Emma provides support to PaJeS’ Primary and Secondary School Project Advisors to ensure the smooth-running delivery of all programmes. These include training events for teachers on leadership skills and matters of mental health and wellbeing for all staff in Jewish schools throughout the UK. Working with Rabbi Michael Pollak, Emma is also responsible for the organisation of training workshops and hospitality for visiting lecturers, as well as providing support on the Jewish Studies component of the LSJS Schools Direct one-year teacher training programme. She also compiles a regular e-newsletter (Heads Up) designed to keep teachers up to date with relevant educational and communal news and events.
A native Londoner, Emma has lived in Israel, New York and Paris and was the 2017 Festival Director of Gefiltefest Jewish Food Festival. She has a background in event management and education, including being a teaching assistant in London and Jerusalem, one to one tutoring and mentoring for young adults.