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Park Avenue Congregational Church
50 Paul Revere Road, Arlington, MA 02476


Park Avenue Congregational Church UCC, an Open and Affirming Congregation, seeks a part-time Sunday School Coordinator / Lead Teacher. This position has excellent growth potential for a candidate who seeks greater responsibility and exhibits strong leadership qualities.

PACC seeks someone with an openness to progressive, Christian faith who can cultivate a positive, nurturing relationship with children, youth and families so that church is a place where they feel loved and valued on their faith journey.

The primary function of this job is to plan, lead, and oversee all elements of Sunday School, including:

  • Using a published curriculum, plan lessons and prepare materials for two classrooms (one preschool and one elementary);
  • Schedule established adult and youth volunteer teachers, and seek out new ones from among the PACC community to teach and assist in classrooms;
  • Lead-teach in elementary classroom each Sunday;
  • Work with Pastor and Youth Music Director/Acting Christian Education Director to coordinate occasional special Sunday School events, supplies, etc.
  • Be on-site Sunday mornings from 9:30am-12pm to prepare classrooms, teach, clean up, and connect with children and families.

The job requires approximately 8-10 hours per week September to June, and 5 hours per week in the summer months. College degree or equivalent work-related experience is preferred, but current college or graduate students will be considered. Sunday mornings on-site with possibility of remote work for other responsibilities. Pay is hourly ($18-20/hr depending on experience).  

Applicants should have experience working with children and be comfortable working in a church environment. They should demonstrate strong organizational, collaborative, and communication skills; be punctual; and possess excellent interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and a sense of humor.

Submit a cover letter and resume to:

Park Avenue Congregational Church, UCC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.