St Oran’s College Chaplain Vacancy - 15th Sep 2021

St Oran’s College Chaplain - Permanent, part time (0.8 FTTE), 1 Management Unit (days & hours by negotiation) beginning 27 January 2022

We seek an innovative and visionary school chaplain to lead the worship and spiritual life of our school. The school chaplain’s position is 0.8 FTTE, which includes 0.2 FTTE teaching Christian Studies.

The position requires the successful candidate to maintain and grow our school’s strong spiritual (wairuatanga) presence with overall responsibility for the effective and meaningful expressions of faith and conduct of worship. The Chaplain, alongside our Pastoral Care Team, will contribute to the pastoral care within the school, to meet the needs of our learners, staff and wider school community. The Chaplain will effectively lead and mentor students who hold special character leadership roles within the school, and they will have the ability to build strong and positive relationships with students, colleagues, and families, and will be an excellent communicator, initiator, and collaborator.

The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to the Christian faith, an active involvement in church life, and be able to enable opportunities for members of the school community to grow in their relationship with God and serve others. A willingness and ability to foster an inclusive and bi-cultural approach to faith is essential.

We welcome applications from registered teachers and from other suitably qualified people who may be eligible to be granted a Limited Authority to Teach by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand. For further information about whether you may be eligible for a Limited Authority to teach visit:

Application packs are available on the college website:

For further information about the position contact Jeanette Duffy, Principal, (04) 9391260, ext 824.

Applications should include a CV, a covering letter and a completed application form and should be emailed to

Applications close on Wednesday 22 September, noon

Timeline for appointment: (subject to Alert Levels)

Applications Close - Wednesday 22 September 2021, noon
Shortlisting by Appointment - Panel Wednesday 22 - Monday 27 September
Applicants advised of shortlisting for interview - Monday 27 September 2021
Interviews held - Week beginning 27 September

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