Regional Manager

Full Time or Part Time - Adelaide OR Regional locations
Closing date: 4 February 2022

Position Objective

The purpose of the Regional Manager position is to support The Chief Executive Officer, General Manager - Chaplaincy and the SMG Board to fulfil the organisation’s strategic objectives, liaising with key stakeholders and offering high level administrative and organisational assistance in a professional, confidential and timely manner.

Job Requirements

Key areas of responsibility
  • To facilitate the appointment of Pastoral Care Workers, utilising the approved process for the establishment in Government schools in SA
  • To consult and liaise closely with Ministers’ Associations/Inter-Church groups (Support Groups) and schools in order to facilitate the appointment of Pastoral Care Workers
  • To facilitate support, training, encouragement, resourcing and pastoral care for Pastoral Care Workers
  • To deliver in-service training events for Pastoral Care Workers in close liaison with other SMG staff
  • To develop networks and support mechanisms to assist in the outworking of these tasks.
  • To promote the wider ministry of SMG at every opportunity
Personal Faith
Applicants must have:
  • A personal commitment to Christian faith and values. Applicants must be able to give adherence to the beliefs held in common by supporting churches, as stated in the Nicene Creed
  • An active and regular involvement in a Christian community
  • Tertiary qualification in Ministry, Business, Education or related field, or appropriate levels of experiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of accuracy, efficiency and confidentiality whilst managing competing priorities
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage
  • Current South Australian driver’s licence

How to Apply

Please forward a resume and cover letter no longer than two pages, which clearly addresses these selection criteria.
  • The reason for your interest
  • How will your personal background and experience help you support the vision and mission of SMG? (check out our annual reports on the SMG website to assist you in answering this question)
  • What skills sets do you currently have that can be applied to this position?
  • What are your strategies for managing your time when dealing simultaneously with multiple urgent tasks?
  • Provide an example of a time when you were able to build rapport quickly and effectively with external key stakeholders and how you went on to manage the relationship.

  • Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

A job and person specification together with information on how to apply can be obtained from or by phoning 8378 6820.

Please send your application marked confidential to:
Human Resources Manager
Schools Ministry Group, 12 Angus Avenue, Edwardstown SA 5039 or to

*A note to recruitment agencies: Whilst we appreciate your commitment to matching good employees with employers, we would appreciate it if you did not forward any applications to us at this time.