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Director of Chidlren’s Music/Music Associate

Marietta, Georgia (GA) 30068

Mt. Bethel UMC, a 9,000 member suburban church in Marietta, GA, seeks a highly motivated and creative music associate with a passion for children’s music and worship. 

The ideal candidate for this position has a heart for teaching children the importance of worship.  The candidate would be highly organized, versatile, and a team-oriented individual who excels in a collaborative environment.  The candidate has good relational and communication skills to attract others to the worship ministry.  The ability to teach and engage young people in music and worship arts is essential, as is a passion for the church. 

Base Qualifications:

Formal musical Training (Ideally a degree in Music Education, Performance or Church Music)
Experience in leading a children’s choir as well as children’s dramatic presentations and musicals
Ability to develop and organize volunteers
Good people and communication skills

Additional skills sought by department: (including, but not limited to)

ability to lead hymn singing in chapel services
ability to assist vocalists or choral ensembles in preparation of music
various office, administrative, organizational capabilities
Skills in musical arranging/charting, experience with music technology (Finale, Sibelius, etc.) and accompanying skills on piano or organ would also weigh in a candidates favor, but are not essential to this job.

 

Compensation will be based on experience and potential of applicant; will be competitive with similar positions.

Interested persons may submit resumes to Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church at suzanne.tucker@mtbethel.org .

Preferred start date:  June 2017. Position will remain open until filled.