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Chaplaincy Positions - Commencements 2019

  Friday 16th August, 2019
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 Wedderburn and the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne 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

The schools that we are currently seeking to appoint chaplains in are:

Coldstream Primary School
Kelso Street, Coldstream
16 hours per week

Mansfield Secondary College
View Street, Mansfield

Newhaven Primary School
School Avenue, Newhaven
14 hours per week, maternity leave contract

Somerville Secondary College
Graf Road, Somerville
16 hours per week

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 Brandi Craig at or 03 9482 5700.

Future School Chaplaincy positions

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

If you are interested in applying for a future role please fill out our Chaplaincy Application Form. If you have any questions, please contact the Schools Community Development Team Administrator on 9482 5700 ext. *150 or email