School Chaplains

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Generate Ministries
Location: Across NSW
Date advertised: 2nd February 2017
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: Applications open now

Do you want to work as a Chaplain in a government school?

We are looking for qualified individuals who are seeking to have an impact in the lives of young people helping them to thrive.

The role of a Chaplain is to support young people and help strengthen school communities as a complementary worker within the school.

Follow the link to find out more about school chaplaincy and to apply:

About Generate Ministries

Generate Ministries is a Christian not-for-profit organisation that employs School Chaplains and SRE High School teachers.

Generate is the largest Chaplaincy provider in NSW.

 About School Chaplaincy

Generate chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support to school communities.

Chaplains assist schools to provide holistic care for students including relational, emotional, physical and spiritual support.

This includes:

  • Helping students and families to re-connect with school communities, encouraging stronger engagement in school life.  
  • Supporting students at risk and assist parents and carers in accessing school programs and services.
  • Providing a valuable addition to the wellbeing services of schools.
  • Providing a qualified pastoral carer able to address spiritual matters with students, staff and the broader community particularly during times of crisis, grief and loss.
  • Facilitating community groups to assist their local school communities in a structured, productive way.

We currently have over 25 chaplaincy positions available across NSW.  

Each position is part-time with hours ranging from 5 hours per week to 2 days per week.

Follow the link to find out more about school chaplaincy and to apply:

Please call (02) 8042 2761 if you have any questions.

Job Requirements:

All Chaplains must be qualified

School Chaplains are required to have as a minimum a Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care (or designated equivalent).

Generate has an additional requirement of completion, or working towards, a theological or ministry qualification.

Degree or diploma-qualified candidates in education, social work, psychology, welfare, youth work or ministry will be highly regarded.

Experience with Youth/ Children
A proven ability to work effectively with young people and a broad understanding of youth/children and issues affecting them

Pastoral Care
A demonstrated understanding of the boundaries and practicalities involved in providing pastoral care to a state school community

A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a range of people in a range of settings

A demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and independently

Experience in Schools and Education
Proven effective involvement in and a demonstrated understanding of the operation of State schools

Follow the link to find out more about school chaplaincy and to apply: