St Peter, Caversham

The closing date for applications has now passed.

We are seeking a new Director of Music for our parish church with a tradition of choral music. We have a robed choir of adults and juniors who sing every Sunday morning and alternate evenings and at major festivals.

St Peter’s is one of three churches in a large suburban parish on the north of Reading in Berkshire. We want to grow our music within worship and use music as a way of reaching people in our community. The Director will:

  • 1. Be the lead person for music throughout the church by:
    • a. accompanying worship and directing the choir
    • b. growing and developing the musical ability of the whole church
    • c. maintaining and developing the rich choral tradition at St Peter’s
    • d. developing the range of music we sing and the instruments used
  • 2. Use music as a tool of our church outreach to our parish
  • 3. Oversee and support the Director of Junior Choir as they continue to rebuild and enthuse our junior choir

This role is for 8 hours per week and offers a salary of £7500 per year, plus fees for playing at weddings or funerals.

CTM Parish is committed to safeguarding and promoting a safe environment in our parish, and it expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory disclosure and barring service check.

Interested? For more information please download the Application Pack and complete and return the Application Form.

Closing date for applications: 7 December 2022, 12 noon

Interviews: 16 December 2022