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The Parish of St. John's, Shaughnessy, seeks a half-time Choral Director to support the continued growth and development of excellent choral music in the cathedral tradition. Our next Choral Director will have a deep appreciation of and commitment to the rich liturgical and musical tradition of the Anglican Church. They will be enthusiastic about striving for excellence and beauty with a committed and high-quality choir of paid singers and volunteers to support the worship life of the congregation, and they will be excited by the possibility of cultivating a youth choir in the RSCM tradition. Above all, the Choral Director will understand their role as a ministry and a vocation.

The Choral Director reports to the rector (senior priest-in-charge)

  • Scheduled hours/work week: 20 hours per week to include Sundays and evenings
  • Salary: Based on experience and RCCO recommended salaries
  • Benefits and vacation: in accordance with Anglican Church of Canada policies
  • Private Teaching: encouraged—teaching privileges will be granted

Please download the full position description/job posting linked here and below.

Interested candidates should submit a detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter outlining how their interest and experience align with this position. Applications will be received until October 20, or until the post is filled.

The Choral Director will be required to submit a criminal records check with vulnerable sector check and participate in diocesan Safe Church training.

Please direct inquiries to the Rev. Terry Dirbas (