News Article

Chaplaincy Positions

  Thursday 5th November, 2020
Category:   Job Opportunity

Scripture Union Victoria is a Christian organisation and approved school chaplaincy provider. We provide chaplains in both government and independent schools across Victoria. We have a distinctive community development approach to school chaplaincy, implementing a variety of programs and initiatives in response to the needs of the school community.

SU Victoria is currently seeking to appoint part-time school chaplains in regions across Melbourne and Victoria to commence as soon as possible.

Interested applicants will need to apply for chaplaincy accreditation with SU Victoria. If successfully accredited by SU Victoria, applicants are then able to be considered for a role in a school.

Applicants will need to demonstrate the following qualities, experience and qualifications:

  • Significant experience in working with children and families and an understanding of the school context
  • Excellent people and networking skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of asset based community development
  • Well organised, outcome oriented, able to work well in a team and autonomously
  • Mature personal faith and values consistent with SU’s ethos
  • Current eligibility to work in Australia

SU Victoria is a ChildSafe organisation. All staff and volunteers are required to hold a current Working With Children Check and operate under SU Victoria’s ChildSafe framework. All employees are required to provide SU with a National Police Records Check. Interested applicants will be referenced checked for their suitability for working with children and vulnerable people.

For more information and to apply, go to or contact Bron Lewis at or 03 9482 5700.

Current vacancies commencing Term 1, 2021:

Altona College - 16 hours per week
Barwon Valley School - 10 hours per week
Bayswater Secondary College - 13 hours per week
Carraragarmungee PS - 10 hours per week
Devenish PS - 10 hours per week
Gladesville PS - 10 hours per week
Greensborough Secondary College - 12 hours per week
Moe South St Primary School - 16 hours per week

If you have any questions, please contact the Schools Community Development Team Administrator on 9482 5700 ext. *150 or email

To apply for a school chaplaincy role through SU Victoria, you must first be accredited with us. To apply for accreditation, fill in a Chaplaincy Application Form. If you are already accredited with SU for chaplaincy and would like to apply for a vacancy, please email your current resume and a cover letter to