Pathways School Chaplain

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
14 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Trinity College, the University of Melbourne comprises a co-educational Residential College, Theological School and Pathways Schools incorporating a size able Foundation Studies and Young Leaders programs. Foundation Studies is an award-winning program that prepares over 2,000 overseas students for entry into the University of Melbourne, and other leading Australian Universities. The program equips students with the intellectual, linguistic and cultural skills necessary for success at University.

The Pathways School Chaplain will offer pastoral care to students and staff of the Pathways School. The Chaplain will work closely with Student Support Services in the Pathways School, providing support for students on such matters as spiritual guidance, student leadership opportunities e.g. student led events and activities, celebration of multi-culturalism, multi-faith’s and the diversity of worship. This position will also collaborate with the College Chaplain and other members of the Chaplaincy team and staff of Trinity College to provide Christian ministry. 

The successful candidate can be either an Anglican Priest, Deacon or licensed Lay Chaplain with academic qualifications in theology or pastoral studies, with proven work experience in pastoral care and/counselling as well as working with young people or youth work in ministry. Knowledge or exposure to other cultures, and faith traditions, and sensitivity to cultural and faith differences would be highly regarded as would be experience working in international settings. 

Salary Range: Band Level 4 (appropriate package reflecting experience) including 10% Superannuation and 17.5% Leave loading.

Enquiries: Alison Hemsley, Associate Dean Student Services.

Phone: (03) 9348 7097

Read the Position Description here

Please submit your resume, a cover letter and separate document addressing the key responsibilities in PDF or Word format. 

Applications should be emailed to Human Resources, Trinity College: by 9.00am Monday, 7 August 2017

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