To assist in cultivating and leading the worship music ministry for Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, in consultation with the Director of Music and Pastoral Staff.

Responsibilities:
Select, plan and rehearse music weekly for 1 Chapel Choir (grade 6-12), 1 Junior Choir (grade 3-5) and 1 Carol Choir (K-2) and with each choir participating in approximately one-two services every month October through December 24, 2017.Lead the Sunday School Music Time by teaching hymns and songs to grades K-4 on Sundays described in the attachment (October-December).

Rehearse singers to produce Sunday School Christmas Pageant in December in cooperation with Sunday School Classes and teachers. Rehearsals to be on Sunday during normal choir times.
Assist the Director of Music in planning Christmas Concert and prepare and rehearse the participating Choir(s) for the event.
Maintain communication with volunteer musicians, choristers and their families.
Communicate faithfully with the Director of Music and the Pastoral Staff.
Assist, support and coordinate with the Director of Music.
Attend weekly staff meeting during program year.

Qualifications:
Strong team player.
Committed to the church's vision, leadership, and people.
Dependable, responsible, self-motivated and creative.
Bachelors degree in Music.
Minimum three years experience in church related setting.

Core Competencies:
Skilled pianist
Versatile in a range of styles of sacred music.
Knowledge of vocal development, production and training for elementary through high school age singers.
Ability to train all ages of volunteer musicians for their participation in worship.
Excellent communication skills.

16 hours/week for 17 weeks – (September 1 through December 29,2017)
Total Salary - $5,440.00 - 6266
$20-23/hour
Visible hours:
Staff meeting on Tuesday morning
Rehearsals: beginning Sept 17
Carol Choir (8:45-9:20) and Junior Choir (10:15-11:15) Chapel Choir (Grade 6-12) Sunday, 11:20-12:15

Contact: 

Julie Vidrick Evans, Director of Music This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church
One Chevy Chase Circle, NW
Washington DC
Interim Assistant Director of Music­­
Position Description for the term
August 21 - December 31, 2017