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8th Grade Hebrew Musical Theater Director

12/01/2021-03/31/2022

Schechter Boston is looking for a Musical Director for our 8th grade Hebrew musical with 2 performances at the end of March/beginning of April. Rehearsals run from December through March on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-5:30 and small group rehearsals on Sundays (schedule TBD) beginning in January.
The Music Director will help audition students, arrange and teach songs (all lyrics are in Hebrew), coach vocal skills, and work with the Artistic Theatre Director and the Choreographer.

Qualifications:
Advanced experience in directing musical productions with youth
A passion for teaching and directing youth
Fluent in Hebrew (preferred but not required)
Ability to create a positive environment to bring out the best in each student actor and create a cohesive ensemble
Strong collaborative and leadership skills

Salary: $5,000

To apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org

About our school:
Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and inspired. Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly collaborative, mutually supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values:

● Believing there is no limit to better
● Providing honest and kind feedback
● Failing forward
● Leaning into complexity
● Being kinder than necessary

Accessible by public transportation:
Schechter is accessible by NewMo, a Newton-sponsored ridesharing service from the following stations: Newtonville Station (Commuter Rail- Worcester Line), Needham Heights Station (Commuter Rail- Needham Line) Chestnut Hill Station (MBTA Green Line-D), Newton Highlands Station (MBTA Green Line- D). NewMo lets you book a ride ($2/ride) from any of these stations to the Wells Avenue Business District, where the school is located.

125 Wells Avenue

Newton, MA 02459 United States

Schechter Boston
Kim Wong
jobs@ssdsboston.org