The Scottish Federation of Organists




Vacancies

Bo’ness Old Kirk

Are you an organist, willing to take a choir and interested in developing a Praise Band to further enhance worship? then the Old Kirk in Bo’ness might just be the place for you.

The Church has a choir of 12, a two manual full pedal digital organ, a clavinova and is presently seeking to appoint a Musical Director.

For further information contact the Minister a.macquarrie@churchofscotland.org.uk for further information.

Applications to the Session Clerk diane@bokonline.org.uk

[Uploaded July 2019 - confirmed as still vacant 24th October 2019]

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Linlithgow St Michael's Parish Church

We are seeking to appoint an Organist and Co-ordinator of Music following Matt Edward’s resignation to concentrate on his studies.  Your role will be to play in our morning services, to train and conduct our choir, and to work with the ministry team to develop the role of music in our worship and church life.

The post is being advertised on a fixed-term basis at this stage as we are about to welcome our new minister, Rev Liam Fraser. Our longer-term needs will be identified during the next 6-9 months and your views and aspirations for our music will play an important part as our thinking develops.

We have 2 morning services (9:30 and 11am) in our historic church building, with worship at 9:30 mostly led by a band.

We offer


Along with your skills at the keyboard and in training the choir, we expect you to be


For a full job description, or to apply by submitting a letter of application along with your CV and the names and contact details of 2 referees, please contact the church office at info@stmichaels-parish.org.uk.

Closing date: Friday 1st November 2019

www.stmichaelsparish.org.uk Scottish Charity no SC016185

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Glasgow, Jordanhill Parish Church

Music is an integral part of our worship in Jordanhill Parish Church.  We are seeking to appoint a Director of Music who will be Church Organist and work with the choir which currently leads our singing on Sunday mornings, our ecumenical Liturgical Choir and the Jordanhill Community Choir.  We are also keen to explore the development of further music within our congregation and local community.

Our three-manual organ is a fine example of work by TC Lewis and has been maintained well over the years. We are in the midst of an extensive refurbishment which will enhance the life of the organ considerably.

The Church, Community and Liturgical Choirs comprise Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass.  The church choir contributes weekly to Sunday worship and the Community Choir and Liturgical Choir meet alternate weeks.

Salary:  Recommended Scottish Federation of Organist salary scale, terms and conditions apply.

For further information on this position, a full job description and person specification please contact our Minister Rev. Bruce Sinclair at bsinclair@churchofscotland.org.uk, or our Session Clerk Hazel Watson at hazelwatson33@gmail.com, or phone 0141-959-2496.

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC015683

Closing date for applications:  18th December 2019

[Uploaded 16th November 2019]

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