School Chaplain, Parsons Green, South West London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lady Margaret SchoolParsons Green, South West London

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,127 - £17,750(SO2)
Contract term: Permanent

School Chaplain

0.6 FTE (three days a week), term time only

SO2 £17,127 - £17,750 per annum

April or September 2020 start, permanent position

Lady Margaret School is a comprehensive Church of England school for girls aged 11-18. It is situated on Parsons Green in West London, and serves a diverse local community. It was founded in 1917 and became an Academy in September 2012. The school is extremely successful and over-subscribed. Staff, students and parents work together to develop each individual student within a culture of high expectations and respect. We aim to empower students to achieve high aspirations for themselves within a culture of hard work and respect for everybody.

Our exam results reflect the hard work of our staff and students. In 2019, 91% of our girls attained GCSE English and Mathematics at grades 9-4.  At A Level, our results are consistently outstanding, with high numbers of girls progressing to a wide range of Higher Education courses. In 2019 63% of grades were A*-B. Students at LMS have an excellent record of securing offers from top universities.  

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic professional to join us as School Chaplain from April or September 2020.   The successful candidate will be well-qualified, experienced and ready to take on a leadership role in our community.  This position is open to both ordained and lay candidates, however our main priority is to appoint a candidate who will lead, nurture and inspire our students in their journey of faith.   We would be willing to consider a shared position with a parish church.   

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 25th February 2020 

On Wednesday 26th February our school service for Ash Wednesday will be at St. Dionis Parsons Green. Applicants for the position of School Chaplain are welcome to join us for this service and to meet with the Headteacher afterwards. If you wish to join us, please contact Mrs Gainham in advance to confirm arrangements. 

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020


For further information about this position, and an application form,  please refer to our website (,  contact Mrs Wendy Gainham by email (  or telephone 020 7736 7138 (8.30 am till 4.30 pm).


Lady Margaret School is committed to safeguarding children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Lady Margaret School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Parson's Green, London, SW6 4UN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7736 7138
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