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West London Synagogue – Senior Rabbi

West London Synagogue (WLS) are seeking a person of outstanding quality to be our Senior Rabbi. He/she will play a vital role as our spiritual leader and be a recognised scholar and teacher. He/she will reach out and engage with all our members and lead our rabbinic team in pursuing our key priorities: taking care of each other, repairing the world – tikkun olam, growing Jewishly and establishing our role in the wider London community.

The Senior Rabbi will make an active contribution to the vision, strategy and development of WLS, working in partnership with the lay leadership and the professional team. The Senior Rabbi, together with the Chair and the Executive Director, will represent WLS in both the Jewish and wider community.

The applicant should be an experienced and motivated leader with exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills and be able to engage with, motivate and guide all elements of the community.

Application process for this position:

Applications for the above position should be submitted by CV, together with a brief supporting statement of up to 1,000 words demonstrating your interest and suitability for the position of Senior Rabbi at West London Synagogue. We will require the contact details of two referees, which will not be taken up without your consent.

The equal opportunities monitoring form must also be completed and submitted as part of your application.

The closing date for this post is Thursday 26 September 2019 and applications will be considered immediately after the closing date. Interviews will be conducted on Sunday 27 October 2019.

Applications should be emailed to or by post, marked Private & Confidential, to Patrick Mocatta, Chairman, West London Synagogue, 33 Seymour Place, London, W1H 5AU.

Senior Rabbi Job Description

Senior Rabbi Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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