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Application Form for the Post of Director of Music

Application Form for the Post of Director of Music


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Publish date Published by Fr Andrew Brown on Friday, 1 October 2021 10:41
Application Form for the Post of Director of Music

If you wish to apply for the post of Director of Music please click here to go to our online application form

Job Description

This iconic and inspiring parish church has a tradition of modern liturgy and inspiring music. Following a restructuring of the music department, the church is looking to make a permanent appointment to the new post of Assistant Director of Music.

 

Remuneration dependent on experience

 

This is a developing role which will expand significantly with time dependent on the candidate. Initially there is a requirement to play at the weekly Choral Eucharist with extras during Christmas, Holy Week, Easter and school holidays. There is the opportunity to earn additional income from Weddings and Funerals.

 

Required as soon as possible

 

Reporting to the Director of Music, the successful candidate should not only have the necessary musical skills, qualifications and experience as outlined in the person specification, but should have a full and sympathetic understanding of the meaning and principles of Church of England liturgy.

 

An application pack including job description is available to download from our website by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below. Please note the parish is located in Eccleston, Chorley, in the Diocese of Blackburn

 

To apply, please email a current CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position to the Rector at

rector@ecclestonstmaryschurch.org

 

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check for child workforce with a check against the child barred list.

This iconic and inspiring parish church has a tradition of modern liturgy and inspiring music. Following a restructuring of the music department, the church is looking to make a permanent appointment to the new post of Assistant Director of Music.

 

Fee’s dependent on experience

Hours of work will be a minimum of playing at the Sunday morning Eucharist each week with extras during Christmas, Holy Week, Easter and school holidays. There is the opportunity to earn additional income from Weddings and Funerals.

Required as soon as possible

The successful candidate should not only have the necessary musical skills, qualifications and experience as outlined in the person specification, but should have a full and sympathetic understanding of the meaning and principles of Church of England liturgy. The successful candidate must have:-

  • Experience as a church musician, or equivalent
  • Experience as a choral/ liturgical accompanist
  • Extensive knowledge of organ repertory
  • Knowledge of the practices of the Church of England
  • Flexibility and ability to understand the need to work outside regular hours when the occasion arises
  • Knowledge of sacred choral music from medieval to contemporary

Additionally the following would be advantageous:

  • Skills as a choral conductor and choir trainer
  • The ability to train and inspire young people to high musical standards

 

An application pack including job description is available to download from our website at https://ecclestonstmaryschurch...

Please note the parish is located in Eccleston, Chorley, in the Diocese of Blackburn

Closing date for applications:

 subject to availability

Interviews will be held:

  subject to availability

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check for child workforce with a check against the child barred list.


If you wish to apply for the post of Director of Music please click here to go to our online application form