Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont and Emanu-El is a warm, engaging, inclusive Reform congregation located in the beautiful suburbs of Westchester County in Scarsdale, New York (just 30 minutes outside of New York City). We are home to approximately 350 families who believe that spending time with your synagogue community, whether you are a 5th grader or 75 years old, should be engaging, meaningful, and fun!. Our community strives to foster the simple joy that comes along with living a Jewish life. http://xxxxxxxxxxxxx
We are looking for a Director of Congregational Learning who will inspire and connect with our children and families and who will bring their passion and spirit to our congregation. We are ready to embrace a new era and new ways of learning and we are excited to offer this dynamic opportunity to the right candidate with the vision and drive to make a difference.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Developing and supervising a relevant, experiential curriculum for K-12 along with creating a warm, nurturing, inclusive and vibrant atmosphere in our school.
-Building and maintaining relationships with the students, parents and educators as well as becoming an integral part of the synagogue community.
-Leading and mentoring the faculty and overseeing the budget.
-Creating and distributing school communications to existing families as well as outreach to potential students/congregants.
-Collaborating with the Director of our Pre-K program (Mazel Tots) to transition young students into our religious school program.
-Working alongside our clergy to plan and lead worship experiences; leading regular worship for primary and middle grade students as well as family programming.
-Design and implement programming with an eye to community outreach, engaging families outside of our existing membership
-A proven track record of educational and community building results
-Demonstrated leadership, team building and a collaborative style
-A passion for inspiring others to share the joy of Judaism
-Warmth and approachability
-Creativity and a willingness to experiment
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-A role model for Jewish values
-A Masters in Education or Jewish Education preferred
Interested applicants should send their resum**************