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Posted on
29 June 2015


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Administrative Assistant – Development Office and Front Office

color:#222222;mso-bidi-language:HE">Ben Porat Yosef, an Orthodox Jewish day
school in Paramus, NJ serving students in grades toddler through 8th  is seeking a
motivated and detail-oriented Administrative Assistant for the development
office  and front office who is passionate about the importance of Jewish
day school education. 

color:#222222;mso-bidi-language:HE">The Administrative Assistant will provide high
quality administrative support in both our front office & development office:
front office assistance in reception coverage, student attendance & transportation, supply & equipment
management, support, projects, & event set up and fund development assistance in the
areas of gift processing, database management, fundraising support, and
assisting with donor-related event logistics. The position reports to the
Director of Development for development functions and to the
Administrative Manager for front office functions.



The
ideal candidate will possess
:



-           Strong computer skills (Excel, Word,
PowerPoint, database)

-      Strong organizational skills and
attention to detail



-           Ability to prioritize, multi-task and
thrive in a fast-paced environment



-           Ability to work and complete tasks
independently



-           Excellent oral communication and
writing skills



-           Ability to handle sensitive
information in confidential manner



-           Initiative, enthusiasm and a
willingness to pitch in at all times



-           Working knowledge of Hebrew (a plus, but not required)



-           Familiarity with the Orthodox Jewish
community



-           Flexibility and creativity



This
is a full time, 12 month position



M-Th:
8:30am-5:30pm / F: 8:30am – 2pm or 2:30pm (30 minutes after school dismissal)



We
offer a generous benefits package including medical insurance, life insurance,
Aflac, tuition benefit, personal/sick time, all Jewish holidays off, early Fridays and more.

Candidates can submit a cover letter and resume at:  http://benporatyosef.org/apply/


For more information, please contact: stacyg@benporatyosef.org

 
Posted on
25 June 2015
 

Director of Admissions

Admissions and Marketing Coordinator, F/T, at Rabbi Pesach
Raymon Yeshiva, Edison, NJ
Develop, implement, and maintain a proactive, comprehensive
admissions program to recruit, enroll, and keep students
through graduation, in collaboration with other school
professionals. Critical tasks include: generating
inquiries from prospective students and families; turning
inquiries into visits to the school; turning visits into
completed applications; nurturing families from enrollment
to graduation; decreasing attrition through effective
admission strategies as well as collaborating on and
monitoring school-wide efforts to reduce attrition. Send
resume and contact information to teachingposition@rpry.org

For more information, please contact: Admissions Director

 
Posted on
19 June 2015
 

Bus Monitor/Substitute Teacher

Bus Monitor/Substitute Teacher

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports To: After-School Program Director
Position Purpose: Provide supervision for students traveling on the school bus and substitute for General Studies Teachers

Essential Duties:
• Arrive at SFJCC bus stop promptly at 7:20 AM to greet and log in students and ensure a safe bus boarding
• Arrive to school bus boarding area promptly at 3:15 PM and work with teachers and PM program workers to ensure correct students board the bus and exit at the appropriate stops
• Provide supervision to students riding the bus in accordance with TBSSF school rules, re-seating students as necessary and reporting inappropriate behavior to After-School Program Director, as appropriate
• Implement and enforce TBSSF policies and rules
• Provide substitute teaching for levels K-8 as needed

Qualifications:
• Job available to candidates seeking bus monitor duties, only
• BA degree, preferred
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Have a current TB test
• Must take and clear a fingerprint test and background check
• Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others
• Demonstrated classroom management skills
• Flexible about working with elementary and/or middle school children
• Ability to follow and implement lesson plans
• Must be responsible, calm and assertive while supervising youth ages 5-14, setting strong boundaries regarding their safety, wellbeing and interactions with other students
• Must have demonstrated abilities to supervise and guide multi-level aged students
• Must have a ready smile and enjoy working with school-aged youth
• Possess a working knowledge of libraries and resources
• Recent experience working with K-8 students in a classroom setting
• Hebrew language skills a plus

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
• Regularly sit, stand, talk, hear and to visually intercept visitors
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs
• Regularly use close and distance vision
• Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder
• Must be able to work in an outdoor West-San Francisco environment (often foggy and cold) and a climate-controlled classroom

Instructions for applying:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to jobs@sfbrandeis.org. No telephone calls please.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

For more information, please contact: jobs@sfbrandeis.org

 
Posted on
16 June 2015
 

Director of Graduate Admissions at The Jewish Theological Seminary

Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management and the Deans of the graduate schools, the Director of Graduate Admissions is responsible for managing graduate admissions for The Gershon Kekst Graduate School and The William Davidson School of Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary.

The Director of Graduate Admissions will perform the following duties:
- Create the strategic goals and objectives of the admissions office as they relate to graduate admission; implement these goals and objectives and evaluate their success.
- Recommend polices and procedure to improve the graduate admission process at JTS.
- Manage all aspects of the graduate admissions process for The Graduate School and The Davidson School.
- Oversee the maintenance and ensure the integrity of the graduate admissions database (Jenzabar EX).Serve as liaison between the Office of Graduate Admissions and Dean of The Graduate Studies, the Dean of the Davidson School, and selected faculty members responsible for rendering admissions decisions.
- Meet aggressive graduate enrollment growth goals by actively recruiting new applicants through various outreach efforts, including, but not limited to corporate, college/university, search methods and agencies.
- Identify colleges/agencies to be targeted for student recruitment and to develop working relationships with school officials in order to facilitate visits.
- Manage the development, planning and implementation of JTS' graduate recruitment efforts including on and off-campus events and communication plans (travel and some weekend work required).
- Provide timely and accurate follow-up to inquiries and applicants.
- Draft and prepare written communication, including letters, emails and recruitment publications.
- Maintain all relevant website content.

Qualifications:
The individual must be self-directed and team oriented and capable and willing to work toward individual and common institutional goals.

Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
- 3-5 years of graduate admissions/higher education is preferred.
- A valid driver's license is also required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- High level of computer literacy and proficiency in data base management required.
- Ability to develop and analyze statistical reports.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including superior communication skills.

Application Instructions:
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to hrdept@jtsa.edu

For more information, please contact: hrdept@jtsa.edu.

 
Posted on
16 June 2015
 

Head of School

Denver Academy of Torah (DAT) seeks a dynamic Head of School to lead our vibrant and growing Modern Orthodox day school. The Head of School will lead DAT in furthering its mission to nurture students to be Torah observant role models and 21st century leaders through an intellectually rigorous and spiritually inspiring innovative education. Chief areas of responsibility include: institutional leadership; fundraising; community relations; administrative and fiscal oversight; planning and oversight; education and curricula strategy; faculty recruitment, development, and supervision; student recruitment and retention.

The candidate must be able to work successfully with the school’s diverse student, parent and faculty populations (i.e., diversity of Jewish practices and affiliation, socio-economic status, family composition, etc.), and recognize this diversity as a school strength. The candidate must also be a visionary who can generate excitement for DAT’s Modern Orthodox and Religious Zionist mission. Critical to success will be strong planning and decision-making abilities, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for working with children and families. The Head of School reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for directing an administrative professional team and school staff. This position will ensure the school maintains its ACIS accreditation and will coordinate future re-accreditation processes.

Minimum seven years of experience in school administration. Master’s Degree in Education or related field. Fundraising experience preferred.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to the Search Committee by email to: HOSresumes@datcampus.org. Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. 

For more information, visit: www.datcampus.org

For more information, please contact: hosresumes@datcampus.org

 
Posted on
04 June 2015
 

Full time Administrative Assistant

Bergen County Day School seeks full time administrative
assistant for busy office. Team player, able to multi-
task, project a professional image through in-person and
phone interaction, with strong office and computer skills.
Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project
based work. Please send cover letter and resume to
hiring@yeshivatnoam.org.

For more information, please contact: hiring@yeshivatnoam.org

 
Posted on
03 June 2015
 

Director of Communication

The Director of Communications works with the Principal to
shape the Frisch School’s image and identity to the larger community.  Working together with our staff and
constituent committees, the Director will create and deliver key messages that
highlight the mission and goals of the school through written publications, the
school’s website and social media while ensuring continuity.



Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all
    communications including, but not limited to, internal and external communications
    from the school. Ensure consistent message throughout all communications
  • Connect with our
    constituents through: 
     Media, Websites, Social Media, Direct Mail, Advertising, Signage and Banners, Events
  • Work with the Principal to
    shape the school’s message throughout our websites and social media
  • Support the Director of Fundraising to deliver
    a compelling message to our donor base including current parents, alumni and
    prospective donors
  • Work with the Director of
    Admissions to create and shape a compelling message for prospective families
  • Publicize school events
  • Respond to media inquiries
    and liaise with media contacts. Ensure timely articles are sent to various
    local media outlets
  • Create and distribute a
    regular newsletter with Principal’s message, school activities and notes
  • Coordinate graphic design
    and media



Requirements:

  • Strong writer with
    meticulous attention to detail – portfolio of sample work requested
  • Ability to multitask under
    demanding conditions
  • Graphic Design skills
  • Photography, print
    production and digital and social media tools
  • Comfortable with Microsoft
    Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Photography and video editing.
      Knowledge of HTML helpful.
  • Minimum of five years of
    experience in Marketing Field

For more information, please contact: careers@frisch.org

 
Posted on
27 May 2015
 

High School Judaic Studies Teacher

High School Judaic Studies Teacher

Donna Klein Jewish Academy, an independent non­profit
school for children grades K through grade 12, is a
Jewish community day school serving families from a broad
spectrum of Jewish backgrounds and religious practices.
The school was founded in 1979 and lives its mission: To
educate our children and the greater DKJA community to be
knowledgeable and responsible citizens of the world,
committed to Jewish values and lifelong learning.

The candidate should be an experienced, dynamic, and
degreed Judaic Studies teacher for Middle /High School
for 2015-­2016 school year.

Candidates considered will:
x Have three or more years’ experience teaching in
a full time Jewish day school setting;
x Have a broad knowledge of skills in Jewish sacred
texts, rabbinic interpretation, modern application,
Jewish history, everyday realities of Jewish life in
Israel and the Diaspora
x Proficiency in Hebrew language
x computer/technology literacy for educational setting;
x work creatively to enhance cross curricular
instruction with teachers in other disciplines
x Familiarity or experience with the Standards and
Benchmark Project of JTS
x Familiarity or experience with the Facing History and
Ourselves Curriculum
x Familiarity or experience with teaching Holocaust
x Be an inspirational Jewish presence to motivate
students, staff, parents, and our community within the
shared vision for our school.
x Be a team player, and a leader; a reflective
proactive of education, open to growth in willingness to
participate/lead informal educational and extra
curricular activities.
x Be expected to be passionate about language
instruction as well as fostering the connection between a
diverse student body and the State of Israel.
x Be able to facilitate growth in our students
Jewish spiritual expression in whatever form it takes.

Please e-­mail cover letter and resume to
shafferk@dkja.org or fax to 561-­852-­6007.

For more information, please contact: shafferk@dkja.net

 
Posted on
26 May 2015
 

Early Childhood Director

Atlanta Jewish Academy is looking for an Innovative and
organized Director wanted for Early Childhood Program
inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy.

The Director of Early Childhood will be responsible for
our Infant through Kindergarten program in coordination
with the Associate Head of the Lower School.

Join a creative and conscientious faculty of
professionals.

Please submit cover letters and resumes to
lsummers@atljewishacademy.org.

Atlanta Jewish Academy, Atlanta's only Infant - 12th
Grade day school was created in 2014 as the combination
of Greenfield Hebrew Academy and Yeshiva Atlanta.

For more information, please contact: lsummers@atljewishacademy.org

 
Posted on
21 May 2015
 

Director of Early Childhood

Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School is seeking a warm,
dynamic and innovative Early Childhood Director to join
our leadership team beginning July 2015.

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.

Responsibilities:
The Early Childhood Director will be responsible for all
aspects of our Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Kindergarten,
with over 110 students ages 3-6 and 15 staff members and
will report directly to the principal.

Specific responsibilities include:
Daily hands-on leadership and support of teachers
Curriculum development and implementation (Judaic and
General Studies)
Building personal relationships with children and
monitoring their progress
Working closely with families to support children’s needs
Working closely with Director of Admissions on
recruitment and admissions
Coordinating special programs and events
Hiring, supervising and providing professional
development for staff

The ideal candidate will be:
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

Requirements:
Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, Educational
Leadership or related field
3+ 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

About Hillel Torah:
Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School, founded in 1962,
is a preschool through eighth grade co-educational Modern
Orthodox Jewish Day School providing excellence in both
Judaic and General Studies. We are located in Skokie, IL
and serve over 400 students.

Hillel Torah is a vibrant and supportive team-oriented
work environment. Benefits and salary competitive.

To apply:
Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to
resumes@hilleltorah.org.

For more information, please contact: resumes@hilleltorah.org

 
Posted on
12 May 2015
 

Assistant Principal, Grades 5-8

Magen David Yeshva is seeking an Assistant Principal

Candidates must have an advanced degree in educational supervision or instruction to be considered for this position. Strong knowledge of the Core Curriculum as well as best practices in the teaching of literacy and math are essential. Understanding of developmentally appropriate practice, and at least five years of experience in a supervisory capacity are required. The Assistant Principal reports directly to the Principal and must be comfortable working in a collaborative environment.

Competitive salary and benefits package. 

Please submit cover letter and resume to mdyresume@mdyschool.org
Private transportation from Manhattan will be provided for faculty and staff.

