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Interim Music Director

Interim Music Director

Company: Leaside United Church
Contact Person: Jan Breuls-Dorang
822 Millwood Road
Toronto, Ontario , M4G 1W4
Phone: 647-850-7256

Position Description


We are looking for an interim Music Director who will help us transition into a new phase of our music ministry at Leaside United Church as a part of our current Missional Development process. Leaside United Church (LUC) is a welcoming and affirming congregation in the Leaside and East York community in Toronto.  The Mission of Leaside United Church is to grow a caring and vibrant spiritual community that embodies God’s unconditional love following the teachings of Jesus and takes responsibility for being co-creators of a world that works for all. At present the Music Director leads the Chancel Choir and supports the leadership of a junior choir and youth jazz band. We are seeking a Music Director who will celebrate both traditional and contemporary music and inspire our choir as well as congregational singing. You will work in collaboration and co-operatively with the Minister to create integrated and meaningful worship experiences. The Interim Music Director is a part-time appointment from October 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.


  • Junior Choir
  • Senior Choir
  • Co-ordination of other music initiatives
  • Support for congregational song
  • Selection and planning music including anthems and hymns
  • Prepare and manage Music Budget
  • Attend and participate in the following committees and meetings:
  • Worship and Nurturing Spirituality Committee (ex-officio member)
    • Service Planning Meetings
    • General Staff Meetings
    • Ministry and Personal Committee meetings (M&P) as required


  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Lessons & Carols
  • Quiet (Blue) Christmas Service
  • 1 Concert per year

Qualifications: (minimum requirements)

  • Mus. Bac in Performance and and/or ARCT piano/organ and/or commensurate experience
  • Knowledge of classical, traditional, spirituals and contemporary anthems and other sacred music
  • Knowledge of Pipe Organ mechanic
  • Ability to work with minister, staff and the as well as choir members with varying musical abilities
  • Management of LUC instruments and required maintenance

Pass background check

Hours of Position:

  • 17 hours, including 3 hours Thursday night (Junior & Senior Choir) and 3 hours Sunday


  • Commensurate with the Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO) Table of Recommended Salaries
  • Benefits in accordance with United Church of Canada Policy

Your resume or questions can be sent to us

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled


Posted: September 24, 2018 | Expires: December 23, 2018
Posted Under: Pastoral - Music
Career ID: [ 5925 ]