School Chaplain - Term time only, Wandsworth

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Saint Cecilia's Church of England SchoolWandsworth

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £27,732, pro rata (£31,434 full time equivalent)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a new Chaplain to take a leading role in maintaining the distinctive Christian ethos of our school. The core purpose of this role is promoting and actively supporting all members of the school community in living out the school’s mission statement to:

Glorify God through outstanding, enjoyable education

Salary: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience but anticipated to be in the region of £27,732, pro rata (£31,434 full time equivalent) 

For a suitable candidate there is the option of combining this appointment with a House of Duty post in a local parish. This will be taken into account when confirming remuneration. If you are interested in exploring this option further please email:

We are ideally looking for an ordained Anglican who will be able to offer our pupils a rich experience of worship. We are also interested to hear from candidates whose experience in lay leadership may prepare them for the demands of this role.

Key responsibilities include: 

• Preparing for Statutory Inspection of Anglican/Methodist Schools, with the Leadership Team and RS department and following up targets set.

• Leading professional development on Christian ethos and Restorative Justice for staff 

• Organising and leading appropriate opportunities for Anglican worship, reflection, celebration, prayer and thanksgiving focused on the name of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit

• Supporting the school to be a witness to the local community and building new networks and partnerships alongside current ones

With 950 pupils and a thriving, popular sixth form, we are a caring Christian community. Our close-knit team of dedicated and friendly staff have achieved excellent academic success.

Located in the beautiful residential area of Southfields the transport links are excellent.

The nearest underground station is Southfields (District line – zone 3 and less than a 5-minute walk) which is only 5 minutes from Wimbledon station and 16 minutes from Earls Court. The area is also well served by numerous bus connections to Clapham Junction and Richmond.

More about Saint Cecilia's Church of England School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Sutherland Grove, Southfields, London, SW18 5JR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 780 1244
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