An exciting opportunity has become available for a Chaplain to join our well established and growing school community, in a full-time capacity at the start of 2024.
We are seeking an inspired and highly motivated Chaplain, to work full-time within a collaborative and friendly team.
As the first Christian parent-governed school in Western Australia, we are pioneers of distinctly Christian education. Our rich heritage stretches back almost sixty years; we have learned a fair bit in that time and are always seeking ways to improve and innovate.
Rehoboth exists to partner with families in their God-given task of nurturing and educating their children. You will be joining a team who really believe in their mission to lead students to think and live for the glory of God in every aspect of their lives.
About the Position
The Chaplain performs non-teaching duties in a pastoral care capacity and will contribute to the improvement of student wellbeing, connectedness, engagement and providing a safe learning environment.
What You Need to Succeed
Apart from the necessary qualifications, we look for people who are a great cultural fit. Rehoboth is a community of Christians – parents and staff alike. We focus on supporting each other in our spiritual walks, encouraging students to explore their faith and discover their God-given gifts.
Because of the deeply Christian nature of our College, we consider all staff to be role models to students, no matter what position they hold. We take your active involvement in a local Protestant Christian church, a deeply committed Christian lifestyle, and ability to articulate your personal Christian faith as evidence of your desire to help build a vibrant Christian community at Rehoboth.
You will also need to have appropriate experience as a Chaplain and must hold a minimum qualification of Cert. IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care or an equivalent qualification that includes competencies in mental health issues, making appropriate referrals and delivering wellbeing services. A tertiary qualification in Social Work or Psychology would be well regarded.
Here are the essential criteria for the position:
- you must be actively involved in a local Protestant Christian church and be able to demonstrate an exemplary Christian lifestyle;
- you must hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check;
- you must hold or be willing to obtain a Department of Education Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check; and
Please refer to the position description for a complete description of the role specific essential criteria.
How to Apply
For more information about this role, please review the position description on our website.
Steps to apply:
- head to the website and apply by completing the Non-Teaching Staff Application Form;
- include a comprehensive resume;
- include a letter of reference from your church pastor/minister; and
- provide a certified copy of your qualifications.
The closing date: Wednesday 16 August 2023.