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Director of Congregational Learning - Beth Shalom Conservative Synagogue, Memphis, TN

Name of School: Beth Sholom Conservative Synagogue, Memphis, TN 

Job Title: Director of Congregational Learning 

Job Description: 

Director of Congregational Learning and Programming Beth Sholom is the Conservative synagogue in Memphis, TN. An egalitarian congregation of around 240 families, we are small enough to welcome everyone, 
and large enough to serve every Jewish life cycle need. We are a growing shul with high energy, and we have the potential for even more growth. 
 
Beth Sholom seeks a Director of Congregational Learning and Programming. This is a full time position in which the individual works in coordination with 
the Rabbi, Executive Director, and lay leadership to (1) provide a warm, inviting shul experience for our members; and (2) meet the educational and 
programming needs of the membership. 
 
The ideal candidate will be a MA-level Jewish educator or a BA-level educator with equivalent experience who is engaging, innovative, organized, and has 
strong communication skills. We seek someone who is a leader and excited about being a part of the leadership team of Beth Sholom. The ability to 
formally and informally connect with individuals and families is key, as is promoting events and programs within the synagogue and the larger community. 
 
S/he will serve in a planning and supervising capacity and must be willing to be “hands on” to ensure that programs are successful. 
 
Responsibilities: 
 
Youth/Family Education and General Programming 
Works in conjunction with the VP of Education and the Youth and Family Commission to: 
 
-Oversee religious school, including implementing Hebrew/religious curriculum and hiring, training and supervising teachers 
-Teach as needed 
-Coordinate Shabbat experience for youth and families 
-Create and manage budget for youth education and programming 
-Coordinate the Bar/Bat Mitzvah process for families 
-Supervise youth groups 
-Develop teen programming 
-Develop and coordinate family educational and holiday programming 
 
Adult Education and Programming 
Works in conjunction with the Rabbi, VP of Education, and Adult Education Committee to: 
 
-Create an array of programs that meet the adult congregants’ Jewish education needs 
-Teach as needed 
-Ensure that programs are publicized 
-Seek opportunities for local and national grants to secure additional resources for programming 
-Ensure successful creation and implementation of congregational events Employment Type (full time/part time) or hours/days per week? Full time 
Preferred Degree: MA-level Jewish educator or a BA-level educator with equivalent experience 

Location (City): Memphis 

Preferred method of communication: Email 

Start date: Sun, 07/01/2018 

Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, leave early for Shabbat, relocation option available 

Salary range: $40000 to $55000 

Email: [email protected] 
 

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