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.

Choral Director

The Diocese of Salford are looking for a Choral Director to be based at Salford Cathedral, 250 Chapel Street, Salford, M3 5LL on a 2-year fixed-term contract basis. The role is full-time for 35 hours per week to be worked on a flexible basis, but part-time will be considered for a minimum of 20 hours per week. The salary is £24,000-£26,000 per annum (subject to pro-rata)

For more information and to apply, please visit:

This position closes on Wednesday 1st June 2022 at 12 noon.

Posted: 6th May 2022

Contact Name: Emma Shalliker
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Permanent Organist

St. Agatha's Anglican Ordinariate Church, Cascades Approach, Portsmouth, PO1 4RL . This now Catholic Church with Anglican patrimony is seeking a permanent organist to work with the Choir Director for all Sunday Masses 11am, holidays tba. 'High Anglican' style Sung Mass, (Merbecke, Missa de Angelis, Byrd, Palestrina etc) with permanent choir, English Hymnal, Communion Motet etc, extemporization as required. Easter and Christmas, the Patronal Feast also.

We have 2 organs - a 3 manual custom built Wyvern with large audio compliment WpX system ,and a Walker positive located in the Lady Chapel. £40 per service.

Posted: 7th May 2022

Contact Name: Teresa Elvin
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Director of Sacred Music & Organist

The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri wishes to appoint a Director of Sacred Music and Organist to lead its busy music department in the lively and growing city of Cardiff.

Benefits include generous, competitive remuneration and strong clergy support for a well-respected musical programme with a tradition of excellence.

Posted: 23rd May 2022

Contact Name: Rev. David-Lewis Barker
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Organist/Director of Music St Andrew's Church, Uxbridge

St Andrew's is in the catholic tradition of the Church of England.

We seek an Organist and Director of Music, comfortable with the full spectrum of music from traditional to contemporary, to lead and develop our very keen, all age, robed SATB choir ( weekly choir practice) and our church orchestra (monthly practice).

The organ is a large 3 manual 1898 Hill, which is regularly maintained:

For further information and an informal conversation, please contact the Vicar,.

Posted: 24th May 2022

Contact Name: Rev Canon Andrew Studdert-Kennedy
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