Cantor / Cantorial Soloist

Beth El Temple Center is searching for a part-time cantorial presence (Cantor or Cantorial Soloist) to join our vibrant congregation and be an integral part of our clergy team.


About Us

A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serve many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, Beth El Temple Center welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LBGTQ community, and people with disabilities.


About You

  • Your voice is warm, pleasant and engaging.  It is a delight to listen to you and sing with you
  • You share our vision “to engage in joyful, participatory, musical and spiritually meaningful worship”
  • You enjoy building meaningful relationships with congregants and communities
  • Joyful, welcoming, spiritual, flexible, reliable, and of course, musical are just a sample of words that come to mind to describe you
  • You would enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small, but dynamic synagogue staff

About the Role/Opportunity

  • Provide musical leadership for Shabbat (with or without b’nai mitzvah), festivals, and the High Holidays
  • Work closely with our Rabbi (who has been with us for 20+ years) to create and lead meaningful worship services
  • Share your enthusiasm for and knowledge of Jewish music
  • Contribute to and participate in our temple community  

Additional duties, such as pastoral care, life cycle event support, and teaching may be negotiated based on your experience and our needs. 

Please send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.