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Organ Scholar 2022-23

Organ scholar 2022-23

Guildford Cathedral invites applications for the post of Organ Scholar. The appointment, if ratified following a three month probationary period, will be for a period of nine months commencing on 1 September 2022 (ie ending 31st August 2023), and the successful candidate is likely to be either a recent graduate or a ‘gap year’ student.

Job Title: Organ Scholar

Accountable to: The Canon Liturgist, through the Organist and Master of the Choristers, who is the Line Manager.

Hours and salary: Please see the full details for a breakdown of hours to be worked and remuneration.

Full details of the vacancy can be seen via the Organ Scholar Information Sheet

Download an Application Form

For an informal conversation, please contact Katherine Dienes-Williams, Organist and Master of the Choristers, via email 

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 28 September. All applications will be acknowledged. Shortlisted candidates will be notified as soon as possible after that date.

Auditions and interviews dates will be held on Monday 4 October 2021.


To apply for this post, please send a letter of application, a copy of your CV and complete the application form provided. Please supply the contact details of two referees (please inform your referees that we will be taking up references as part of the shortlisting process, prior to interviews on the advertised date). Please send this documentation to Carolyn Howard-Jones, Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, GU2 7UP or 

Guildford Cathedral operates under a Safer Recruiting policy. Any offer of appointment will be dependent on the receipt of satisfactory references, and an enhanced DBS check. Candidates will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training once in post and confirmed employment is subject to a three month probationary period.