EOE/M/F/D/V

For more information, please contact: mdyresume@mdyschool.org

 
Posted on
08 May 2015
 

Teacher and Director of Student Life

Northwest Yeshiva High School is a Modern Orthodox High School in Seattle, WA. 

We have three positions open. They may be filled individually, but ideally would be packaged together to create a full time position for a great candidate and role model.

1. NYHS is looking for a dynamic educator who can teach Halacha and other Torah topics as well (Jewish History would be a huge bonus). This position would be 3 or 4 periods a day. All classes would be taught between 845-12:15. Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds in an inspiring and meaningful way is a must. 

2. Minyan Supervisor (male). Daily minyan attendance from 8-845. Help students learn to say and lead tefillah. Assist other Minyan Supervisor in arranging chazzanim, baalei kriah and short tefillah DT after minyan. Inspire students. 

3. Student Activities - Administrative position. Coordinate all student activities including holiday programming, Student Retreat, Shabbaton, etc. Oversee Student Council. Work with other community organizations to innovate and implement dynamic programming. Along with the other members of the leadership team, work closely with students to create a positive, student-oriented environment on campus. Approximately 15-20 hours a week.

Please send resumes to Malka Popper mpopper@nyhs.org

For more information, please contact: mpopper@nyhs.org

 
Posted on
04 May 2015
 

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/OFFICE MANAGER, F/T, at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison, NJ, to begin in June 2015 - warm, friendly, and efficient professional who has strong people skills, is well organized, and has the ability to take initiative, seek solutions, and problem-solve proactively. The professional we seek is dedicated and technically skilled, with a versatile administrative support skill set developed through experience as an office manager, secretary, and administrative assistant. Additional qualities: strong communications skills, successfully liaising between school and constituents; student-focused; experience running a busy school office efficiently, in a warm and friendly manner; ability to multi-task when faced with concurrent demands.
Send resume and contact information to: teachingposition@rpry.org

For more information, please contact: teachingposition@rpry.org

 
Posted on
04 May 2015
 

ADMISSIONS AND MARKETING COORDINATOR, F/T, at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, Edison, NJ

ADMISSIONS AND MARKETING COORDINATOR, F/T, at Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, Edison, NJ – develop, implement, and maintain a proactive, comprehensive admissions program to recruit, enroll, and keep students through graduation in collaboration with other school professionals. Critical tasks include: generating inquiries from prospective students and families; turning inquiries into visits to the school; turning visits into completed applications; nurturing families from enrollment to graduation; decreasing attrition through effective admission strategies as well as collaborating on and monitoring school-wide efforts to reduce attrition. Send resume and contact information to teachingposition@rpry.org

For more information, please contact: teachingposition@rpry.org

 
Posted on
29 April 2015
 

Director of Jewish Life and Hebrew, Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School

HMJDS is seeking a full time Director of Jewish Life and Hebrew. The Director will be responsible for the Hebrew and Judaic curriculum at the school as well as implementing cross-­curricular content and helping integrate Jewish teachings and practice into the day-­to-­day life of the school. We are looking for someone who can cultivate a truly shared and inclusive Jewish environment, while maintaining high standards of excellence from students, teachers, staff members, and being responsive to our families needs and home practices.
Responsibilities:
● Supports, supervises, and evaluates staff responsible for teaching Limudei
Kodesh, T’filah, and Hebrew;
● Provides a Jewish lens in matters of curriculum, larger developmental
academic projects, class trips, school wide events, and day-­to-­day school life
while being a resource to all teachers as they create and plan lessons;
● Represents the school in the larger community, including assisting with
admissions and recruiting;
● Collaborates and consults with congregational rabbis—to establish and
maintain Judaic practice standards for the school, to support their
congregants, and to create and encourage opportunities to bring their spiritual
and academic strengths to the school;
● Can work as a liaison to parents and the the community as a representative of
the school’s Judaic Studies and Hebrew curriculum.
Required Qualifications
● Deep knowledge of Judaic rituals and practices;
● Background in curriculum development and pedagogy;
● Experience in a K-­8 day school or supplemental religious school setting;
● Strong and inspiring speaker that can bring ruach and to students and families;
● Openness to understanding different liturgies and practices across
denominations, with sensitivity to the pluralism that exists in Judaism;
● Comfort level in connecting with families about their Jewish experiences;
● Models Jewish values and practices in the school and larger community;
● An advocate for Israel, with an ability to incorporate Israel's culture and history
throughout the curriculum.
Desired abilities:
● Deep knowledge of Tanakh, Rabbinic texts, Jewish history, and liturgy;
● Strong Hebrew speaking skills;
● Comfortable reading Torah and leading T’filah in different types of minyanim;
● Familiarity or experience with the Standards and Benchmark Project of JTS,
Understanding By Design concepts and practices, and the Tal Am curriculum.

Please send resume and cover letter to Diane Greenberger, HMJDS Executive Assistant at dgreenberger@hmjds.org

For more information, please contact: dgreenberger@hmjds.org

 
Posted on
29 April 2015
 

Assistant to Director of ELC

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox day school in Riverdale, NY,
is accepting applications for an Assistant to the Director of
the Early Learning Center (ELC) with excellent interpersonal
and organizational skills.

Please go to www.saracademy.org/careers for a full job
description and to apply for this position.

For more information, please contact: cymete@saracademy.org

 
Posted on
27 April 2015
 

Director of Early Childhood

DIRECTOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
Private Modern Orthodox Day School located in Southfield,
MI is seeking a warm, dynamic and innovative Director of
its Early Childhood Center that provides a stimulating
environment for children with ages ranging from infants
through Kindergarten. The Director of Early Childhood is
an integral part of the school’s Leadership Team.
The Director of Early Childhood will develop, implement
and execute a developmentally appropriate curriculum as
well as plan activities both in and out of the classroom.
Specific duties include:
• Hiring, supervising, training, mentoring and
professional development for faculty
• Judaic and General studies curriculum
implementation and development
• Recruitment and admissions
• Co-coordinating special events
• Building strong, respectful relationships with
children and families
• Fulfill all licensing requirements

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education required
• Master’s Degree in Elementary Education or Early
Childhood Education strongly preferred
• ZA Endorsement strongly preferred
• Extensive knowledge and commitment to Orthodox
Jewish values
• At least 3+ years Early Childhood experience
preferred

EXPECTATIONS AND BENEFITS:
• This position is a Full Time, year-round
position.
• Salary will be determined based on qualifications
and experience.
• Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability
benefits are available upon employment.
For consideration email a cover letter and resume to:
hr@akiva.org

For more information, please contact: hr@akiva.org

 
Posted on
23 April 2015
 

Vice Principal, Director of General Studies

Torah Day School of Phoenix, a single-gender elementary
school that is the fastest growing Jewish school in Arizona,
is seeking a highly qualified Vice Principal, Director of
General Studies for the 2015/2016 school year.

The Director of General Studies is a senior administrator,
who leads the school’s overall general studies program, is
responsible for the curriculum and quality of instruction
and manages the daily educational operations of the general
studies department. S/he serves as a senior administrator
under the Head of School for matters involving educational
vision, policies, procedures, systems, and operations
including setting school-wide educational goals and
priorities, identifying areas for improvement, and helping
craft a vision for the future. S/he is also the point person
for student and parent’s questions and concerns in the
general studies department. S/he collaborates closely with
other members of the school’s Educational and Leadership
teams to ensure that the academic program and operation of
the general studies department maximally support the
school’s mission and vision centered on each student’s
intellectual, moral, and religious growth and development.
Effective communication, collaboration, proactive
management, and systems thinking will be key to success in
this position. The Director of General Studies reports
directly to the Head of School.

This is a part time position, but we expect that the
candidate will assume a teaching role as well, which will
make it a full time job.
Ideally, the right candidate will hold a Masters Degree in
education or a related field, and will have at least 5 years
experience in teaching and/or administration.
For those candidates wondering about Phoenix- it is a great
community,with many robust Jewish institutions and a young
and vibrant Jewish population. It also has good year round
weather and an calm, easy, lifestyle.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to
gmfriedman@gmail.com
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter

For more information, please contact: gmfriedman@gmail.com

 
Posted on
21 April 2015
 

ISO Maternity Leave Pre1-A Morah

Full-time (8:30-3:30) Pre-1-A (age 5) Limudei Kodesh
maternity leave position available immediately in a
centrist Orthodox Yeshiva located in Elizabeth, NJ. Head
teaching experience strongly preferred. Please respond
promptly via e-mail, with resume' attached, to
sschwartz@thejec.org.

For more information, please contact: aschochet@thejec.org

 
Posted on
16 April 2015
 

Receptionist

The Akiva Receptionist reports to the head of school and
provides overall support to the school’s Operations Team
made up of the head of school, principal, business
manager, controller, and admissions director. He/she
provides support in accomplishing the mission and vision
of Akiva through front office tasks especially providing
a warm and welcoming environment to all families and
visitors to Akiva. Responsibilities include, but are not
limited to the following:
Office Tasks:
• Greets and welcomes families (prospective and
enrolled) in a warm and helpful manner using best
practice in customer service
• Maintains confidentiality related to Akiva
internal information related to students
• Distributes mail to the appropriate personnel
• Serves as the liaison to the security team
• Serves as the liaison for school building repairs
• Price, order, and maintain supplies for the
office and school in general as per the requests of the
leadership team
• Answers, screens, directs phone calls, and
updates and maintains the phone system
• Collaborate on the development of forms,
correspondence, and calendars with the leadership team.
• Helps volunteers implement their assigned
activities
• Makes travel, meeting and event arrangements
• Manages and organizes sub list
• Produces a school directory and handbooks (parent
and faculty)
• Ensures that all office activities are compliant
with regulatory guidelines (security/fire drills).

Student Management:
• Meets the needs of students sent to the office
for reasons of behavior, illness, injury, or medication
as established by Akiva School policy and any local or
state requirements.
• Maintains confidential student records
(academic/testing/medical)
• Collaborates with the principal to schedule
Parent/Teacher Conferences
• Coordinates the after school offerings (mailings,
scheduling, etc.)

Community Management:

• Represents the school, it’s families, and
students in community based functions, as needed
• Coordinates communication between the Operations
Team and the Parent Teacher Association.
• Inputs alumni information into the data base in
collaboration with the Data/Marketing Associate.

Expectations:

1. Will attend training in all aspects of the role
of Receptionist
2. Will attend, as needed, school-wide events

For more information, please contact: opportunities@akivanashville.net

 
Posted on
16 April 2015
 

Database Manager

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Database Manager

FLSA Classification:    Non-exempt 60%
Reports to: Director of Advancement

Position Purpose: Supports the Director of Advancement and the department in the areas of data entry, financial management and communications. Provides support to Advancement Manager and Associate for events, mailings and other department needs.

Essential Functions:

60% Raiser’s Edge- Donor and Financial Management
• Constituent Records – accurately enter all new constituents, link record relations, update status of records on an ongoing basis (marital status, address changes, mailing restrictions, etc.) Recoding and data entry as requested.
• Gift Entry – Daily entry of new gifts, amounts, types, designations, installments, matching gifts, linking, etc .
• Gift Processing- Coding, copying and processing in conjunction with controller various types of gifts including checks, credit cards, cash, stock, car and in-kind donations for Annual, Capital, Tribute, Endowment and other funds and fundraising events.
• Gift Acknowledgment- Draft, customize and mail weekly acknowledgment letters and tribute letters.
• Gift Collections- Draft, customize and send donor reminders for gifts out. Initiate mailings reminding and/or collecting on pledges or gift installments.
• Financial Reconciliation & Preparation for Audit – Create monthly dashboard for reporting to Advancement, Business and Board of Trustees. Reconcile all gifts with Business office and in accordance with terms of audit.
• Weekly Reporting – Create and run various weekly financial reports on a timely basis accurately reflecting the current standing of our annual campaign by various constituencies.
• Data Mining- Create and run queries, exports, and reports on a daily basis as needed for different purposes ( weekly reporting for Annual Fund manager and department Director, Monthly reporting for the Board, various reports for Development meetings, export charts, class lists, giving histories on committees, giving ranges for all constituents for Annual Report information support, totals and details for Finance Director and Audit, prospect research, targeting specific groups, weekly merges for letters processing and solicitations for different constituency types.)
• Other duties as assigned. This is an “all hands on deck” department.

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent (college degree preferred)
• Minimum 2 years in a non-profit environment (independent school experience preferred)
• Minimum 2 years database management experience
• Demonstrated proficiency with Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Office or similar software
• Excellent communication skills- oral and written
• Highly organized and superb attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under strict deadlines.
• Ability to communicate effectively with school representatives, parents, students, alumni, donors and representatives from the business community.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
• Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
• Generally works in standard office conditions and climate.
• May work in varied extreme outside weather conditions during special activities and fundraising events.
• Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
• May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.

Please send resumes to: bhdsjobs@bhds.org

Brandeis Hillel Day School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.


