B'nai Jeshurun
Associate Director of Family Life and Learning
Date Posted: February 20, 2024
New York, New York - Hybrid

We are seeking an Associate Director to join the Family Life and Learning (FLAL) team, to serve as the educational lead and head of Kadima@BJ and a leader within the Family Life and Learning staff and community. Kadima@BJ places an emphasis on spirituality, community and shared experience, and engages student and family cohorts in order to create meaningful human connections.

We are redesigning our educational model, and looking for an educator who is passionate about project-based learning and informal Jewish education, with a background in experiential Jewish environments such as Jewish summer camps. This role relies on the educator’s capacity to inspire individuals of all ages, including children, families, and fellow educators. The position requires effectiveness in diverse roles like informal learning, formal teaching, leading staff meetings, and facilitating large groups.

Our ideal candidate will proactively explore innovative methods to engage with BJ members, fostering connections within families and the BJ community. Additionally, the Associate Director will stay attuned to contemporary education models, ensuring a dynamic and informed approach to their role.

Please send resume and cover letter to Deena Cowans, Director of Family Life and Learning at dcowans@bj.org with the subject line “Associate Director of Family Life and Learning”

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