Bromley Reform Synagogue
London, United Kingdom
28 Highland Road
Bromley, South East London
+44 020 8460 5460 | email@example.com
Bromley Reform Synagogue is advertising to recruit a Rabbi to join its community. They can be flexible on start date to accommodate current commitments. This is planned to be a full-time position but they are willing to consider other possible working arrangements that would satisfy the needs of its community.
The community is looking for a Rabbi who will support it and leadership but also bring their own ideas and enthusiasm. The successful candidate will demonstrate qualities of religious leadership, will be active in a pastoral role and will be capable of facilitating growth of the community by taking a strong interest in encouraging prospective members to join, supporting new joiners and retaining existing ones. The community believe that being its Rabbi is an exciting opportunity to join a very capable and smooth-running community and to make a difference.
You can see the job description here.
The community synagogue (Beit Or – House of Light) is situated in South East London, and attracts members from both the local area and from further afield extending into Central London and 50 miles into Kent. It have around 400 adult members. Its proportion of younger members has increased and it now have approximately 135 members under the age of 21 and about 50 families with children under the age of 15 years.
It is very supportive of reform values. A high proportion of its membership is actively involved in synagogue life, attending services, working on its various committees and organising and participating in its many activities. The community has a deserved reputation for being welcoming, informal and inclusive. It has a wonderful, accessible building with service space, social space, professional kitchen and purpose-built classrooms, offices and a library. As well as a Rabbi the community employ an administrator, a cheder head teacher, cheder teachers, a cleaner and a caretaker.
Closing date for applications: Friday, 14 February 2020
Applications will be accepted electronically or in writing.
Please provide both a personal cover letter and CV / resume.