Education Coordinator

Temple Emanuel | Newton, MA, United States

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Posted Date 4/03/2024

Temple Emanuel is a Conservative, fully egalitarian congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. With a membership of over 1,400 families, it is the largest Conservative congregation in New England. With a broad spectrum of religious, cultural, social & educational activities, there are many reasons that Temple Emanuel is a pillar of the Jewish community in Newton and the surrounding area. Additional information at


Do you thrive in dynamic environments where your contributions directly impact meaningful work? Are you passionate about Jewish life and building vibrant communities?


We are seeking a highly organized, computer-proficient individual with excellent communication skills and good judgment to join our team as an Education Coordinator. If you are a motivated, resourceful, and collaborative team player, we invite you to apply.




  • Support organization with day-to-day operations
  • Provide administrative support to the Kesher, Religious School, and Preschool programs
  • Manage enrollment, class lists, allergy lists, emergency binders, etc. for Kesher and Religious School (using Airtable)
  • Maintain student records and progress reports (Google Drive)
  • Cover Religious School office during RS and Kesher time; liaison to students and parents
  • Track teacher attendance
  • Maintain education program calendars
  • Track madrichim and substitute teacher attendance
  • Process bi-monthly payroll with the Finance Department
  • Process Religious School and Kesher invoices with the Finance Department
  • Process Religious School and Kesher reimbursements with the Finance Department
  • Organize receipts and process credit card reports for the Finance Department
  • Maintain and organize regular school supplies
  • Assist teachers with classroom technology
  • Maintain and oversee IPADs
  • Keep inventory and restock supplies as needed
  • Keep track of early dismissals and student attendance
  • Order weekly challah/grape juice, order snacks or food as needed
  • Organize food and set up for staff meetings and special school events
  • Order textbooks and process teacher supply requests
  • Distribute notices to students
  • Create email lists
  • Organize/maintain supply closets


Workweek Structure During the School Year:

  • Mondays: Kesher
  • Tuesdays: Office
  • Wednesdays: Kesher
  • Thursdays: Religious School
  • Sundays: Religious School/Chai385 (8:30-12:30 or 2:00 if monthly staff meeting)


Join us in building a strong and vibrant Jewish community.


Additional Information

Full benefits (minimum 32 hours/week) include health insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 401k retirement with match, and PTO. We support flexible work hours to accommodate personal schedules.


The position will be in-person with some flexibility to work remotely.


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Salary40,000.00 - 52,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Assistant | Assistant Director | Education - Other
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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