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Sunday School Teacher for K-5

The Congregational Church on Mercer Island, a liberal, progressive, Open and Affirming church, seeks a Sunday School Teacher for grades K-5.  Position averages 3 hrs./week and runs September-June.  Pay Rate D.O.E.  Candidate should have patience, sense of humor, understanding of cultural diversity, acceptance of various beliefs and ways of believing  and ability to balance the enforcement of structure with the creation of nurturing, life-giving relationships.  Prior experience with children is required and experience in an educational setting, especially with multiple children simultaneously, is desirable. First aid certification is required and CPR is strongly preferred.
1.  Teach curriculum concepts in an age appropriate way during the scheduled Sunday School time (30-40 minutes), while ensuring the comfort and safety of the children.  Curriculum is supplied but open for review.

2.  Be available to parents and children fifteen minutes prior to church services and 15 minutes after church services, typical Sunday timeframe would be 10:15am-11:45am.

3.  Work closely with the Middle School/High School Youth Leader, Nursery Staff and C.E. Committee to ensure integration and coordination of all church programs and events that involve grades K-5.

4.  Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.
This position reports to the pastor and supervision is provided by the Christian Education Committee.
Please send cover letter and resume to