Beth Am Shalom, a small reform congregation of 145 members located in Ocean County, NJ is seeking a quarter time cantor (10 hours per week). Most weeks require less than 10 hours, while during High Holidays and some other weeks the commitment is greater. The position begins July 01, 2021. We have an active religious school with 29 students. We are a diverse congregation with seniors, empty-nesters, and families with children. Our Rabbi, Stephen Gold, has been with our Synagogue since 1998.
In addition, our Cantor is supplied with a beautiful office, secretarial support, an incredibly good guitar and electric keyboard. For additional information about our synagogue you can find us on Facebook, Beth Am Shalom – A Reform Synagogue.
Conduct erev Shabbat Services with Rabbi Gold on the First Friday (Family Service) and one other Friday each month. At Family Service, direct B’nai Ruach (Jr. Choir).
Conduct Shabbat Morning services when there is a Bar/Bat Mitzvah (10 in 2020/2021 and 3 in 2021/2022) . (Accompanist plays Clavinova at these services.)
Plan and conduct all High Holiday Services with Rabbi Gold. Rehearsals with Accompanist as needed.
Conduct 2 Festival Evening Services with Rabbi and direct B’nai Ruach; Erev Sukkot, Erev Sh’mini-Atzeret-Simchat Torah.
Conduct a Purim Service including preparation of a Purim Spiel, mostly during B'nai Ruach rehearsals.
Prepare B’nai Mitzvah Students: in private tutorials:
Specified prayers, Read/Some Chanted.
Torah portion and trope
Haftorah and trope.
Teach Religious School on Sundays and Tuesdays in grades 6 & 7 from September to May.
*Rehearse with B’nai Ruach one hour before Religious School on Sundays: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.
Officiate at funerals in absence of Rabbi Gold.
Please submit your resume and******************