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Schools Singing Lead

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35 hours per week

£30,000 per annum

York Minster is looking for a dynamic individual with a passion for bringing music into the classroom and providing pupils with a foundation in singing and musicianship. The School Singing Lead will join The National School Singing Programme, a network of vibrant music teachers from all over the country delivering a world-class musical education to children attending Anglican state schools.

The successful candidate will draw on the resources of York Minster to give pupils an opportunity to sing a variety of church and secular music, to gain confidence and new experiences by performing at the cathedral. The successful candidate will mainly work in participating schools as part of the normal school day and will be expected to be able to work with a variety of key stages. The Schools Singing Lead will also support the Music and Liturgy Department in chorister recruitment and in directing the St. Williams Singers (Minster Choir Alumni) at key services during the year.

For more information and to apply, please download an Application Pack and download and complete an Application Form, Confidential Declaration Form, and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form. Please send all completed forms to jobs@yorkminster.org.

If you would like any of the above forms in a Word document format, then please email jobs@yorkminster.org.

Completed forms should arrive no later than noon on Monday 2 October 2023. Interviews will take place on Thursday 12 October 2023.

Please note this role requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at enhanced level.


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