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Education Director, Congregation Shaarey Tikvah

Education Director, Congregation Shaarey Tikvah

Education Director
Congregation Shaarey Tikvah
Beachwood, Ohio 44122

POSTED January 30, 2014
DEADLINE March 30, 2014


Congregation Shaarey Tikvah is a warm, welcoming, vibrant, egalitarian Conservative community in the Eastern suburbs of Cleveland dedicated to providing an outstanding Jewish education for all of our children. We are seeking an Education Director to start July 1, 2014 who is passionate about Jewish learning and teaching, and who loves to look for ways to engage and inspire children about their Judaism.


  • Oversee youth educational programming for K-7th grade including regular Shabbat learning and occasional non-Shabbat sessions
  • Teach in classroom and youth minyanim as needed
  • Ensure appropriate curricula development, staffing, and delivery of effective, exciting, experiential learning opportunities in our religious school and in other congregational programs
  • Create and implement innovative new educational programming to augment existing programs
  • Oversee annual programs such as consecration and graduation programs, High Holiday youth programming, and our B’nai Mitzvah Family Series
  • Facilitate learning experiences and family programming for families with young children
  • Partner with Youth Director to facilitate compelling learning and social opportunities for teens
  • Partner with synagogue staff to facilitate successful community learning events for the congregation including periodic workshops and an annual Shabbaton


All inquiries should be directed to: Laura Kosak, Interim Education Director, (216) 765-8300, ext. 103, or