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Company Name:Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist
Address 1:Washington Ave
Address 2: 
Position Title:Religious Educator
Number of Openings:1
Position Type:Other
Position Type Other Description: 
Start Date:09/01/18
Duties:Primary Responsibilities Recruit and train RE teachers and youth advisors. Ensure that there are teachers and assistants scheduled for every Sunday necessary throughout the upcoming semester. Coordinate and distribute teaching schedule. Adapt, distribute, and oversee RE lesson plans from CAYRE approved curricula. Each week, contact teachers, youth advisors and nursery workers for up-coming Sunday Work with CAYRE committee to lead, inspire and engage the entire congregation - children, parents, and other members - in the development and execution of outstanding educational experiences that reflect our values. Attend monthly CAYRE committee meetings and monthly supervisor meetings. Communicate with parents and the congregation as a whole about RE happenings via e-mail, social media, web page blog and/or the weekly newsletter. Provide RE info to church administrator for Order of Service each week. Find substitute teachers, youth advisors, and nursery workers when necessary. Support RE teachers and youth advisors in scheduling, planning, and preparation. Ensure RE classroom bins are adequately supplied. Update RE teacher training packets. Ensure that all children and youth have current registration form on file and in classroom bin. Keep in contact with the Methodist religious education person Primary Sunday Responsibilities Open classrooms and unlock classroom supply cabinets. Ensure newcomers are welcomed and oriented and families are greeted. Ensure all children get to their classrooms safely. Maintain records for RE attendance. Periodically check in on classroom teachers for aid and supervision. Check that paid nursery workers are following their contract (arrive/leave on time, etc) Check and lock up classrooms. As Time and Expertise Permits, Secondary Responsibilities May Include: Research potential RE curricula; work with CAYRE committee on Curricula selection, planning, and evaluation. Advertise special programs and events. Support volunteer coordinators with: Our Whole Lives (OWL) or Coming of Age (COA) programs. Annual rehearsed pageant play or service with the children and youth. Yearly youth led service Planning 2 youth retreats each year Maintain RE library of curricula Occasionally tell a children’s story during service. Help coordinate occasional intergenerational services. Attend quarterly Worship Associate committee meetings as needed. Attend Personnel, Ministry or Operations Council meetings as needed. Maintain professional contacts with other district RE educators.
Experience Required:Requirements: Has background experience working with children or a degree in education or comparable experience Has strong organizational and planning skills Has strong communication and interpersonal skills Is a team player with minister, staff and volunteers Has knowledge of, or is willing to learn how to collaborate using G Suite (Google Apps) Has knowledge and experience with standard office computer programs and social media services Exhibits flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm Desired Qualifications: Is knowledgeable of Unitarian Universalist principles, practices and culture or other liberal religious education programs Is skilled in developing curriculum and creative programming Demonstrates an ability to balance leading and collaborating with individuals as well as committees
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