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We are hiring a madrich/ah for Sundays

06/29/2021 12:07:29 PM

Jun29

Now that Olam Chesed will also be leading the Hebrew school at Beth Jacob Synagogue in Montpelier, we are in search of the right person to assist in teaching the program.  Here's the job description:

Job Description
Olam Chesed Madrich/ah מדריך/ה (counselor)


JCOGS is seeking a kind, creative, and mature madrich/ah מדריך/ה (counselor) to serve as assistant teacher for the Olam Chesed Program on Sundays at Beth Jacob Synagogue in Montpelier.
 

Program Description:
Olam Chesed runs from 9:30 - 11:30 on Sundays, during which time the students engage in tefillah/prayer time, kehillah/group learning, and chai/Jewish life lessons.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
● Assist with set-up from 9-9:30 and break-down from 11:30 - 12:00 including space arrangement and materials organization
● Welcome students and assist with parent pick-up
● Set up and serve snack
● Work with individual students or small groups of students at specific times during theprogram
● Teach components of lessons during tefillah, kehillah, and chai (lesson plans provided)
● Participate in two Friday night and one Saturday morning family programs

Qualifications:
● Age 16 & up
● Knowledge of Hebrew: facility reading/chanting prayers
● Familiarity with Jewish ritual and tradition
● Skill to engage and lead small groups of students, including handling discipline under the
guidance of the director
● Capacity to provide support and assistance to individual students
● Completion of Mitzvah! (with strong attendance) or equivalent b’nei mitzvah prep
program - as determined by director
● Previous work with children—babysitting, tutoring, camp counselor—preferred but not
necessary
● Ability to take direction, work independently, implement lesson plans, and give feedback
to the director

Compensation:
$25/hour x 3 hours for program plus $25 per hour for staff meetings and trainings

Please send resume and letter of interest by July 21, 2021 to Beth Liberman, director of
education at beth.liberman@jcogs.org.
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