner with the ability to think and work creatively and flexibly whilst working with close attention to detail and under pressure to meet deadlines.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and have significant experience of working directly with young people aged between 11 and 18. A dynamic person who loves God and has a heart for young people who sees their role as supportive, nurturing and enabling is essential.

The ideal candidate will have good MS office skills e.g. Excel and Word.

We highly recommend you come and visit us to experience what others so readily affirm that Trinity is truly a unique place, with a calm and caring atmosphere. 

We will be recruiting as applicants apply and therefore the post may be filled before the close date. 

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.  The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK.

If you would like any further information, arrange a visit or an informal discussion please contact Karen Partridge, School Business Manager or Fiona Smith, HR & Business Development Officer on 01732 469111 or email 

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More about Trinity School Sevenoaks
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Seal Hollow Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3SL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 469111
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Trinity is a growing, non-denominational Christian free school based in Sevenoaks, Kent. We are a single academy trust which operates under the sponsorship of 30 local churches in the Sevenoaks area. Trinity was founded in 2013 by a committed group o...