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 one to two 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 per year. This can be a remote, in-person, or hybrid position.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Manage regular communications with educators, including email and social media
  • Support promotion and marketing of educational content (online and in journals, etc.)
  • Create and pilot new educational resources, such as discussion guides, oral history question sets, and more

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
  • Strong capabilities to collaborate and create on digital platforms such as Google Docs, SurveyMonkey, Microsoft Office, Zoom, etc.
  • JWA is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ people, and disabled people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Benefits

  • Increased visibility for your work on a national scale
  • Experience and insight into a nationally recognized educational non-profit
  • Opportunities for networking and collaborating with educators in the JWA community
  • Access to professional development workshops through JWA's partner organizations, such as the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
  • Gain increased understanding of education through a Jewish feminist lens
  • $5,000 stipend

How to Apply

Applications for the 2022-2023 Twersky Education Fellowship are now closed. If you have questions about the process, please email our education team.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Apply for the Twersky Education Fellowship." (Viewed on August 13, 2022) <https://jwa.org/twersky/apply>.

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