Jobs at Origin Scotland

Choir Director

Reports to

Music Team Leader and Artistic Director


Part time paid position (pay commensurate with experience)


Scotland, within commuting distance to Edinburgh

Job Description

The choir director is responsible for auditioning and training a mixed-ability choir in a range of styles from classical to contemporary Christian, blues, and gospel, directing at least one concert per year, and preparing the choir for at least three other concerts per year.
This would involve one rehearsal per week (more in the run-up to larger events), plus auditions as required.


  • Enthusiastic, experienced musician sought to serve as choir director for a versatile, dynamic new Christian choir in East central Scotland.
  • Part time, paid position to start later 2021 year or start of 2022
  • Four concerts per year
  • Rehearsals in South Gyle area of Edinburgh
  • Must be committed Christian in good standing with their local church
  • Tertiary music qualification is helpful, but not required, depending on ability and experience.
  • Must consent to the Origin Basis of Faith and Code of Conduct
  • Must be well-organised with good planning abilities
  • Must be a good communicator with good English-language skills.
  • Must communicate closely with Music department leadership - Music Team Leader and Artistic Director
  • Must be computer-literate, with internet access

Applicants should supply a brief CV and at least two references, one of which should be from a minister at their church and neither from a close friend or relative. Email applications only to