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For more information, please contact: bhdsjobs@bhds.org

 
Posted on
13 April 2015
 

Director of Teaching and Learning (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

The director of teaching and learning will be a senior leader in the Lower School (LS) and responsible for articulating, aligning, supervising, and evaluating the effectiveness of general studies curriculum and instruction; as a primary educational partner of the LS principal, will work with other members of the LS educational leadership team to implement the school's vision of uncompromising academic excellence in a nurturing, student-centered environment. Responsibilities include: senior leadership partner to LS principal and key member of the LS Educational Leadership Team; oversee a process for articulating, aligning, mapping, and improving the existing curriculum in all general studies disciplines; cultivate a reflective, collaborative, professional culture in which teachers are committed to and supported in growing their teaching practice; design and develop a protocol for ongoing curriculum and instruction review; leadership in the hiring and supervision of new teachers; partner with a supervision and evaluation team to provide timely and effective supervision of teachers, ensuring that teachers receive regular feedback on teaching and overall performance; and work with the director of student support and the school psychologist to ensure that diverse instructional approaches and appropriate social and emotional components are appropriately integrated into the curriculum. The ideal candidate will have significant teaching / administrative experience, passion for curriculum / instruction, understand best practices in elementary education, knowledge of exceptional independent school curricula, and a commitment to the mission / values of Schechter Westchester. Must be a strong collaborator and team builder who can inspire colleagues. Qualifications: Understand diverse learning styles and differentiated instruction; ability to guide faculty to improve already strong teaching practices; capability to evaluate and implement emerging practices and new trends in K-5 education; proficiency in working with technology to support, supplement, and enhance teaching and learning; thoughtful judgment and effective interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills. A master’s degree in education preferred.

For more information, please contact: jobs@schechterwestchester.org

 
Posted on
30 June 2015


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Dynamic Jewish studies teacher - Philadelphia area

Full-time teaching position in
The Department of Jewish Studies
For September 2015/5775-6
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
(formerly Akiba 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 was founded as Akiba Hebrew Academy, the first 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., (JTS Rabbi, M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 2002), Director of Jewish Studies (jlevingston@jbha.org). Time is of the essence, so candidates are invited to respond to this advertisement with brief inquiries and a resumé upon seeing this ad, and then to follow-up with a more complete cover letter following the initial inquiry.

For more information, please contact: jlevingston@jbha.org

 
Posted on
29 June 2015
 

schooljobopening@gmail.com.

Middle School Science TeachingPosition

Chicago Jewish Day School offers an exciting and innovativedual curriculum, encompassing the best of General Studies, Hebrew and JudaicStudies.  At CJDS, learning is approached in a safe, collaborative, andsupportive educational environment.  Asour school continues to grow, we are looking for creative and collaborativefaculty to join and expand our team for the 2015-16 school year.

IdealCandidate:

·        Ability to plan, organize and further develop ascience program for middle school students

·        Team Player- Collaborates with colleagues toconstantly evaluate and improve mastery of instructional, culture building andleadership skills

·        Understands academic, social and behavioralcharacteristics for middle school students

·        Maintains excitement about and passion for thedaily work of a classroom teacher

·        Creates a positive structured learningenvironment

·        Meets the needs of a range of students,providing extra support, enrichment, or variation of work

·        Strong instructional skills and classroommanagement

·        Availability to lead a discipline relatedafter-school club

·        Certification in appropriate Middle Schooldiscipline

·        Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred

·        Minimum 3 years experience

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Contact:Please send resume and cover letter to Amy Friedman at Chicago Jewish DaySchool, schooljobopening@gmail.com.          

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For more information, please contact: schooljobopening@gmail.com

 
Posted on
29 June 2015
 

Positions for September

YESHIVAH OF FLATBUSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
has the following openings for September:
*Head Teacher for our Two Year Old Program
*F/t & p/t resource room office assistants
*Assistant General Studies and Torah Studies Teachers
All applicants must be experienced, dynamic and creative.
Basic computer skills and Hebrew language a must.
Email resume to eperetz@flatbush.org.

For more information, please contact: eperetz@flatbush.org

 
Posted on
25 June 2015
 

Early Childhood position

Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison, NJ, is seeking Early Childhood staff for September 2015, for its after-school program, P.M. Playmates.

1. Teacher
Monday-Thursday, 3:20-6:00 p.m.
Friday,3:20-5:00 p.m.
Early Friday, 1:35-3:00 p.m.

2. Teacher
Wednesday, 3:20-6:00 p.m.
Friday, 3:20-5:00 p.m.
Early Friday, 1:35-3:00 p.m.

3. Teaching Assistant
Monday-Thursday, 3:20-6:00 p.m.
Friday, 3:20-5:00 p.m.
Early Friday, 1:35-3:00 p.m.

Applicants to be considered will have early childhood experience and be warm and nurturing. Please send resume to teachingposition@rpry.org.

For more information, please contact: teachingposition@rpry.org

 
Posted on
24 June 2015
 

HAFTR Positions Available

The Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) is a Modern
Orthodox Day School located in Lawrence, NY. Due to increased enrollment, the
following positions are available:
• Early Childhood Assistants
• Lower School General Studies Head Teachers (full-time and part-time)
• Lower School Judaic Studies Head Teachers (must be fluent in Hebrew, full-
time and part-time)
• Lower School Assistants
• Assistant Teacher for Art Program
• Technology Teacher
• Maternity Leave Positions
All Head teachers must be New York State certified. Experience preferred.
Resumes should be sent to johammer@haftr.org.

For more information, please contact: johammer@haftr.org

 
Posted on
23 June 2015
 

Living Environment, AP Bio Teacher Needed

DRS Yeshiva High School for Boys seeks a full time AP Biology and Regents Living Environment Teacher.  Experience preferred.  Please send resumes to gkirshenbaum@drshalb.org 

For more information, please contact: rabbikam@drshalb.org

 
Posted on
22 June 2015
 

1st and 4th Grade Judaic Studies Teachers

The Margolin Hebrew Academy, a small but vibrant Prek-12
Orthodox Jewish Day School in Memphis, TN, is seeking an
educationally progressive half-day 1st Grade and 4th Grade
Judaic Studies teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Primary
teaching responsibilities include using components of the Tal
Am program and lehavin ulehaskil programs for all subject areas
– Chumash, Navi, Ivrit, Halacha. The educator must have a good
command of spoken Hebrew. The educator will be responsible for
inspiring, teaching, assessing, and meeting grade level
benchmarks for all students while maintaining a warm, loving,
intellectually stimulating, and challenging classroom
environment. Additionally, the educator will be expected to
assist in school programs and will have other duties during the
school day. Knowledge of how to integrate technology in the
classroom is strongly preferred.

For more information, please contact: sandy.gersten@mhafyos.org

 
Posted on
22 June 2015
 

Elementary School Associate Teacher, San Francisco Campus

Elementary School Associate Teacher, San Francisco Campus

FLSA Classification: 90% FTE, non-exempt position, M-F work schedule
Term of Position: Job begins August 2015
Reports To: Head of Campus
Position Purpose: Assist General Studies & Judaic Studies Teachers

Brandeis Hillel Day School at a Glance
Brandeis School of San Francisco is the largest independent Jewish day school in the Western United States, providing an outstanding academic education to nearly 400 students. Brandeis welcomes children and families from a broad range of backgrounds reflecting the demographics of the Jewish community throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Brandeis’ vision is to become a keystone of the San Francisco Bay Area's diverse Jewish community by providing a unique educational experience for K-8 children.

Brandeis values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all through an appreciation of Jewish ethical values. For more information about the Brandeis School of San Francisco, visit our website at http://www.bhds.org .

This job is in San Francisco and begins mid-August 2015.

Essential Functions
• Assisting the Teacher in planning and general classroom management
• Assist in math and science instruction
• Accepting, supporting and adopting the curriculum, disciplinary procedures and general classroom style and atmosphere established by the Teacher
• Assuming responsibility, as directed by Teacher, for classroom setup, units of instruction, and both individual and group instruction
• Assuming responsibility, along with other faculty, for specified duties which include lunch and yard duty, dismissal times, helping with special projects and events, and contributing to the general care and maintenance of the classrooms, faculty lounge and community spaces

Associate Teachers are expected to:
• Support and assist the Teacher in the setting up of the classroom in August prior to the opening of school and to help in the cleaning up of the classroom in June after the close of school, times to be arranged by the Teacher and Assistant to their mutual satisfaction
• Assemble and install displays of student work
• Attend work days/professional development days prior to the start of the school year, and professional development days during the school year
• Attend weekly faculty meetings and team meetings after/during school
• Attend various all-school functions throughout the year including back to school night, parent teacher conferences, and evening workshops, trustee-faculty events, faculty retreats, etc.
• Support and assist the Teacher, as requested, in the preparation of progress reports, parent-teacher conferences, classroom open houses, etc.
• Support and follow the School policies and procedures

Qualifications
• BA or equivalent
• Enrolled in a teaching credential program, preferred
• Ability to step in where needed at the school
• Demonstrate appropriate love and affection for children, have a ready smile and encouraging words
• Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment

Details:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at http://www.bhds.org. Brandeis School of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to serve the Jewish community by providing children with an outstanding academic program in general and Judaic studies within a dynamic and diverse Jewish cultural environment. The right candidate will clearly articulate and model this mission and the School’s core values which are Integrity (Ometz Lev), Service (Tikkun Olam) and Kindness (Chesed).

Instructions for applying:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to jobs@sfbrandeis.org. No telephone calls please.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

For more information, please contact: jobs@sfbrandeis.org

 
Posted on
21 June 2015
 

Middle/High School Jewish Text Teacher, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Rockville, MD

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking a full-time Middle/High School Jewish Text Teacher for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The ideal candidate will be a creative, charismatic educator with expertise in a broad range of Judaic Studies topics. He/she should have a record of creating strong relationships with students and be comfortable teaching in a pluralistic environment that emphasizes Jewish identity development and experiential education techniques. 

Responsibilities include:

Teaching Bible and Rabbinics classes to middle and high school students (grades 7, 8 and 9)
Participating in planning Judaic programs and celebrations in the School

Requirements: BA in Judaic Studies required, MA, doctorate, or rabbinic ordination preferred; successful experience teaching courses in Jewish Text and/or Jewish History to students in grades 7-12. Experience in differentiated instruction and working with students with diverse learning needs preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code JS800.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For more information, please contact: www.cesjds.org/careers

 
Posted on
19 June 2015
 

Judaic Studies Assistant Teacher

As a result of our continued growth, Ben Porat Yosef, a yeshiva day school in
Bergen County, NJ, has openings for the following positions for the 2015-2016 School Year:
 
Elementary School: 
           *Assistant Teachers, Judaic Studies (Hebrew fluency required)

BA in education or related field and experience required for all assistant positions.
 
Ben Porat Yosef is a wonderful and warm place to teach. We offer a competitive compensation package. 
 
Resumes can be submitted on-line at   http://benporatyosef.org/apply/

To learn more about Ben Porat Yosef please visit our website at www.benporatyosef.org
 

For more information, please contact: stacyg@benporatyosef.org

 
Posted on
18 June 2015
 

Middle School Science Teacher

Yeshivat Noam, a yeshiva day school with a progressive
educational approach in Paramus, NJ, seeks a part time
Science teacher for Grades 6-8.

Yeshivat Noam is a mission-driven school which is
highlighted by our Six Guiding Principles: Centrality of
the Child, Derech Eretz, Love of Torah, Academic
Excellence, Israel and Ivrit b’Ivrit and Parental
Partnership. We are a warm and embracing community of
educators, parents and children.

Qualified and interested applicants should send their
resume to Ms. Aliza Chanales, Middle School Assistant
Principal, General Studies at hiring@yeshivatnoam.org.

For more information, please contact: hiring@yeshivatnoam.org

 
Posted on
17 June 2015
 

MS/US FT English Position

Maimonides School, a K-12 Orthodox Jewish day school in Brookline, MA, is seeking an experienced candidate for a full-time teaching position in Middle and Upper School English. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Master's degree in English or a related field; have a minimum of five years teaching experience; be able to teach courses from grades 8 through 12 in developing a range of students as critical readers, thinkers, and writers; and be able to offer a variety of senior electives.  Preference given to candidates with an interest in collaborating with colleagues in humanities fields across our academic program.  Please submit cover letter, résumé, and three reference contacts to Scott Mattoon, Middle and Upper School General Studies Principal, at smattoon@maimonides.org (please do not call the school).

For more information, please contact: smattoon@maimonides.org

 
Posted on
17 June 2015
 

Full-time Elementary Judaic Studies Teacher

Full-time elementary Judaic Studies teacher needed for the 2015 - 2016 school year at Maimonides School, an Orthodox Jewish day school in Brookline. The school is searching for an individual who is warm, creative, professional, energetic, and who works well with children and adults. Some responsibilities include: working collaboratively with co-teachers, planning and implementing engaging and exciting lessons, communicating with parents, and supervising recess and lunch. Ability to teach in Hebrew and knowledge of Jewish content is a requirement. Please send your resume and 3 letters of recommendation to jobs@maimonides.org

For more information, please contact: jobs@maimonides.org

 
Posted on
16 June 2015
 

Early Childhood Teacher

Early Childhood teacher needed for full time position at yeshiva in Rockland county, to teach both Judaic and General Studies.  NYS certification required, as well as strong Hebrew language skills.  Warm, caring teacher with good classroom management.  

For more information, please contact: krosenthal@ashar.org

 
Posted on
09 June 2015
 

Teachers 2nd - 8th Grades

TEACHERS – 2ND to 8TH GRADE

Due to increased enrollment, openings for teachers for 2015
– 2016 school year.
• Elementary teachers 2nd – 3rd grades 12:45-4:00 pm
* Elementary teachers 4th - 5th grades 1:30-4:45 pm
• Junior High School teachers Social Studies, Math and
Science - 2:05-5:25 pm
Candidates who can begin teaching at 3:30 pm or 4:00
p.m. will be considered as well.

* Some self-contained classrooms available as well

Boys’ school located in Passaic, New Jersey. All positions
are Monday-Thursday afternoons.

Bachelor's degree preferred in Education. Alternate route
acceptable. Experience is a must.

*Benefits include sick/personal days pro-rated throughout
the year. All legal and Jewish holiday off. Salary paid over
12 months. Free parking. Warm and friendly atmosphere.

