A College so rich

in musical talent

Timothy Brown, conductor, former Director of Music (1979-2010)


Vacancy - Lay Clerkship

Date: Thursday 20 March 2014 9.30am


Clare College has a vacancy for a Lay Clerk to commence in October 2014 on a fixed term contract of 11 months.  The postholder will sing in the College Choir for 3 services per week during full term (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) with a rehearsal on Wednesday evening and additional services as and when.  These inlcude three Compline services per term, plus special services such as Ash Wednesday, Vigil for all Souls, Evensong for College Parents Day, Advent Carol Services etc.
The postholder will receive all the benefits of a Choral Scholarship at Clare, including free singing lessons with one of the College's singing teachers, free travel for concerts, recordings, broadcasts and foreign tours, and free Dinner in Hall on Sundays after evensong.
The salary is £3,500 (inclusive of holiday pay).
Applicants must complete the application form (accessed by the link below) and email it to Sally Hewings sh435@cam.ac.uk by 30 April 2014 with an up to date CV and covering letter.
Interviews and auditions will take place on the afternoon of 8 May 2014. Short-listed candidates will be asked to prepare a piece of their choice lasting no longer than 5 minutes, and will be given some aural and sight-reading tests.  An accompanist will be provided.
Application Form & Job Description