Date Posted: 2 September, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years
St. Mary’s Episcopal School seeks a full-time chaplain beginning October 2021.
Our Mission: The mission of St. Mary’s Episcopal School is to provide a superior educational experience for girls which will encourage and enable each student to reach her individual potential.
Job Summary: The head chaplain plays the lead role in defining, preserving, and promoting the School’s Episcopal identity to all constituencies. The head chaplain is a community builder and works across divisions and departments coordinating the Chapel programs and religious education. The chaplain also serves in the Upper School. This includes overseeing MOSAIC (student affinity groups) and teaching certain classes. In addition, the head chaplain provides pastoral care to the full breadth and diversity of students, families, and employees. This is a senior leadership position who serves as a resource and standard bearer for Episcopal Identity. The head chaplain reports directly to the head of school.
This is a full-time, exempt, year-round, administrator position that comes with a competitive salary and benefits package including but not limited to paid time off, health insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match, tuition remission for up to one admissions eligible children, and professional development opportunities.
Chapel and Religious Education Program
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and benefits
St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Memphis, Tennessee, is an independent college-preparatory school for girls two-years-old through grade 12. St. Mary’s equips each girl to be collaborative, creative, and courageous so that she will seize the opportunities in the changing world and thrive in her generation. St. Mary’s is committed to academic excellence, offering a classic liberal arts curriculum in conjunction with strong science and math programs. Students also enjoy a thriving performing and fine arts program, work with the latest technology, and participate in a multitude of extracurricular activities and community service opportunities. Founded in 1847, the school now employs over 170 faculty and staff members who serve 825 girls from 36 zip codes with a 22% ethnic and racial diversity.
St. Mary’s is a destination school for educators, where members of our faculty and staff work in close collaboration with one another in a highly collegial atmosphere. As a community, we embrace professional development and use it as a tool to support a vibrant growth mindset. St. Mary’s offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health insurance, a matching 403(b) plan, tuition remission, and more.
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You may email your application to Emily Byrd at firstname.lastname@example.org or send by mail to the following address:
Head of School
℅ Emily Byrd
St. Mary’s Episcopal School
60 Perkins Extended
Memphis, TN 38117
Employment at St. Mary’s Episcopal School is contingent upon successful completion of a background, fingerprint, and reference check.
St. Mary’s does not discriminate in its hiring on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, political opinion, marital status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable state and federal law.
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