Assistant or Associate Chaplain

Middletown, DE
Type: Clergy
Posted Jan 26, 2024
Job Title
Assistant or Associate Chaplain
Name of church or organization
St. Andrew’s School
Middletown, DE
Job Description
St. Andrew’s School seeks a full-time assistant or associate chaplain for the 2024-2025 academic year. An all-residential boarding school with 315 students in grades nine through twelve, St. Andrew’s was founded almost a century ago with an unprecedented approach to financial aid and has a long-standing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that is rooted in our Episcopal faith and inseparable from our aspiration to excellence. The St. Andrew’s School chapel is a parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware.

The assistant or associate chaplain reports to the head chaplain to strengthen the spiritual life at the school, the school’s chapel program, and under the supervision of the head chaplain is responsible for preserving, and promoting the school’s Episcopal identity to all constituencies. The associate chaplain supports the school’s chapel program, presiding at services, and assisting with the student-led chapel guilds and vestry. The school has recently appointed a new head chaplain and the announcement is available here.

Please see the listing on the school website for the full job description, essential functions, qualifications and experience, conditions of hire, and more, which cannot fit in this space.

Type of Commitment
full time
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Application Process
St. Andrew’s School is an equal-opportunity employer.  We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faiths, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment.

The full job description on the school website is intended to describe the basic, critical elements of the job and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a letter of introduction, current resume, and list of references to the Head of School Joy McGrath at

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 285-4211. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  St. Andrew’s School is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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