Email resume to bhykop@gmail.com or fax 973-778-5697 Attn
General Studies

For more information, please contact: bhykop@gmail.com

 
Posted on
08 June 2015
 

Teachers

Yeshivat Noam in Paramus, NJ is seeking applicants for the
2015-2016 school year.All positions are for Elementary School/
-General Studies Enrichment Teacher
-General Studies Assistant Teacher
-Judaic Studies Assistant Teacher
-Judaic Studies Teacher with Special Ed. Degree
-General Studies, 1/2 Day 3rd Grade Teacher
Please email resumes to hiring@yeshivatnoam.org

For more information, please contact: hiring@yeshivatnaom.org

 
Posted on
05 June 2015
 

Talmud Teacher

The Ramaz Middle School is seeking a full time Talmud TeacherCandidate should have an advanced degree and appropriate classroom experiance.Ramaz is a co-educational independent school striving for excellence in education.We offer excellent salaries and comprehensive benefits package. An EOE. Please email resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to jobs@Ramaz.org.

For more information, please contact: jobs@ramaz.org

 
Posted on
05 June 2015
 

Tanakh Teacher

The Ramaz Middle School is seeking a full time Tanakh Teacher
Candidate should have an advanced degree and appropriate classroom experience.

Ramaz is a co-educational independent school striving for excellence in education.
We offer excellent salaries and comprehensive benefits package. An EOE.
Please email resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to jobs@Ramaz.org.

For more information, please contact: jobs@ramaz.org

 
Posted on
03 June 2015
 

MS/HS Judaic Studies Teacher



Middle School/High
School Judaic Studies Teacher



 



Donna Klein Jewish Academy, an
independent non-profit school for children grades K through grade 12, is a
Jewish community day school serving families from a broad spectrum of Jewish
backgrounds and religious practices.  The
school was founded in 1979 and lives its mission: To educate our children and
the greater DKJA community to be knowledgeable and responsible citizens of the
world, committed to Jewish values and lifelong learning.



 



The candidate should be
an experienced, dynamic, and degreed Judaic Studies teacher for Middle /High
School for 2015-2016 school year. 



 



Candidates considered
will:




  • Have three or more years’ experience teaching in a full time
    Jewish day school setting;

  • Have a broad knowledge of skills in Jewish sacred texts,
    rabbinic interpretation, modern application, Jewish history, everyday
    realities of Jewish life in Israel and the Diaspora

  • Proficiency in Hebrew language

  • computer/technology literacy for educational setting;

  • work creatively to enhance cross curricular instruction with
    teachers in other disciplines

  • Familiarity or
    experience with the Standards and Benchmark Project of JTS

  • Familiarity or
    experience with the Facing History and Ourselves Curriculum

  • Familiarity or
    experience with teaching Holocaust

  • Be an inspirational Jewish presence to motivate students,
    staff, parents, and our community within the shared vision for our school.

  • Be a team player, and a leader; a reflective proactive of
    education, open to growth in willingness to participate/lead informal
    educational and extra curricular activities.



  • Be expected to be
    passionate about language instruction as well as fostering the connection
    between a diverse student body and the State of Israel.




  • Be able to facilitate growth in our students Jewish spiritual
    expression in whatever form it takes.



 



Please e-mail cover
letter and resume to
shafferk@dkja.org
or fax to
561-852-6007.



 



For more information, please contact: shafferk@dkja.net

 
Posted on
03 June 2015
 

Middle School Math Teacher



Donna Klein Jewish
Academy



Boca Raton,
Florida



 



Middle School Math
Teacher for 2015-2016



 



Donna
Klein Jewish Academy, an independent non-profit school for children grades Kindergarten
through grade 12, is a Jewish community day school serving families from a
broad spectrum of Jewish backgrounds and religious practices.  The school was founded in 1979 and lives its
mission: To educate our children and the greater DKJA community to be
knowledgeable and responsible citizens of the world, committed to Jewish values
and lifelong learning.



 



The
candidate should be an experienced and degreed middle school Math teacher for
Pre-Algebra and Algebra I.  Previous
teaching experience in middle school is required.



Candidate
must relate well to students at all levels, work well in collaboration with
peers, puts learning first.



 



Please
e-mail cover letter and resume to shafferk@dkja.org

or fax to 561/852-6007.



 



 



 



For more information, please contact: shafferk@dkja.net

 
Posted on
03 June 2015
 

Middle School Language Arts Teacher

Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison, NJ,is seeking a well-qualified, experienced Middle School Language Arts Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Preferred candidates will have at least 3 years’ experience teaching Language Arts in the Middle school, with demonstrated competencies in content knowledge, differentiating the learning in a variety of ways, including small group instruction, and strong understanding of common core standards for writing. Preferred certification as Teacher of English. Please send resume to teachingposition@rpry.org.

For more information, please contact: teachingposition@rpry.org

 
Posted on
03 June 2015
 

Lower School Computer Science Teacher/Technology Integrator



Donna
Klein Jewish Academy



Lower School Computer Science
Teacher/Technology Integrator for 2015-2016



 



Donna Klein
Jewish Academy, an independent non-profit school for children grades K through
grade 12, is a Jewish community day school serving families from a broad
spectrum of Jewish backgrounds and religious practices.  The school was founded in 1979 and lives its
mission: To educate our children and the greater DKJA community to be
knowledgeable and responsible citizens of the world, committed to Jewish values
and lifelong learning.



 



Computer
Science/Educational Technology Instructor - Grades K-5. Candidate should be a
degreed teacher, with experience and knowledge of educational technology
integration. Robotics/Makerspace and Programming/Coding required.  Must be able to work with students and
faculty of all skill-levels of technology use.  Familiarity with Windows/MAC/ IOS/CHROME-OS/ANDROID. 



Please
e-mail cover letter and resume to shafferk@dkja.org or fax to 561/852-6007.



For more information, please contact: shafferk@dkja.net

 
Posted on
03 June 2015
 

Part-Time Elementary School Positions

The North Shore Hebrew Academy in Great Neck, NY seeks part
time teachers for elementary General Studies, a Reading
Specialist, and Grade 5 Judaic Studies. Judaic Studies are
taught in Hebrew. Please send resume and cover letter to
Rabbi Jeffrey Kobrin, Head of School, at jkobrin@nsha.org.

For more information, please contact: jkobrin@nsha.org

 
Posted on
29 May 2015
 

SKA seeks F/T Assistant to the Director of Student Support Services

Student-centered, girls' yeshiva high school, is seeking a
full time assistant for the Director of Student Support
Services for the 2015-2016 school year.
Candidates should have excellent organizational skills,
knowledge of basic technology and ability to work well with
teachers and students.
Special education background not necessary but a plus.

For more information, please contact: staib@skahalb.org

 
Posted on
29 May 2015
 

P/T HS Science Teacher

Yeshiva
HS in Queens seeking talented and experienced Science
(Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science)  teacher for 2015-16 school year
3:00 – 6:20 M-Th, minimum 3 years experience preferred.  Salary
commensurate with experience.  Please send resume to teachhs.912@gmail.com.

For more information, please contact: rdniman@gmail.com

 
Posted on
28 May 2015
 

Head of Primary School

Moriah College invites exceptional candidates to apply
for the Senior Executive position of Head of Primary
School (Years K-6).


Moriah students are part of something bigger than just a
school. They are integral part of our community, and by
fostering within our students a love of Judaism and
Zionism, we lay down deep community roots for the future
while maintaining our strong heritage as a Modern
Orthodox school.

In 2015 the College began its journey towards a new
strategic vision, which focuses on optimising teaching
and learning outcomes for every student, with a
commitment to the integration of Jewish Life and Learning
and Jewish values into all aspects of study.

At Moriah, we believe every child is unique. We celebrate
individuality and engage our children's curiosity at
every stage of their personal and academic journey.

We encourage our children to make a positive contribution
informed by the richness of their Jewish heritage.

The Head of Primary School will be a dynamic, experienced
and inspiring educator with an outstanding capacity to
foster positive, warm relationships with students, staff
and parents. He or she will be a visible, hands-on,
visionary leader who will cultivate an inclusive
'thinking culture' and learning environment for students,
characterised by a commitment to academic rigour and 21st
century learning skills and technology.

The successful applicant will be committed to the values
and vision of the College, with an ability to lead the
Primary School in the implementation of the College's
strategic plan.

To obtain an Information pack please contact Sharon
Marlow, Managing Director, Marlow Recruitment via
sharon@marlowrecruitment.com.au or on +613 9569 3933.

Applications close Monday June 15th 2015 at 2pm.

All applications/ queries will be handled in the
strictest of confidence.

For more information, please contact: sharon@marlowrecruitment.com.au

 
Posted on
27 May 2015
 

Hebrew Language Teacher Needed

The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County is seeking a Hebrew Language teacher for grades 7 through 10 for the 2015 -2016 academic year.
Please include a cover letter elaborating on your level of experience.

For more information, please contact: paronowitz@hanc.org

 
Posted on
27 May 2015
 

Early Childhood Educators

The Maimonides School Early Childhood Center (ECC), opening in August 2015 in Brookline, MA, seeks experienced, enthusiastic teachers certified in Early Childhood Education.

We are a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school incorporating a child-centered, Reggio-inspired philosophy. Rooted in Jewish values, our program features a pioneering curriculum designed to inspire a love of Torah, Israel, and Hebrew language. We seek Modern Orthodox teachers who are trained in the Reggio approach and/or are open to teaching in an educationally progressive, constructivist Orthodox environment.

Hebrew speakers are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have teaching experience and a college degree is required. Above all, applicants must treasure preschool-aged children and appreciate the uniqueness of each child.  We seek to hire enthusiastic educators who will inspire our young children to learn through exploration and investigation.

Both full and part-time positions, with competitive salaries and benefits, are available.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Robin Meyerowitz, Early Childhood Director at rmeyerowitz@maimonides.org.

For more information, please contact: rmeyerowitz@maimonides.org

 
Posted on
27 May 2015
 

Early Childhood Educational Assistants

The Maimonides School Early Childhood Center (ECC), opening in August 2015 in Brookline, MA, seeks assistant teachers.

Assistant teachers must have experience; a college degree is preferred.  Above all,applicants must treasure preschool-aged children and must appreciate the uniqueness of each child.  We seek to hire enthusiastic educators who will inspire our young children to learn through exploration and investigation.

Hebrew speakers are encouraged to apply.

The ECC is a Modern Orthodox school incorporating a child-centered Reggio-inspired philosophy. Rooted in Jewish values, our program features a pioneering curriculum designed to inspire a love of Torah, Israel, and Hebrew language.  Assistant teachers should feel comfortable in an educationally progressive, constructivist Orthodox environment.

Both full and part-time positions, with competitive salaries and benefits, are available.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Robin Meyerowitz, Early Childhood Director at rmeyerowitz@maimonides.org.

For more information, please contact: rmeyerowitz@maimonides.org

 
Posted on
27 May 2015
 

Elementary School Teacher- 5th Grade (two openings)

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Elementary School Teacher- 5th Grade (two openings)

FLSA Classification: Full time (100% FTE, exempt position, M-F work schedule, but may be needed occasionally in the evenings or on weekends)
Term of Position: Job begins August 2015
Reports To: Head of Campus
Position Purpose: Teach 5th grade at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Brandeis Hillel Day School at a Glance
Brandeis Hillel Day School, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks outstanding lower, middle, and upper elementary teachers for high achieving students. Our school program is designed to provide a supportive, creative and stimulating environment where students strive for social and emotional well-being and academic excellence. These positions are for the 2015-2016 school year beginning mid-August 2015.

Brandeis Hillel Day School located in San Francisco serving over 400 students in grades K-8. We offer an engaging, integrated and rigorous curriculum that includes a strong foundation in core academic disciplines: English, with an emphasis on writing, reading and public speaking, mathematics, science, social studies, Hebrew, and Judaic studies

In addition, art, athletics, drama, music, technology, service learning, and outdoor education are important components to enhance the development of our students’ hearts, minds and souls. Strengthening social and emotional skills are an important part of our program as well and are critical in our positive school culture.

BHDS has an overall student-teacher ratio of 9:1; our low student to teacher ratio enables each child to reach his or her full potential. Our instructional philosophy reflects standards developed by the State of California, national teachers’ organizations and our own faculty. Brandeis Hillel’s faculty follow the best practices set by experience, a collaborative approach and the most recent findings of educational research.

BHDS values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all. See us on the web at http://www.BHDS.org .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Teaching Singapore Math, a phonics based reading, writing, and spelling program, Lucy Calkins leveled reading and the writing process, and FOSS science.
Using the Responsive Classroom approach, Growth Mindset, Kimochies, and Welcoming Schools to created and support a positive classroom environment.
Collaborating with other general studies teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.
Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters.
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures
• Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

Position Qualifications:
B.A. degree and teaching credential are required
At least five years prior experience as a lead classroom teacher is required
Good sense of humor and warm demeanor are required
A passion for children is required

Details:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at http://www.bhds.org. Brandeis Hillel Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Instructions for applying:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org. No telephone calls please.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

For more information, please contact: lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org

 
Posted on
27 May 2015
 

Elementary School Teacher- Various Positions Teaching Kindergarten

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Elementary School Teacher- Various Positions Teaching Kindergarten

FLSA Classification: Full time (100% FTE, exempt position, M-F work schedule, but may be needed occasionally in the evenings or on weekends)
Term of Position: Job begins August 2015
Reports To: Head of Campus
Position Purpose: Teach Kindergarten at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Brandeis Hillel Day School at a Glance
Brandeis Hillel Day School, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks outstanding lower, middle, and upper elementary teachers for high achieving students. Our school program is designed to provide a supportive, creative and stimulating environment where students strive for social and emotional well-being and academic excellence. These positions are for the 2015-2016 school year beginning mid-August 2015.

