Wanted: Music Specialist and Engaging Song-leader
Temple Kehillat Chaim, a Reform Congregation in Roswell, Georgia is looking for an energetic, engaging and skilled song leader and music specialist to join our community in July 2023.
We’re looking for someone who can bring people together through music.
Our ideal candidate is great with people of all ages, familiar with Reform Jewish worship and music, and plays the guitar.
Specific responsibilities include weekly participation in religious school on Sundays, Shabbat evening and morning worship services, leading the adult and junior choirs, co-leading worship on Jewish festivals and High Holy Days.
Come join us. Build lasting relationships with our amazing community of friendly, welcoming people. We’ll value your music, your ideas, and your leadership.
Annual salary commensurate with experience and agreed upon responsibilities.
Please send resume and cover letter to Eric Simon, Search Committee Chair at [email protected]
Music Specialist Responsibilities
- Approximately 40 Friday Night Services
- Approximately 10 Saturday Morning Services
- Holiday Services and Celebrations (Non-High Holy Days) to include, but not limited to, Simchat Torah, Sukkot, Chanukah, Purim and Passover Seder. Purim to include 4 rehearsals.
- Lead the Adult choir in four Shabbat services per year – this will include organizing and running rehearsals for the adult choir.
- Junior Choir
- Direct Jr. Choir, which includes leading rehearsals on Sunday and directing Jr. Choir at Family Shabbat and holidays, possibly including Simchat Torah, Chanukah, Purim, and Passover.
- Religious School
- Possibly a Hebrew tutor, includes singing/chanting
- Music teacher for Little Mensches-2nd Grade
- Assist Tefilah for 3-7th Grade
- Meet with Rabbi, choirs and other musicians as needed to plan, and prepare for, services and programs.
- High Holy Days
- Adult Choir Director
- Assist in planning High Holy Day services
- Oversee adult choir rehearsals for HHD – approximately 12.
- Lead adult choir during HHD Services
- Co-lead Selichot Services.
- Co-lead Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services