Children’s Choir Director Part time

@ Aldersgate UMC
  • Alexandria, Virginia View on Map
  • Denomination: Methodist - UMC
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries
  • Salary Range: $5
  • Date Posted: August 6 2023
  • Application closes: November 30 2023
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    Job Description

    Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA is seeking a part-time Children’s Choir Director to reinvigorate the choral program for children. This part-time position is approximately 4 hours per week under the direction of the Lead Pastor and Music Director, in coordination with the Director of Children’s Ministries.

    Responsible for building, overall programming, management, and direction of the children’s choir
     Build a positive environment where children feel they belong, can have fun singing as a group, and are excited to be a part of.
     During weekly rehearsals, the Director will provide age-appropriate vocal development, help with understanding of biblical stories or messages, and improve performance skills while preparing the children to perform during worship.
     Supervise volunteers who lead the other children’s ensembles.
     Select and order music for each ensemble.
     Engage in ongoing recruitment.
     Communicate regularly with parents.
     Prepare children’s anthems during select worship services throughout the year.

     Person of faith.
     Bachelor’s degree in Music Education or commensurate choral leadership experience.
     Elementary classroom experience.
     Ability to communicate age-appropriate musical information.
     Successful passing of state and federal background check
     Keyboard experience is helpful, but not required.

    Salary: $5,000, paid August-May
    Other: Upon successful hiring, employee must pass state and federal background checks, and complete Aldersgate’s Child Protection Policy and Safe Sanctuary training.

    Application closes: November 30, 2023

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