SoundRoutes Singers

Johnstone, Renfrewshire

SoundRoutes Singers seek a choir leader to support the musical director in leading our community choir in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. Candidates should have outstanding musicianship and experience in choral, musical and vocal performance.

Applicants will have a minimum of an ABRSM Grade 8 qualification in at least one instrument or equivalent ability. Strong communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a passion for community singing are essential. A driving licence and car are highly desirable along with IT skills and online computer access.

SoundRoutes is a community choir organisation founded in 2009 and presently operates eight groups across Glasgow and Lanarkshire. We aim to provide a fun and accessible singing experience for members whilst striving for high musical standards.

Previous choir leading experience and the ability to read music are vital. The successful candidate will gain opportunities to further develop skills in song leading, administration, marketing, planning and running events.

This is a part-time post for 30 weeks per year with fixed working hours on Wednesdays from 16th January 2019 – sessions run from 7:30-9:00pm and follow school terms. Time for preparation and admin tasks is flexible and additional opportunities for providing choir leading cover are available.

Paid time includes preparation, administration, banking, travel allowance, set up/take down and teaching time. The rate of pay starts at £21,450 per annum pro rata (£55 per week, plus holiday pay).

Interested candidates should provide a copy of their CV along with a covering letter explaining why they are well suited to the role to info@soundroutessingers.com.

The closing date is 4th January 2019.