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 have the following vacancies in the North:

  • Campbell Town DS, 5 hours per week, start 2022
  • Scottsdale HS – 9 hours per week (start immediately)
  • Port Dalrymple DS, 12 hours per week, start 2022 
  • Prospect HS, 10 hours per week, start 2022 
  • Exeter HS, 12 hours per week
  • Bracknell PS, 6 hours
  • Brooks HS, 12 hours


We have the following vacancies in the South:

  • Tasman DS – 10 hours
  • Baghdad PS – 5 hours
  • Windermere PS – 10 hours
  • Montrose Bay HS – 10 hours
  • Elizabeth College – 14 hours
  • Jordan River Senior School – 4 days x 6 hours
  • Collinsvale PS – 5 hours, 1 day

North West

We do not have any vacancies at present in the North West.


For enquiries or to apply, contact or download an application pack below.



Potential applicants for chaplaincy positions should:

  • accept, respect and relate to all members of diverse school communities in accordance with the school chaplaincy guidelines established by the Tasmanian Department of Education
  • have appropriate qualifications (at least a Cert IV in Youth Work, Pastoral Care or higher)
  • be experienced & confident in working with young people
  • be actively involved in a Christian community.

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!


If you’re not yet qualified but interested in gaining relevant qualifications, here are some helpful links:

  • SU Qld:
  • TAFE: