Job title: Teacher
Posted on: March 10, 2023
Job Description:

Do you have an open mind and are looking for teaching experience in a liberal education environment? Do you want to teach values such as respect for the inherent worth and dignity of all people, care for the environment, social justice and the dismantling of racism in our institutions and ourselves? The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Durham is seeking a creative, caring and energetic teacher for our Sunday morning Religious Exploration (R.E.) program. This is a part-time position, approximately 4 hours per week from September through June.


The Teacher will prepare and lead a Sunday morning R.E. program for a variety of ages using a prepared curriculum. Our R.E. program is offered in the style of “one-room” schoolhouse, with all ages from grades K to 8 learning together. Duties will include: choosing activities from existing lesson plans, setting up the lesson, teaching and classroom management, clean up, record keeping (attendance, forms, etc) and communicating with parents. Most programming happens on Sundays between 10:15 am and 12:15 pm, with occasional special events. The Teacher is welcome to, but not required, to attend services at UUCD. This position reports to the Religious Exploration Committee. The R.E. Teacher is supported by one assistant who is responsible for toddler care, as well as volunteers and youth advisors.

The work location is 45 Cassels Road East, Brooklin, Whitby, ON

Employment Type: Part-time
Field of Work: Counselling/Education
Required skills:

● demonstrated experience working with children of diverse ages and learning styles
● Excellent communication skills
● Current first aid certificate (or be willing to obtain)
● Availability most Sundays, January to June and September to December, from approximately 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
● This position is ideally suited to someone in post-secondary studies such as teaching, E.C.E., child & youth worker or a retiree in this field.

Company information

Company Name: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Durham
Contact Name: Birgitta MacLeod
Address: 45 Cassels Road East
City: Whitby
Postal Code:On
Telephone: (905) 862-8223
Email: info@uucd.ca
Prefered method of contact: Email