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UU Athens and Sheshequin hiring part-time Interim Youth Religious Education Coordinator
UU Athens and Sheshequin hiring part-time Interim Youth Religious Education Coordinator

UU Athens and Sheshequin is hiring an interim Teacher/Coordinator for their Children's Religious Education Program to lead their program while our current Coordinator is on a leave of absence. Interim coordinator will have an opportunity for training with the current coordinator in the first weeks.

UUAS is a small congregation with a one-room schoolhouse style program. Children are ages 4-10, and average attendance is 1-5 students. Classes last about 45 minutes during the 10:00 hour on Sunday mornings, and an adult volunteer assists the teacher.

 

The position is 5 hours per week, including 3 hours on Sunday mornings, for 4 months (mid-August to mid-December). Starting pay is $15/hour.

The ideal candidate will have good organizational skills, some college training, and classroom experience with elementary-school-age children.

If offered the position, candidates must pass PA background checks required by law.

The candidate does not have to be a Unitarian Universalist but must be comfortable teaching UU values and principles (see www.uua.org/beliefs).

Tasks may include:

  • Coordinate the lesson and teacher schedule
  • Recruit volunteers
  • Teach as needed
  • Welcome new families, help orient them to the program
  • Support community-building among the parents, children and teachers
  • Make sure volunteers have the supplies they need
  • Convene and attend YRE Team meetings
  • Participate in professional training as possible
  • Meet regularly with the Parish Minister
  • Other tasks toward the coordination and promotion of program as time allows

Interested parties should e-mail resume and cover letter to minister [at] uucas [dot] org

Learn more about the congregation at www.uucas.org

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