Catholic independent HMC boarding & day school (3-18) for 1,250 students
Co-ed Pre-Prep Division (3-7) & Preparatory Division (3-11)
Girls’ Division (11-16) – Boys’ Division (11-16) – Co-ed Sixth Form (16-18)

The Avenue, Boreham, Chelmsford, CM3 3HS

New Hall School, the UK’s largest Catholic boarding & day school, requires a Roman Catholic priest to serve the school as a full time or part time:

From April 2019 (later start date negotiable)

3-bedroomed detached house on campus – access to a car, if required – generous salary – excellent benefits & training provision – school holidays, pension scheme and meals during term time – superb working environment – London 30 mins by train

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Roman Catholic priest to join a large and vibrant Chaplaincy Team, working alongside the Lay Chaplains and reporting to the Principal. We are seeking a skilled, compassionate Chaplain to serve and support the community of students, staff and parents, in particular the residential community of 260 boarders, aged 7-18. The Chaplain will celebrate a weekly Sunday evening Mass for boarders and weekday Masses for the wider school community, as required. The successful candidate will be well qualified, confident and articulate in discussing theological, moral and spiritual issues with young people and may contribute to RE/Theology teaching if desired. Excellent communication skills and the ability to devise and lead liturgies and prayer opportunities are essential. Working hours will vary and will include weekdays, evenings and weekends during term time. This post may be residential or non-residential and there is an option of either a fixed term 2-year contract or a permanent position. The post may be all year round or term time only.

The school has a flourishing, successful Theology Department of 9 teachers, together with a strong Music Department and choral tradition. Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school or contact Andrew Fardell, Deputy Principal, on the contact details below, with any questions.

Closing Date: Midday, Tuesday 13 November 2018
Interview Date: Friday 16 November 2018

New Hall is committed to safeguarding pupils. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

To apply for this job please refer to, complete the application form and submit to

New Hall School Trust: Registered Office at New Hall School
Limited Company (05472420)
Registered Charity (1110286)
Registered in England

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