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Career Center
December 17, 2019

School Chaplain

Trinity Episcopal School
Charlotte NC United States
Position Starts: June 30, 2020
Application Deadline: Until Filled

As a member of the senior administrative team and reporting directly to the Head of School, the School Chaplain plays an instrumental role in creating and maintaining a community that is an expression of God’s love, caring and nurturing all of God’s children.  The School Chaplain tends to the spiritual life of the school and provides leadership in planning and delivering the liturgical life, faith studies classes, pastoral care, the service learning program, and equity, justice and belonging initiatives. The School Chaplain serves as an ambassador for the School’s Episcopal Identity which focuses on supporting every child’s spiritual journey, fostering a sense of belonging in an inclusive school community, and striving for equity, justice and love of neighbor. The School Chaplain leads the chaplain team which includes a full-time lower school chaplain, a full-time middle school chaplain, and a part-time music minister.  Trinity is an independent Episcopal school that is committed to the four principles of Episcopal schools.

Qualifications & Qualities:

  • Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School

  • Episcopal priest

  • Experience leading worship

  • Demonstrated experience working with youth 

  • Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity, and a sense of perspective

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to be a self-starter and initiator and ability to work independently and effectively as a member of a team

  • A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects

  • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills, problem solving and effective decision making skills

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty/staff and families of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds

  • A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students

Contact Information

Monica Johnson