Judaic Coordinator and Educator

Job Summary: The role of the Judaic Coordinator and Educator is a faculty position with partial administrative work. The Judaic Coordinator will organize, plan, and establish a progressive and integrated K-6 Judaics program. This is a 60% time position which may increase to full-time as the school grows. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in the implementation of a Judaics program that piques student engagement and expands beyond the four walls of the school.

About Us: Brawerman Elementary School is the day school of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, a Reform Jewish congregation. Brawerman has two campuses and approximately 370 students. The original campus was founded in 1999 in a modern facility located in West Los Angeles. The East campus opened in the fall of 2011 at the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Koreatown.

Reporting to: Brawerman Elementary School Principal

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
-Research and design all aspects of the Jewish Studies Curriculum based on trends in Reform Jewish education in alignment with Wilshire Boulevard Temple, current research, and best practices in progressive education
-Lead and coordinate Modeh Ani, Havdalah, Shabbat, and other spiritual moments through music and song
-Supervise and support faculty with Judaic integration
-Teach and coordinate Limmud (Judaic Studies), Beit Midrash blocks, and weekly T’filah (Prayer) experiences integrating Jewish values and alternative methods of prayer
-Update scope and sequence at each grade level and facilitate curriculum mapping with grade level teachers
-Conduct parent and teacher education programs
-Coordinate holiday celebrations with parent committee and BES faculty
-Connect students to Israel through music, prayer, and classroom learning experiences
-Help oversee school’s social action (tikkun olam) and diversity education programs

Minimum Qualifications:
* Robust background in Jewish education and Hebrew language preferred
* Charismatic presence in front of students, parents, and faculty
* Creative, artistic, and imaginative curriculum and lesson designer
* Strong interpersonal and relational skills
* Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
* Experience as a lead teacher in own classroom
* Strong leadership, organization, and time management skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
* Instrumental music and song leading experience

Application Instructions

Job Summary

Job Location
Brawerman Elementary School EAST
3663 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles , California 90010


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