College Chaplain, London

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St Francis Xavier Sixth Form CollegeLondon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,669 - £35,064
Contract term: Permanent

SFX is a dynamic and ambitious Catholic Sixth Form College, one of the closest Sixth Form Colleges to both the City of London and to Parliament. We thrive on our many engagements and connections with higher education, with employers and with external agencies and we relish the challenge of working out how best to equip our young people to compete and flourish in the future. The College achieves excellent standards and is proud to support many young people from non-traditional backgrounds to successful progression to higher education and to employment. We want to ensure that we take care of and support the development of the whole person: educational, emotional, social and spiritual.

College Chaplain

Start date: As soon as possible

Full time, term time only, plus two summer exams results days and occasional evenings and weekends (paid for 41 weeks)

Salary on a rising scale from £30,699 - £35,604

The work of our Chaplain is central to the life of the College. The Chaplain will work with others to ensure that spiritual growth, Gospel values and spiritual reflection are fundamental to our students’ experience of SFX College. You will also be required to deliver several sessions of our General RE and Philosophy programme and work with other curriculum and pastoral functions, particularly the welfare and student support functions and the work of the Religion and Philosophy teaching team.

Applicants must be practising and committed Roman Catholics, with theological, pastoral and liturgical understanding and competence. Experience in chaplaincy, education or youth work is desirable.

Benefits include excellent training opportunities, free use of our state of the art gym, cycle to work scheme, an on-site nursery and childcare vouchers in a supportive community environment, 2 minutes walk from Clapham South Underground Station.

The closing date for receipt of application forms is Friday 27 October 2017

Interviews are scheduled to be held in the week beginning 6 November 2017

In promoting equal opportunities we welcome   applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who   meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted for interview.

SFX is committed to the safeguarding and welfare   of young people. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure   and Barring Service (DBS) check

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More about St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Malwood Road, Balham, London, SW12 8EN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8772 6000
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About SFX

St Francis Xavier College is a top performing Sixth Form College based in Balham, South London, easily accessible by public transport and with ample on-site parking. We are a fully inclusive College so students are welcomed from all abiliti...