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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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 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).

Qualifications

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. 

Required

  • 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

Preferred

  • 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.

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected], or use the form below.

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2018-10-31T12:59:21+00:00