Brandeis Hillel Day School located in San Francisco serving over 400 students in grades K-8. We offer an engaging, integrated and rigorous curriculum that includes a strong foundation in core academic disciplines: English, with an emphasis on writing, reading and public speaking, mathematics, science, social studies, Hebrew, and Judaic studies

In addition, art, athletics, drama, music, technology, service learning, and outdoor education are important components to enhance the development of our students’ hearts, minds and souls. Strengthening social and emotional skills are an important part of our program as well and are critical in our positive school culture.

BHDS has an overall student-teacher ratio of 9:1; our low student to teacher ratio enables each child to reach his or her full potential. Our instructional philosophy reflects standards developed by the State of California, national teachers’ organizations and our own faculty. Brandeis Hillel’s faculty follow the best practices set by experience, a collaborative approach and the most recent findings of educational research.

BHDS values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all. See us on the web at http://www.BHDS.org .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Teaching Singapore Math, a phonics based reading, writing, and spelling program, Lucy Calkins leveled reading and the writing process, and FOSS science.
• Using the Responsive Classroom approach, Growth Mindset, Kimochies, and Welcoming Schools to created and support a positive classroom environment.
• Collaborating with other general studies teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.
• Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters.
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures
• Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

Position Qualifications:
B.A. degree and teaching credential are required
At least five years prior experience as a lead classroom teacher is required
Good sense of humor and warm demeanor are required
A passion for children is required

Details:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at http://www.bhds.org. Brandeis Hillel Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Instructions for applying:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org. No telephone calls please.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

For more information, please contact: lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org

 
Posted on
26 May 2015
 

Hiring Hebrew Language Teacher

Magen David Yeshivah High School of Brooklyn, NY seeks a
Judaic Studies teacher in the area of Hebrew language.

The position calls for approximately 20 teaching periods
per week, Monday through Friday.

Candidates must have:
- Previous Hebrew language teaching experience
- Previous teaching experience on the high school level
- Fluency in Hebrew and English

Classes will be taught in "Ivrit be'Ivrit".

Please send resume to ematalon@mdyhs.net

For more information, please contact: ematalon@mdyhs.net

 
Posted on
26 May 2015
 

Hebrew Language Teacher, Hebrew Academy of Nassau County, Uniondale, NY

The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County  is seeking a Hebrew Language teacher for grades 7 through 10 for the 2015 -2016 academic year.

Please include a cover letter elaborating on your level of experience. Serious inquiries please email paronowitz@hanc.org

For more information, please contact: paronowitz@hanc.org

 
Posted on
22 May 2015
 

Hebrew Teacher

The Columbus Torah Academy (CTA), a flagship Midwestern Jewish day school, serving students in grades K-12 for six decades, located on a magnificent 35 acre suburban campus with recently renovated state-of-the-art facilities, seeks a full-time Lower School and Upper School Hebrew Teacher. Please visit the school's website at www.torahacademy.org for a detailed description of the school and programs. Send resumes to:  Kelly Adar at kadar@torahacademy.org. 

For more information, please contact: kadar@torahacademy.org

 
Posted on
22 May 2015
 

Judaic Studies Teacher - 8th grade and other duties as assigned such as Tefilah coordination and holidays

Brandeis Hillel Day School - San Francisco Campus

Judaic Studies Teacher - 8th grade and other duties as assigned such as Tefilah coordination and holidays

FLSA Classification: Exempt, M-F work schedule, but may be needed occasionally in the evenings or on weekends
Reports To: Department Head, Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Position Purpose: Teach Judaic Studies and coordinate activities at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Brandeis Hillel Day School at a Glance
Brandeis Hillel Day School (BHDS) is the largest independent Jewish day school in the Western United States, providing an outstanding academic education to our students. BHDS welcomes children and families from a broad range of backgrounds reflecting the demographics of the Jewish community throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. BHDS’ vision is to become a keystone of the San Francisco Bay Area's diverse Jewish community by providing a unique educational experience for K-8 children. BHDS values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all through an appreciation of Jewish ethical values. For more information about Brandeis Hillel Day School, visit our website at http://www.bhds.org

We are seeking an experienced, creative and dynamic educator, able to engage 8th grade students in meaningful and innovative ways with Jewish Rabbinic text, Holocaust studies, Tikkun Olam and Israel education. This individual should have outstanding classroom management skills, and an ability to connect with students of this age. Integration of General and Judaic studies is a priority in the middle school. We seek candidates who are excited about collaborating with other teachers in creating integrated units.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Engaging students in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Collaborating with other lower school teachers and educators to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.
• Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters.
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures.
• Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

Position Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Jewish Studies or related field of study.
• A minimum of three years teaching at the Elementary/middle School level in an independent school environment.
• Eligible to work in the US.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills in both Hebrew and English.
• Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.

Physical Qualifications:
• Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students.
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.
• Regularly uses close and distance vision.
• Work at a desk and computer screen.
• Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder.
• Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment and outside in typical Bay Area weather.

Compensation
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience and position requirements. Medical, dental, disability and retirement benefits are provided for eligible full- time employees. Brandeis Hillel Day School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to judaicstudiesteacher@bhds.org. No telephone calls please.

For more information, please contact: judaicstudiesteacher@bhds.org

 
Posted on
22 May 2015
 

Teacher - Middle School Social Studies

Teacher - Middle School Social Studies

FLSA Classification: Full time, exempt position
Term of Position: Job begins August 17, 2015
Reports To: Head of Middle School
Position Purpose: Teach Social Studies to 6, 7th grade students in an Independent Jewish Day School

The Brandeis School of San Francisco (formally Brandeis Hillel Day School) is an Independent Jewish Day School located in San Francisco, serving nearly 400 students in grades K-8. This position is on our San Francisco campus located near San Francisco State University. The job begins August 17, 2015 and is robustly benefitted, including medical, dental, life and LTD insurance and a 403B retirement account.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Following, developing and enhancing existing social studies curriculum which includes engaging students in multiple modes of class activities including in-depth investigation of a particular topic.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Collaborating with other middle school teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.
• Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters.
• Working as an advisor in the Middle School Advisory program
• Planning, and staffing student educational trips (including overnight stay).
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures.
• Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree and teaching credential
• Middle School Social Studies teaching experience preferable (3 years documented)

Physical Qualifications:
• Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs
• Regularly use close and distance vision
• Work at a desk and computer screen
• Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder
• Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment and outside in both hot and cold climates

Details:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at www.bhds.org. Brandeis Hillel Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to serve the Jewish community by providing children with an outstanding academic program in general and Judaic studies within a dynamic and diverse Jewish cultural environment. The right candidate will clearly articulate and model this mission and the School’s core values which are Integrity (Ometz Lev), Service (Tikkun Olam) and Kindness (Chesed).

Instructions for applying:
To apply: send resume and cover letter, including details of your experience relevant to teaching Social Studies to bhdsjobs@bhds.org. We respectfully ask that you do not contact the Head of School, Head of Middle School or Head of Campus directly.

For more information, please contact: bhdsjobs@bhds.org

 
Posted on
22 May 2015
 

Elementary School Teacher- Various Positions Teaching Grades K-5

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Elementary School Teacher- Various Positions Teaching Grades K-5

FLSA Classification: Full time (100% FTE, exempt position, M-F work schedule, but may be needed occasionally in the evenings or on weekends)
Term of Position: Job begins August 2015
Reports To: Head of Campus
Position Purpose: Teach K -5th grade at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Brandeis Hillel Day School at a Glance
Brandeis Hillel Day School, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks outstanding lower, middle, and upper elementary teachers for high achieving students. Our school program is designed to provide a supportive, creative and stimulating environment where students strive for social and emotional well-being and academic excellence. These positions are for the 2015-2016 school year beginning mid-August 2015.

Brandeis Hillel Day School located in San Francisco serving over 400 students in grades K-8. We offer an engaging, integrated and rigorous curriculum that includes a strong foundation in core academic disciplines: English, with an emphasis on writing, reading and public speaking, mathematics, science, social studies, Hebrew, and Judaic studies

In addition, art, athletics, drama, music, technology, service learning, and outdoor education are important components to enhance the development of our students’ hearts, minds and souls. Strengthening social and emotional skills are an important part of our program as well and are critical in our positive school culture.

BHDS has an overall student-teacher ratio of 9:1; our low student to teacher ratio enables each child to reach his or her full potential. Our instructional philosophy reflects standards developed by the State of California, national teachers’ organizations and our own faculty. Brandeis Hillel’s faculty follow the best practices set by experience, a collaborative approach and the most recent findings of educational research.

BHDS values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all. See us on the web at http://www.BHDS.org .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively • Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior • Teaching Singapore Math, a phonics based reading, writing, and spelling program, Lucy Calkins leveled reading and the writing process, and FOSS science • Using the Responsive Classroom approach, Growth Mindset, Kimochies, and Welcoming Schools to created and support a positive classroom environment • Collaborating with other general studies teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.• Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures • Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

Position Qualifications:B.A. degree and teaching credential are required. At least five years prior experience as a lead classroom teacher is required
Good sense of humor and warm demeanor are required
A passion for children is required

Details:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at http://www.bhds.org. Brandeis Hillel Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Instructions for applying:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org. No telephone calls please.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

For more information, please contact: lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org

 
Posted on
21 May 2015
 

ISO Qualified Teachers

The JEC's Yeshiva of Elizabeth is seeking applicants for
the following positions for the 2015-2016 school year:

Early Childhood Assistant
General Studies Teacher

Qualified applicants should email resumes to
sschwartz@thejec.org.

For more information, please contact: sschwartz@thejec.org

 
Posted on
20 May 2015
 

Seeking Global History Teacher

BY Machon Ora in Passaic, NJ is seeking an experienced 10th grade Global History teacher for one period late afternoon on Monday - Thursday. Beginning September 2015. Please send resume to bymachonora@gmail.com.

For more information, please contact: bymachonora@gmail.com

 
Posted on
19 May 2015
 

Teacher Grade 5- Gen Studies

Progressive elementary school for boys seeks innovative, dynamic, and experienced general studies teacher in Grade 5 .    Professional, collaborative work environment. Excellent salary. Part time, afternoons. Please send cover letter and email.

For more information, please contact: ykom346@yahoo.com

 
Posted on
19 May 2015
 

Music Teacher

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in
Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for a Music Teacher.

Qualifications:
-Exhibits strong ability to build connections with children and to
develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
-Displays effective collaborative skills
-Understands basic principles of social, emotional and cognitive
development
-Demonstrates an ability to teach children music theory and music
appreciation
-Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging
manner

Responsibilities:
-Teaches students to appreciate music
-Develops students’ musical literacy
-Teaches students about music theory
-Works collaboratively with teaching team on daily activities and
special programs
-Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as lunch and
recess duty

To review the full job description and to apply for this position, please
visit: www.saracademy.org/careers

For more information, please contact: cymete@saracademy.org

 
Posted on
19 May 2015
 

SAR Academy Seeks General Studies Assistant Teachers (Lower School)

SAR Academy, a Modern Orthodox, co-educational day school in
Riverdale, NY, is now accepting resumes for General Studies Assistant
Teachers in the Lower School (Grades 1-5).

Qualifications:
*Strong ability to build connections with children and to develop an
atmosphere of mutual respect
*Problem-solving and collaborative skills
*Understanding of principles of social, emotional and cognitive
development
*Creative, flexible and open-minded approach to teaching
*Knowledge of and ability to teach language arts, math and social
studies curricula
*Working knowledge of educational technology tools to maximize
student engagement and to differentiate instruction

Responsibilities:
*Assists head teacher with the planning of learning units, curriculum
and teaching
*Leads small group activities
*Supports head teacher with preparation for conferences and written
reports
*Works actively and collaboratively with teaching team on daily
activities and special programs
*Assumes responsibilities outside of the classroom, such as lunch and
recess duty

To review the job description and apply for these positions, please
visit: www.saracademy.org/careers

For more information, please contact: cymete@saracademy.org

 
Posted on
18 May 2015
 

Yeshivah of Flatbush Positions Available

Yeshivah of Flatbush Elementary School is seeking the
following positions for September 2015:
Torah Studies Teachers for grades 2-5 (Must be fluent in
Hebrew)
Middle Division Science Teacher
School Psychologist with a Masters in Psychology
All teachers must be licensed, computer literate and have a
minimum of three years experience.
Email resume to: Lschwed@flatbush.org or Fax: 718-377-0135

For more information, please contact: Lschwed@flatbush.org

 
Posted on
15 May 2015
 

Math & Social Studies Teachers

Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, located in River Edge,
NJ, seeks Math and Social Studies Middle School teachers
who will instruct and transmit excitement and relevance of
curriculum, carry out classroom management plans for
students, and work with grade level faculty to institute
new programs, curriculum, and activities.  Teaching
experience and certification required.
PM hours, 12:45-4:45 PM daily, Fridays 11-2 PM.
Email resumes@rynj.org

For more information, please contact: resumes@rynj.org

 
Posted on
14 May 2015
 

English Teacher - Middle School

Brandeis Hillel Day School

English Teacher - Middle School

FLSA Classification: Part time, exempt position
Term of Position: Job begins Mid- August 2015
Reports To: Head of School
Position Purpose: Teach Middle School English at an Independent Jewish Day School

Brandeis Marin
With an uncompromising commitment to exceptional academics and universal Jewish values, we ignite a passion for learning that propels our students to become caring and engaged global citizens.

