Education Program Associate

Education Program Associate

Your 2021-2023 Southern Adventure Awaits!

The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) needs energetic and enthusiastic Education Program Associates to live in Jackson, Mississippi, and travel across our Southern Region.

The ISJL’s mission is to support, connect, and celebrate Jewish Life in the South. The Education Pillar of the ISJL seeks to provide every Jewish child in a synagogue with an excellent Jewish education, no matter where they live or the size of their religious school. Education Program Associates work for two years with Jewish communities across the South who range in size from fewer than ten students to hundreds of students. Education Program Associates will receive extensive training as they work to:
• Provide resources to directors and teachers in implementing a comprehensive religious school curriculum
• Execute stellar and innovative programming in Jewish communities across the South
• Lead Shabbat, holiday, and other worship services
• Create exciting programming for all age groups
• Participate in writing curriculum

What you will gain:
ISJL Education Program Associates gain tremendous experience in this position building education, communal service, t'filah (worship), and leadership skills in their time at the Institute. Education Program Associates are based in our office in Jackson, Mississippi, and travel all over the South visiting unique communities. On-the-job training is provided, as well as salary, expenses, and benefits. Upon completion of their time at the Institute, many Education Program Associates get accepted into top graduate programs and receive quality job offers in the Jewish community.

College degree, involvement in Jewish life/ organizations, résumé, and (eventually) two reference contacts.

To apply:
Please send a résumé and cover letter to Director of Education************************cepted on a rolling basis.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send a résumé and cover letter to Director of Education, Rabbi Matt Dreffin ([email protected]).
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, dental
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-03-24
  • Times this job has been viewed: 723 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Education - Other, Programming, Curricula
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools, Other
Job Location
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life - ISJL
4915 I-55 North
Jackson , Mississippi 39206


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