Director for Junior Choir, Ottawa, ON
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Located in the heart of Ottawa, St. Andrew’s Church is seeking a gifted individual to work directing and developing our Junior Choir and the music program for children and teenagers in the church. The position is occasional: 3 – 5 hours/week with seasonal flexibility.
The successful candidate will have:
A vibrant and infectious Christian faith
Training and/or experience in teaching and music
Excellent interpersonal skills
Responsibility for developing relationships with children and teenagers in the congregation as well as their parents
A gift and passion for working with children and teens, developing and encouraging their gifts, and instilling in them a love for music
A successful police check with vulnerable sector screening
Responsibilities and Schedule:
The Junior Choir Director
Choses music for monthly participation of the choir in worship and meets weekly on Sunday mornings with the choir for rehearsal
Develops and rehearses the Christmas Pageant
Two to three times a year, prepares and leads the choir in singing at other events and activities, often outside of our congregation
Plans for and leads a yearly day long retreat and two to three social occasions for the choir
Has administrative responsibilities that include maintaining regular communication with parents around choir activities and expectations
Works closely and meets regularly with the Minister and Christian Education Ministries of the Church
Reports to the Clerk of Session
Remuneration: Dependent on experience/education
Start Date: ASAP
There will be a 3/6 month probationary period with a review at that time.
Resumes should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates under consideration will be contacted to arrange an interview.