Reverend Andrew Quigley
0116 254 4113
St James' Hall,
St James' Terrace,
We are looking for a Director of Music to continue and develop the exceptional standard of
our strong and valued musical tradition at our inclusive church.
Our main robed choir of children and adults sings for our Sunday Eucharist and Evensong in
term time. The adult St James Singers take over during holidays. Our festival services attract congregations of 350+.
Our three manual Taylor/Walker/Nicholson organ was refurbished in 2003 and the church’s acoustic attracts local and nationally known performers.
More information is available on our website:
The Director of Music will recruit choir members, lead choirs in rehearsals and services and be a skilled organist. They will be passionate about Anglican church music, inspire everyone to develop their singing ability, give our choirs the confidence to perform challenging pieces and encourage congregational participation. Strong inter-personal and communication skills are a must. They will be supported by our part-time paid organist.
The salary is in the range £14,000 to £15,500, depending on experience, for 15 hours a
week. The successful candidate will have use of our organ and grand piano for private
tuition. There is also the opportunity to play at funerals and weddings.
The deadline for applications (CV and covering letter addressing the person specification) is 14 May 2021. Interviews to be held Saturday 22 May 2021.
For an informal discussion contact the Vicar, Reverend Andrew Quigley on 0116 254 4113.
A detailed Job Description and Person Specification is available on our website, or by