Job Summary/Objective: Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda, MD (DC-suburbs) seeks a dynamic and engaged education professional who loves working with kids and families to bring energy and ruach to our new "Limmud at Adat Shalom" educational program.
This full-time position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in working with families in developing and strengthening their Jewish life both in and outside the synagogue and helping to grow our membership of families with school-age children. It is our hope that this individual will work as part of our team to identify opportunities for growth, evaluate its effectiveness and contribute to its expansion
--managing the day-to-day operations of our program for children from K - 8th Grade
--teaching in, assigning staff and overseeing our online Ivrit one-on-one tutoring program==
--teaching a weekly virtual class and coordinating with other program staff
--working with tutors, students and parents
--curating and providing resources related to Jewish learning to other staff and parents
--participating in the creation and delivery of regular parent communications and other correspondence
--creating and implementing family education programming as part of "Limmud at AdatShalom".
An ideal candidate will have experience working with school age children and their families. Experience with and understanding of Jewish Reconstructionist values and practices is preferred. We would hope that this candidate will bring proven experience with using good judgement, an ability to multi-task, be attentive to detail and an understanding of the significant role that Jewish professionals can play in the lives of synagogue members. Facility and comfort with basic computer operations – G-Suite, Microsoft office, Zoom, and related 21st century skills – is essential.
This position reports to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with clergy and other synagogue staff. This is a full-time position which requires working on some Shabbatot, Jewish Holidays and some Sundays (with a weekday off) during our school year.
Salary and Benefits. This is a full-time position but could be adjusted for the right candidate to be a part-time position. Salary Range: 65,000 - 70,000. Benefits include health insurance, dental & vision (participant pays 15%). Ability to contribute to a retirement plan. After 1 years of employment, Adat Shalom contributes 3% of salary. Generous Vacation/Sick/Personal leave. This will be an on-site position although aspects of our student learning will continue to be remote and there are opportunities for remote work during the week.