Temple Sinai of North Dade (Miami, Florida)
Director of Early Childhood Education
Who is our ideal candidate?
A talented, dynamic, visionary educator/leader who is passionate about nurturing the emotional, developmental, social, cognitive, and Jewish spiritual growth of the youngest in our community.
What type of community will you be joining?
Temple Sinai is a Reform congregation that has been a part of the Miami-Dade County community for over 60 years. Our region is one of the most densely Jewish populations in the world, with Jews from Latin America, Israel, Russia, France, and America. Since 1973, our Early Childhood Education Center has provided a strong foundation for thousands of students. We are accredited by AISF (Association of Independent Schools of Florida).
Our new ECE Director will be encouraged to balance work and leisure, taking advantage of all that Miami, Ft Lauderdale, and South Florida have to offer, including: a vibrant music scene, several new or renovated museums, major sports teams and events, excellent restaurants, and lots of nature activities. It is an ideal place to live, wherever you are in your life’s journey.
About Our Facility
Temple Sinai and its ECEC are on a 14-acre campus with mature trees and plants, nature trail, large playground, sports field, and swimming pool. Our students are welcomed each day into large modern sunlight-filled classrooms, including a library, music room, and computer lab. Shabbat, holidays, and special events are enjoyed in our sanctuary and social hall building. The Michael-Ann Russell JCC is accessed by our Berlin Community Bridge that spans the Oleta River.
What are the highlights of the ECE Director’s job responsibilities?
Our ideal candidate is accomplished in and will be responsible for the leadership, education, curriculum, community, supervision, communication, budget and development of our Early Childhood Education.
Qualifications and Skills
● Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Education), plus 5 years of related experience and/or training, and 5 years of management experience, or equivalent Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (preferred) or Elementary Education
● FDCF Director Certification (required by licensing)
● Knowledge and role modeling of Reform Jewish values and practices.
● Excellent leadership, organizational skills, and the ability to inspire and motivate people.
● Knowledge of early childhood education, including curriculum, child growth and development, instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment, best principles, and research related to learning of young children.
Compensation: Competitive compensation and benefits package
Position Available: July 1, 2019
Send resumes to: Rabbi.Litwak@tsnd.org (Rabbi Alan Litwak, Senior Rabbi)