Dr Catherine Hammant
All Saint's Church
To oversee the musical life of the church and ensure it works alongside the ministry and mission of All Saints’.
To play for the weekly Eucharist and evening worship (6 Sundays leave permitted per year, Director of Music to arrange cover when not available).
To play for additional major feast day services e.g. Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Ascension Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at the appointed times. Also, at any other Saints Day when a sung Eucharist is deemed appropriate by the Rector.
To work under the direction of the Rector in selecting appropriate music for services.
To lead a weekly choir rehearsal and occasional additional rehearsals around major festivals.
To actively maintain the enthusiasm of the adult choir and recruit new members and be creative in voice teaching.
To develop a concert programme and support outreach to the community.
To liaise with the local schools, including our church school of St Gilbert’s, and support the junior choir in Sunday Services.
To work with the Rector, local educational institutions and outside funders to create, develop and sustain a series of organ and choir scholarships.
To write an annual report for the APCM and other reports as required.
To ensure the organ is tuned regularly and instruct the PCC of any necessary repair work. To lead on any potential organ reviews.
To work alongside the Rector and Chair the Liturgy and Worship committee.
To play for weddings and funerals as required, or arrange cover if not available.
What we offer:
A salary of £20,000 pa (PAYE)
A genuinely supportive working environment that seeks to value each individual for the gifts and skills that they bring.
A two-manual Binns organ and a Bechstein grand piano.
Enhanced DBS and completion of safeguarding training required.
Full details and application form at https://www.stamfordallsaints.org.uk/welcome.htm