St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School



Job Description: 

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School ( seeks a Chaplain with a commitment to boarding and
day school education in an Episcopal environment that cultivates creativity, celebrates individuality,
rejoices in the natural world, and values grace and forgiveness. This is 12-month, fulltime position and
reports to the Head of School.
The Chaplain’s primary responsibility is for the oversight of the spiritual life of the school.
The Chaplain will:
  • Lead the liturgical life of the community
  • Provide pastoral care for students, faculty, staff, and parents
  • Inspire and coordinate student participation in worship
  • Be responsible for the care and use of the school’s historic St. Andrew’s Chapel
  • Coordinate the calendar for Chapel gatherings
  • Teach an academic religion course and guide the religion curricula
  • Orient new students and faculty to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church
  • Live on campus, participate in campus life, and serve as a member of the residential faculty
  • Develop and monitor the Chaplain’s budget
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Head of School.
As with all faculty members, the Chaplain serves as a student advisor, leads weekend activities, provides
weekend and evening campus supervision, and helps plan and execute class trips, retreats, and special
events throughout the year. Based on the individual’s talents, interests, and gifts, responsibilities may also
include leading afternoon programs and/or sponsoring student clubs.
Qualifications – Applicants must be ordained as priests in the Episcopal Church. Candidates will be
expected to have an undergraduate and/or advanced degree and at least five years of experience in
working with adolescents. A degree or experience in adolescent counseling is preferred as is experience in
working or living in a boarding school setting.
Compensation – Salary is dependent on education and experience. Benefits include a tuition remission
plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term disability, group life
insurance, a retirement plan, and eligibility for grants for professional enrichment and continuing
SAS is a co-ed, independent, Episcopal, boarding and day school serving 250 students in grades six
through twelve located in Sewanee, Tenn. Students come from across the U.S. and more than a dozen
countries. Faculty and students enjoy a rural mountaintop college town with abundance of outdoor and
cultural activities. SAS encourages the development of students as scholars, athletes, and artists. Students
commonly participate in multiple sports and extracurricular activities. The school is committed to
intellectual, cultural, racial and economic diversity.
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School seeks Chaplain to begin July 2018
Applications should be directed to the Search Committee. Please include a letter of introduction, a
résumé, and at least two professional references. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and
will close applications when the position is filled.
Direct applications and inquiries to:
Chaplain Search Committee
Attn: Andrea Booher,
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School
290 Quintard Rd.
Sewanee, TN  37375

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