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Volunteer Job Description: Sunday school teacher for young children

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To promote the spiritual growth and transformation of the children of ______. Sunday school teachers engage in a teaching ministry with children that emphasizes fun, religious identity, community, and learning.

Time frame:

As a teacher, you commit to serving as a part of a teaching team for either the fall term or the spring term. Teaching teams divide up weekly responsibilities so that you will be with the children twelve times in a term -- five times as lead teacher, and seven times as assistant. For the weeks you are leading a session, plan on two hours of preparation and one hour with the children. When you are assisting another lead teacher, plan on one hour with the children.

Because young children need and crave continuity, we especially seek those who can commit to teaching both fall and spring terms.

Statement of Accountability:

As a teacher, you report to and are supported by the Director/Minister of Religious Education. Additional support comes from the Religious Education Committee and the Parish Minister.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Benefits and opportunities:

All volunteers who work with minors must agree to and sign the Code of Ethics

Reference checks may be requested of volunteers working with minors.

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