Apply for the Twersky Education Fellowship
The Twersky Fellow is responsible for bringing JWA’s education resources to a broad audience, establishing and stewarding new educational partnerships, and assuring alignment between JWA’s educational work and its other programming. The ideal candidate is an experienced educator with a passion for, and experience in, integrating Jewish women’s stories and voices into their teaching through the creative use of primary sources.
The Twersky Fellowship is a year-long opportunity that begins in the fall. The Fellow is expected to work an average of 3-6 hours of work per week and is offered a $5,000 stipend. This can be a remote or in-person position.
- Ensure JWA reaches a broad audience with its educational materials
- Find creative ways to incorporate educational materials and perspectives into JWA’s work beyond “educator-specific programming” (e.g., writing blog posts, contributing to e-newsletter)
- Facilitate 2-3 trainings/workshops online and in person
- Support promotion and marketing of educational content (online and in journals, etc.)
- Opportunity to create and pilot curricula related to research/teaching interests
Experience & Qualifications
- Experienced educator with proven track record of success engaging students and creatively using primary sources
- Eligible candidates may include (but are not limited to): day school teachers, public school teachers, synagogue school teachers, youth group educators, camp educators, rabbis, rabbinical students, retired educators
- Nuanced understanding of, and passion for, intersection of history, Judaism, feminism, and social justice
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively; manage multiple projects simultaneously; and meet established deadlines
- Excellent computer skills
- JWA welcomes diverse candidates, including people of color, LGBTQ, and disabled people
- Gain increased visibility for your work on a national scale
- Gain experience and insight into a nationally recognized educational non-profit
- Opportunities for networking and collaborating with educators in the JWA community
- Gain increased understanding of education through a Jewish feminist lens
- $5,000 stipend
How to Apply
Applications for the 2020-2021 Fellowship are now closed. For information on the 2021-2022 Fellowship, please contact us.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Apply for the Twersky Education Fellowship." (Viewed on October 27, 2020) <https://jwa.org/twersky/apply>.