Schools Ministry Coordinator

Diocese of Northern Territory



The Schools Ministry Coordinator teaches Scripture in government schools in Darwin and Palmerston. They work alongside other Religious Education (RE) teachers to strengthen the work they have been doing in local schools by supporting them pastorally and equipping them. This role has been developed to reach more children and their families in the area. This position is a partnership between Bush Church Aid and Scripture Union in the Northern Territory.

David Pohlmann

David will take on the BCA-supported role of Schools Ministry Coordinator with Scripture Union NT. He will also work alongside Religious Instruction volunteers teaching in public schools in the Greater Darwin Area.

While a newcomer to BCA, David has over a decade’s experience with Scripture Union in southern climes – as a chaplain, an overseer of Religious Instruction programs, and as a manager. David has also worked across the educational sector from preschool to tertiary including time training RI teachers and chaplains.

David & Margaret have eight adult children and six grandchildren (& counting). Prior to moving to Darwin they lived in Townsville where David served as the Lead Pastor at Mt Louisa Community Church.