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Below are some helpful links for finding Jewish day schools and open teaching positions across the country.
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Ravsak, Jewish Community Day School Network
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Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, a Reconstructionist congregation in Newton, MA, is seeking teachers to join the faculty of its innovative school program for the 5775 school year.We are currently engaged in a redesign of our educational program, resulting in teacher openings in several grades. We are looking for teachers who are energetic, creative and excited to share their love of Jewish living and learning. Classes meet on Sunday mornings (K-Gr.2) and Sunday mornings and Tuesday afternoons (Gr.3-6). We offer competitive compensation. Interested? Let’s talk! Please send a resume to Annette Lawson, Education Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-965-5443.
Temple Israel is looking for enthusiastic, imaginative, and skillful teachers to join our team of educators for the 2014-15 school year. Candidates should enjoy working with children and have prior successful teaching experiences. Familiarity with second language pedagogy, technology applications, curriculum development, and student assessment is desirable.
Temple Israel Religious School has a commitment to professional development and offers a unique and yearlong learning opportunity to all its faculty. Ideal candidates will be collaborative teachers who relish the idea of working, growing and learning alongside their colleagues. Applicants should be comfortable adopting the curricular vision of the religious school as we seek to construct powerful educational experiences that enable our students to become: critical readers (competent readers and interpreters of Biblical and liturgical texts), social just activists, reflective ritual practitioners, and Zionists in America.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Good command of Biblical Hebrew also a plus.
Please submit letters of interest and resume to Orna Sonnenschein, Director of Elementary Education at email@example.com or mail to Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Afikim/Afternoon School/Midrasha Principal, Talmud Torah of St. Paul
The Talmud Torah of St. Paul, a community educational institution, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as principal of its supplementary school programs - Afternoon School (grades 2-7) and Midrasha (grades 8-12), and the Afikim* program (Hebrew immersion for grades K and 1). More information>>
Lead Elementary School Teachers for September 2014
The Shefa School is a new Jewish community day school in Manhattan, opening in September 2014. Shefa will ultimately enroll children ages 5-14 who would benefit from a specialized educational environment in order to develop their strengths while addressing their learning challenges. The school will specifically serve students with language-based learning disabilities who have not yet reached their potential levels of success in traditional classroom settings. Shefa is a pluralistic community school, serving families across the Jewish spectrum.
Assistant Principal position at the The Davis Academy in Atlanta, GA. The right person will be an outstanding educational leader with administrative experience who can understand and embrace Davis’ mission. More information>>
Yavneh Day School, an independent Jewish day school in Silicon Valley CA is seeking a a dynamic, creative and highly motivated Jewish Studies teacher for the 2014-2015 School Year. This is a middle school position, but could possibly also include elementary classes. Position also includes serving as a middle school advisor and teaching in the electives program.
Specific requirements and expectations:
At least three years of classroom experience, with a demonstrated focus on Jewish Studies/Hebrew education; An effective Yavneh middle school teacher has a thorough knowledge of cognitive and social-emotional development, uses a variety of teaching techniques, incorporates technology into the classroom, establishes positive relationships with students, communicates with parents, collaborates with colleagues, initiates professional development, supports the mission, serves outside the classroom and adheres to professional standards and models integrity and respect; Prioritizes opportunities for integration with general studies curriculum, displays creativity in thinking and teaching and has solid experience teaching sacred texts, Jewish values, Jewish history, t'fillah and Israel.
This position is an academic year, full time salaried position. Position includes health, dental, and retirement benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job opportunities at the Lerner School in Durham, NC. Learn more about the school here: http://www.lernerschool.org/
Elementary General Studies Teachers:
The Lerner Jewish Community Day School in Durham N.C. is seeking full-time Elementary General Studies teachers for the 2014-15 school year. At The Lerner School, we are committed to achieving the highest standards of academic excellence, fostering learning of Jewish values, culture, and traditions, while building a diverse and caring community, one child at a time. Applicants should have a degree in elementary education and North Carolina certification or reciprocity with another state and a minimum of two years of teaching experience. The Lerner School’s educational philosophy requires that teachers be knowledgeable in all areas of general studies and be experienced in differentiating instruction for all learners in an engaging and creative manner. Teachers are responsible for maintaining a warm and inviting educational atmosphere, the success of their students, as well as the general preparation, supervision, and management of the classroom. Applicants are encouraged to send resumes, etc. to email@example.com. Compensation is competitive and based upon qualifications.
Elementary Judaic Studies Teachers:
The Lerner Jewish Community Day School in Durham N.C. is seeking Elementary Judaic Studies teachers for the 2014-15 school year. Applicants should have an education degree and a minimum of two years of teaching experience. At The Lerner School, we are committed to achieving the highest standards of academic excellence, fostering learning of Jewish values, culture, and traditions, while building a diverse and caring community, one child at a time.
