BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Interim DRE Job Posting

Title: Interim or Acting Director of Religious Education at Buxmont UU Fellowship

Status: 22-28 hours per week, FLSA Exempt (Hours will be determined by budget and fair pay guidelines)

Time Frame: Aug 1, 2017 – Summer 2019

Reports to: Minister

Supervises: Nursery workers, Pre-K teacher, Youth child care assistants

Size of Congregation: 240+ members

Contact: Barbara Preuninger or Jennifer Worthington at dresearch@buxmontuu.org

Buxmont is a joyous and thriving community that values its children and families. Our Religious Education program ensures our youth feel safe and welcomed, yet also challenged to see beyond themselves and discover ways that they can contribute to the wider world. To support this vision, we are seeking an interim or acting DRE for a one or two year period starting in late summer of 2017. We are open to a permanent hire of an acting DRE after that time period.

Things you will be doing:

  • Work closely with RE Board
  • Attend staff/board meetings
  • Coordinate volunteer staff, including managing a text/email reminder system
  • Supervise nursery staff and Pre-K teacher
  • Be on hand (most) Sunday mornings for the Pre-K-6th grade programming
  • Central point of contact for youth programs (6th – high school)
  • Lead “Time for All Ages” in Worship (approx. twice a month). Lead “Circle Time” worship at other times
  • Administrative tasks, including registering families for RE and keeping track of their information
  • Be available at services for age-related children’s milestones (dedication, bridging)
  • Post on Social Media, skilled use of technology that’s typically used for communication and coordination
  • Manage the RE Budget


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with children, youth & adults
  • Previous experience working with children & youth
  • Familiarity with UU & alignment with UU values
  • Professional and emotional maturity/ understanding of the need (at times) for confidentiality and discretion
  • Self-directed
  • Good organizational skills
  • Interim religious education training – can be completed after hire
  • College degree in related field (education, world religions, or other applicable field)
  •     Commensurate experience: For example, many years serving in a similar role, including interaction with people of all ages


  • UU preferred

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