School Chaplain - Stella Maris School, MAROOCHYDORE, Maroochydore

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Brisbane Catholic EducationMaroochydore
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking a School Chaplain to join our team and support the faith and pastoral needs of our students. This can include support and guidance about ethics, values, relationships and spiritual issues; the provision of student welfare; and enhancing engagement with the broader community.   The successful candidate will: contribute to and promote the development, alignment, attainment and review of the mission and strategic goals for Brisbane Catholic Education; work closely with others to promote and develop student wellbeing, emotional resilience, positive relationships and a sense of community; provide appropriate referrals for students in accordance with school approved protocols and processes; and promote positive partnerships within and beyond the school community.   Minimum requirements for applicants for the position of School Chaplain in a Brisbane Catholic Education school, possession of one of the following qualifications: a Certificate IV in Youth Work; or a Certificate IV in Pastoral Care; or an equivalent qualification.   Interviews will be taking place at Stella Maris School on Monday 13th January 2020. As it is a holiday period, please ensure your referees have a mobile phone contact.

Stella Maris is a primary school of 830 students, located in a rainforest setting at Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast. Staff members are committed to having our students achieve to their individual and collective potential through curriculum which is differentiated and learning and teaching which is collaborative, contemporary and high quality. We offer a wide range of co-curricular activities, including singing and choirs, dance, instrumental music, speech and drama, art, chess and sport as well as many cultural groups and events.  The Stella Maris School community is inclusive and welcoming and seeks to live the Gospel message through commitment to the person of Jesus Christ.

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To be successful in this role you will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • currently hold or be eligible to hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Estimated Start Date:    Commencing January 2020

Position Tenure:    Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:   School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):   2020 School Year

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required:   11 hours per week - days to be negotiated, but likely over 3 days

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate:   School Officer Level 5 - $31.92 per hour

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:   Peter Pashen

Contact Telephone Number:   5409 8900

Contact Email:

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