Below are some helpful links for finding Jewish day schools and open teaching positions across the country.
Pardes Day Schools
Ravsak, Jewish Community Day School Network
Lookstein School Database
Solomon Schechter Day School Association
Yeshiva University Institute for University-School Partnership
Teen Beit Midrash Program Manager/Co-teacher- Cambridge, MA
Time commitment- roughly 7hrs/week (includes classroom, prep, and admin)
Boston’s Teen Beit Midrash, founded in 2013, is a Jewish learning space for curious teens, serious in its approach to study and informal in atmosphere. Each session is framed around thought-provoking questions of modern significance. Historical context and technical reading skills are introduced over the course of the year, guiding students to challenge themselves in encountering classical Jewish texts on their own terms. With the close support of peers and teachers, the students develop their independence in navigating the Jewish textual tradition and bringing it into conversation with our lives today. In addition to the weekly classes, a Shabbaton in Boston helps build our classroom community.
The program is open to post-b’nai mitzvah students of all Hebrew levels and Judaic studies backgrounds. During the 2014-2015 school year there have been 12 students each semester with ranging Jewish family backgrounds, from across the Boston area, attending a range of public and private schools.
The Program Manager/Co-Teacher will support the Education Director in the classroom by helping build community among the teens and working one-on-one with individual students. S/he will also be responsible for ongoing communication with parents and will spearhead outreach efforts. S/he will ensure that the program runs smoothly. (full description of responsibilities attached)
Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking Hebrew/Judaic Studies teacher: The Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School, a K-5 community day school in Annapolis, MD, seeks a Hebrew/Judaic Studies teacher for the 2015-16 school year. The position involves teaching Hebrew language and Judaic studies, leading daily t’filahservices, and collaborating in planning Judaic programming. Applicants need to have strong Judaic background, fluent Hebrew, and elementary grade teaching experience. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and creative, is able to differentiate instruction to capitalize on students’ individual strengths and address their areas of need, and can embrace our trans-denominational mission. Please send a resume and cover letter to Nan Jarashow, Head of School, at 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD 21403, or to email@example.com.
Seeking Elementary School Teachers
Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia seeks excellent elementary school teachers to begin in the 2015-16 school year. Candidates must be certified to teach 1st-5th grades and have classroom experience. We seek child-centered educators who can work well as part of a professional team. Excellent communication skills (with children, parents, peers and administrators) are critical. Experience with differentiated education and technology are highly desired. Please send resume as well as professional references (including contact information) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking a Kindergarten Teacher
Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia seeks an experienced early childhood educator to teach kindergarten. The teacher should be comfortable with a developmentally appropriate approach (including working in centers), be patient and caring, and have excellent communication skills with parents and colleagues. Please send resume as well as professional references (including contact information) to email@example.com.
Seeking Middle School Teachers
Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia seeks Middle School Math and Social Studies teachers to begin in the 2015-2016 school year. We are looking for candidates who have experience teaching these subject areas and have experience working with middle school students. The ability to differentiate education is critical. The ability to integrate educational technology is highly desirable. We are looking for someone who understands students' needs and can work as part of a team. Please send resume as well as professional references (including contact information) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Riverdale Temple Nursery School (RTNS), in Riverdale, New York, is a nursery school committed to Jewish traditions and values and creative learning experiences in a warm and welcoming environment. We seek a creative, resourceful and dynamic Director who will provide leadership and vision to our school. We are looking for someone with expertise in early childhood development, organization and collaboration, and school and business management. The ideal candidate must also be enthusiastic about fostering relationships within and among the RTNS community, and must see her or himself as essential to our goal of integrating RTNS families into the larger Riverdale Temple
Perelman Jewish Day School, a Schechter Network School with two K-5 campuses in Philadelphia is looking for imaginative, collaborative and innovative general and Jewish studies teachers as well as science, technology and math specialists for the 2015-2016 school year. Jewish Studies applicants must be able to teach in an Ivrit b'Ivrit program. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Judy Groner, Head of School, at email@example.com.
Full-time teaching position in The Department of Jewish Studies; Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
The Department of Jewish Studies seeks a collegial, dynamic educator committed to excellence in Jewish Studies and Tanakh, taught from an academic perspective with attention to the opportunity each student has to make meaning of the text. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, teachers at Barrack also participate in the Shaharit program in the middle and/or upper school, lead clubs and serve as advisors to small groups of students. Advanced study in Jewish and/or Near Eastern Studies recommended. Candidates should submit a resume´ and cover letter describing their academic and pedagogical approach to teaching Jewish texts and why they are passionate about teaching. Candidates also should identify at least two different groups or electives they would like to lead in our Shaharit program, which includes liturgical, learning and reflective practice groups. Barrack is the oldest pluralistic co-ed community day school in the United States and it enrolls students in grades 6-12 from throughout the Philadelphia region. Candidates are invited to send a resume´and cover letter in PDF to Rabbi Judd Kruger Levingston, Ph.D., Director of Jewish Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Thursday, 2 April 2015.
Director of Education and Youth Engagement
Congregation Or Atid, a small (150 families), innovative, growing, traditional yet progressive, egalitarian synagogue in Wayland, MA, is seeking a creative, forward-thinking, part-time Director of Education and Youth Engagement for the 2015/2016 school year. The ideal candidate has experience as a Jewish educator, is energetic and innovative, and is passionate about reimagining and improving the Hebrew school experience. The Director will lead the community’s Hebrew school (around 70 students K-8), oversee youth group activities, and may work in collaboration with other area synagogues in creating engaging teen programs. This is an ideal position for a creative educator who wants to work part-time in a vibrant, growing community. Salary commensurate with experience. Please contact the president of Or Atid with a resume/CV and a cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Send to Mark Krasnow email@example.com.
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