Parish Music Director and Organist- Sunbury on Thames, St Ignatius of Loyola Parish 

We are seeking a Music Director that knows how to play the organ and the required music for our Sunday masses with direction of the choir.

The music at the mass will consist of choral as well as congregational music and occasional motets.  Attendance at choir practice is desirable as would be a willingness to work with the Choir Director to develop the skills and repertoire of the amateur choir.  The organ is a mid-19th century organ.

Applicant should have knowledge of or appreciation for Catholic liturgy and liturgical music.

The Organist’s duties include performing at every Sunday Mass (excluding the first Sunday after Christmas and the Sunday after Easter).  As well as hymns, except on the Sundays of Lent, a voluntary before and after Mass.

This post may be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Hours:                         4 per week (Sunday from 8:45 to 12:45pm. Hours for other occasional services to be                                                               agreed with the parish priest.)

Salary:                         £6000 per annum

Contract:                     Permanent

Closing date:                Tuesday, 28 September 2021 at 12pm

Interview date:           TBC

Job Reference:            213-SUNOT

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Music Director Organist Job Description

To be considered for the role, please complete an online application. CVs will NOT be considered, therefore, please do not send them. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please note that you will need to be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position. You must provide proof of Right to Work in the UK.  We reserve the right to remove the vacancy before closing date.