Day School School Chaplain
& Priest Associate (Full-Time)
All Saints’ Episcopal Church and Day School seeks an ordained Episcopal or Lutheran clergy person (at the office of Priest or Pastor) for the full-time position of School Chaplain and Priest Associate. The School Chaplain and Priest Associate will serve as a vital point of connection, providing liturgical and pastoral leadership within the whole of the All Saints’ community. The School Chaplain and Priest Associate will be:
- A kind and compassionate pastor who is attuned to the needs of all God’s children at all stages of life.
- A skilled and enthusiastic speaker and liturgist who is dynamic and engaging.
- A thoughtful teacher for people of all ages, from Pre-Kindergarten religion classes to Sunday forum presentations for experienced adults.
- A joyful community builder with the capacity to bring diverse people together.
- A self-motivated and goal-oriented innovator who thinks creatively and works collaboratively.
- A person of sincere and abiding faith who is grounded in prayer and spiritual formation, including the Daily Office, spiritual direction, and regular theological/spiritual study.
The School Chaplain and Priest Associate will participate in the formation, care, and spiritual enrichment of the All Saints’ community—both Parish and Day School—by actively engaging in the ministries of teaching, preaching, and providing pastoral care. The School Chaplain and Priest Associate will devote approximately 60% of their time to school responsibilities and 40% of their time to church responsibilities, as outlined below:
Primary Responsibilities for the School
- Teaching religion to grades Pre-Kindergarten through 4th, including curriculum development (in consultation with clergy and other religion instructors) and grading for specific grades.
- Attending faculty meetings and Divisional meetings as a member of the faculty, as needed.
- Maintaining regular communication with students and parents.
- Participating in School Chapels at least twice weekly (schedule coordinated with clergy and staff of the church).
- Completing other school duties and events as assigned by the Head of School.
Responsibilities for the Church
- Lead Sunday Liturgies as assigned in collaboration with other clergy. Overall, the School Chaplain and Priest Associate should expect to participate in about half of all regularly scheduled worship services each month as either preacher, celebrant, or assisting clergy. Regular participation at the principal Sunday service is prioritized over other services.
- Officiate baptisms, weddings, and funerals as needed and in collaboration with other clergy.
- Regularly contribute to the managerial and administrative health of the parish (staff meetings, planning retreats, etc.).
- Conduct pastoral care calls and visits with individual parishioners in collaboration with other clergy.
- Serve as priest on call from time to time for pastoral emergencies.
- Other parish activities, as assigned by the Rector.
- Actively support the mission and vision of the Day School and our shared model between Church/School.
- Plan, coordinate and design service-learning events that are closely coordinated with the Parish and School.
- Work collaboratively with Parish and School administrators to create social, service, and community events that will strengthen the church-school relationship.
Relevant Details for the Position Include
- This is a full-time position.
- Familiarity with diverse Episcopal liturgies and experience leading children in age-appropriate liturgy is strongly preferred.
- The work week will be Sunday – Saturday with no more than two regularly scheduled days off per week.
- The School Chaplain and Priest Associate will report to the Rector.
- This position is benefits eligible.
- Two weeks (10 business days) of paid vacation to include no more than five Sundays per year.
- Continuing education funds and travel stipend for church- or education-related travel (e.g., to attend professional conferences).
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume / curriculum vitae / OTM Profile, a short video of a homily (preferably from a recorded service), and any other relevant materials to the Rev. Dr. Perry M. Pauley (Rector) at email@example.com.
Director of Music (full-time)
All Saints’ Episcopal Church and Day School in Phoenix,
Arizona, is seeking its next Director of Music. All Saints’ was founded as a
mission outreach of Trinity Cathedral in 1948 and is celebrating its 70th
year as an independent parish in 2023. Our founding rector, the Rev. Paul
Urbano, oversaw the building of the church and the establishment of our Day
School during his 30 years of leadership within our community. Our current
organ and choir loft were added during the tenure of our second rector, the Rev.
Carl Carlozzi, and reflect our parish’s enduring commitment to music that
uplifts and encourages everyone who enters our sacred space.
The next Director of Music at All Saints’ will be:
- An enthusiastic teacher and conductor who brings out the best in their fellow musicians.
- A dedicated student with a deep knowledge of, and love for, sacred music.
- A creator and sustainer of creative communities built around the love of music and the joy of rich liturgical expressions.
- An innovator who will push our choirs (and the larger community) in creative directions that build upon our rich musical heritage.
- A conscientious member of the parish and school staff and a recognized leader within our community.
- A kind and discerning spiritual leader who works with clergy to provide pastoral care to all church musicians.
