Jewish Life Associate

Website The Leffel School

The Leffell School, formerly Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, seeks a Jewish Life Associate to provide logistical and other support for programming and administrative functions in the Lower School and Middle School divisions, as well as strategic outreach initiatives. Time will likely be allocated primarily to the Lower School, with a limited number of Middle School or cross-divisional responsibilities as well. This support role would be particularly suitable for an aspiring Jewish educator, but familiarity with the field is not required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in day-to-day preparation for and execution of co-curricular programming (food, materials, setups, ritual items, space reservation, logistics, etc.)

  • Serving as a resource and support for colleagues, students, and families as programs are planned and implemented

  • Collaborating with Lower School Rabbi on strategic school initiatives relating to outreach and data analysis

  • Maintaining an active spreadsheet of data regarding bar/bat mitzvah celebrations for all students in grades 4-8.

Key Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

  • Capacity to work both independently and as part of an entrepreneurial team

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and collaborate with a variety of people

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Google suite, social media, and other common technological resources

  • Preferred: Experience implementing creative Jewish and/or educational programming (such as experiential education, summer camp, youth movement, or service learning)

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