Lower School Rabbi/Jewish Life Coordinator

Hochberg Lower School | Hallandale Beach, FL, United States

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Posted Date 2/21/2024
Description

The Hochberg Lower School Rabbi/ Jewish Life Coordinator (K-5) should possess the creativity and operational skills to design programs that expand learning beyond the classroom and promote a joyful, inclusive school community. In addition, the Lower School Rabbi/Jewish Life Coordinator will have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with the Leadership Team of the Lower School to plan and implement innovative, engaging events.  The Lower School Rabbi/Jewish Life Coordinator should be a forward-thinking and passionate educator, who understands the mission of the Posnack School. The Lower School Rabbi/Jewish Life Coordinator will promote Jewish education as a lifelong journey that is meaningful, dynamic, and inspiring. The position will design and implement engaging and enriching Jewish learning experiences as directed by the school’s Torah curriculum and mission. This position will be expected to teach part-time. 

The ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Ability to teach Judaic studies using classical texts and commentaries
  • Educate students in various topics at the lower school level, including but not limited to Prayer, Tanach, Mishna, and Jewish History
  • Lead a tefillah group each morning
  • Be a positive role model for students and faculty
  • Have experience in structuring programs for Shabbat, holidays, and milestone celebrations across the grades (both Jewish and secular)
  • Create enriching, interactive Oneg Shabbat programming in coordination with the Director of Jewish Life and Judaics Department.
  • Plan school educational trips and experiences that align with school mission and curriculum
  • Assist Judaic Studies Department ensuring children learn and participate in daily brachot and anthem (Hamotzi, Birkat Hamazon, Hatikvah, etc.)
  • Work with student council to create lively chesed programs with curricular relevance
  • Evaluate and reflect on the efficacy and success of events with a view to continuous improvement and enrichment.
  • Promote the “Posnack Way” atmosphere of joy, warmth and inclusivity during arrival and dismissal (music, signage, established greetings, etc.)
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Hebrew and English
  • Possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Infuse a sense of joyful Judaism in our school community
  • Elevate the level of ruach at the school
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day.  It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent.  It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

 

Qualifications:

The Jewish Life Coordinator must have a Rabbinic Degree.  A minimum of 2 years experience in an educational setting is required.  Salary based on experience.

 

Posnack School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or genetics, and any other characteristic or status protected by law.

 

 

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Other | Rabbi
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Dental | Kosher Food Option Available | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US
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