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  • Start date details

    27th August 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours per week – 41 weeks per year (including some evenings and holidays)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Pro Rata £35,909.06 p.a. – £41,906.08 p.a.

Pay scale

Aquinas Grade 8

What skills and experience we're looking for


Bishop Justus is the only Church of England comprehensive school in Bromley and, as such, offers a distinctive educational ethos based on a Christian foundation. Founded in 2004, the school provides a high-quality education for students aged 11–19.

Chaplaincy at Bishop Justus The Chaplain reports directly to the Headteacher and leads the formal and informal expression of the Christian ethos which is one of the school’s three main pillars, through worship and supporting the spiritual and pastoral life of the school community.

The successful candidate will be distinctively Christian and completely inclusive – able to work with people of all faiths and cultures, welcoming them where they are, accepting them unconditionally and sharing through words and actions God’s loving presence. They will facilitate ‘life in all its fullness’ as a living reality within the community.

We abide by the Church of England’s vision for education and are confident that the Christian Ethos is what allows students to flourish and have pastoral and academic success.

This full-time post arises at a time when the school has reached its full student capacity, and we want to make a concerted effort to engage the local community in the Christian ethos that we offer. The right candidate will have scope to deliver on a new vision for chaplaincy, which is in line with the Church of England’s Growing Faith Initiative.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • A flexible attitude;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good IT skills;
  • Experience of providing support to students both academically and pastorally;
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks;
  • A good attention to detail.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances;
  • A school in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit prior to application.

We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bishop Justus is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.

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About Bishop Justus CofE School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1365 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18


Arranging a visit to Bishop Justus CofE School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bishopjustus.bromley.sch.uk.

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