Pre-K/Kindergarten Aide


Lake Merritt United Methodist Church is seeking a pre-K/Kindergarten aide who will assist the classroom teacher in maintaining the classroom and teaching lessons on Sunday mornings during worship. The following skills are required abilities: Ability to collaborate and follow instructions Ability to care for the safety and wellbeing of young children Ability to listen to and communicate with people of all ages, including parents and teachers Ability to show genuine interest in responding to the needs and concerns of children These are preferred skills: Child development background CPR and First Aid certification Committed to supporting the Christian faith and the mission of The United Methodist Church Duties will include: Provide classroom assistance for children (ages 4–6). Typically on Sunday from 10:15am–12:15pm. Respond to supervision from the Director of Children’s Ministry and Faith Formation Participate in Safe Sanctuaries® background check & training Prepare room for sunday classes in collaboration with Director Follow and support Children’s Education curricula Communicate and uphold the procedures for accepting and sending off children Find ways to support the children’s ministry with creativity and initiative Will be given first option to provide care during special events for children up through elementary school. ABOUT THE CHURCH: Lake Merritt United Methodist Church is an open, affirming and welcoming Christian congregation serving God in downtown Oakland. We seek to build a multi-racial, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community. We work to promote the inclusiveness of all people in the United Methodist Church as a whole. The church serves its members, the people of greater downtown Oakland, and the global community with a wide range of programs and missions. We commit ourselves to: Nurture the growth and well-being of our congregation. Serve the community, including our neighborhood surrounding our church, but we also mean prayer, action, and advocacy more broadly on behalf of our congregation, neighborhood and the world. To apply: Send a resume with cover letter to to the attention of Staff Parish Relations Lake Merritt United Methodist Church 1255 First Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606

Contact: Staff Parish Relations

Address: 1255 First Avenue Oakland CA 94606

Phone: (510) 465 - 4793