Chaplaincy Vacancies


Become an SU Tas Chaplain!

Working as a chaplain can be a challenging, but rewarding position. A chaplain’s primary role is to provide proactive support and pastoral care for students, as well as their families and school staff members where required. Your aim is to create a positive and safe school environment, looking out for those in need.


We currently have vacancies in:

  • East Tamar Primary School (for enquiries contact Stephanie Sebastian
  • Mowbray Heights Primary School (for enquiries contact Stephanie Sebastian
  • Windermere Primary School (12 hours per week – for enquiries contact Jonathan Lim
  • Penguin District School (2 days per week + community support – for enquiries contact James Todd
  • Riverside High School (1 day per week – for enquiries contact Stephanie Sebastian
  • Smithton Primary School (2 days per week – for enquiries contact James Todd


As a chaplain, you will have at least a Cert IV in Youth Work or higher qualification, and be able to accept, respect and relate to all members of a diverse school community in accordance with the school chaplaincy guidelines established by the Tasmanian Department of Education. Ideally you will have experience and confidence in working with and relating to young people.

To Apply

For more information, please contact SU Tasmania for a confidential discussion, or you can download our application pack here, and return the completed documents, along with your CV and Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria to

Click here to download all the files you need!




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Give thanks for Peter at Prospect High School, Tasmania and that he is able to positively impact the school community and to be a caring presence or friend for those in need. Pray for ongoing wisdom in his role. ...

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