The Louise D. & Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education seeks an excellent candidate to fill the position of Director, Early Childhood Education Services. The Director is a member of the Management team with key decision-making responsibilities for the agency. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position.
The Director provides support to all Jewish preschools in Baltimore. This includes facilitating and coordinating professional development workshops and conferences, establishing and participating in early childhood networks locally and nationally. The Director will also explore best practices that encourage early childhood excellence in our schools.
Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, expertise in Jewish education, knowledge of the Jewish calendar and some facility with Hebrew. The successful candidate with have experience supporting educators, be knowledgeable about current theories and research in the field, skilled at developing and maintaining relationships and collaborations, be a team player and have supervisory experience.
paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
About Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education
The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education is a constituent agency of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. The agency serves as a partner and resource for educational planning, addressing the educational needs of the community on behalf of the federation and the Jewish community. Together, the CJE and THE ASSOCIATED work to make Baltimore a more vibrant Jewish community for all of its members.
The Macks Center for Jewish Education promotes and facilitates lifelong learning that nurtures Jewish identity and strengthens Jewish community.
Baltimore will be a community in which Jews of all ages, affiliations and interests will be engaged in some form of Jewish learning experience. CJE will be a creative catalyst, encouraging Jewish growth and innovation for individuals, families, and our community as a whole. We will promote greater participation in Jewish communal life and facilitate meaningful, enriching Jewish learning experiences, while helping to develop new ways for members of the Jewish community to connect with each other and with the Jewish people around the world. We will also develop creative ways to foster a strong identification with Israel and the people of Israel.
Jewish literacy(gaining Jewish knowledge through increased understanding of Jewish texts, traditions and experiences)
Jewish peoplehood (understanding that our whole is greater than the sum of our parts)
Jewish diversity (recognizing the diversity in our community, reflecting that diversity in our programs and staff)
Quality and accountability (promoting the highest possible quality of Jewish learning experiences in all settings and encouraging accountability for all programs and services)