School Chaplain, Ayr

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Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationAyr
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term:

Start date: Commencing ASAP
Position: Term Time - 15 hours per week 
Pay Rate: School Officer Level 5 - $31.95 - $33.50 per hour
ContactHR Services (07) 4773 0900 

St Francis School is a Catholic co-educational school located in the town of Ayr in the Burdekin region. The school has 295 students from Prep to Year 6. The school is one of three Catholic schools that serve the Burdekin communities and is inspired by the motto, “Christ and Knowledge”. Established by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in 1912, St Francis School remains committed to celebrating the message of Jesus Christ whilst providing educational excellence in teaching and learning. Highly professional staff and smaller class sizes provide a safe and nurturing educational environment that gives students a sense of belonging, conducive to learning. St Francis School recognises students and families are integral to the school’s success and is truly blessed by a generous school community.

What we are looking for
St Francis is seeking applications from suitability qualified and passionate individuals to commence as the School Chaplain for 15 hours per week commencing immediately

The role of the Chaplain:

  • Provide pastoral and spiritual support to students
  • Create opportunities for the faith development of students
  • Advance the religious life of the school community
  • Foster the experience of Catholic community within the school
  • Engage the school community in social justice and social action
  • Encourage and facilitate connections with Church/faith communities and agencies
  • Undertake ongoing professional learning


  • Hold a minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care or an equivalent qualification
  • Current Working with Children Suitability Card or eligibility.
  • Undertake system based Student Protection Training

Please see Position Description for further information.

How to apply:

  • Written Cover Letter outlining why you are best suited for the position
  • Current resume including referees

Applications close 9am Monday 19th August 2019 unless filled prior

More about Diocese of Townsville Catholic Education
Address: Townsville Catholic Education Office, 2 Gardenia Avenue, Kirwan, Queensland, QLD 4814, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 4773 0900