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LTRS Madrichim

The LTRS Madrichim Program, open to 8th through 12th graders, helps support both the learners and educators of the Larchmont Temple Religious School. Madrichim, through their various roles, work closely with Religious School learners to enhance their Jewish education in a meaningful way. Madrichim will also engage in their own learning and professional learning opportunities. All Madrichim meetings and sessions are required as part of the Madrichim Program. Dates will be available at the beginning of the school year.

Classroom Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdays 3:15 – 5:30PM

Classroom Madrichim each work in a Kindergarten through 6th grade classroom on Sunday mornings, Monday afternoons, and/or Wednesday afternoons (you can choose which sessions below) supporting the Religious School educators. Classroom Madrichim are responsible for helping to prep the day’s activities. During the school day they actively help with projects and lessons in the classroom, often providing one-on-one attention to students. Classroom Madrichim participate in shira (singing) and t’filah (prayer) with the learners, supporting the songleader. Classroom Madrichim will serve as role models for the learners in many ways while at LT.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Songleading Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdasy 3:15 – 5:30PM

Under the guidance of the t’filah coordinator, Songleading Madrichim will have the opportunity to improve their songleading skills, group facilitation, empower learners to sing together, improve and expand Jewish repertoire, and more. Songleading Madrichim will be responsible for assisting the t’filah coordinator for the entire two hours of Sunday RS, with responsibilities including but not limited to: t’filah, shira and equipment management. This option is only available for Sunday RS.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Administrative Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdasy 3:15 – 5:30PM

Administrative Madrichim work in the office in order to help Larchmont Temple run during our Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday programs (you can choose which sessions below). Administrative Madrichim answer the phones, greet parents and learners, assist office staff with daily needs, and are the face of Larchmont Temple while learners are in the building. Administrative Madrichim will also have the opportunity to build real-world administrative skills that are valuable in the working world.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Hebrew Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdays 3:15 – 5:30PM

Hebrew Madrichim are responsible for assisting the Hebrew teachers in classes on Sundays, Mondays, and/or Wednesdays (you can choose which sessions below). Hebrew Madrichim will work with teachers in the classroom, and will often be asked to read with learners in a one-on-one or small group setting. Hebrew Madrichim must have basic Hebrew reading skills and feel comfortable reading prayers from the prayer book.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Art Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdays 3:15 – 5:30PM

Art Madrichim will work out of the LTRS resource room and are responsible for managing the art projects for each grade. At the beginning of each RS day, Art Madrichim will provide materials and instructions to teachers, and help facilitate as needed. Art Madrichim will also play a crucial role in any large-scale art projects. Art Madrichim are responsible for keeping the resource room organized, logging all materials given out, maintaining an up to date inventory, and informing the Madrich/a supervisor when more supplies need to be ordered.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Photography Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdays 3:15 – 5:30PM

Photography Madrichim are responsible for capturing what is happening on a daily basis during our Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday programs (you can choose which sessions below). Photography Madrichim will be provided cameras to take pictures and video of learners during LTRS sessions and will be responsible for uploading them to a LT computer at the end of each day. At the end of the year, Photography Madrichim are responsible for creating the end of year slideshow.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Communications Madrichim:

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Mondays 3:15 - 5:30PM, Wednesdays 3:15 – 5:30PM

Communications Madrichim are responsible for updating the parents of our learners on what is happening on a daily basis during our Sunday programs. Communications Madrichim will be assigned grades and given access to an LT computer and will write up to one paragraph weekly to class parents about what their children learned and experienced that day. These madrichim work closely with the Photography Madrichim, who provide photos to go with each paragraph. Communications Madrichim may also write 1-2 paragraph blog posts a few times throughout the year that will be used in the LTRS and Larchmont Temple Newsletters.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.

Audio/Visual & Technology Madrichim:

Audio/Visual and Technology Madrichim will work closely with LT's full time maintenance crew to set up projectors, slideshows, sound systems, etc. as needed, either in the classroom for teachers or for large scale groups in the Sanctuary, Axelrod, Garden Room, Social Hall, etc. Audio/Visual and Technology Madrichim will also be responsible for running any necessary slideshows for t'filah and shira.

All madrichim are required to attend Madrichim meetings throughout the year. Dates will be provided at the start of the school year.