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Posted: Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:09 AM


Company Name: Brookside Community Church

Required Travel: None
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 0-1 Year
Job Function: Children’s Choir Director
Job Type: Part-Time
Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 (Hourly Wage)

The Director of Children's Music is responsible for the development and enactment of a multifaceted music program for children and youth at the Brookside Community Church (BCC). This is a part-time position expected to average 5 hours per week from approximately September 1st- June 30th (10 months with summer break). This position partners with the Director of Music, Director of Sunday School, and the Music Committee for strategic direction while working collaboratively with all BCC staff.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Youth Choirs/Music Groups
-Teach music to the children and youth of the congregation.
-Review and make recommendations to the Director of Music, Director of Sunday School, and Music Committee regarding number and type of youth choirs and music groups.
-Review and choose musical selections for these groups based upon age and musical abilities.
-Schedule rehearsals, necessary appointment, and direct the choirs' performances.
-Communicate with all children's choir/music members and families.

2. Joint Adult and Children's Choirs
-In conjunction with the Director of Music, select, rehearse, and direct musical selections for presentation by the joint youth and adult choirs in collaboration with the Director of Music. This should occur monthly.

Administrative Functions:
-Develop the annual children's music calendar in collaboration with the Minister, Christian Education Staff, Director of Music, and the Music Committee.
-In conjunction with the Director of Music, collaborate with the Music Committee for yearly budget recommendation.
-In conjunction with the Director of Music, purchase music and appropriate supplies as needed for the children's music program (within annual budget guidelines).
-Prepare documentation for the annual report.
-Participate in Worship Team meetings, summer meeting, and annual Master Planning meeting
-Engage in annual evaluation including setting goals.

Collaborations with the Director of Sunday School:
-Consult with the Minister and Director of Sunday School to promote other children's and youth music events.
-Nativity Pageant and Children's Sunday - review, select, purchase, rehearse, and direct appropriate music in consultation with the Director of Sunday School and the Director of Music for these events.

Job Requirements
Highly Recommended:
-Candidate must be pursuing or have already obtained a Bachelors of Music degree or higher
-Conducting experience
-A primary instrument that is practiced and well-refined
-Piano/guitar/ukulele preferred
-Experience with working with children
-Finding enjoyment in working with children and youth
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Openness to working in a spiritual setting

Contact Person
: Nancy Vigilante
Email Address:
Phone: 973-543-7229

• Location: Brookside, New Jersey, North Jersey

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