Upper School Chaplain
Job Details

Holland Hall was established in 1922 and currently serves approximately 1,000 PreK through 12th grade students in a coeducational setting. An Episcopal school distinguished by an excellent academic program and a student-centered environment emphasizing a holistic approach to education, we strive to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts, college preparatory curriculum that promotes critical thinking and life-long learning. True to our Episcopal tradition, we seek to foster in each student a strong moral foundation and a deep sense of social responsibility in an open, ecumenical environment. Holland Hall graduates attend colleges and universities across the country, including some of the nation’s most selective institutions.  The Holland Hall community welcomes students and faculty of diverse racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. For more information on Holland Hall, please visit www.hollandhall.org.


Holland Hall seeks a passionate, committed chaplain who is energized by work with students, faculty, and families to serve in a full-time capacity during the academic year. Interested candidates must enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment with students ranging in age from fifteen to nineteen with specific acumen in the classroom, including classroom management, assessment design, feedback, and clear, frequent communication with students and families. This position will work in concert with the middle school chaplain, upper school head, counselors, and faculty.


Some of the responsibilities of this position include:


  • Conduct, coordinate, and plan a weekly chapel service
  • Teaching religious education classes, primarily comparative religion
  • Offering pastoral care for all students, families, faculty, and staff
  • Assisting with a biweekly optional Eucharist service
  • Assisting with the annual religious events (e.g. Lessons and Carols, Ash Wednesday, Baccalaureate, etc.)


Interested candidates will enjoy working with professional and collaborative colleagues who provide each child with an opportunity to explore and grow his or her whole self. Candidates must have experience with children in a classroom environment, a grounding in an ecumenical approach, a willingness to work in a team environment, a deep respect for children and families, and a positive and student-centered attitude.


Interested candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and meaningful experience with the Episcopal Church or Episcopal schools. Clergy candidates must be ordained Priests or Deacons in the Episcopal Church, with canonical status in good standing.  Special consideration will be given to exemplary candidates who can also support a significant extracurricular activity. Comfort with technology and its application to the school environment is essential.



  • Faculty are required to report from 7:40 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Faculty often must prepare lesson plans and meet with parent/students well before and after the above mentioned times. The time required to perform this job frequently extends to hours outside the school day, to include evenings and weekends.  Faculty must be present before or after the school day at departmental, team, or committee meetings as required.   
  • Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear and to visually intercept visitors.
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Regularly uses close and distance vision.
  • Work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time, and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Work primarily indoors in a temperature controlled, sealed office or classroom.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


The above essential functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills. Employees are expected to perform other job-related duties as assigned.