Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

This page details vacancies which have been advertised by third parties for the interest of Royal College of Organist Members.

Responses to these advertisements should be via the advertiser's email address printed below (or use the Email a Response link)

Please note that the College has not verified any details in these advertisements, and is not able to enter into any correspondence concerning them. All correspondence and subsequent arrangements are matters for the potential employer and employee alone. Members are therefore urged to perform due diligence when expressing interest or applying for advertised roles.

Director of Music

We seek to appoint a Director of Music to play our much-admired tracker-action organ and lead our excellent SATB choir and junior choir, in a range of styles. Starting salary at least £5400, depending on experience, and subject to review.

Full details from

Applications by 18th Nov; interviews etc Sat 30th Nov.

Posted: 12th November 2019

Contact Name: Ian Tarrant
Contact Email:

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St Mary's Boxford, Suffolk - Director of Music

Our beautiful Suffolk church seeks to appoint a Musical Director to provide accompaniment and develop the role of music in the liturgy. We have a decent sized choir and wish to begin building upon it, possibly adding a junior element. Our new Rector has been given a remit for growth and is keen to work with someone who sees him/herself as his partner in mission. The right person will be able to broaden our musical horizons.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Job Profile available at, or by contacting Fr Rob Parker-McGee

Posted: 25th November 2019

Contact Name: Fr Rob Parker-McGee SR
Contact Email:

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St Barnabas Dulwich: Parish Director of Music

We are looking to appoint a person of mature and open character, who is resilient and robust and has a good sense of humour. He or she should be an experienced and professional musician with a vision for music ministry in churches who:

is an excellent organist and skilled choir director

can work collaboratively and communicate effectively

can plan music that engages the whole congregation in worship

understands liturgy and is committed and reliable.

Salary: £17,000 (plus fees)

Part-time: 15 hours a week

Application deadline: noon 15 January 2020. Interviews: 24 January 2020.

Appointment from 1 May 2020.

Posted: 26th November 2019

Contact Name: Rev'd John Watson
Contact Email:

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