Applications open for 2015 Chaplaincy Appointments
- Coonabarabran High School
Last updated 2 March 2015
Additional positions vacant will be posted regularly throughout the year.Do you want to become a School Chaplain?
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.
School Chaplains are tasked with caring for the social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the students, teachers and wider school community through a variety of support programs.
School Chaplains run specific programs tailored to the needs of the school such as grief and loss, resilience building and anti-bullying. Chaplains also provide one-on-one care, mentoring and support for students, parents and staff. Chaplains network with the local community to provide a broad range of support services to the school.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.
Generate Chaplains are also required to have undertaken church based Child Protection training. The following may assist you as you seek to undertake this training:
- The National Council of Churches in Australia website lists when different churches are running the training in NSW.
- The Anglican Youthworks website also lists dates of Child Protection Training
- Contact the churches in your area - Most churches run Child Protection Training courses for their Sunday School teachers/Youthgroup leaders.
Prior preparation may be needed to complete these responses. We recommend that you complete and save your responses in a Word document (or similar) before transferring them to this step. This section will take time to prepare and write your responses. Each response should be a maximum 150 words.
Experience with Youth/ Children
Experience in Schools and Education
Before you begin your application
You will need the following in order to apply:
- Working With Children Check Number
You should read the following documents before applying: