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Director of Music, St John’s Hyde Park

Closing Date: 04/12/2023
Contact: Bryan Sollenberger
St. Johns Church, Hyde Park Crescent
More information: https://www.stjohns-hydepark.com/director-of-music-sought

We are a vibrant, Eucharistically-centred community in the liberal catholic tradition, encouraging one another in our discipleship and drawing God’s people together

We’re looking for:
A creative and inspirational person to maintain and grow our music tradition, who can work collaboratively and draw on a wide-ranging repertoire of music and musical styles and:

  • Demonstrate a high standard of organ playing
  • Can be a team leader and team player
  • Is experienced in training and leading choirs
  • Understands liturgy and the role of music within it
    Can imaginatively incorporate professional musicians into liturgical music
  • Can think outside the box and enthuse a sense of fun in music making

In return, we offer:

  • the opportunity to minister in a diverse, lively and international London community;
  • the opportunity to lead a talented music team including eight choral scholars, organist and instrumentalists;
  • a grade 2* listed organ, refurbished in 2015
  • an appreciative congregation;
  • a generous remuneration package of £20,000 for 22 hours per week; and
  • a one-bedroom flat at a subsidised rent

Candidate Pack Available at:

For an informal chat about what we’re looking for and how you might fit in, contact the Vicar:
The Reverend Steve Mason
020 7262 1732 Closing date for applications: 4 December 2023
Interviews: 13 December 2023
All appointments are subject to acceptable pre-appointment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check.

The Diocese of London is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents our context and wider community. We are aware that those of Global Majority Heritage/United Kingdom Minority Ethnic (GMH/UKME), women, and disabled people are currently under-represented among our clergy and workforce, and we particularly encourage applications from those with the relevant skills and experience that will increase this representation.


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