Director of Young Family Learning and Engagement @ Temple Beth Elohim

Director of Young Family Learning and Engagement

Primary Responsibilities:


- Shape the vision, learning and engagement for families with children from birth through grade 2/3;
- Supervise and work in collaboration with Director of Gan Elohim Early Learning Center to:

- Develop vision, design curricula for ELC,
- Mentor and provide professional development for ELC staff,

- Design approach of full integration of Jewish life into Gan Elohim community and curriculum;
- Lead learning programs for families and children in grades K-2/3 including:
• collaboration with TBE Learning Team to design and implement curriculum;
• work in collaboration with Exec. Director of Jewish Living and Learning Support
• coordinator, to develop and deliver professional development for faculty of learning programs for grades K-2/3.


- Guide families and children in decision making about on-going Jewish learning experiences, including TBE and day school programs;

- Create and implement communication strategy designed to connect with our young family community;
- Oversee the young family committee and attend meetings with co-chairs and committee members;
- Additional opportunities to work with young children and their families including hands-on work with the preschool.

- Develop and implement outreach and programming for Yaldeinu (FwYC) community (which includes Gan Elohim families), including Shabbat, holiday, and parent learning;
- With the clergy and learning teams, provide outreach and relationship-building: meet young families where they are, and support them on their individual Jewish journeys.

Our new staff partner will possess:
Relationship-building skills and event organizing/program planning experience;

A love of working with children and parents;
An energetic, engaging, creative, passionate and flexible approach;
Experience with social media and Google Suite Apps; familiarity with databases and online marketing;

Strong written and oral communications skills;
An ability to successfully handle multiple responsibilities and work collaboratively with a team in a fastpaced environment;
A passion for modeling Jewish values and practices with children, families and staff;
An ability to interact with confidentiality, integrity, and tact when working with our diverse community;
An ability to work independently, autonomously, and exhibit strong follow-through.

Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years in related experience, including curriculum development and staff supervision; Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred; Early Childhood Director certification preferred.

Hours: This is a full-time, year-round, position with varied hours including weekends and holidays.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover ************************

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please provide a cover letter & resume to Lynn Burke.
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, retirement plans
  • Other Benefits: Flexible benefits plan (FSA), long term disability insurance, workers compensation, temple membership, family leave, professional development.
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2021-01-20
  • Times this job has been viewed: 479 times
  • Job is posted for: 30 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Early Childhood Director
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Temple Beth Elohim
Temple Beth Elohim 10 Bethel Road
Wellesley , Massachusetts 02481


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