South Brisbane Chaplaincy supports the students and community at Brisbane State High School. Chaplaincy plays a vital role within the school’s support program. The Chaplaincy service has a rich heritage within the school and has made a difference in many students’ lives across the decades.

The chaplain at Brisbane State High School provides support and pastoral care to students and staff, helping with personal, emotional and spiritual needs (with parent/guardian consent). They provide a listening ear to students who may be experiencing struggles or who just need to chat. They also lead a range of positive groups and activities that provide a great outlet for students to grow in resilience, build friendships and find support when they need it.

We are currently accepting applications for the chaplaincy position at Brisbane State High School. 

School Chaplain  – Brisbane State High School

Service Delivery
Part-Time – 3 Days a week (subject to funding)
Commencement date: Term 1, 2022

Role Requirements 
1. The Chaplain must meet minimum requirements set out by the Department of Education (Federal and/or State Government)

2. Recognised Qualifications

  • Diploma of Youth Work
  • Diploma of Counselling
  • Certificate IV Youth Work
  • Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • Certificate IV in Chaplaincy

3. In order to satisfy all Federal and State Government requirements, your qualifications must include these two core units (or equivalent):

  • CHCCCS016 – Respond to client needs
  • CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues

4. Hold a valid Working with Children Card (Blue Card)

5. Complete EQ Mandatory All-staff Training Course – yearly (to be completed on commencement with BSHS)

How to apply
To apply or view the full position description – click here.

About the programs

The Chaplain provides support to the Brisbane State High School community through pastoral care and a range of programs. We facilitate proactive programs within the school to support the students and their wellbeing throughout their education. These programs include:

Lunch Time Connect Groups

Programs for young girls

Peer support programs

Programs to promote health and wellbeing

Find out more about all the programs.

How to partner with us

We want to say a big thank you to everyone who continually helps support and partner with us through the chaplaincy at BSHS. We appreciate all the support that we receive from each and every one of you!

If you’d like to find out how you can partner in making a difference through Chaplaincy at Brisbane State High School, click here!


The Chaplaincy Service Provider can be contacted via:

To contact the chaplain directly, please call 07 3291 4238

OR you can contact the chaplain directly by emailing gmole0@eq.edu.au