Employment Opportunities

The Anne & Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (TanenbaumCHAT) is a private co-educational G9-G12 high school, serving the Greater Toronto Jewish Community for over five decades. TanenbaumCHAT has an outstanding academic reputation.


TanenbaumCHAT seeks a confident, talented and creative development professional who will help take the school to the next level in its fundraising goals. The Development Associate is a key member of a high-performing, collaborative Advancement team. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Development Associate is responsible for the execution of fundraising projects and appeals within the full development portfolio.

Working collaboratively with all staff members, the Development Associate will provide administrative, prospect and organizational support in order to help achieve fundraising excellence.

Further, the Development Associate will ensure that database maintenance, meeting scheduling and notes, material preparation, prospect and donor research and correspondence, and all office protocols and processes are completed or complied with in a consistent and timely manner.

Program Development:

Annual Fund Campaign

The Development Associate is responsible for the execution of an effective annual giving program, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual gifts from all constituents. They will manage all aspects the Annual Fund, including but not limited to:

  • Manage a comprehensive annual appeal program (including personal solicitations, telemarketing and direct mail, reunion, class giving, special segments such as intermediate and leadership, alumni parents, etc.)
  • Planning and implementing multiple direct mail appeals annually
  • Oversee online giving pages
  • Manage fundraising special events for the annual fund


The Development Associate is responsible for increasing the involvement and engagement of our TanenbaumCHAT alumni and increase the number of alumni leadership donors at TanenbaumCHAT. This individual will plan, lead and implement programs designed to enhance short-term and long-term alumni relationships with TanenbaumCHAT and to significantly increase alumni giving.

  • Updating and maintaining Alumni records on Raisers Edge
  • Design and implement programs for increasing alumni engagement including Reunions and the Mentorship Program
  • Preparing and contributing to publications for alumni including: CHATTER Magazine, periodic Electronic Newsletters, e-blasts and webpage updates
  • Introduce graduating TanenbaumCHAT students to TanenbaumCHAT’s Alumni Association
  • Developing & manage a portfolio of leadership alumni donors and prospects; Personally manage their alumni experience with the school; oversee their stewardship; solicit their annual gifts.


  • Update and maintain records in Raisers Edge database, overseeing imports/exports, queries and reporting as required – all data entry as required
  • Process donations and run all tax receipts
  • Monthly pledge reminders, statements and invoicing
  • Manage tribute card program


  • Deep appreciation for TanenbaumCHAT’s educational & community mission.
  • Experience working in a fundraising environment
  • Natural talent for making connections with people and sustaining relationships.
  • Results-orientation, with high standards for personal and team performance.
  • Ability to successfully plan, manage, and execute multiple projects at one time.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues and volunteers, as well as working solo.
  • Preparedness to “pitch-in” on other advancement office projects as they arise
  • Commitment to constant self-improvement as an advancement professional
  • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge (or other similar databases), MS Office and other standard computer programs

Submit cover letter and resume to:fbigman@tanenbaumchat.org by July 28, 2017


Reporting to the Principal, the VP of Curriculum and Learning will work closely with other members of the Educational Leadership Team to promote excellence in learning and maximize student learning outcomes. Primary duties will include: assist with the development and implementation of curriculum with an emphasis on Jewish Studies, identify areas for improvement, and help craft a vision for the future.  The ideal candidate will be able to lead Professional Development for teachers, help set school wide initiatives and ensure that curricula are consistent.

Duties will include: 

  • Work with Department Heads and staff to identify short and long term goals
  • Support and mentor staff to build capacity as instructional leaders
  • Be the lead agent of curriculum development with a particular emphasis on Judaic Studies
  • Assist to plan and implement Professional Development including a multi year PD strategy
  • Work to ensure consistency of classroom experiences
  • Other administrative duties/Project managing assignments as determined by the school


  • A well developed knowledge of high school and at least 5 years of experience working in a high school
  • The ability to work collaboratively with staff
  • Experience in area of teacher supervision and teacher mentoring
  • Possess knowledge in a variety of subjects (both Judaic and General)
  • Be able to inspire staff towards improvement in their professional practice
  • Knowledgeable about leading-edge educational research

Please submit letter of interest and resume to Carly Reed by July 12, 2017


The Anne and Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (TanenbaumCHAT) is a community Jewish high school with two locations in the GTA.

We are seeking reliable, experienced Supply Educators to fill occasional absences, able to work with students in grades 9 through 11. Position begins September 8, 2015.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A degree in education preferred
  • Effective classroom management skills
  • Respectful of school values
  • A professional, responsible and collaborative attitude
  • Previous experience working with children/adolescents or in an educational setting
  • Require a current vulnerable sector police record check

Salary is $15/hour with a 4 hour minimum. TanenbaumCHAT has two locations. In your cover letter, please indicate whether you have a preference for one location over the other.

Anne & Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto

Kimel Family Education Centre
Joseph & Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON, L6A 3Z8
Tel: 905-787-8772
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Wallenberg Campus
200 Wilmington Avenue
Toronto, ON, M3H 5J8
Tel: 416-636-5984
Fax: 416-636-7717
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To apply for this position, please submit resume and cover letter to hr@tanenbaumchat.org.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.