Director of Congregational Learning

Marlboro Jewish Center | Marlboro, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 7/10/2024
Description

Marlboro Jewish Center (MJC) is a large, Conservative synagogue in Monmouth County, NJ with a membership of approximately 615 households and an additional 100 Preschool families.  Our Hebrew School is comprised of about 215 students from K-12th grade, 10-15 madrichim (teen assistants), and 15-20 staff members.

We are looking for an innovative, experienced leader to develop and implement our congregational education plan that creates a meaningful Jewish experience for youth, families, and community members of all ages. The ideal candidate is an effective leader, organizer, planner, strategic thinker, educator, communicator and community-builder.

Hebrew School
The Director of Congregational Learning will revitalize and develop the educational plan of the Hebrew School, providing strategic vision and strategies for changes or improvements to current curricula, plans, policies and procedures. The Director will lead, inspire and motivate the department staff and supervise the Hebrew School Director. He/she will also reestablish a vibrant post Bar/Bat Mitzvah educational program.

Synagogue Lifelong Learning Education
The Director of Congregational learning will plan and implement the synagogue’s adult education program; direct children and family programming for High Holidays and festivals; coordinate Tot Shabbat and Junior Congregation; enhance the synagogue’s programming around Israel, Shabbat and holidays, the Holocaust, and Jewish leadership; and manage the overall lifelong learning needs of the congregation.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A love of teaching with a thorough grasp of best educational practices.
  • A record of innovation and positive change in the education environment
  • Experience in creating, delivering and overseeing engaging and meaningful Judaic and Hebrew curricula, enhanced Shabbat and holiday experiences, and adult and family educational programs
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with in-person classroom teaching and virtual learning platforms
  • Experience in education administration, including budgeting, human resource management and planning
  • At least 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience
  • A degree in Jewish education or a similar field is beneficial

This is a full-time position and requires some evenings, weekends and holidays. Marlboro Jewish Center supports and encourages a healthy work-life balance.

 

Salary90,000.00 - 115,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Adult Education | Bnai Mitzvah | Curricula | Director | Education - Other | General Studies Director | Head of School | Hebrew | Jewish Studies Director
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Synagogue
Benefits
Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
Job Location
US
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