Religious School Director @ Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism

Religious School Director

HCRJ is seeking a dynamic, innovative, personable full-time Religious School Director/B'nai Mitzvah Coordinator to join its team. Working in a collaborative and friendly environment, this position is directly responsible for envisioning, implementing and supervising Jewish education programs for HCRJ’s children/adolescents/young adults (pre-K through 12th grade) and families. The Religious School Director works with the Rabbi on matters relating to the curriculum and the Executive Director on matters relating to congregation-wide programming, policies, finance and operations. Areas of professional work shall include:

Major Areas of Responsibility:
• Develop and maintain relationships with students, parents & congregation
• General administrative responsibilities for the Religious School
• Teacher recruitment, hiring, supervision, dismissal and training
• Curriculum development
• Run all non-clergy aspects of the B’nai Mitzvah program
• Work with rabbi & education committee on vision for learning/engagement
• Family education programming
• Develop and implement retreats

Specific Responsibilities of the Job
• Responsible for hiring and dismissal of all teaching personnel
• Purchase necessary supplies and equipment for school
• Orient, train, supervise and evaluate school faculty
• Plan and manage the annual budget for the Religious School in coordination with the Executive Director
• Communicate regularly with the Religious School Committee concerning the educational aspects of HCRJ
• Maintain accurate records of enrolled students and other appropriate educational records
• Schedule classes and prepare faculty assignments for the various school activities
• Prepare and oversee registration and school calendar
• Communicate regularly with teachers, students and parents
• Interface with families, clergy, religious school and administrative staff on the planning, coordination and execution of b’nai mitzvah celebrations
• Attend b’nai mitzvah services
• Regularly attend Family Shabbat services on the first Friday of the month
• Participate in the activities of appropriate committees
• Attend local religious school directors networking meetings
• Any other related assignments as needed by HCRJ



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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave
  • Other Benefits: insurance stipend
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-04-06
  • Times this job has been viewed: 47 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Education - Other, Religious School Administrator
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism
801 Bering Drive
Houston , Texas 77057
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