School Chaplain, Redbridge

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Trinity Catholic High SchoolRedbridge

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary Scale 5, Point 22 - 25 £22,956 - £25,000 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

24 hours per week, 44.2 weeks per year

About the Job: 

Trinity Catholic High School wishes to appoint a School Chaplain to support the spiritual and liturgical life of the school. The successful applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic and should have relevant experience or qualification (Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies) that suits a chaplaincy role in the Catholic Church. The successful applicant must also be organised, flexible and computer literate. The role of the Chaplain is central to the ethos of the school and is uniquely important in providing Catholic Leadership and Pastoral Support to the whole school community of students, staff and occasionally parents. In particular, the Chaplain will lead our Catholic community in worship and prayer, drawing on a breadth of Catholic traditions, to provide guidance and encouragement in the pursuit of deepening our faith.

About Our School:

Trinity Catholic High School is large Catholic comprehensive school situated in the London Borough of Redbridge and within the Diocese of Brentwood. Ofsted have ranked us as ‘outstanding’ on 5 consecutive occasions and we have a reputation for excellence in all aspects of our service to the children in our school and the wider community. Our school’s inspection reports can be viewed on this link: The highest standards relating to Teaching and Learning are a feature of daily life at Trinity and these significantly and positively impact student progress and attainment.

Trinity’s Section 48 report (January 2020) states that “Trinity Catholic High School is an outstanding school and a beacon of high-quality Catholic education. It has an excellent reputation in the local community and beyond and it is rightly seen as a flagship school for the Diocese of Brentwood”.  The report also emphasises that “Catholic life at Trinity Catholic High School is outstanding and is of the highest quality” and “Every aspect of Collective Worship at the school is outstanding”.

We are seeking a Chaplain who is:

 Committed to the spiritual and personal development of young people of secondary school age.

 Keen to be fully involved in the life of the school.

 Ambitious and committed to the very highest standards of student learning.

 Keen to challenge and enthuse our diverse student population.

 An articulate speaker with presence and the ability to credibly and enthusiastically present the word of the Gospel.

We can offer the successful candidate:

 A strong commitment to your professional development and wellbeing.

 Opportunity to work with a forward-thinking Headmaster and Senior Leadership Team.

 A team of highly motivated and talented teachers that work collaboratively to raise standards and secure achievement for all students.

 Well behaved students that are keen to achieve and are respectful of their teachers.

 A well-resourced school and a stimulating environment that is conducive to high quality teaching and learning.

Applications: Download our application form from our website:  If you have any queries, please contact Mrs Gillary on 020 8504 3419 (ext.170) or email  for further details.

Trinity Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note, due to high volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

More about Trinity Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Mornington Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0TP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8504 3419
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Trinity Catholic High School is a denominational, co-educational secondary school in Woodford Green, Essex. There are 1725 students on the school roll, 467 of whom are in the sixth form. 

Founded in 1976, the school’s motto is "love each other a...