Looking to hire a Synagogue Youth Director

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Mon, Mar 22, 2021


Congregation Shaare Tefillah in Teaneck, NJ seeks either an individual or a husband/wife team with warmth and energy to head youth activities and programming for ages 2-12. This is a part-time position with much of the activities taking place on the weekends but requiring weekday preparation and communication. Youth Directors should have a passion for working with and assisting children, as well as strong leadership skills. A positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job are important when working with kids.

Duties include coordinating and supervising weekly Shabbat morning youth activities, holiday programming, educational programming and social activities. This position comes with flexibility to be creative and ignite excitement for the youth department. We are looking for passionate youth directors who will take ownership of their responsibilities and partner with us to develop warmth and Jewish identity for our youth. 


  • Personal experience with Jewish youth group work strongly preferred
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Strong leadership and communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills 

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to president@shaaretefillah.org

-Elliot Bernstein

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