School Chaplain, Southampton

King Edward VI SchoolSouthampton
Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive with benefits
Contract term: Permanent

The role of School Chaplain is a central role at King Edward’s, affirming the Christian tradition and ethos upon which William Capon, Rector of St Mary’s Church, founded the school in 1553. Whilst maintaining the school’s Christian traditions, you will be responsible for nurturing and supporting the spiritual and pastoral life of our multi-faith community. You will be visible and approachable around the school providing support and counsel to the school community. You will be responsible for organising and leading Christian acts of worship, which include Holy Communion, Carol Services, Thanksgiving and Remembrance services. 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about engaging and enthusing our pupils on their spiritual and personal development journeys. You will be articulate and have the highest professional standards of conduct. Preferably, you will be a priest ordained in the Christian faith or have other experience that suits you to a chaplaincy role in a school with firm Christian traditions. In addition, experience of working in a teaching role in a school environment would be preferred. All subject areas and part-time hours will be considered.

King Edward’s has its own generous salary scale as well as a range of benefits including private medical insurance and Teachers’ Pension Scheme.  

Further details and application forms are available from our website: 

Alternatively, contact HR on 02380 704561 or email: 

CVs are not an acceptable alternative.  

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 11 November 2019. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.

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