St Ambrose is fortunate to have a School Chaplain. Our school chaplain is Jeffery Bottle.
Chaplaincy is providing social, emotional, and spiritual support to students to students, staff, and the wider School community. Pastoral care can best be described as being present for others during their life experiences, especially difficult times. Pastoral care includes a wide variety of areas including physical and mental health, social and values education, behaviour management, and emotional support.
At St Ambrose, the School Chaplain is a person who has time to sit and listen to people. This could just be a general chat or by appointment for a range of reasons including, but not limited to:
Chaplaincy is a unique service that is proving to be of great value to students, staff, parents, and their schools. It is proving effective in offering care, building the social skills of students, and encouraging responsible behaviour. It is of great long-term value to the wellbeing of Australian communities.
Our School Chaplain assists students to address difficult social issues by:
This is a Federally Funded program. For more information on the National School Chaplaincy & Student Welfare Program, contact the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.