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Judaics Culture Coordinator

Job Details

Keshet @Solomon Schechter Day School - Northbrook, IL
Part Time
4 Year Degree
$35.00 - $55.00 Hourly


LOCATION: Solomon Schechter Day School, Northbrook, IL and Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Skokie, IL

REPORTS TO: Day School Principal

WAGE RANGE: $35 - $55 Per Hour

JOB CLASS: Part-time / Non-exempt


POSITION SUMMARY: The Judaic Coordinator is responsible for the curriculum and instruction.




Instructional Leadership:

  • Serve as the instructional leader for Judaics, ensuring that our academic program is effective, innovative, and meeting the needs of and challenging our students
  • Stay abreast of current research related to curriculum and instruction and advise on curriculum decisions in this department; ensure content area curriculum is appropriate for student grade/ability
  • Review, evaluate, and recommend instructional materials and textbooks to the administration
  • Determine best ways to assess student progress in this department and execute that plan
  • Envision the future needs of our students and the school by staying abreast of current educational research and trends, methodology, and technology
  • Play a key role in our ISACS accreditation process


School Culture:

  • Create and nurture a culture of support, respect, and collaboration among administration, faculty, students, and parents
  • Teach Judaic Studies classes as assigned
  • Partner closely with Principal on student issues and welcoming to all
  • Help create a learning environment and school community that is intentionally pluralistic
  • Engage parents proactively and be a resource to them about Judaics instruction performances, and other school and community events
  • Participate meaningfully in the school community, e.g. attend sports games, student events


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in Judaic instructions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A passion for Keshet’s mission
  • Positive energy and a strong work ethic
  • New hires need to be fully vaccinated and up to date on their COVID-19 vaccination or provide documentation for an ADA or religious exemption and participate in weekly COVID testing.