A qualified candidate will:
· Have previous teaching experience in Judaics and/or Hebrew (Day School preferred)
· Understand and be able to use models of differentiated instruction
· Be able to teach Torah from a Hebrew version of the text
· Have a strong background in the customs and history of the Jewish holidays
· Understand integration and be able to help further connections between subject areas
· Love Israel and be able to foster this appreciation in others
· Be able to lead, teach, and participate in T’fillah
· Have strong communication skills
· Be able to work collaboratively with other teachers and administrators
· Be committed to helping with special programs and assignments to benefit the school’s culture
· Value a pluralistic Jewish setting
Applicants are encouraged to send resumes, etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org. Compensation is competitive and based upon qualifications.
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The Binah School is a brand new, innovative 21st century all-girls Orthodox school that focuses on thematic and text based Judaics, project based learning, arts integration, social justice programming and STEM education for girls. Our educational approach brings together an interesting mix of tradition, cutting edge teaching methods and empowerment for girls by linking classroom subjects with real world learning.
- Teach Judaic subjects such as Tefilla and Tanach to multi-age classes, excelling in differentiated instruction and openness to blended learning models.
- Provide religious guidance for the students and take leadership in shaping the unique hashgafa of our school
- Hold administrative responsibilities, along side with 2 other administrators
- Effectively collaborate with others and put “Torah at the center” of our interdisciplinary curriculum
- Can reach Jewish girls in adolescence in the midst of forming their (Jewish) identity
- Can hold a big vision of building a school together with other talented individuals while having a mindset of flexibility, humor and grace
To learn more, please contact co-founder and co-director Michal Oshman at email@example.com
Job Search for Judaic Studies Teacher
Seeking upper elementary/middle school Judaic studies teacher for Fall 2014. Education degree and experience working with children required. K-8, diverse and progressive Jewish Day School in Downtown Brooklyn, NY. Email resume to: Phyllis Sussman, Judaic Studies Coordinator, Hannah Senesh Community Day School firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about school visit the web site at www.hannahsenesh.org.
Summer Employment Opportunities at BIMA and Genesis at Brandeis
BIMA, Brandeis University's summer arts institute for Jewish high school students, andGenesis, Brandeis's dynamic summer program combining academics and Jewish studies in a pluralistic, global Jewish community, are looking to hire talented educators and artists for the summer of 2014. Below you will find a listing of our employment opportunities. Please, end any questions or queries to email@example.com
The team of Community Educators lives with the participants and is responsible for designing and implementing a curriculum of experiential learning. Community Educators are typically graduate students or professionals who have worked with high school students in Jewish experiential (and arts) settings. Read the full community educator job description.
BIMA Visual Arts Faculty Position
The BIMA Visual Arts Major is seeking applicants for a drawing and painting instructor. The successful candidate will be an artist with an active studio practice and exhibition record. The chosen candidate will instruct the students in the foundations of drawing and painting from observation and must be capable of using traditional and innovative methods to engage students, as well as possess knowledge of art history and of the contemporary art world. Full job description attached.
Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School, a Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School in Skokie, IL is seeking a warm, dynamic and innovative Early Childhood Director to join our leadership team beginning July, 2014. Hillel Torah’s philosophy of Early Childhood Education offers an interactive, experiential, child-centered, developmentally-appropriate, nurturing and stimulating environment that values and supports individual talents and abilities of each child.
Daily hands-on leadership and support of teachers
Curriculum development and implementation (Judaic and General Studies)
Knowing children personally and monitoring individual progress
Working closely with Director of Admissions on recruitment and admissions
Working closely with families to support children’s needs
Coordinating special programs and events
Hiring, supervising and providing professional development for staff
An effective communicator with teachers, parents and students
Forward thinking and well-versed in current educational theories and early childhood curricula
Successful at building strong, mutually respectful relationships
Warm and nurturing
Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership or related field
5+ years demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience in Early Childhood preferred
Proven success in early childhood general education and common core
Experience implementing Judaic and Ivrit curricula in early childhood
Judaic studies teaching positions open for the 2013-2014 academic year at the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater (Virginia) and Strelitz Early Childhood Center. Join our preschool through fifth grade community. Excellent opportunity for a teaching couple. We are an important part of the vibrant Jewish community of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and vicinity. Please send your resume as a Word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Delet at Brandeis is posting these positions as a courtesy to our alumni and anyone else looking for a teaching job. We do not partner with these schools and we are not endorsing positions. If you know that a position has been filled, or have any additional questions, please contact email@example.com.