Dor Hadash Director

Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue | Detroit, MI, United States

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Posted Date 8/29/2023
Description

2023-2024 Dor Hadash Director

Dor Hadash was founded in 2018, as a partnership among Detroit based Jewish organizations, as the number of Jewish families in Detroit started growing rapidly. Recognizing both the need for a Jewish family program in Detroit, and the opportunity to build an innovative model for Jewish education, the program evolved to be partnership-based and committed to learning for the whole family, not just children. Downtown Synagogue anchors the program that also serves Congregation T’chiyah and the Reconstructionist Congregation of Detroit and works with Repair the World, Adamah, and the Cohn-Haddow Center for Jewish Studies at Wayne State University to provide both formal and experiential Jewish learning for children ages 3 through 10 as well as their parents. Last year’s schedule included twice monthly classes on Sunday mornings and weekly Hebrew classes, as well as monthly community programs. 

Dor Hadash is looking for a part-time director for the 2023-2024 school year to oversee educational, programmatic, and operational responsibilities of the program.

Responsibilities:

Educational/Programmatic

  • Develop or identify the proper curriculum, in partnership with leadership 
  • Manage classes and community programs 
  • Hire and supervise teachers
  • Review lesson plans
  • Work with community partners on collaborative programs 

Operations

  • Manage the program calendar including classes and community programs
  • Take the lead on coordinating logistics for programs with administrative support
  • Communicate with enrolled families and community members 
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Apply for and report on grants

Job Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Jewish Education or at least five years of relevant work experience
  • Have a love for Judaism, working with children and families, and the city of Detroit
  • Desire to be part of building an innovative and experiential program that is rapidly growing
  • Be a great communicator who is comfortable managing dynamics between different groups of stakeholders
  • Comfort and experience working with diverse Jewish families
  • Experience supervising part time teachers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

The Dor Hadash Director is a part-time (approximately 10-12 hours per week), exempt position and reports directly to Rabbi Ariana Silverman. 

Compensation: $20,000-$25,000 per year.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary20,000.00 - 25,000.00 Annual
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Part Time Categories
Hebrew School/Sunday School
Organization Type
Synagogue
Job Location
US
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