Brandeis Marin maintains high academic standards. Low student/teacher and staff ratios and small classes provide the proper setting for each child to reach his or her potential. Faculty members and staff, with a deep sense of commitment and high level of professionalism, are key to successfully developing and implementing our exciting and engaging program. Teachers and staff focus on the development of critical thinking skills, hands-on learning and problem-solving. Current materials, technologies and teaching strategies are integral to our approach. The right candidate will clearly articulate and model this mission and the School’s core values

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Engaging students in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Collaborating with other middle school teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.
• Working as an advisor in the Middle School Advisory program
• Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters.
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures
• Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.

Other Responsibilities:
• Attending and working at annual overnight trips

Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree in English and teaching credential
• Minimum of 3 years experience teaching at middle school level
• Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of middle school students
• Good sense of humor

Physical Qualifications:
• Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear and visually interact with students
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs
• Regularly use close and distance vision
• Work at a desk and computer screen
• Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder

To apply: send resume and cover letter, including details of your experience relevant to teaching English to bhdsjobs@bhds.org. We respectfully ask that you do not contact the Head of School, Head of Middle School or Head of Campus directly.

For more information, please contact: bhdsjobs@bhds.org

 
Posted on
13 May 2015
 

Seeking teachers - Hebrew Academy (RASG) Miami Beach, FL

Hebrew Academy (RASG), Miami Beach, FL seeking teachers for
2015-2016

The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy (www.rasg.org) is a
Modern Orthodox Jewish day school serving 570 students spanning
Early Childhood through grade 12. The mission of the Hebrew
Academy is to inspire and equip students to achieve their
greatest potential academically and spiritually by focusing on
their individual attributes and instilling eternal Torah values
in a changing world.

The Hebrew Academy seeks innovative, knowledgeable, inspiring
and committed teachers for the following subjects:
• Early Childhood
• Middle School Math
• Middle School Science
• High School English Department Chair
• High School Science
• High School Judaic Studies
• High School Resource Support

Interested candidates should send resume to: jobs@rasg.org

For more information, please contact: abossewitch@rasg.org

 
Posted on
13 May 2015
 

Yeshivah of Flatbush High School Seeking Regents Physics Teacher & Applied Science/STEM Teacher

Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School is
seeking a Regents Physics teacher as well as Applied
Science/STEM teacher to join our expanding Science &
Technology program.

High School experience and teaching license or equivalent
degree preferred. Training and curriculum
support/mentoring will be provided for candidate with
strong science background looking to expand their
horizons to include teaching engineering.

Excellent growth opportunity for candidate(s) with a
passion for science and teaching high school students.
Afternoons. Supportive work environment and learning
community.

Please send cover letters and resumes to
resume@flatbush.org.

For more information, please contact: dgalpert@flatbush.org

 
Posted on
12 May 2015
 

Judaic Studies Teacher

Upper East Side of Manhattan Day School

Position beginning September 1, 2015

Full time Hebrew teacher for Grades 3 - 8

Must teach Ivrit b'Ivrit

Deep knowledge of Tanach a requirement

BA required

Minimum 3 years experience

Creative and dynamic teacher

Salary commensurate with experience

Excellent benefits

For more information, please contact: mrsetra@parkeastdayschool.org

 
Posted on
12 May 2015
 

Learning Specialist Grades 7-12, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Rockville, MD

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School of Greater Washington is seeking a full time special educator to provide expertise and leadership in the area of learning support for grades 7-12 for the 2015-2016 school year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide support and intervention in the area of executive functioning and self-advocacy skills.
• Provide support to teachers on differentiated instruction and classroom accommodations.
• Interpret psycho-educational evaluations and make recommendations.
• Appraise student learning levels and needs and establish learning objectives to address these needs.
• Write Education Plans with measurable goals and student reports to monitor progress.
• Provide direct support services to students in Structured Study Hall and/or in their mainstream classrooms.
• Use on-going diagnostic prescriptive teaching methods to assist students in developing skills and strategies to become successful lifelong learners.
• Communicate regularly with parents of students on caseload.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must have high level of interpersonal skills to work with staff and parents dealing with sensitive and confidential issues concerning a child’s learning differences.
• Must have leadership skills and experience conducting parent meetings.
• Experience supporting students with executive functioning challenges required.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 

Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in Special Education from an Accredited University. At least 5 years teaching experience preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest and resume to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code LS800.

ABOUT CESJDS

Internationally acclaimed for its unparalleled excellence, the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS) is the largest K-12 Jewish community day school in North America. Serving 1100 students on two dynamic, state of the art campuses, CESJDS offers a full program of general and Judaic studies, co-curricular and athletic activities and community service. CESJDS provides rigorous study infused with creativity, innovation and hands-on engagement and cultivates students who have the academic knowledge, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills to be successful in the 21st century.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For more information, please contact: www.cesjds.org/careers

 
Posted on
11 May 2015
 

Jewish Studies an Hebrew teacher

The Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in Overland Park, KS, a K-12 Jewish Community Day School seeks a strong and passionate Orthodox Jewish studies educator with Hebrew language fluency to teach in the Matmidim program. This is a unique Orthodox program within a community day school context. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, well-organized, a team player, and able to prepare engaging, content-filled lessons that imbue a love of Hebrew and Judaism in the students and build their skills as independent learners.


Job responsibilities to include:

-Teaching in the Matmidim program, an innovative Jewish Studies track for

the Orthodox community

-Teaching TaL AM curriculum, Ivrit B'Ivrit, and possibly the Lehavin

U'Lehaskil Chumash curriculum in lower elementary school.

-Leading tefillah for one or more classes

-Attending school meetings

-Functioning as a role model to students and an ambassador to the general

school and community for the Matmidim program.


Other aspects of this unique opportunity:


Opportunity to impact and inspire a growing, vibrant community!  You will have the chance to be part of developing a unique model for Jewish education.  Opportunities for other teaching assignments in the general school may also be available, as well as community-level informal education opportunities. This is a chance to shape the future of Jewish life in Kansas City and have a true impact on the families and children you serve!


Interested candidates should send resume and coverletter to Rabbi Avi

Weinstein aweinstein@hbha.edu and Rabbi Daniel Rockoff drockoff@hbha.edu

For more information, please contact: drockoff@hbha.edu

 
Posted on
11 May 2015
 

French Teacher

Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central), located in Holliswood, Queens, offers a rigorous and innovative academic program that seeks to utilize the best practices of education to inspire our students to become life-long learners.

YUHSG is seeking experienced part-time high school French teacher beginning in September 2015.

Experience/Masters preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to teachyuhsg@yuhsg.org.

For more information about YUHSG, please visit our website: www.yuhsg.org.

For more information, please contact: teachyuhsg@yuhsg.org

 
Posted on
10 May 2015
 

Middle/High School Jewish Text Teacher, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, Rockville, MD

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking a full-time Middle/High School Jewish Text Teacher for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The ideal candidate will be a creative, charismatic educator with expertise in a broad range of Judaic Studies topics. He/she should have a record of creating strong relationships with students and be comfortable teaching in a pluralistic environment that emphasizes Jewish identity development and experiential education techniques. 

Responsibilities include:

• Teaching Bible and Rabbinics classes to middle and high school students (grades 7, 8 and 9)
• Participating in planning Judaic programs and celebrations in the School

Requirements: BA in Judaic Studies required, MA, doctorate, or rabbinic ordination preferred; successful experience teaching courses in Jewish Text and/or Jewish History to students in grades 7-12. Experience in differentiated instruction and working with students with diverse learning needs preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code JS800.

ABOUT CESJDS

Internationally acclaimed for its unparalleled excellence, the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS) is the largest K-12 Jewish community day school in North America. Serving 1100 students on two dynamic, state of the art campuses, CESJDS offers a full program of general and Judaic studies, co-curricular and athletic activities and community service. CESJDS provides rigorous study infused with creativity, innovation and hands-on engagement and cultivates students who have the academic knowledge, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills to be successful in the 21st century.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For more information, please contact: www.cesjds.org/careers

 
Posted on
08 May 2015
 

Hillel Community Day School of Rochester, NY is seeking:

Hillel is a Jewish Community, kindergarten througheighth grade school, offering a dual curriculum of Judaic Studies and GeneralStudies. The candidates Hillel seeks will demonstrate commitment to Judaism andZionism, and exhibit the desire to help students reach their potential asmembers of the Jewish community and as productive members of the greatersociety.  You can make a true impact on the lives of our students andcommunity. Hillel is a supportive and encouraging environment proud of itsalmost seventy-five year history of educational excellence and cutting edgeprogramming. Rochester is an affordable, beautiful and stimulating environmentin easy reach of many major cities and attractions.  When you consider thelow cost of housing and high standard of living, this opportunity may beyour key to success and happiness!

H.C.D.S. Anticipates the following openings for the 2015-2016 school year:

- 1.0 FTE Elementary Judaic Studies Teacher

- 1.0 FTE Hebrew Language Teacher - Grades 4-8

- 1.0 FTE Middle School Judaic Studies Teacher 

Visit ourwebsite at www.hillelschool.org foran online application or submit resume, cover letter, copies of certification and 2references to: HillelSchoolhr@gmail.com

 

For more information, please contact: Hillelschoolhr@gmail.com

 
Posted on
07 May 2015
 

Hebrew Instructor

Frankel Jewish Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016
school year for a Hebrew Instructor to teach a variety of Hebrew courses. We
are seeking candidates who are Hebrew native speakers and hold a teaching
certificate. Both a university degree and extensive experience with teaching
Hebrew at the high school level are highly desirable.

FJA is a coeducational, independent high school that functions as both an
academic and a religious institution, offering a dual curriculum of college-
preparatory general studies and classical text-based Jewish studies. The
school, which operates within a framework of Jewish law, draws its student
body from diverse backgrounds to learn together in an open, tolerant,
religious environment.

FJA offers a warm and supportive working environment and competitive salary
and benefits. It provides exceptional, nationally recognized support and
mentoring for new teachers, as well as extensive professional development
opportunities for all faculty. FJA is a professional learning community where
all teachers are expected to be ongoing learners. FJA strongly supports the
development and growth of each member of its professional teaching staff.
From establishing standards and benchmarks, to coaching web literacy, to
providing up-to-date technology to enhance the classroom experience, FJA is
committed to hiring and retaining teachers suitable to its mission and to
providing the necessary support so that honing one’s craft becomes an
integral part of a teacher’s professional life.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Lesson Plans and Course Development
* Plan, evaluate and revise curricula, course content and course materials, and
methods of instruction for successful learning.
* Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, handouts,
and examinations.
* Utilize technology to enhance student learning.

Instruction
* Prepare and deliver lessons to students.
* Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
* Evaluate and grade students' class work, performance assessments, and
formative and summative assignments.
* Advise students on academic and career issues. Maintain regularly
scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
* Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
Prepare and submit required reports related to instruction.
* Engage in effective technology integration. FJA is a one-to-one iPad school.

Communal Responsibilities
* Support the religious mission of the school.
* Support the Zionist mission of the school.
* Uphold the professional standards at FJA.
* Participate in school and community events.
* Keep abreast of developments in field by reading current scholarly articles
and participating in professional conferences.
* Collaborate with FJA colleagues to address teaching issues and best
practices in a professional learning community that includes ongoing
mentoring, peer coaching, and study groups.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume,
cover letter, and references to employment@frankelja.org. In the subject
title, please write, “Hebrew Instructor.”

Frankel Jewish Academy is a non-profit private secondary academy. We are an
equal opportunity employer and are committed to the belief that each
individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity.

To find out more about Frankel Jewish Academy, visit our website at
www.frankelja.org.

For more information, please contact: employment@frankelja.org

 
Posted on
07 May 2015
 

Director of Jewish Life

Frankel Jewish Academy (FJA) is currently accepting applications for the 2015-
2016 school year for a Director of Jewish Life who will lead the informal
Jewish life of the school and teach either Rabbinics or Bible courses. We are
seeking candidates with a commitment to halacha and academic training in
Jewish studies. Both a university Jewish studies background and a
yeshiva/seminary background are highly desirable. A solid foundation in
Hebrew language is required.

FJA is a diverse, halachic, Zionist high school offering a dual curriculum of
college-preparatory general studies and classical text-based Jewish studies.
The school, which operates within a framework of Jewish law, draws its
student body from Conservative, Orthodox, and Reform backgrounds to learn
together in an open, tolerant, religious environment.

The ideal candidate will be dynamic, creative, and able to lead and plan all-
school activities to enhance the Jewish Festivals and Israeli national events.
Must have the ability to develop comfortable and positive Shabbat experiences
for students of all backgrounds. This position requires skills to lead and work
alongside students, teachers, and parents as well as co-collaborate with the
Director of Student Life. Applicants should have an energetic presence in the
classroom, passion for Jewish and secular knowledge, and a desire to work
with teenagers. Furthermore, a foundation in current educational practices,
technology, and a warm welcoming personality is expected. For the teaching
part of this role we particularly encourage applicants for the Bible department
to have a strong foundation in biblical grammar and parshanut; and for our
Talmud department, to have a skills and language approach to learning.

FJA offers a warm and supportive working environment with a competitive
salary and benefits. We provide exceptional, nationally recognized support
and mentoring for new teachers, as well as extensive professional
development opportunities for all faculty. Frankel Jewish Academy is a
professional learning community where all teachers are expected to be
ongoing learners. FJA strongly supports the development and growth of each
member of its professional teaching staff. From establishing standards and
benchmarks, to coaching web literacy, to providing up-to-date technology to
enhance the classroom experience, Frankel Jewish Academy is committed to
hiring and retaining teachers suitable to its mission and to providing the
necessary support so that honing one’s craft becomes an integral part of a
teacher’s professional life.

