B’nai Mitzvah Tutor

Temple Chai | Phoenix, AZ, United States

Posted Date 10/12/2021

Position Summary:
B’nai Mitzvah Tutors are part of our team of educators who support students while they
are preparing to become Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Tutors work one-on-one with assigned students
on their own hours (not a set time) in-person. Tutors report to Cantor Wolman who oversees the
B’nai Mitzvah program.
Key Responsibilities:
• Lead assigned student through individual tutoring following Temple Chai’s B’nai Mitzvah
curriculum of prayers, Torah, and Haftarah. Tutor must learn to chant the prayers/Torah
& Haftarah as heard on our Soundcloud recordings.
• Ensure students have access to recordings on SoundCloud and printouts or PDFs of
B’nai Mitzvah materials
• Send monthly progress reports to parents while sending CC to Cantor Wolman and Joan
Neer during the first week of each month. (you will be paid 10 minutes for each report)
Track number of lessons for each student and send a weekly hours report to Accounting
• Knowledge of Jewish traditions & prayers related to B’nai Mitzvah; Hebrew reading ability
• Fluency in Torah & Haftarah trope according to the Binder/Avery system of cantillation
• Experience working with students with special needs preferred
• Comfort teaching Jewish content anchored in Reform theology and ideology
• Must enjoy working with children

Supervisor: Cantor Ross Wolman – [email protected] – 312-351-4951 (cell)
Admin. Assistant: Joan Neer – [email protected] – 602-971-1234 x291
Accounting: Virginia Kelly - [email protected] - 602-971-1234 x208

• Beginning eight months out, students meet weekly with tutors for 30 minutes.
• Six months out, the student has a check-in with Cantor Wolman and does not see the tutor.
• For the final six week, students will stop seeing the tutor and finish with Cantor Wolman.

We are able to pay $40.00 per hour for tutoring

Interested in this position? Contact Cantor Ross Wolman - [email protected]

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