Employment

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Middle School Spanish Teacher
Director of Development

Position: Middle School Spanish Teacher
Supervisor:  Eve Andrias, Head of Middle School
Schedule:  Part-time  (20%) time          

ABOUT US 

Rodeph Sholom School, a Reform Jewish Day School based on the Upper West Side, fosters intellectual curiosity through a challenging independent school academic program in nursery school through 8th Grade. At the heart of Rodeph Sholom is a warm, vibrant community of educators and families, where students are guided by Jewish knowledge, values, and ethics to become self-confident and socially responsible leaders. Our mission is to develop each student’s love of learning and sense of responsibility to themselves and their community through meaningful experiences and intellectual exploration.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school Spanish, designing Spanish curriculum, and have successful experience working with middle school aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.

WORK SCHEDULE

Working hours are generally 7:30 AM  to 3:30 PM; additional hours may be required in the evenings.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Teach Spanish to middle school students
  • Work collaboratively with Romance Language department members and Chair, and other teaching teams on initiatives around pedagogy and curriculum 
  • Additional responsibilities, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enjoys working with middle school aged children, working closely with colleagues and being involved in other aspects of school life
  • Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for and knowledge of 8th grade Spanish
  • Communicates with clarity both orally and in writing
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Is kind and possesses a healthy sense of humor
  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
  • Possesses good judgment
  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience

SALARY & BENEFITS 

  • Salary range: $15,000-20,000; commensurate with experience. 
  • Generous paid time off (e.g., sick and personal days, holidays, school breaks, summer vacation). 

VACCINATION POLICY 

  • All staff must be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. Proof of vaccination required at the start of employment.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination. 

CONTACT:

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Marielle Clark, Assistant to the Middle School, at mclark@rssnyc.org.

Director of Development

RSS seeks a Director of Development to join the school’s leadership team to provide guidance and direction to all aspects of the RSS development program, which currently includes a $1.2 million annual fund and is nearing completion of a $11.5 million capital fundraising effort. The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraiser who is highly organized, able to effectively manage multiple priorities, and enjoys collaborating with Board members, key stakeholders, faculty and administrative colleagues, parents, grandparents, and alumni to support RSS’ growth and innovation. The Director of Development will report directly to the Head of School.

Key Responsibilities:

  •   Steward donors and build relationships to support fundraising goals as well as enhance Board, parent, alumni, grandparent, and former Board member relationships
  • Provide fundraising guidance and support to the Head of School, the Board and Annual Fund Co-Chairs
  •  Solicit leadership gifts for both annual and capital giving
  •  Coordinate prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities
  •  Plan and manage periodic cultivation and recognition events
  •  Guide volunteers to achieve development objectives
  •  Establish and implement long/short-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate operational effectiveness
  • Create and initiate effective marketing and communication vehicles
  • Supervise Development Staff, as well as collaborate closely with Advancement Team colleagues
  • Externally represent Rodeph Sholom School to current and prospective support constituencies

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 5-7 years of campaign management and fundraising experience (independent school, college, or university preferred)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong grasp of current trends in advancement/issues facing independent schools and Jewish day schools
  • Comprehensive understanding of annual giving, capital fundraising, and the relationship between the two
  • Great motivator and decisive manager of people with the ability to develop consensus
  • Goal-oriented and proactive
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Docs
  • Able to create reports, analyze and synthesize data
  • Understanding of Jewish values and possess a passion for RSS’s mission

Rodeph Sholom School encourages applications from individuals who are passionate about our mission, vision, values, and commitments as articulated here, including those from underrepresented groups in Jewish education. Rodeph Sholom School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations.

Compensation for this position is from $175,000 – $200,000, commensurate with experience, and includes a competitive benefits package.

To apply, please submit a resume & cover letter to Sue Sherr-Seitz, Evolve Giving Group: sue@evolvegg.com