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Choir Church Shadwell Music Director

We are seeking a skilled musician who possesses strong pastoral skills to develop our vision to give voice to children and young people in our community.


The Music Director will be part of a team seeking to build deeper connections with local children and families with progression routes from primary school to university.

Hours: 4.5 days a months

  • 8 hours a week (1 day), plus an additional monthly half day (4hrs) music leading at the Sunday  Parish Mass at St George-in-the-East. This role will be primarily delivered in term-time through Wednesday afternoon choir clubs and a monthly Eucharist (apart from in August).   

Contract:  12 months with continuation of the post beyond this dependent on successful fundraising. There will be a probationary period of 3 months. 

Salary£28,000 - 30,000 dependent on experience

  • (£5600-£6000 pro rata) 

For more information on St George's and the role, please find the job description here.

To apply, please submit a short cover letter explaining why you are applying for this post and a CV to Katie Peel at by 5pm on 26th June.


Interviews will be held on 4th July.

If you wish to have an informal conversation about the post, please send an email to the Rector, Rev. Richard Springer or to Tom Daggett, the current postholder. 

The post-holder will undertake enhanced DBS clearance and be familiar with best safeguarding practice. In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, it is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a practising Christian.

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