Job Opportunities

Director of Children’s Music 
The Presbyterian Church in Morristown seeks a part-time Director of Children’s Music who will work with the Director of Music and the Director of Christian Education to offer creative programming that will interest and expand the musical and faith experiences of our youth and children.

The Presbyterian Church in Morristown is a large, vibrant church in the heart of Morris County, with recently updated facilities for worship and education. A part of the Presbyterian Church (USA), we have a commitment to the Reformed tradition while welcoming all people into our community of faith, regardless of age, race, national origin, or sexual orientation. Our vision is to create a “community that matters”.

Our next Director of Children's Music will engage with youth and children with energy, creativity, and positivity. S/he will respond to situations with care and concern for the children, while working successfully in a team environment, showing attention to detail, and communicating effectively with her/his charges and with their families.

Job Description:
This position requires a commitment on Wednesdays and Sundays for rehearsals and worship leadership, with monthly Worship & Music meetings and occasional Worship Planning sessions.

Major responsibilities include:
1. Lead and direct children’s and middle school vocal and handbell choirs (4 total)
2. Meet with the Director of Christian Education to plan Midweek and Sunday school services
3. Teach a Sunday School course for fourth graders on the hymnal
4. Visit all children’s Sunday School classes and teach age appropriate music/hymns for the season and upcoming services
5. Plan and supply music for special services: including Christmas Eve, Palm Sunday, Easter, Confirmation Sunday, and other services and concerts
6. Coordinate and direct musicals for children and youth
7. Lead MAP (Morris After-school Program) in a musical endeavor once a year
8. Teach music in the Presbyterian Church Nursery School – two mornings a month (Preferred)
9. Lead music in Vacation Bible School – one week in June or August

Minimum Job Requirements
Education: A bachelor’s degree in music or music education (preferred)
Experience: 3-5 years (preferred but not required)
Supervisory responsibility: none
Reports to: Director of Music and Head of Staff

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and resume to musicsearch@pcmorristown.org.