Nursery-Kindergarten Teacher

Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware - Lewes, DE (30+ days ago)

The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware are seeking a Nursery-Kindergarten Teacher to provide childcare/learning during our Sunday services. Hours required are 9:30-11:30 a.m. each Sunday and occasional special events. Pay is $12.25/hr. For more information, please visit our website at To apply please send resume no later than June 27, 2018.

Overall Job Responsibilities: To provide childcare and educational experiences to the youngest in our congregation from infants to 6 years old, in a nurturing environment that promotes caring, inclusion, and connections.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide care, education, and activities for young children shortly before and during our church service
  • Maintain supplies and inform the Director of Lifespan Faith Development (DLFD) if additional items are needed
  • Observe volunteer assistants and bring suggestions or concerns to DLFD
  • Review provided lessons shortly before lesson time and make sure all supplies are available
  • Communicate with DLFD after each lesson to assess the lesson and group well-being

Other Responsibilities:

  • Possibly change diapers, clean-up messes, and deal with sometimes challenging behavior among other things.
  • Occasionally provide childcare and activities to children of varying ages during special events
  • Meets standards of confidentiality and complies with organizational policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A commitment to caring for and teaching children kindness, compassion, and respect for themselves and others.
  • Willingness to learn, teach, and support our Seven Unitarian Universalists Principles.
  • Internet and e-mail access and timely response to communications.
  • High school graduate required – some college preferred, educational experience preferred, prior knowledge of Unitarian Universalism preferred.
  • Compliance with requirements of Safe Congregation Policy prior to commencement of contract including a background check.

Physical Requirements: Ability to move freely in and around Church facilities; and lift boxes and other materials and young persons of up to 50 pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any person based on age, race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, parental status, or mental/physical handicap.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $12.25 /hour