Salary: Kent Range 4 £17,189 - £18,058 FTE
(Pro rata: 15 hours £5,746-£6,037 to 37 hours £14,175-£14,891)
Start Date: September 2019
To provide leadership and support for liturgical events, to act as a link between the academy and local clergy and to provide support and counsel to students, staff and parents.
- To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people within the academy.
- To act in a loyal and professional manner around school and to contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the academy.
- To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
- Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all.
- To attend and support appropriate meetings/courses and to undertake any training as deemed necessary, in order to keep abreast of development.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
- To provide support and leadership of liturgical events, to acts as a link between the academy and local clergy and to provide support and counsel to students, staff and parents.
- To animate the spiritual, religious and liturgical life of the academy and lead appropriate liturgy.
- To be visible and approachable in common rooms, staff rooms, dining rooms and playgrounds.
- To develop a collaborative style of ministry that encourages a team approach to chaplaincy.
- To arrange masses in the academy and lead pupils in collective and individual prayer.
- To act as a point of reference and develop links between the academy, Priests of the Deanery, local parishes and the wider community.
- To help with the provision of suitable resources for the prayer life, worship and assemblies in the academy.
- To identify improvements to and develop the physical environment to remind everyone who visits the academy of our Christian commitment.
- To over-see (in conjunction with the Curriculum Manager for RE) whole-academy liturgy and retreats.
- To lead the SERIVAM group in acts of service to others
- To develop suitable activities to mark and celebrate the major feasts and seasons of the Church.
- To support pupils and staff in their Sacramental and personal lives, working with staff and parents as appropriate
- To challenge and support on standards, morals and values of Christian life
- To act as an advisor to Governors, members of SLT and other staff on sensitive issues, advising on the Church’s position
- To identify improvements in systems and/or processes and implement as required
- To support the school administrative and non-teaching functions in tasks necessary to ensure the smooth running of the school
The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS enhanced disclosure check prior to the start of employment.
Ursuline College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff/ volunteers to share this commitment
Closing date: 3 June 2019 (08:30).
Interviews week commencing 10 June 2019
Any questions please email Ursuline College HR@ursuline.kent.sch.uk
For more information please visit our school website:- http://www.ursuline.kent.sch.uk
225 Canterbury Road
Westgate on Sea