Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School is seeking a Director of Institutional Advancement to support further growth of our mission. This position will plan, manage, and implement activities related to development and fundraising, marketing and communications, and community partnerships. This position reports to the Principal and will work closely with administrative support teams, as well as volunteer and outsourced professionals. The Director of Institutional Advancement sits on the school’s leadership team and works closely with the school’s committees for development and marketing to create and implement a vision for the school’s continued success. The ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable and able to strategically advance relationships with the school administration, faculty, staff, board members, parents, and community volunteers.
This is a full-time position, based at the school in Chicago. Due to the pandemic, there is an option to work remotely until the end of the calendar year at least.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and implementation of Akiba-Schechter external relationship activities. Responsibilities will include:
In collaboration with respective committees, create and implement an effective, mission and values centered strategic plan to include each functional area of institutional advancement: development and fundraising, marketing and communications, and community partnerships.
Development and Fundraising
Plan and implement activities related to the Annual Fund, Major Gifts, Special Initiatives, Grants, and Donor Relations/Recognition.
Marketing and Communications
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please explain why you are excited about Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School and how your experiences and skills will help further our mission.
Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School is seeking a Teaching Assistant to support teachers who are absent or teaching remotely as well as with the general supervision and management of students. This position will work under the direction of the classroom teacher(s) to support the implementation of instructional plans. The Teaching Assistant must be attentive to the unique needs of each student and be able to identify proper solutions when students encounter issues. You should have strong interpersonal skills, as you'll be collaborating with other teachers, working with students and possibly talking to families. The ideal candidate will be flexible, creative, kind, patient, and self-directed.
This is a full-time, in-person position.
The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively supporting student learning. Responsibilities will include:
Please submit your resume, cover letter to email@example.com. In your cover letter, please explain why you are excited about Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School and how your experiences and skills will help further our mission.
Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School is always looking for substitute teachers for preschool through 8th grade. Candidates should have an affinity for children, and be flexible and creative. Ideally they should have a background in teaching. We are mostly looking for those with experience in Judaic Studies and Hebrew, though we are also interested in General Studies teachers. Transportation is available to/from Skokie, West Rogers Park and Lakeview. To learn more, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.