Education Director

Temple Beth El Portland Maine | Portland, ME, United States

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Posted Date 4/16/2024
Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are a Conservative synagogue in coastal Portland, Maine seeking a dynamic leader to steer and expand Kadima Beth El (KBE), our temple’s Jewish pre-kindergarten through high school education program. The Education Director will cultivate a joyful, enriching experience with a focus on teaching Jewish values, culture, and tradition for 75+ students.

The Education Director is a full-time position.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES - KADIMA BETH EL

  • Evaluate and develop KBE curriculum, creating a well-structured, comprehensive scope and sequence
  • Collaborate with teachers to help them create dynamic, engaging lessons
  • Recruit, train, and supervise teachers, tutors, and madrichim (post B’nai Mitzvah aides)
  • Work with the leadership team and clergy to ensure programming aligns with Temple Beth El’s mission and core values
  • Coordinate programs that allow students and families to build lasting relationships (e.g. holiday events, Shabbat dinners, group trips, etc.)
  • Set and oversee the KBE budget in conjunction with the Executive Director and Treasurer
  • Maintain communication through KBE social media, weekly school-wide emails, and community updates
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and school committee meetings
  • Organize and distribute a school calendar and calendar of events

 

IF TIME PERMITS, OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES COULD INCLUDE:

  • Consulting and coordinating with the Adult Learning Committee
  • Working with clergy to integrate children’s programming into overall ritual/spiritual programs

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS:

  • Experience teaching and/or directing Jewish youth of various ages
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Expertise in organization and management
  • A warm and approachable nature
  • A passion for building community and inspiring children to love their Jewish heritage

 

COMPENSATION

  • Salary of $50K - $55K
  • Health insurance
  • Vacation – PTO – 15 Days
  • Retirement – 403(b) Plan with the Joint Retirement Board – made with pre-tax contributions – no employer match
  • Flexible schedule with the opportunity for some remote work
  • Reduced tuition for children attending KBE
  • Professional development opportunities 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to [email protected].

 

NON DISCRIMINATORY STATEMENT

Temple Beth El is committed to an inclusive, welcoming community, where all are accepted and treated with respect. Temple Beth El does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of sex, age, race, color, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religious or political belief, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, familiar or marital status, or genetic information.

 

Salary50,000.00 - 55,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Education - Other | Head of School | Religious School Administrator
Organization Type
Synagogue
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Vision
Job Location
US
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