Campus Rabbi

BYDS | Houston, TX, United States

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Posted Date 1/06/2023
Description

Position:

Campus Rabbi (Full-Time)

Beth Yeshurun Day School, in collaboration with Congregation Beth Yeshurun, is looking for a dynamic Campus Rabbi to join our community beginning summer of 2023. This unique and exciting position will work directly with both day school and congregation families.

Day School Responsibilities:

The Campus Rabbi will also be responsible for engaging BYDS students and families in Jewish life including leading monthly weekday Torah services and grade level Judaic milestone celebrations/performances. The Campus Rabbi will also co-lead Friday morning student services with the senior cantor of Congregation Beth Yeshurun. In addition, this position will also lead courses in Judaic studies and help with curriculum design (TBD based on interests of candidate).

Congregation Opportunities:

The Campus Rabbi has the opportunity to collaborate with the clergy of the largest Conservative synagogue in the country and will play a significant role in connecting day school families with the congregation. The Campus Rabbi will have also have opportunities to participate in areas of interest such as: family programming, life cycle events, hospital visits, high holidays, shabbat services, etc. This part of the position is designed to further rabbinic growth.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Candidates must know Hebrew, Judaic Studies, and Tefillot
  • Have a passionate, student-centered approach to teaching
  • Willingness to participate fully in the Beth Yeshurun community
  • Applicants must have a working visa for a U.S. school or U.S. citizenship

About Congregation Beth Yeshurun:

As the largest Conservative congregation in the United State, Congregation Beth Yeshurun continues to be a proud affiliate of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.  Serving nearly 2,000 families in Houston, bringing them to experience the joy of Jewish living, providing for their spiritual, educational, and social needs.  Nationally recognized for innovations in synagogue music, programming, and educational experiences, we remain an open and vibrant Jewish community. 

About Beth Yeshurun Day School:
Founded in 1948, BYDS is the oldest Jewish day school in Texas and surrounding areas. The mission of Beth Yeshurun Day School is to foster confidence, leadership, a love of learning, and a sense of responsibility in students by honoring individual strengths in an environment dedicated to academic excellence, Jewish teachings, and the continuity of Jewish values. Housed on the Caress campus of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, the largest Conservative synagogue in the United States, BYDS serves students from three months old through fifth grade in Southwest Houston. BYDS is an equal opportunity employer.

For consideration, please submit resume to Jennifer LeVine, Head of School at [email protected]

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Jewish Studies Teacher | Rabbi
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Synagogue
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Relocation Available | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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