Edah Afterschool Director
Location: Berkeley – Type: Full Time – 40+ hours/week – Year-round
The Studio 70 Edah Afterschool Director is a member of the senior management team of Studio 70 with the primary focus of leading the Edah afterschool program.
Edah is a Jewish educational after school program and the primary program of Studio 70. Edah offers an innovative and fun, one-of-a-kind, out-of-school program for children K-5 and their families. Edah includes after-school youth programming, day/week-long camps during school breaks, and a variety of family learning experiences throughout the year.
The Edah Afterschool Director is a creative, outside the box, seasoned Jewish educator with experience teaching in a variety of settings. We are looking for someone excited to be part of implementing Edah’s vision of a different way to teach Hebrew and Judaism that is inspiring to students, enriching to families, empowering to educators, and a whole lot of fun.
This is a full time exempt position reporting to the Executive Director. This position plays a key role at the center of staff, children, parents, leadership team and the program. This position holds educational responsibility for afterschool, camps, and special events program throughout the year.
- Lead the implementation of the Edah afterschool program
- Nurture the Hebrew and Jewish learning curricula
- Serve as lead educator in the Edah afterschool and camp programs
- Coordinate staff schedules
- Communicate with parents (as required)
- Manage outreach and recruitment for the Edah afterschool program
- Lead programmer for additional family programs
- Participate as a member of the Studio 70 leadership team
- Encourage and contribute to the design of prototypes and new models of engagement
- Direct camp days (8 camp days during the year when schools are closed and two weeks in the summer).
The ideal candidate is an educational innovator, passionate about Hebrew-rich experiential learning. He or she should be an experienced and knowledgeable Jewish educator of children ages 5-11 with a high level of Hebrew language fluency and extensive knowledge of Jewish tradition, ritual, and texts.
- 3-5 yrs. experience of teaching Hebrew/Judaism to children ages 5-12
- 3-5 yrs. experience leading Jewish informal programs for children ages 5-12
- 5-7 yrs. experience as an educator/counselor (camp, youth groups, elementary or religious/Hebrew school classroom teacher, day school teacher, etc.)
- Experience supervising staff
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including native-level English
- Fluent in Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PPT
- Comfortable using social media
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, per programming needs
- Masters degree in education/Jewish education, elementary school teaching credential, or equivalent experience
Salary range $50-70k annually. Full benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
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