Prospective candidates must:
• Have experience running all-school programs
• Have past experience organizing and leading Shabbat experiences
• Have previous high school teaching experience in Bible or Rabbinics
• Have a strong background in Jewish studies and at least a bachelor’s
degree in relevant fields. A master’s degree is preferred.
• Work within the Jewish Studies Department regarding departmental
functions, such as: curriculum development, backwards planning, professional
development, and resource planning
• Be enthusiastic about continuing to learn and grow in his or her practice;
always working to become a better teacher
• Uphold the professional standards at FJA
• Support the religious mission of the school
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with parents,
staff, and students
• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
• Willingness to work with students and staff outside of the regular school
day


If you are interested in applying, please email your resume, cover letter, and
references to employment@frankelja.org. In the subject title, please write
“Director of Jewish Life.”

Frankel Jewish Academy is a non-profit private secondary academy. We are
an equal opportunity employer and are committed to the belief that each
individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity.

To find out more about our school, log on to http://www.frankelja.org.

For more information, please contact: employment@frankelja.org

 
Posted on
07 May 2015
 

Math and Science Teachers

Yeshivah of Flatbush Elementary School is seeking Math and
Science Teachers for Middle Division grades. Licensed and
experienced teachers may submit their resumes to:
rberkman@flatbush.org or fax: 718-377-0135.

For more information, please contact: rberkman@flatbush.org

 
Posted on
05 May 2015
 

Yavneh Academy seeking teachers

NEEDED:


Yavneh
Academy seeks dynamic, caring, dedicated and professional educators
committed to our mission of providing academic excellence in a warm,
nurturing environment for the 2015-2016/5776 school year.

Current opportunities include positions in

Early Childhood
Lower School General Studies
Middle School Judaic Studies

Interested candidates should please submit their cover letter and resume to rebecca.gordon@yavnehacademy.org

For more information, please contact: rebecca.gordon@yavnehacademy.org

 
Posted on
05 May 2015
 

Teacher

Yeshivat Noam
Paramus, NJ

Elementary School Teachers
• General Studies – Head Teacher
• Enrichment Teacher
• Judaic Studies – Head Teacher
• Assistant Teachers in Judaic and General Studies
Middle School
• Math Teacher
• Tanach Teacher
Requirements
• Head Teachers must have Masters Degrees
and 2 years experience.
• Strong technology skills

Yeshivat Noam Teachers are engaging, create dynamic lessons
and have a passion for teaching.

Please send resumes to hiring@yeshivatnaom.org

For more information, please contact: hiring@yeshivatnoam.org

 
Posted on
05 May 2015
 

Kindergarten Teacher

Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School in Skokie, IL is
seeking a warm, energetic, progressive and passionate
educator to serve as a Kindergarten Teacher.

Qualifications include:
- A Bachelor’s or higher degree in Education or related
field
- Background in General and Judaic studies
- Experience teaching in early childhood preferred.

Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School, founded in 1962,
is a preschool through eighth grade co-educational Modern
Orthodox Jewish Day School providing excellence in both
Judaic and General Studies. We are located in Skokie, IL
and serve over 400 students.

Hillel Torah is a vibrant and supportive team-oriented
work environment. Salary and benefits commensurate with
education and experience.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to
resumes@hilleltorah.org

For more information, please contact: resumes@hilleltorah.org

 
Posted on
04 May 2015
 

FIRST GRADE GENERAL STUDIES TEACHER AT RABBI PESACH RAYMON YESHIVA IN EDISON, NJ

FIRST GRADE GENERAL STUDIES TEACHER AT RABBI PESACH RAYMON YESHIVA IN EDISON, NJ, P/T – passionate belief in the potential of all students; ability to relate to and motivate each student through personal knowledge and caring; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to integrate technology effectively for successful instruction; understanding of and ability to differentiate learning through small group instruction and excellent classroom management; strong subject matter knowledge; familiarity with research-based pedagogy for successful learning. Minimum 3 years’ experience in 1st grade or low elementary grades. Elementary Education degree and P-3 or K-6 teaching certification required. Send resume and contact information to: teachingposition@rpry.org

For more information, please contact: teachingposition@rpry.org

 
Posted on
30 April 2015
 

Biology, Chemistry, AP Computer Science

SAR High School is a mission-driven, co-educational, modern
Orthodox Jewish high school committed to student-centered
learning in a challenging and supportive environment.

For the 2015-2016 school year, SAR High School is looking
to to hire experienced faculty in the following areas:

Full Time: Biology (2 sections) and Chemistry (2 sections)
Half time: AP Computer Science

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:
ncohen@sarhighschool.org

For more information, please contact: ncohen@sarhighschool.org

 
Posted on
28 April 2015
 

Maternity Leave Sub

Seeking a sub General Studies teacher to cover a maternity
leave (beginning May 18). It is a full time position
teaching Sixth Grade English . Please email resumes to
Becky Troodler btroodler@yeshivatnoam.org.

For more information, please contact: btroodler@yeshivatnoam.org

 
Posted on
28 April 2015
 

Shadow Position


The Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy seeks a dedicated and
aspiring educator to shadow an elementary school age student
within a regular classroom setting.
Experience working with special needs students preferred.
Working knowledge of Hebrew language and Judaics preferred
Collaboration with classroom teacher to implement
individualized curriculum for student.
The candidate will be expected to oversee and implement student
behavior plan in tandem with administration.
Please send resume and references to Ms. Shari Faleck
sfaleck@jkha.org

For more information, please contact: sfaleck@jkha.org

 
Posted on
27 April 2015
 

Middle School Limudei Kodesh Teacher

Maimonides School, a K-12 Orthodox Jewish day school in Brookline, MA, is seeking an experienced teacher for middle school Limudei Kodesh classes.  The prime teaching responsibility will be the 7th grade, hatchala l'gemarah classes, so a background in Talmud is a must.  The ideal candidate connects easily with students and is eager to participate in all aspects of middle school life, including Tefillah, Shabbatonim, and Chagim activities.  Semicha is not a requirement but is preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.  Please submit cover letter and résumé to Rabbi Dov Huff, Middle & Upper School Limudei Kodesh Principal, dhuff@maimonides.org


For more information, please contact: dhuff@maimonides.org

 
Posted on
24 April 2015
 

Morot 4th & 7th grades

ROSENBAUM YESHIVA OF NORTH JERSEY seeks enthusiastic, experienced Morot for 4th and 7th grades to teach Chumash, Navi, Halacha and Lashon, with an emphasis on Torah values and middot tovot. Candidates must be fluent in Ivrit. Great opportunity to work with a professional and collaborative staff. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package available. Send resumes to resumes@rynj.org

For more information, please contact: drosenberg@rynj.org

 
Posted on
24 April 2015
 

Math Teacher for Middle School

MATH TEACHER: Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey seeks middle school math teacher. Certification and experience required. High achieving students, collaborative faculty. PM hours only. Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@rynj.org.

For more information, please contact: drosenberg@rynj.org

 
Posted on
22 April 2015
 

Early Childhood Teacher Wanted

September openings for full time Early Childhood teachers at
Barkai Yeshivah, a small progressive Sephardic orthodox day
school in Brooklyn. Warm, supportive environment.

Please e-mail resume to jobs@barkaionline.org

For more information, please contact: jobs@barkaionline.org

 
Posted on
22 April 2015
 

Job Openings

Due to increased enrollment, YBH of Passaic seeks to fill the following afternoon general studies positions: 

  • Elementary teacher for all grades (Boys Div.)
  • Middle School Language Arts
  • Middle  School Science
  • Middle School Social Studies
  • Music (1 day wk.)
  • Ivrit

BA or Masters preferred with experience.  Email cover letter, resume and references to ppersin@ybhpassaic.org

For more information, please contact: ppersin@ybhpassaic.org

 
Posted on
21 April 2015
 

ISO Qualified Special Ed Teacher

The JEC's Yeshiva of Elizabeth elementary division seeks an
experienced special education teacher, beginning September
2015. Experience in Reading and/or Math remediation and
Master's degree required. Please respond promptly via e-
mail, with resume' attached, to sschwartz@thejec.org.

For more information, please contact: aschochet@thejec.org

 
Posted on
21 April 2015
 

ISO Qualified Teachers

The JEC's Yeshiva of Elizabeth is seeking applicants for
the following positions for the 2015-2016 school year:

Early Childhood Assistant
Early Childhood Head Teacher
Elementary School General Studies Teacher
Elementary School Limudei Kodesh Teacher
Special Education Teacher

Qualified applicants should email resumes to
sschwartz@thejec.org.

For more information, please contact: aschochet@thejec.org

 
Posted on
20 April 2015
 

Middle School Science, Math, Social Studies

The Moriah School, a co-ed modern Orthodox yeshiva in
Englewood, NJ is presently seeking to fill the following
positions, beginning September, 2015:

Middle School Science Teacher
Responsibilities: Full time teaching, grades 7 and
8, Biology (Gr. 7) and Chemistry/Physics (Gr. 8).

Middle School Math Teacher
Responsibilities: Full time teaching, Grades 7 and
8, all level of Middle School Math with emphasis on
Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Responsibilities: Full time Social Studies teaching
Grades 7 and 8, American History I and American
History II.

Bachelor's Degree required for all three positions.
Master's Degree and teaching certification
preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to:
rwexler@moriahschool.org

For more information, please contact: rwexler@moriahschool.org

 
Posted on
19 April 2015
 

Judaic Studies teacher, Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, Rockville, MD

The Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy (Rockville, MD), a K-12 modern Orthodox day school, seeks a talented, creative, compassionate, and enthusiastic educator to teach limudei kodesh in the lower school for the 2015/2016 school year. 

Limudei kodesh teachers in the Lower School teach Chumash, Chagim, Hebrew language and parashat ha-shavua. Candidates must be fluent in spoken Hebrew.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Ms. Annetta Nyland, Human Resources Director at nylanda@mjbha.org.

For more information, please contact: nylanda@mjbha.org

 
Posted on
16 April 2015
 

Elementary School Teacher- Various Positions Teaching Grades K-5

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Elementary School Teacher- Various Positions Teaching Grades K-5

FLSA Classification:    Full time (100% FTE, exempt position, M-F work schedule, but may be needed occasionally in the evenings or on weekends)
Term of Position: Job begins August 2015
Reports To: Head of Campus
Position Purpose: Teach K -5th grade at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Brandeis Hillel Day School at a Glance
Brandeis Hillel Day School, an independent Jewish day school in San Francisco, seeks outstanding lower, middle, and upper elementary teachers for high achieving students. Our school program is designed to provide a supportive, creative and stimulating environment where students strive for social and emotional well-being and academic excellence. These positions are for the 2015-2016 school year beginning mid-August 2015.

Brandeis Hillel Day School located in San Francisco serving over 400 students in grades K-8.  We offer an engaging, integrated and rigorous curriculum that includes a strong foundation in core academic disciplines: English, with an emphasis on writing, reading and public speaking, mathematics, science, social studies, Hebrew, and Judaic studies

In addition, art, athletics, drama, music, technology, service learning, and outdoor education are important components to enhance the development of our students’ hearts, minds and souls. Strengthening social and emotional skills are an important part of our program as well and are critical in our positive school culture.

BHDS has an overall student-teacher ratio of 9:1; our low student to teacher ratio enables each child to reach his or her full potential. Our instructional philosophy reflects standards developed by the State of California, national teachers’ organizations and our own faculty. Brandeis Hillel’s faculty follow the best practices set by experience, a collaborative approach and the most recent findings of educational research.  

BHDS values the full development of each child within an atmosphere of intellectual inquiry, creative expression and social and emotional support. We strive to create an ethical school community of children and adults with active involvement in making our world a better place for all.  See us on the web at www.BHDS.org .


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Teaching Singapore Math, a phonics based reading, writing, and spelling program, Lucy Calkins leveled reading and the writing process, and FOSS science.
• Using the Responsive Classroom approach, Growth Mindset, Kimochies, and Welcoming Schools to created and support a positive classroom environment.
• Collaborating with other general studies teachers, educators and specialist teachers to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems.
• Working and communicating effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports and newsletters.
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures
• Being a positive and contributing member of the professional community.


Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree and teaching credential are required
• At least five years prior experience as a lead classroom teacher is required
• Good sense of humor and warm demeanor are required
• A passion for children is required

Details:
The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at www.bhds.org.  Brandeis Hillel Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Instructions for applying:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org.  No telephone calls please.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.



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For more information, please contact: lowerschoolteacher@bhds.org

 
Posted on
15 April 2015
 

Learning and Technology Specialist

The Ramaz Lower School is seeking a Learning and Technology Specialist to provide leadership and guidance in integrating electronic and web-based learning strategies, resources, and technologies into the school’s curriculum, instruction, and staff development in both Judaic and General Studies.

Ramaz is a co-educational independent school striving for excellence in education.
We offer excellent salaries and comprehensive benefits package. An EOE.
Please email resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to jobs@Ramaz.org.

For more information, please contact: jobs@ramaz.org

 
Posted on
14 April 2015
 

3rd and 4th grade Judaics Teacher

Opening for a 3rd and 4th grade Limudei Kodesh teacher at Addlestone Hebrew Academy in Charleston, South Carolina. 


