Assistant Director of Education
Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
Inspire, build, develop, grow, and have fun while cultivating a deep impact on our community at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation as the Assistant Director of Education. We are seeking an individual who is creative, hardworking, flexible, detail-oriented, and can connect with Jewish youth of all ages. The ideal candidate will engage with and become an integral part of our community while simultaneously striving to bolster and strengthen congregational experiences. The Assistant Director of Education will serve as a community connector for BHC Youth: aiming to spark Jewish engagement and the role Judaism plays in the life of our youth.
The primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Family and Congregation
• Contribute to the educational vision and direction of the school
• Serve as a thought partner among Senior Staff in engaging with youth and families at BHC
• Partner with the Director of Education in managing family education, youth education teachers, youth group staff, and other Education areas
• Create, develop and utilize curriculum in all areas of programming
• Help develop and run family programming and retreats
1st - 7th Grade
• Build creative programs and maintain a healthy Youth Group community for 1st - 7th grade.
• Develop programs, such as Camp BHC (1 week) and Paul’s Place camp (1 week) over the summer and manage teen counselors during both camp weeks.
NextGen: The Millie and Alvin Blum 8th-12th Grade Teen Program at BHC?
• Coordinate and develop NextGen at BHC, focusing on teen engagement and education. This unique program serves as a living classroom for BHC teens.
• Engage BHC teens and youth in Jewish life across the Baltimore Jewish Community.
• Supervise the NextGen Teen Advisory Council and the Youth Education Madrichim program.
• Teaching for the NextGen program
The Assistant Director of Education reports to the Director of Education. The Assistant Director will likely need to oversee programming both in person and virtually for at least the next year. This Educator may also work with other Temple staff, educators, clergy, and lay leaders to create and facilitate Temple-wide celebrations to sustain our culture of welcoming and engagement in our community through family engagement and outreach programming.
Belonging to a synagogue is exactly that - belonging. BHC is large and diverse, yet we aim to be united as a family, as friends, and as a religious community. Our congregants find support, friendship, community, meaning, learning, and much more. We take pride both in our outreach to Baltimore’s Jewish community and in strengthening the congregational connections of our current members. Together, we celebrate the year’s Jewish holidays and Shabbat. Together, we learn about our history and create a future we will be part of. Together we stand for social action and justice. Together we are creating deeply meaningful and long-lasting experiences and relationships. It is in these moments that we truly feel the warmth and the strength of our community. Baltimore Hebrew Congregation is a progressive, dynamic, and diverse Synagogue. As the largest Reform Congregation in Baltimore, we are a community of 1250 family households.
• Bachelors’ Degree and knowledge in the field of Jewish education is required. Preferred degree in Education/Jewish Studies
• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Facebook, Instagram, etc. Experience with the MM2000 database is a plus.
• Applicants should be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
• Innovative, creative, and out of the box model of thinking
• Works well independently by exercising discretion and independent judgment.
• Keen sense of urgency and results orientated. Impeccable attention to detail and ability to execute.
• Team player who builds strong, collaborative relationships across various stakeholders.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
• High degree of enthusiasm, flexible attitude, open demeanor, and geared to getting things done quickly and accurately.
• Fast learner, takes initiative, anticipates needs, and adapts to situations as they arise.
• Strong email and phone etiquette.
• Works collaboratively with other administrative staff within the education department to foster consistency in message and teamwork.
• Camp or NFTY experience (preferred)
The expected salary is $38,000 - $40,000 with benefits including health, vacation, and professional expenses. Applicants apply directly to Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. Please send a cover letter and resume to Executive Direc*****************************