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Interim Religious School Director at Congregation Beth Evergreen (CBE)Evergreen, Colorado

Looking for a candidate to start immediately in January 2022 until the end of the religious school year (May 2022) on an interim basis with the possibility for a longer term engagement. The 2021/2022 Religious School program is already in session and we are seeking an applicant who is ready to step in and use their talents to support the mission of CBE’s Religious School.     

The CBE Religious School Director ("Director") will work in partnership with CBE’s rabbi, Education Committee, Board and staff to implement the Religious School curriculum until the end of the school year. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Jewish education and building community, helping us foster a multi-sensory, hands-on learning environment that is creative, innovative, and fosters positive working relationships with teachers, students, and families. Effective collaboration skills, flexibility and creativity are crucial to the position. The Director reports to the chair of the education committee, and the Board President of CBE.  
An affiliate of Reconstructing Judaism, Congregation Beth Evergreen respects and fosters inclusive Jewish life, where families from a wide variety of backgrounds learn, play, and serve together through religious school classes, Sabbath and holiday services, communal celebrations, and familial lifecycle events.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Oversees Wednesday afternoon Religious School / Hebrew School programming;
  • Supervises teachers and religious school staff;
  • Coordinates and manages youth and young family events and programs;
  • Organizes and facilitates parent meetings;
  • Maintains timely, accurate and attentive communication with families;
  • Works with the Education Committee chair to write a bi-monthly religious school update for the CBE congregant newsletter;
  • Serves on Education Committee and provides timely updates;
  • Stays in regular communication with rabbi and temple staff;
  • Attends religious school events;
  • Supports families in coordinating B'nei Mitzvah matters in conjunction with the rabbi
  • Manages annual religious school budget with Education Committee; and
  • Manages general administrative tasks to keep the religious school running smoothly.

Qualifications: 

  • Experience in education or a related field or commensurate supervisory experience;
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills are a must;
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture, values and ethics, and proficiency in Hebrew a plus

Compensation:  $30-36/hr depending on experience
This is a part time (20 hour/week) position with a flexible schedule. Must be available Wednesday afternoons.  
 
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter Attn: Religious School Director to jobs@bethevergreen.org. Email applications preferred. Application deadline: December 1, 2021.

Wed, January 19 2022 17 Shevat 5782