Children’s Religious Education Sunday Morning Assistant

The First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist, is seeking a part-time assistant for the children’s religious education program.  The role involves five hours per week on Sunday mornings through June 14, 2015, with the possibility of continuing next church year (September 2015 – June 2016).  The basic duties are to set up the RE classrooms for the 9 o’clock service, tidy and prepare them again for the 11 o’clock service and then clean up afterwards.

Responsibilities: Sunday Morning Program (8 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)

  • Assist with setting up and cleaning classrooms for our two Sunday services
  • Help set up Children’s Worship or special programs on Sunday mornings
  • Track classroom attendance at both services
  • Fill in for or assist the Director of CRE in Sunday Services as needed (chalice lighting, telling the Story for all Ages)
  • Teach occasional Sunday morning classes as needed
  • Support the 7th & 8th grade Neighboring Faiths/Popcorn Theology programs
  • Assist in preparation of curriculum materials for Sunday School classes

Specific Requirements:

  • Work schedule is Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through June 14, 2015
  • Must be able to work every Sunday during the church year except December 28, 2014
  • Must be able to attend four hours of preparation meetings prior to beginning work (date and time negotiable)
  • CORI and SORI background checks will be required

Strengths/Experience:

  • Enjoys and relates well with young children
  • Mature, responsible adult
  • Collaborative, friendly nature
  • Articulate
  • Sense of humor
  • Open-minded
  • Dependable

Work Schedule: Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through June 14, 2015.

Compensation: $16.00-$16.60 per hour (depending on experience) for 5 hours each week worked through June 15, 2015

Reports to: Director of Children’s Religious Education

Interested applicants should send a resume to:

Charlotte Lehmann, M.Div.

Acting Director of Children’s Religious Education

The First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist

617.484.1054 ext. 205

clehmann@uubelmont.org

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