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Director of Music & Monastic Organist

Worth Abbey


South East

Ref: JN010269

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Worth Abbey is a Community of English Benedictine monks living a life of Prayer & Hospitality – with a vibrant Parish and Retreat House.


An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen to join Worth Abbey as Abbey Director of Music & Monastic Organist. This is a key role within the Abbey, managing and developing the provision of Music at Sunday morning Mass at Worth Abbey (including at major feasts), in particular taking responsibility for the recruitment and development of the existing choir and accompanying the Monastic Community in their celebration of the daily Divine Office.


We are seeking a musician who has a positive outlook, a passion for music and a proven track record in delivering liturgical music and recruiting singers.


The successful applicant will be well organised, energetic and will be ready for a new challenge starting September 2022 or as soon thereafter as possible.


In return we offer a generous package, £25,000 and rent-free accommodation (a 4-bedroomed house on site) set in 500 acres of outstanding Sussex countryside.


This is a part time role (0.7 fte).


For more details please contact:

Fr David Jarmy OSB on 01342 710304 or email


To apply, please click the apply for this job' button below.


Alternatively, an application pack and job details are available from the HR department: or 01342 710277


Closing date: Monday 4 July 2022


We welcome your application.

Closing date: 04 July 2022


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