Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy in Alfreton

Vacancy: Full-time Lay Chaplain working in Derbyshire primary schools

Posted by: Laura Hammond

Tue 14th June 2022

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is recruiting for a Lay Chaplain to work across three primary schools, including one in Alfreton.

The successful applicant would split their time between Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy in Firs Avenue, St Elizabeth’s Catholic Voluntary Academy in Belper and St Joseph’s Catholic Voluntary Academy in Matlock.

The job advert says: “This is a reserved post within a Catholic school and the successful candidate would need to be a practicing Catholic.

“The Lay Chaplain would work alongside experienced and dedicated staff in each school in animating the Religious Education, Catholic Life and Collective Worship of the schools and would have regular meetings with the Lead Lay Chaplain of the St Ralph Sherwin CMAT to help them flourish in their new role.

“There would also be the opportunity to undertake an apprenticeship degree programme with the Diocese of Nottingham in Chaplaincy and youth work with no tuition fee costs to the candidate.”

The job comes with a salary of between £35,927 and £29,174 per annum.

The deadline for applications is Monday, June 20.

You can find more information about the role, including details on how to apply, here.