Lead Lay Chaplain required

0.6 Full Time Equivalent – permanent post

Our Mission

‘With Christ at the centre of all that we do, we work collaboratively, openly and honestly to provide all young people within our Catholic MAT with a world-class education that enables them to be lifelong learners and fruitful contributors to our society’

Our Core Values

Christ-centred – We take our lead from the example & teachings of Christ.
Ambitious – We are driven to ensure the very best outcomes for all.
Together – We take decisions for the Common Good of all.
Restorative – We don’t give up on our young people, always believing in them.
Joyful – We feel blessed to have been called to this vocation and we are a people of hope.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and developing Lay Chaplaincy across the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, by working with the existing lay chaplains in our schools and developing new opportunities for the benefit of our young people. S/he will carry out this role reporting to the executive committee for the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust. The salary for the role is £30,153 to £34,538 depending on experience. Please note that this will be paid pro rata, so the effective salary based on three days per week will be £18,092 to £20,723. There is the potential for this role to increase to full time in the future (1 – 2 years).

The post will be contracted for 39 weeks of the year (however there will be an additional 3 weeks during school holiday times, therefore a total of 42 weeks a year).

The Job Description, Person Specification and a document detailing the Vision for the Development of School Chaplaincy in the Diocese of Nottingham are attached.

How to apply If you are interested in applying for this role, please write a short letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) describing how your skills and experience make you the ideal candidate.

Please forward this to Mrs J Banks, PA to the CEO at by no later than 12 noon on Friday 12 October 2018.

Interviews will be on Thursday 18 October 2018.