Associate Chaplain and Service Learning Coordinator

Trinity Episcopal School of Austin
Austin, TX United States

Trinity Episcopal School in Austin, Texas seeks a full-time Associate Chaplain and Service Learning Coordinator for the 2023-2024 school year.

Trinity Episcopal School is an inclusive, forward-thinking, faith-based, PK-8 independent school that meets each student where they are to nurture the whole child’s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Trinity is located in West Lake Hills, close to downtown Austin, Texas.

At Trinity Episcopal School, we nurture each child academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  We honor each child’s spirit for learning and life, ever mindful that we are all children of God.  Our work is guided by our core values:

  • Christian Foundation
  • Enriched Academic Excellence
  • A Diverse Community
  • Family Commitment

The Associate Chaplain and Service Learning Coordinator helps plan and lead chapel worship, coordinates service learning school-wide, and develops and teaches classes in service learning and religion.  This position’s key responsibilities and qualifications are described below.

Chapel Worship

  • Collaborate with the Chaplain to plan and lead school-wide (Preschool, Lower School, and Middle School) chapel programming, including daily chapel worship and special worship services
  • Work with the Chaplain to develop and lead a Middle School student chapel leadership team

Service Learning and Teaching

  • With guidance from the Chaplain and division heads, coordinate with grade-level teams and advisories school-wide to develop service learning opportunities, ongoing community partnerships, and curriculum, topics, and themes, including connections with diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB)
  • Manage the Middle School service learning distinction process, including communicating with students and families about service learning resources and opportunities and tracking student service hours and reflections
  • Develop and teach a Middle School service learning class
  • Collaborate with the Chaplain on development and school-wide alignment of Religion curriculum and teach Religion classes as needed


  • Partner with the Chaplain to provide pastoral care to the Trinity community
  • Serve as a Middle School advisor
  • Perform student supervision duties as assigned by division heads
  • This position reports to the Chaplain


  • Ordained clergy (Episcopal Church or full communion partner; must become licensed in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas) or lay person
  • A Masters or other advanced degree in a related area of study is preferred
  • Previous experience in school or youth ministry is preferred
  • A passion for pastoral ministry in an academic setting
  • Must be committed to the principles of the Episcopal identity of the school while serving in a diverse community
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent judgment, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and able to work with multiple constituencies while maintaining appropriate confidentiality

Contact Information

To Apply:

Resumes and letters of application should be sent to Human Resources at Trinity Episcopal School, 3901 Bee Cave Road, Austin, TX  78746, or by email to .  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and accepted until the position is filled.  No phone calls or drop-in interviews please.

Trinity Episcopal School invites all qualified individuals who share our core values to apply for faculty positions. All faculty members must be able to support Trinity’s mission as a Christian school.

Trinity Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Trinity Episcopal School complies with applicable state and local laws governing, non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.