The JKG team is re-imagining Jewish education and how and who it impacts, and it's a really fun place to work. The team includes program directors, teachers, and specialty staff who all support one another as they grow as a team and individually. We encourage continued learning and professional development, and empower team members to channel their talents and interests into their work. Learn more about us here.
Before you apply:
Please, spend some time on our website. Learn more about our team, visit our Afterschool & Sunday blogs, and check out all the national coverage we've received. We love to work with people who buy-in to the JKG mission. So get to know us, and see if you think you might be a good fit. Just so you know, we value:
Active, hands-on, experiential learning
Jewish friendships and social networks
Celebrating Judaism and Jewish holidays
A fun, camp-like environment
Energetic, role-model-worthy team members
We are hiring for the following positions:
JKG Resource Manager – Orders and packs all Sunday supplies as well as delivers supplies to each site to ensure Sunday can create a fun and interactive environment through each lesson. The resource manager works about 10-15 hours a week for $15 per hour. JKG offers gas reimbursement for delivering supplies.
JKG Sunday Substitute Teacher – Reviews and executes weekly Sunday lessons that align with pre-set age-appropriate learning goals in a fun, experiential, and interactive way. Age-appropriate and experiential lessons are provided for each class day. Substitute Lead Teacher $25 / Substitute Assistant Teacher $15 per hour. Subs are not placed every Sunday, but rather reached out to when there is a need.
JKG Sunday Floater Teacher or Floater Assistant Teacher – Fills in the role they are needed most any given week, either teaching the lesson or helping to facilitate the weekly Sunday lessons. Floater Teacher $22 per hour / Floater Assistant Teacher $12 per hour. Floaters are placed every Sunday.
JKG Sunday Volunteer – Volunteer as an Assistant Teacher at one of our JKG Sunday sites to gain experience in teaching, classroom management, and Jewish education. Volunteers will have a hands on role in the classroom, working with kids, and given real responsibilities and constructive feedback in order to learn and grow.
Position Types: Hourly
Dates: 26 Sundays a year, from August to May (calendar here)
Hours: JKG Sunday runs from 8:30am – 12:30pm
Ages Served: Preschool (2.5 years of age) through 7th Grade
Locations: Dunwoody, Old Fourth Ward, and Brookhaven
Madrich/Madricha (Counselor) – Madrich (for boys) and Madricha (for girls) means counselor in Hebrew. At JKG, we are always looking for different ways to provide our students with awesome Jewish role models and opportunities to connect with young leaders. We are looking for recent JKG grads to become Madrichim so they can start their journey of becoming leaders and role models in the community. As a Madrich or Madricha, you will have real responsibilities and get constructive feedback in order to learn and grow, including:
Helping teachers plan lessons and activities
Learning about managing a classroom
Working on small projects to improve the JKG space
Engaging younger students in educational games
To work as a Madrich or Madricha at JKG Sunday you must be:
A JKG Sunday graduate
A rising 8th, 9th, or 10th grader
Available to work on Sunday mornings
You will volunteer your time to work at JKG on Sunday mornings. We will work with you and your parents to decide the best location and schedule for you.
We are hiring an Afterschool Community Teacher:
The JKG Afterschool Community is a completely unique place for kids to play and learn. We offer the services of a premium afterschool program with a full, experiential Hebrew school curriculum. We are, as our name implies, a joyful Jewish community. This will inform the way you execute all of your duties as a JKG teacher.
JKG Afterschool Community Teachers:
Plan meaningful, engaging activities that reflect specific learning goals. You’ll have the JKG Curriculum Map to guide you, and you'll be surrounded by a smart and inspiring group of peer educators.
Create and facilitate Hebrew lessons through games, activities, and movement.
Run the show in homeroom, homework time, and playground time.
Complete tasks under the direction of the Afterschool Community Director. Among them:
Document lesson plans
Participate in monthly staff meetings and collaborative teacher planning meetings
Attend holiday celebrations and promotional events (such as open houses, festival booths, etc.)
Play active role in daily preparation
Drive the JKG van daily to pick up students from local schools
Position Details: Hourly, Monday-Thursday, 12:30pm-6:15pm and Friday 12:30pm-5:15pm
Grades Served: PreK-5th grade
Rate: Hourly, $20 per hour
Sunday Assistant Teacher (on site)
Time Commitment – Occasional work, depending on volunteer’s commitment. Commitment can range from every week to once in a while. Hours are from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Sunday mornings based on the JKG Sunday calendar.
Qualifications – Complete a background check administered through JKG. Complete JKG’s online training. Be at least 16 years of age. Previous experience in childcare working in a school or camp preferred. Childcare experience, such as babysitting, counts too!
How you will contribute to JKG – Assist the lead teacher in any classroom needs (including, but not limited to, one-on-one student help, class participation, running a station, playing games, helping with any individual child needs, reporting on significant incidences, etc.)
Lesson Planner (remote)
Time Commitment – Flexible schedule. Most lessons take between 1 to 2 hours to complete.
Qualifications – Have access to a computer. Previous experience teaching and implementing lessons, either in a year round school, after school, religious school, etc.
How you will contribute to JKG – Create and/or revise JKG’s preschool to 7th grade lessons in Judaics and/or Hebrew.