Beth El Temple Center is searching for a Director of Education to join our vibrant congregation and be an integral part of our educational leadership team. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

About Us

A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serve many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington, and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, Beth El Temple Center welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities.

Beth El Temple Center Religious School seeks to nurture in our students the development of a Jewish identity characterized by knowledge, action, and commitment. As a Reform Jewish institution, we hope to challenge our students (and to help them acquire the requisite knowledge and skills) to discover their own path to authentic relationships with God, Torah, and the Jewish people.

About You

  • As a Jewish educator with both leadership qualities and practical experience, you are ready for the next step in your profession
  • Your love for Jewish learning, including Hebrew, is contagious - we want to learn with you and from you, and from the teachers you teach and through the curriculum you develop
  • You have a passion for working with students of all ages and their parents, with a particular affinity towards high school and youth group programming
  • You are warm and welcoming and possess the execution and organizational skills required to efficiently run a school
  • You will be a key member of the BETC educational team and a thought partner with our Rabbi-Educator
  • Your education should include a Bachelor’s degree, along with a Master’s or equivalent Jewish educational experiences
  • You are able to work in a highly collaborative environment, including many constituents (colleagues, parents, committees, students, teachers, clergy, youth leaders) in the decision making process
  • You will be available to primarily work onsite at the temple, but be flexible regarding work schedule, knowing that our programming includes evenings and Sundays

About the Role

  • Manage the day-to-day administration of the school, including hiring, evaluating, and supervising teachers and staff
  • Design, implement, and ensure delivery of educational programming consistent with long-term strategic planning
  • Collaborate on the development and implementation of professional development for teachers and staff
  • Provide resources and support to students and families
  • Collaborate with School Committee to develop policy and procedures
  • Collaborate with Youth Committee and Youth Group Advisors on developing and implementing co-curricular programming

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Beth El Temple Center is searching for a part-time cantorial presence (Cantor or Cantorial Soloist) to join our vibrant congregation and be an integral part of our clergy team.

About Us

A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serve many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, Beth El Temple Center welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LBGTQ community, and people with disabilities.

 About You

  • Your voice is warm, pleasant and engaging.  It is a delight to listen to you and sing with you
  • You share our vision “to engage in joyful, participatory, musical and spiritually meaningful worship”
  • You enjoy building meaningful relationships with congregants and communities
  • Joyful, welcoming, spiritual, flexible, reliable, and of course, musical are just a sample of words that come to mind to describe you
  • You would enjoy working collaboratively as part of a small, but dynamic synagogue staff
  • About the Role/Opportunity

  • Provide musical leadership for Shabbat (with or without b’nai mitzvah), festivals, and the High Holidays
  • Work closely with our Rabbi (who has been with us for 20+ years) to create and lead meaningful worship services
  • Share your enthusiasm for and knowledge of Jewish music
  • Contribute to and participate in our temple community  
  • Additional duties, such as pastoral care, life cycle event support, and teaching may be negotiated based on your experience and our needs. 

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    Contact Info

    Beth El Temple Center
    2 Concord Ave
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617) 484-6668
    info@betheltemplecenter.org