Job Opportunities

 

Boston Workers Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice (BWC) is:

  • A community home for secular Jewish life

  •  A voice for progressive Jewish values and social change

  • An arts and education center celebrating Yiddish, Jewish, and progressive culture

BWC is a thriving, intergenerational, and member-led community with 600 dues-paying members, 17 committees, supported by 6 staff members. Our organizing campaigns, rituals, and education programs reach and serve thousands of people in greater Boston and beyond. 

 

Open Position(s):

 


SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS 2021-2022

Are you passionate about Jewish cultural identity and social justice? The Secular Jewish Cultural Sunday School of Boston Workers Circle teaches Jewish history, culture, and social justice to children in grades Pre-K through 7th. 

We are seeking teachers for our kindergarten class, elementary classes, and a teacher to lead the graduating 7th grade class in their B’nai Mitzvah year. 

BWC provides each teacher with a curriculum which can be adapted to meet the needs of the children in each class. Our approach to learning is arts and project-based.

Ideal candidates have:

-Teaching experience or summer camp counselor experience with middle schoolers, elementary schoolers or early childhood kids. 

-Some knowledge of Jewish history and culture.

-A demonstrated commitment to social justice.

-Knowledge of Yiddish and or Ladino is a plus, though not required.

-Knowledge of community organizing is a plus, though not required.

-Availability to teach two to three Sunday mornings each month from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in Washington Square, Brookline. Running September - early June. Our site is T-accessible.

 

BWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of the global majority, Jews of the global majority/Jews of Color, Indigenous, Sephardic, and Mizrahi Jews, as well as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, and immigrants are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

ABOUT THE BWC:

The Boston Workers Circle, Arbeter Ring in Yiddish, is an organization founded over 120 years ago by  Yiddish speaking Jewish immigrants as a progressive mutual aid society. Today, we are home to a multigenerational secular and cultural Jewish community, and a center of the arts rooted in Yiddishkayt, cultural heritage and social justice activism in pursuit of a besere velt, a better world.

 

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

 

-Starting salary is $105 per session ($21/hr for the 5hr session) for 22 sessions a year (commensurate with experience)

-Discounted Yiddish classes through the Boston Workers Circle (mix of in-person or online class choices)

-Free online Yiddish classes through the National Workers Circle 

-Professional Development opportunities

 

TO APPLY:

Send your resume, cover letter and two references to the Education Director, Meira Soloff, meira@circleboston.org with the subject “Sunday School Teacher”

 

 

 

 

Page Updated: June 16, 2021