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Jewish Educator
Mayerson JCC of Cincinnati
8485 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Principal Responsibilities:


The Jewish Educator will bring innovation and creativity to how Judaism is experienced at the Mayerson JCC. This person will develop and strengthen Jewish learning and engagement through content, curriculum and atmosphere, both within the Early Childhood School and across the Mayerson JCC. This role will report both to the Early Childhood School (ECS) Director and Programming Director, as their efforts are focused within the ECS and across the entire community center. This position serves as the Jewish education ambassador and resource for our ECS (i.e., our youngest learners, their families, teachers) and the broader JCC (i.e., staff, members, community). Across the JCC, this position will create positive exposure to and experiences of Jewish values and traditions. Efforts include a variety of activities and curriculum with overt Jewish content that bring Jewish and non-Jewish participants together to fulfill the J's mission to connect people so that they can live happier and fuller lives, creating a more vibrant Jewish community.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.



Agency Information:

The Mayerson JCC connects people so that they can live happier and fuller lives, creating a more vibrant Jewish community. The JCC helps to foster social connections between its members and guests alike, bringing people together through a wide variety of programs and events. With an expansive fitness center, highly regarded early childhood and senior centers, top arts and cultural events, and classes for every age, the JCC connects, enriches, and inspires over 50,000 visitors per month. The JCC welcomes everyone, regardless of race, religion, or ability.

The JCC Early Childhood School provides a high-quality, age appropriate Jewish and secular curriculum that encourages development, curiosity, imagination, and self-esteem. The school is available for children ages 6 weeks - 5 years old. Our childcare program is open to everyone regardless of race, religion, or ability, and features a low child-teacher ratio. We encourage language skills, scientific inquiry, and creative expression. Social and emotional well-being are always supported. Enrichment classes include music, fitness, yoga, swim lessons (ages 3+), gardening, and inter-generational activities. We celebrate Jewish holidays and Shabbat with songs, stories, art, special foods, and traditions. All meals and snacks served to students are kosher. The Early Childhood School is dedicated to multicultural education. We strive to create a program that truly reflects the lives of our children, families, staff, and community. By recognizing the impact culture plays on families, we will make every effort to provide a culturally responsive school.