We are a body of people passionate about Chaplaincy in Education being the best it can be.
As a charity we seek to serve Chaplains through training, support, resources and strategic advocacy for Chaplaincy in Education.
As a community we strive to encourage, support and equip Chaplains in schools and colleges in their ministry.
We are a gift to the Church and to schools in working with you.
We work in partnership with other organisations and denominations in the field of Chaplaincy in schools and colleges.
We encourage local and regional networks to develop as hubs for fellowship and formation;
We identify and promote ways in which schools/colleges and/or local churches can evolve appropriate models of chaplaincy;
We offer support and advice on how to establish chaplaincy in schools/colleges;
We advocate for school and college based chaplaincy;
We share resources and information about chaplaincy in schools and colleges;
We organise and facilitate training opportunities for Chaplains in schools and colleges.
Lead Development Officer
After teaching for 3 years in Suffolk Maggie joined British Youth for Christ as a one year volunteer. Joining the staff and supporting and training other volunteers, Maggie subsequently became National Training Officer before being appointed to the national leadership team. As Director of Personnel and Training a she developed national induction and training programmes for staff. Maggie then undertook the role of Area Director supporting and working with local YFC centres. Maggie moved back into teaching in 1997 and has held the role of Head of RE and Ethos for the past 16 years at a multi faith, inner city Church of England school. An experienced teacher, speaker and trainer, Maggie’s passion for young people and for seeing others equipped to fulfil their potential is at the forefront of her vision for chaplaincy.
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Helen has had a varied career, starting off in Finance working for a private company and the Local Authority in a variety of roles. She retrained as a teacher after having her two girls and previously working in schools as a Clerk to Governors and Teaching Assistant and has been RE Coordinator, Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 Leader and Assistant Headteacher in a local C of E Primary School. She understands the value of support from local churches in school and has worked with the local church and beyond to deliver Morning Worship and special events. Her passion for working with children has developed over her 30+ years volunteering with Girlguiding UK as a Brownie leader.
She also volunteers with a local charity, Hull Churches Home from Hospital, in her local city of Kingston upon Hull, as well as serving as a Governor and member of a local choir. She is Treasurer and currently music group leader in her local church.
Outside of work and volunteering, Helen loves the outdoors, enjoying walking in the countryside and climbing fells in the Lake District and is passionate about the environment.
Chair of Trustees
The Revd Mike Haslam
The Revd Mike Haslam, Chairs the Centre for Chaplaincy in Education board of trustees. Mike also works as the Chaplaincy Development Advisor at the Diocese of Bath and Wells in Somerset, here he leads a growing ecumenical network of 290+ Chaplains (in all sectors). Over the years Mike has served as a chaplain at every level of education, from Nursery to Higher Education; he has also been a parish priest.
Beyond work, Mike is a husband and father, an occasional painter, a lover of mountains, sea and wild places and an almost obsessive runner in such amazing landscapes.
Rev. Mike Haslam (Chair of Trustees): Chaplaincy Development Adviser, Diocese of Bath and Wells
Rev Garry Neave: National HE and FE Policy Adviser, Church of England
Imogen Taylor - Finance Director
Catherine Bryan - Chaplaincy Adviser, Catholic Education Service.
Orla Kearns - Grant Administrator, Porticus