Seeking Sunday School Teachers (Pre-K through Upper Elementary) - Needham, MA


Congregational Church of Needham, United Church of Christ is a faithful, progressive Christian congregation located in Needham, MA. Our Open And Affirming congregation is seeking lower and upper elementary-level Sunday School teachers for our Christian Education program.

Sunday School teachers work with classes of approximately 12 children and teaches children about the Bible (both Hebrew scriptures/Old Testament and the Christian New Testament) and helps students to form their faith through creative workshops including arts and crafts, story and song, cooking, and Bible skills and games.

All of the lesson plans and materials are provided by the Christian Education director.The first Sunday of each month offers teachers an in-service time where you will go over the lessons for the rest of the month during the worship time while students are in worship with their families.The following Sundays will be active classrooms using the workshop lessons provided by the Christian Education director. Materials will be set up in the classrooms prior to your arrival on Sunday mornings. Class-time and cleanup are the teacher’s responsibility.

Paid training for new teachers will take place prior to Sunday, September 9 at a time that works for both the teacher and the director.

Folks of all race, creed, orientation, or expression, are invited to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!
How to Apply:
To apply for our Sunday School teacher positions, please send:

  • A cover letter that offers at least 2-3 sentences each on why you would be a good fit for our Christian Education program.
  • Your resume.
  • Your phone number and the best time to reach you.
  • At least 18 years old
  • Pass a CORI Check
  • Able to work Sundays, from 9:45-11:45 AM, September-June. (First Sunday is Sunday, September 9, 2018)
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds (putting away classroom supplies)
  • Experience with children
  • Previous experience in a faith setting is preferred but not required
Pay is $25/hour.
While only 2 hours can be guaranteed per week, additional opportunities to provide childcare for meetings or activities may be available.

Contact: Maddie Downer, Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries

Address: 1154 Great Plain Avenue Needham MA 02492

Phone: 781-444-2510