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Lay Chaplain

Closing date for applications: 26/04/2021 10:00 am
Salary: Salary: STA Band 4 Actual salary £19,631 based on FTE of £21,748 - £24,491 per annum (There is the possibility for this post to be paid at Grade 5 £25,481 - £28,672 FTE for an exceptionally qualified or experienced candidate)
Contract: 37 hours per week, 41 weeks (term time plus 15 additional days/111 hours to be worked outside of term time)
Sites: De Lisle College, Loughborough a part of St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Job description:

De Lisle College, part of the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust, is looking to appoint a dedicated and highly motivated Lay Chaplain. We offer the opportunity to work in a high quality, vibrant and caring environment where we share a rich vision for our pupils and for the communities in which we work.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic faith leader with a passion for working with children and young people and in helping them to explore and engage with their faith.

Key benefits include:

  • Excellent student behaviour, supported by a centrally managed behaviour system.
  • A commitment to work-life balance, with a policy of no emails at weekends and holidays.
  • Work as part of a supportive network of Lay Chaplains and Chaplaincy leads from across the Trust.
  • Benefit from the support of the Trust’s Lead Lay Chaplain and excellent CPD delivered by NDCYS and NRCDES.

Applicants must be faithful and practising Catholics (please see Diocesan guidance in the application pack) with previous experience of working with young people and of preparing and leading Collective Worship.  A full and valid UK driving licence with access to own transport for business use is also essential as the post will involve travel between schools.

Visit www.aquinas-cmat.org/vacancies for full details.  Completed applications need to be returned to [email protected] by 10am Monday 26th April 2021. Interviews will take place in the week beginning 3rd May 2021.

For further information about the role, email Tom Shannon, the Lead Lay Chaplain at [email protected]

The St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK


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