24 Nov, 2021

Chaplain roles - Northern Territory

  • Scripture Union Australia
  • Remote
Part time Chaplain

Job Description

About Scripture Union Australia

Scripture Union Australia (SUA) is an interdenominational Christian movement committed to providing Australian children, young people and families with opportunities to experience the transforming love of Jesus and to pursue a lifelong journey of discipleship. 

SUA is part of the worldwide Scripture Union movement, a movement of Christians working with churches to make God’s Good News known to children, young people and families and to encourage people of all ages to meet God daily through Bible reading and prayer. (scriptureunion.org.au)

SUA is a charitable 'limited by guarantee' not-for-profit organisation comprising more than 900 staff and thousands of volunteers, working with churches and serving in communities in all states and territories across Australia. 

All SUA staff and volunteers are empowered and equipped to champion a child safe culture and are committed to the highest standards of safety and care in our work with children, young people and families.  

SUA in the Northern Territory (NT)

In the Northern Territory (NT), we are seeking to appoint part-time school chaplains at schools in the following areas:

  • Alice Springs – Araluen Christian College – 2 days – 15.2 hours per week
  • Rural Darwin – Sattler Christian College – 2 days – 15.2 hours per week

Position will commence as soon as possible.

Chaplains provide social, emotional, and spiritual support to school communities. They are in the prevention and support business, helping students find a better way to deal with life’s issues. They provide a listening ear and a caring presence in the school, available for all students, staff, and families. 

Our ideal candidates have:

  • Experience in working with children and families and a strong understanding of the school context;
  • Excellent people and networking skills;
  • Great organising skills, are outcome oriented, and are able to work well in a team and autonomously;
  • Values consistent with SU’s ethos;
  • The minimum qualification requirements under the NSCP for Chaplains; and
  • Current eligibility to work in Australia.


To be considered for these roles, please click here to be directed to our website.

Enquiries about these roles may be directed to Julie Toomey, Field Development Manager in the Northern Territory, on 0402 416 045 or julie.toomey@su.org.au

All staff and volunteers are required to hold a current Working With Children Check (Ochre Card) and operate under SUA’s ChildSafe framework. All employees are required to provide SUA with a National Police Records Check.  Interested applicants will be referenced checked for their suitability for working with children and vulnerable people. 

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