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Chaplain

Salary
Scale SO2 (points 26 – 28). Actual salary: £26,627 - £28,186 
Hours
37 hours per week, Term Time Only (plus 5 days) 
Closing Date
Friday June 25th, 2021 9am
Interview Date
To be confirmed

The Role

Trinity Multi Academy Trust  

Chaplain 

37 hours per week, Term Time Only (plus 5 days) 

Scale SO2 (points 26 – 28). Actual salary: £26,627 – £28,186 

 

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is a forward thinking, vibrant and rapidly growing trust and our people are key to our continued growth and success. 

The trust currently comprises of 8 academies, including secondary, primary and further education and are set to increase the number of academies over the next 12 months, with two new free schools opening in September 2021.  This is an exciting time to join our trust. 

As a Diocesan MAT, we are committed to working within a respectful and compassionate environment.  We are led by our core values of Empathy, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility, which are often described as our DNA.  Our mission is to make a difference to the communities we serve, and we achieve that by inspiring every student to fulfil his/her potential.  We develop character and strong moral values in our students, allowing them to make a notable, positive contribution to society. 

We are currently looking for a dynamic, passionate and inspirational Chaplain to support our three faith schools within Calderdale: Trinity Academy Halifax, Trinity Academy St Chad’s and Trinity Academy St Peter’s.  The role will be based at Trinity Academy Halifax, but travel to and support for our two faith primary schools will be required. 

Our Christian vision underpins all that we do.  Our uniquely Christian schools provide opportunities and overcomes barriers in order to change lives.  We provide quality first teaching to ensure that all students flourish and fulfil their potential, thus opening doors to their future.  We are a Christian community and promote our core values, which are at the heart of everything we do.  We want our students to leave us prepared for adulthood with Christian values instilled within them.  Our students will be resilient, outstanding members of the community.  

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart as though you were working for the Lord. 

As Chaplain you will lead the spiritual development across the three faith schools.  The role will include work with both students and staff to develop and implement our core Christian values.  There is an exciting opportunity to lead and grow our current projects within the community.   

Trinity Academy Halifax is the outstanding flagship school in the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust and the lead school in the Trinity Teaching School Alliance.  In 2019 the academy was awarded the World Class Schools quality mark.  With almost 1600 students, the school is an exciting and inspirational place to be. 

Trinity Academy St Chad’s joined the trust in March 2019, with Trinity Academy St Peter’s joining in September 2020.  Both are one-form entry primary academies proving a vibrant and stimulating environment where each pupil is valued and supported in their development and transition to secondary education.  If you would like to find out more information about this role or have any questions, then please email abottomley@halifax.trinitymat.org. 

What can we offer you? 

  • Full support from a dedicated team of senior leaders 
  • Outstanding student behaviour with a first class behaviour for learning system 
  • World class facilities 
  • A chance to change the lives of young people from deprived socio-economic backgrounds 
  • An excellent CPD package for staff, including a further comprehensive programme of professional development alongside work with the Diocese of Leeds  
  • A range of staff benefits, including access to local government pension scheme, cycle to work and Westfield Health 
  • As a high performing academy and a growing trust, we can offer real opportunities for growth and career development 

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining the flagship academy that sets the standards for the schools that are part of an ambitious and forward-thinking academy trust. 

When completing the application form, please ensure one of the referees provided should be from a church minister who will be able to verify your attendance / membership of a church in Churches Together. 

Position Start Date:      To be discussed at interview 

Application Closing Date:      9am Friday 25 June 2021 

Interviews:      To be confirmed 

We would like to invite you to take a virtual look around Trinity Academy Halifax.  You can listen to our teachers and leaders, find out more information about our curriculum areas, and explore the range of facilities.  Visit our website now and experience what we have to offer! 

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.