There are currently five choirs at All Saints’ Episcopal Church and Day School. The Chamber Choir is composed of professional staff singers who work as an ensemble and also participate in the larger Choir of All Saints’. The Choir of All Saints’ is the adult choir and includes volunteer singers from the congregation together with the Chamber Choir. All Saints’ Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) Choristers is an after-school group of children from the church, Day School, and local geographic community. The All Saints’ Episcopal Day School Choristers are currently divided into a lower-school training choir (4th grade only) and a middle school (5th – 8th grade) choir based on the RSCM model.
Hiring and supervising a small staff of professional musicians to include singers (primarily Chamber Choir) and instrumentalists.
Maintaining a schedule of regular rehearsals for the Chamber Choir, the Choir of All Saints’, All Saints’ RSCM Choristers, and the All Saints’ Episcopal Day School Choristers.
Providing direction, coaching, and feedback to singers / other musicians (professional, volunteer, or student) as needed during ensemble practices or individually.
Contributing to the creation of music at All Saints’ through Director of Music’s chosen instrument(s) (including voice) from time to time or as needed.
Coordinating the music used during church services in consultation with clergy and other liturgical leaders.
Directing choral music and/or providing accompaniment at regularly scheduled services in consultation with clergy and liturgical leadership.
Directing choral music and/or providing accompaniment at other services (e.g., weddings, funerals, ordinations, diocesan events) as required.
Arranging music for special services (e.g., Christmas, Easter) and providing direction to guest musicians hired for the purposes of special services.
Coordinating and leading one Evensong service per month (on average) during the church “program year” (generally September – May).
Recruiting new members for and building a comprehensive RSCM community chorister program and participating in RSCM America (or similar) as a representative of All Saints’.
Providing music at Day School chapel services (with choirs and/or instrumentation as appropriate) and at Day School special events (choir performances, graduation, etc.).
Providing choral and/or general music instruction during regular school hours and after school at All Saints’ Episcopal Day School.
Active participation in parish staff meetings, Day School faculty meetings, and Creative Arts Department meetings.
Working collaboratively with church and school staff/committees to support music fundraising efforts.
Relevant details for the position include:
This is a full-time position.
Familiarity with Episcopal liturgy and experience with a broad repertoire of sacred music is strongly desired.
The work week will be Sunday – Saturday with no more than two regularly scheduled days off per week.
The Director of Music will commit approximately 70% of their time to parish responsibilities and 30% to school responsibilities.
The Director of Music will report to the Rector.
This position is benefits eligible.
Two weeks (10 business days) of paid vacation to include no more than five Sundays per year.
Continuing education funds and travel stipend for church- or education-related travel (e.g., to attend professional conferences).
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume / curriculum vitae, a short video presentation (preferably from a recorded service), and any other relevant materials to the Rev. Dr. Perry M. Pauley (Rector) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- It’s gratifying to serve with energetic, supportive, fun colleagues. Our staff works collaboratively towards our common mission. God is doing great things at and through All Saints’, and it is fulfilling to be part of something meaningful.
- Between our church and day school, there is never a dull moment at All Saints’, with lots of activity during the school and program year on our campus and in the community.
- We have some of the best liturgy and music in The Episcopal Church. We worship from the Book of Common Prayer an average of 8 times per week, including day school chapels, monthly choral Evensong, weddings and funerals.
- All Saints’ is a diverse congregation: Republicans and Democrats, young families and seniors, gays and lesbians, singles, wealthy and poor, from different backgrounds. We are united in a centrist, non partisan, healthy community of respect that follows Jesus Christ in the Episcopal tradition as we pray, learn, serve and connect with God and each other.
- We take our spiritual formation seriously. Our members of all ages appreciate learning about the faith. We have a solid foundation, but seek to grow in numbers and discipleship.
- We are committed to serving those in need in our city and beyond. We have active partnerships with many local agencies, including NourishPHX, Feed My Starving Children, André House, and Saint Mary's Food Bank, and internationally with Saint Paul’s Church and School in Haiti.
- The weather. Phoenix has more than 300 days of sunshine per year. Sure, the summer is hot, but the late fall, winter, and spring are amazing.
- Phoenix has all the amenities of a big city: music and the arts, sports teams, outdoor activities, and great cuisine. The Southwest is a rich and unique landscape and culture.
- Phoenix is still relatively affordable for a major city.
- Have we mentioned the sunshine?
Learn more about Phoenix in general:
The Episcopal diocese of Arizona: www.azdiocese.org
Phoenix Convention & Visitor’s Bureau: www.visitphoenix.com
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commercer: www.phoenixchamber.com
Arizona Office of Tourism: www.azot.gov
The Arizona Republic: www.azcentral.com