The Governors of St. John Fisher Catholic School have a compelling vision for the future — one that is shared by the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. Our ambition is twofold: to see students gain excellent qualifications and also grow as confident and compassionate citizens, who have developed thoughtfully within a Christian ethos.

St. John Fisher Catholic School, in Medway caters for all abilities and is proud of its strong and vibrant Christian ethos. The school is voluntary aided, within a selective unitary authority and falls under the guidance of the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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The governing body seek an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Chaplain who is keen to play a proactive, collaborative role in developing the Catholic ethos of our school and the spiritual formation of all within it.

St John Fisher Catholic School is in a deprived area of Medway and caters for all students of all abilities. We are proud of our strong and vibrant Catholic ethos, having achieved an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in our 2014 Section 48 Inspection.  The school is voluntary aided, within a selective unitary authority, and falls under the guidance of the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark.

We are seeking a chaplain who will engage students with a modern and vibrant Catholic ethos so that all of our graduates are in a position to thrive and give back in a multifaith and multicultural society.

Please click here to read the advert for the post and click here to download the job description of the position.

Applicants should complete the Chaplain application from Section 1 below and both the Recruitment and Rehabilitation forms from Section 2.

All three completed application forms should either be emailed to a.bovis@stjohnfisher.school or posted to the school for the attention of the Headteacher, Mrs Lennon.

Closing date: Tuesday 30th April 2019, 12 noon

Interviews to be held Wednesday 8th May 2019

This school is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Check and successful references will be required prior to any offer of employment.


Application Forms

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Applicants should complete the application form from Section 1 that is appropriate to the post they are applying for, as well as both forms from Section 2.

Section 1:

Please complete the appropriate application form from this section, then go to Section2.

Download the appropriate application form below;

Section 2:

Please complete both forms in this section.

Applicants should complete and return all three completed forms for the application, to the school address below;

St John Fisher Catholic School
Ordnance Street