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Lay Chaplain – Preparatory School

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Job Listing Date
21 Feb 2018
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Education & Training, Teaching - Primary

Anglican Church Grammar School, known internationally as "Churchie", has an exciting vision to ensure that the School remains at the forefront of boys' education.  Building on a foundation over 100 years Churchie has pursued a philosophy of preparing students to be well-balanced men, contributing positively to the community. This pursuit is characterised by our emphasis on the four tenets of our education programme:

Scholastic Attainment,               Spiritual Awareness

Personal Growth,    and   Community Service

Churchie is currently seeking highly motivated candidate for the following role to contribute to the vision of the Making of Men for the global community.

Lay Chaplain - Preparatory School 

The Lay Chaplain will support the aims, values and Anglican ethos of the school by contributing to the Churchie community through Christian expression, and nurturing the Preparatory School boys through pastoral care, liturgy and high quality teaching programmes to encourage students to achieve academically and to become life-long learners.

Overall, the incumbent will assist students to develop to their fullest potential by encouraging and supporting their participation in co-curricular activities, and by role modelling appropriate behaviours and providing pastoral care as required.

Mandatory requirements for this role are:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Primary Education (N.B.: qualifications in theology or religious studies are advantageous but not essential);

  • Well developed teaching knowledge and skills with relation to primary-aged students (N.B.: knowledge and experience in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme would be advantageous);
  • A practising Anglican lay man or woman, committed to the spiritual and personal development of young boys of primary school age;
  • Proven capacity to provide spiritual leadership;
  • Registration with Queensland College of Teachers or the ability to do so.

All staff at Churchie are expected to support the philosophies of the School, must either hold or be able to obtain a Blue Card and/or be registered with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Interested persons, should in the first instance, consider carefully the Position Description and Selection Criteria documentation which can be found on the Churchie website -  Applications must include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria.

Applications are to be submitted via Seek and addressed to:
Human Resources
Anglican Church Grammar School
Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane Qld 4169

Closing date:   Friday 23, March, 2018 at 12 noon.

Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

We thank you in advance for your interest in this position, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you do not hear from us please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occaision.

Anglican Church Grammar School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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