Synagogue Educator

Location: Lexington, MA 02421
Position Synagogue Education
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Degrees: BA
Organization Type Education & Schools, Synagogue, Youth

Who We Are
Temple Emunah is a vibrant Conservative synagogue in Lexington, Massachusetts seeks an innovative, organized and dynamic individual to join its Education team. This September through May, full-time position has a strong focus on elementary and teen engagement and experiential education, with the opportunity to work in a supportive, collaborative and creative environment.

Who You Are
• Someone with a love of working with children and teens;
• A person with the ability to develop, foster and sustain meaningful relationships;
• Someone energetic, engaging, passionate and flexible;
• A person with teaching experience in Jewish educational settings;
• Someone with a strong work ethic, project management and leadership skills;
• A person with an ability to successfully handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment;
• Someone with an interest in learning and growing as a Jewish educator.

Core Responsibilities
• Work collaboratively with the Education team;
• Teach in Religious School (kindergarten through seventh grade) and YAD (eighth through twelfth grade);
• Develop programming and serve as staff for Shul-Ins, Retreats and trips;
• Lead Moving Traditions Group for pre-teens;
• Serve as staff liaison to Social Action and Israel committees;
• Plan, staff and support USY Gesher (Jr USY Chapter) for children in grades 6 - 8.

Employment Type
This is a full-time, entry-level, position that reports to the Director of Congregational Learning. It requires regular evening and weekend work (including some Shabbatot and Jewish holidays) throughout the academic year.

Start date: June 1, 2022