The Career Center is a forum that pairs Jewish communal professional organizations with career opportunities together with people seeking those opportunities in Jewish communal service.
If you represent a local Jewish communal organization click on the “Submit a Job Listing” button below and complete the form. Within two business days, your posting will either go live or you will be contacted by Jconnect with questions. Before posting, read Jconnect’s Career Posting Guidelines.
If you are looking for a new opportunity, browse the job listings below. If you are interested in any of the positions, please contact the posting organization(s) directly. We encourage you to check back often because new jobs are always being posted.
Gan HaYeled Preschool at Adas Israel Congregation in NW DC is now hiring Early Childhood Educators! We are a warm, inclusive, Reggio-inspired preschool for children between two and five years old. We have both part- and full-time positions available.
Our educators are learners and leaders whose voices and ideas shape the school around them. We have a Co-Educator model where all members of the teaching team (comprised of two or three educators) contribute to the classroom meaningfully.
Congregation Etz Hayim in Arlington, VA, is looking for a social-media savvy individual to develop and implement a communications plan for the Congregation in order to promote our events, activities and schools.
Explore the Wonders & Joy of Childhood Together in the Capitol Hill Community
Gan Shalom Cooperative Preschool is seeking an energetic, creative educator, eager to join our in-person, mostly outdoor school in the heart of Capitol Hill. The ideal candidate enjoys working with children as they inquire about the world, and explore their curiosities from their perspective. The ideal candidate also has a strong understanding of child development, a willingness to ‘wonder,’ an excitement for learning, and is patient, calm and flexible. As a community, we strive to create a safe atmosphere that promotes appropriate levels of risk-taking, relationship building and meaningful experiences to encourage social emotional skills. Gan Shalom partners with parents to provide hands-on learning catering to whole-child development, with an emphasis on a constructivist approach inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy.
The JCRC’s Operations Manager & Executive Assistant to the Director plays a central role in ensuring an efficient and effective support structure for the entire agency. This includes providing direct administrative support to the executive director, managing, and supporting large-scale programs and other events, and supervising the Office Manager and Interns.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Communications Strategist & Writer will be a core member of our professional team. Sitting at the intersection of impact, fundraising, and marketing, they will develop and implement new, dynamic ways of communicating Federation’s impact to key stakeholders (including donors and lay leaders) and the community at large.
The Communications Strategist & Writer is a key driver of helping Federation connect with our community. You will:
Your successful efforts will help key stakeholders understand the value of Federation’s work and compel their continued interest and investment in it.
Leading candidates will have a proven ability to create engaging written content. Applicable background experience may include nonprofit communications, public relations, speechwriting, editing, presentation development, copywriting, and/or grant writing and reporting.
The salary range for this position is $70,000-80,000.
Explore the Wonders & Joy of Childhood Together in the Capitol Hill Community
Gan Shalom Cooperative Preschool is seeking an energetic, creative educator, eager to join our
in-person, mostly outdoor school in the heart of Capitol Hill. The ideal candidate enjoys working with children as they inquire about the world, and explore their curiosities from their perspective.
Congregation Etz Hayim — a warm, inclusive and egalitarian Conservative congregation in Arlington, Virginia — is looking for a full-time director for our preschool. The Preschool Director oversees the daily operations, forwarding the preschool’s goal of addressing each individual child’s personal developmental needs through an atmosphere of learning that is nurturing and enjoyable. The Preschool Director’s responsibilities include recruitment, management and development of staff; marketing and communication; financial management; updating the curriculum as needed; and partnering with synagogue leadership to integrate the preschool into the synagogue community. The successful candidate will proactively identify the needs of the preschool and will help expand the preschool program and overall visibility in the community.
More detail about the preschool:
Etz Hayim Preschool offers a play-based curriculum through a Jewish lens. Lessons are child-centered and allow children to choose activities of interest to them while providing opportunities for cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth. The preschool day is designed to give children age 18 months through pre-kindergarten free-play time as well as structured, learning experiences. The curriculum has been designed to provide a Jewish atmosphere throughout the program. Themes introduced throughout the year are Jewish holidays, self-identity, family concepts, the natural world, health and safety, math concepts, American celebrations, etc. The children are given a sense of Jewish identity through the weekly observance of Shabbat, the celebration of Jewish holidays and the introduction of Hebrew through songs, stories, and conversation. Through regular exposure, children gain a familiarity with the synagogue environment.
The Preschool Director oversees all aspects of the school. In addition, we are in the process of examining ways to grow and expand our program in the future. The ideal candidate will be able to increase the preschool’s full-day program and overall visibility in the community.
Working under the supervision of the Controller, the Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for controlling and managing the accounting, financial, maintenance and reporting functions of the Federation’s books and records. Our Accounting Manager must have knowledge of intermediate accounting principles including pertinent FASB pronouncements. This individual must work in an accurate and timely manner with minimal supervision and take initiative in identifying anomalies and bringing them to the attention of the Controller and CFAO.
Join our outstanding team! The Greenzaid Early Childhood Center at Congregation B’nai Tzedek is seeking an experienced, creative and nurturing lead toddler/young two’s educator for the 2020-2021 school year. Our school, located in the heart of Potomac, Maryland is in a beautiful wooded environment, setting the stage for our Reggio inspired, play-based emergent secular and Jewish curriculum. The Greenzaid Early Childhood Center is comprised of experienced, loving teachers who work collaboratively to promote the best outcomes for our students. We are the ideal setting for children to grow, learn and play!
One of the largest, most prominent and leading synagogues in North America, Beth El Congregation in Baltimore, seeks an Executive Director. Beth El is a progressive, egalitarian and inclusive congregation affiliated with the Conservative Movement. The congregation currently enjoys a strong and involved membership, a nationally respected team of clergy, and talented lay leadership who are all working together to chart a new path of involvement and appreciation of Jewish life.