We are looking for an excellent teacher who is :
- comfortable teaching Judaic subjects, including Chumash, Dinim and Ivrit in Hebrew, using the Tal Am curriculum
- well-versed in Judaic subjects and comfortable teaching lower school students Tefilla and Birkat HaMazon, using Orthodox liturgy 
- a warm and energetic teacher who can engage the students in creative ways 
- someone who is looking to share a love of Judaism and inspire others. This is the chance to make a huge difference in a small school and a small community

Addlestone Hebrew Academy is a community Jewish day school in Charleston, SC, serving students from 18 months to 8th grade. Our policies and curriculum are taught with an Orthodox lens, however our student population is made up of families who are Orthodox, Conservative and unaffiliated. It is important that all students are made to feel comfortable at our school. Next year, we will be moving to a new school building which will include a great use of technology and iPads to learn. Our school is known for its warm and family-like environment, in addition its tradition of excellent education. 
 
Charleston is a beautiful city on the East Coast, between New York and Florida. It has been voted the number one tourist destination in the United States for three years in a row (according to Conde Nast) and the friendliest city in the United States. It is the home of Boeing and MUSC; the job market is very good and the cost of living is relatively low. 

The Jewish community numbers about 8,000. There are two Orthodox synagogues, a Conservative synagogue, a Reform congregation and a Chabad house. There are three eiruvs, daily minyan, kosher food, a mikva and everything else needed to make Jewish living comfortable. 

Please send resumes and a reference to Ariela Davis, Director of Judaics at ariela.davis@addlestone.org

For more information, please contact: ariela.davis@addlestone.org

 
Posted on
14 April 2015
 

Full Time Science Teacher

The Yeshiva of Greater Washington (YGW) is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, talented Science teacher for our 2015-2016 school year. YGW is a small orthodox Jewish secondary school and college program on two campuses in Silver Spring and has been serving our community for over 50 years. RESPONSIBILITIES:• Teach Middle and High School Students Science• Observe, evaluate, report and record students' performance• Present subject matter to students, using various teaching methods and technology, adjusting teaching style and method to meet student learning style• Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families and colleagues• The position will begin August 20, 2015.QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelor’s degree required• Outgoing and friendly personality with the ability to effectively manage a small classroom • Detail oriented and organized with a strong work ethic • Must be comfortable and respectful of the values in an orthodox Jewish environment• 5 or more years’ experience as a teacher in a Secondary Education setting preferred• Advanced degree preferredTo apply, send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (salary history is acceptable substitute), via email to kandersen@yeshiva.edu . Please include “Science 2015” in the subject line.

For more information, please contact: employment@yeshiva.edu

 
Posted on
14 April 2015
 

Full Time Math Teacher

The Yeshiva of Greater Washington (YGW) is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, talented Math teacher for our 2015-2016 school year. YGW is a small orthodox Jewish secondary school and college program on two campuses in Silver Spring and has been serving our community for over 50 years. RESPONSIBILITIES:• Teach Middle and High School Students Math• Observe, evaluate, report and record students' performance• Present subject matter to students, using various teaching methods and technology, adjusting teaching style and method to meet student learning style• Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families and colleagues• The position will begin August 20, 2015.QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelor’s degree required• Outgoing and friendly personality with the ability to effectively manage a small classroom • Detail oriented and organized with a strong work ethic • Must be comfortable and respectful of the values in an orthodox Jewish environment• 5 or more years’ experience as a teacher in a Secondary Education setting preferred• Advanced degree preferredTo apply, send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (salary history is acceptable substitute), via email to kandersen@yeshiva.edu . Please include “Math 2015” in the subject line.

For more information, please contact: lseemann@yeshiva.edu

 
Posted on
14 April 2015
 

Full Time English Teacher

The Yeshiva of Greater Washington (YGW) is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, talented English teacher for our 2015-2016 school year. YGW is a small orthodox Jewish secondary school and college program on two campuses in Silver Spring and has been serving our community for over 50 years. RESPONSIBILITIES:• Teach Middle and High School Students English• Observe, evaluate, report and record students' performance• Present subject matter to students, using various teaching methods and technology, adjusting teaching style and method to meet student learning style• Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families and colleagues• The position will begin August 20, 2015.QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelor’s degree required• Outgoing and friendly personality with the ability to effectively manage a small classroom • Detail oriented and organized with a strong work ethic • Must be comfortable and respectful of the values in an orthodox Jewish environment• 5 or more years’ experience as a teacher in a Secondary Education setting preferred• Advanced degree preferredTo apply, send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements (salary history is acceptable substitute), via email to kandersen@Yeshiva.edu . Please include “English 2015” in the subject line.

For more information, please contact: employment@yeshiva.edu

 
Posted on
14 April 2015
 

Ivrit/Lashon Teacher

HAFTR Grades 1-8 Seeks Full-time Lashon/Ivrit Teacher HAFTR, a Modern Orthodox, Religious Zionist Day School in Lawrence, NY, is now accepting resumes for a full-time Lashon teacher. At least two years of teaching experience is preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to Rabbi Dovid Kupchik at dokupchik@haftr.org.

For more information, please contact: dokupchik@haftr.org

 
Posted on
14 April 2015
 

Looking to Hire Mobile App Design, Coding and Computer Applications Teacher

As HALB/DRS/SKA continues to expand our Technology and
Computer program, we are beginning a track for Mobile App Design
and another course in Intermediate Coding.

This is a part time teaching job with the potential of adding some
integrating coding into younger grades as well.

Email resume and cover letter to Rabbi Jeff Rothman, Principal of
Academic Initiatives and Advanced Learning - jrothman@halb.org

For more information, please contact: jrothman@halb.org

 
Posted on
13 April 2015
 

High School Science Teacher

Schechter Westchester seeks an outstanding high school science teacher with experience teaching biology and either chemistry or physics.

The ideal candidate is capable of:

- Creating dynamic lessons
- Engaging students in scientific discovery through hands-on, inquiry-based experiments
- Utilizing cutting-edge technology
- Developing 21st century skills, such as problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, technology, and written and oral presentation skills.

The candidate should have a master’s degree in science or secondary science education.

For more information, please contact: jobs@schechterwestchester.org

 
Posted on
13 April 2015
 

Technology Integration Specialist (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

Schechter Westchester Lower School (kindergarten - grade 5) seeks a technology integration specialist who will collaborate with classroom teachers to integrate and implement technology to enhance student learning. The primary focus of the technology integration specialist will be to enrich and support teaching and learning while strengthening the technology skills of students and teachers. This individual will encourage the use of instructional technology within the classroom to engage students and to improve learning.

The ideal candidate should possess:

- The ability to plan and teach basic through advanced computer applications including (but not limited to) keyboarding, MS Office applications, Google Docs, and age-appropriate computer programming
- Demonstrated teaching and leadership skills, written and oral communication skills
- Extensive knowledge of teaching techniques and curriculum and staff development
- An understanding of key learning theories and methods of instruction and their relation to technology integration
- The ability to develop and articulate clear goals and strategies for integrating technology into instruction
- Familiarity with current and innovative methods for integrating technology into the curriculum, i.e., WebQuests, using online resources, creating digital portfolios, and using other forms of assessment

The ideal candidate will:
- Be enthusiastic about working with children
- Be enthusiastic about his/her craft
- Possess an exceptional work ethic and a commitment to collegiality
- Have interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community

For more information, please contact: jobs@schechterwestchester.org

 
Posted on
13 April 2015
 

Torah Studies Teacher

Yeshivah of Flatbush Elementary School is seeking an
experienced First Grade Torah Studies Teacher for September
2015. Must be fluent in Hebrew and licensed. Email resume
to rzaklikowski@flatbush.org or fax to 718-377-0135.

For more information, please contact: rzaklikowski@flatbush.org

 
Posted on
07 April 2015
 

Judaic Studies and Hebrew Teacher - K-5

Brandeis Hillel Day School – San Francisco Campus  

Judaic Studies and Hebrew Teacher – K-5

Teach Jewish Studies and Hebrew at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School for the 2015/2016 school year only

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Engaging students in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.

Position Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Jewish Studies or related field of study.
• A minimum of three years teaching at the Elementary School level in an independent school environment.
• Eligible to work in the US.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills in both Hebrew and English.
• Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601340



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Posted on
06 April 2015
 

Teacher, Middle School Social Studies - San Francisco

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Teacher – Middle School Social Studies

Teach social studies to 6th and 7th grade students in an independent Jewish Day School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Following, developing, and enhancing existing science curriculum which includes engaging students in multiple modes of class activities including in-depth investigation of a particular topic.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior.

Qualifications
• B.A. degree and teaching credential
• Middle school social studies teaching experience preferable (3 years documented)

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601321



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Posted on
06 April 2015
 

Elementary School Teacher- Grade 5

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Elementary School Teacher- Grade 5

Teach 5th grade at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.

Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree and teaching credential are required
• At least five years prior experience as a lead classroom teacher is required
• Good sense of humor and warm demeanor are required
• A passion for children is required

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601334
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.



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Posted on
06 April 2015
 

Elementary School Teachers

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Elementary School Teachers

Teach K-5 at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.

Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree and teaching credential are required
• At least five years prior experience as a lead classroom teacher is required
• Good sense of humor and warm demeanor are required
• A passion for children is required

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601335
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.


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Posted on
06 April 2015
 

General Studies Teacher - Lower School

Brandeis Hillel Day School

General Studies Teacher – Lower School

Teach General Studies at Elementary Level

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working in partnership with an associate teacher in planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Engaging children in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.
• Teaching Singapore Math.

Position Qualifications:
• MA degree and teaching credential required
• Minimum four years experience as lead teacher in early elementary teaching required

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601339


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Posted on
06 April 2015
 

Judaic Studies Teacher - 8th grade and other duties as assigned such as Tefilah coordination and holidays

Brandeis Hillel Day School – San Francisco Campus  

Judaic Studies teacher – 8th grade and other duties as assigned such as Tefilah coordination and holidays

Teach Judaic Studies and coordinate activities at a top tier K-8 independent Jewish Day School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.
• Engaging students in project work that is an in-depth investigation of a particular topic as part of an emergent curriculum.

Position Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Jewish Studies or related field of study.
• A minimum of three years teaching at the Elementary/middle School level in an independent school environment.
• Eligible to work in the US.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills in both Hebrew and English.
• Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601343



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Posted on
06 April 2015
 

Teacher - Middle School Science

Brandeis Hillel Day School

Teacher –Middle School Science

Teach Science to 6, 7 and 8th grade students in an Independent Jewish Day School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Planning and teaching a challenging course of study in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively.
• Following, developing and enhancing existing science curriculum which includes engaging students in multiple modes of class activities including in-depth investigation of a particular topic.
• Creating an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students and clear expectations for community behavior.

Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree and teaching credential
• Middle School Science teaching experience preferable (3 years documented)

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/601352



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Posted on
26 May 2015


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Ayeka Soulful Educator training in Israel

Ayeka is expanding its Soulful Educator training to Israel-based educators this Summer, launching in both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. For this summer only, we're offering the opportunity to be trained in the Ayeka Soulful Education methodology FOR FREE. An amazing professional development opportunity, with the potential to become an Ayeka Facilitator in the future. 

For more information, please contact us at Israel@Ayeka.org.il.

For more information, please contact: Israel@Ayeka.org.il

 
Posted on
17 May 2015
 

STAJE Summer Seminar for Teachers in Jewish Schools

 

Hiding and Rescue in the Holocaust
July 6 to 8, 2015

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust invites Jewish school educators to apply to participate in our three-day summer seminar, Hiding and Rescue in the Holocaust. The seminar is part of the Museum’s Shoah Teaching Alternatives in Jewish Education (STAJE) programs, and will take place at the Museum beginningMonday, July 6 through Wednesday, July 8, 2015, from 10:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M.

As the horrors of the Holocaust began to unfold, Jews across Europe sought different ways to survive. While many hoped to wait out the storm, others tried to flee overseas or to the Soviet Union. Still others tried to hide. While there were different ways of concealing oneself, each way required the help of others, deception, and danger. Join outstanding scholars and educators Samuel Kassow, Debórah Dwork, Suzanne Vromen, Yitzchak Mais and others as we explore how Jews hid and through hiding were rescued throughout Europe during the Holocaust. Learn about the resourcefulness with which Jews and their non-Jewish rescuers dealt with the challenges they faced. Discover how they were able to stay alive by hiding during the war and how some continued to stay hidden afterward.

The STAJE Summer Seminar is free, but admission is by application.

To obtain an application, please email Dr. Paul Radensky, Manager of Education Programs, at pradensky@mjhnyc.org.
Completed applications are due by June 5, 2015.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Radensky by email at pradensky@mjhnyc.org or by telephone at 646.437.4310.

A light lunch will be provided (dietary laws observed) each day of the seminar. A portion of public transportation or parking will be reimbursed for participating teachers.

The Museum is located at 36 Battery Place in Lower Manhattan and is a convenient walk from the 1, 4/5, and R trains. Parking is available within a few blocks of the Museum. For more detailed directions, please visit our website. 

STAJE Seminars are generously supported by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. Through recovering the assets of the victims of the Holocaust, the Claims Conference enables organizations around the world to provide education about the Shoah and to preserve the memory of those who perished.

For more information, please contact: pradensky@mjhnyc.org

 
Posted on
12 May 2015
 

Hidden Sparks Learning Lenses curriculum

Transform your understanding of your students and yourself as a teacher with Hidden Sparks blended format summer course.

The Hidden Sparks Learning Lenses curriculum helps educators learn how to observe, reflect and plan for all students in their classrooms. Using multiple lenses (developmental, temperamental, ecological) and real-life case studies, educators learn to understand student strengths and challenges, and identify strategies for all learners, including those who struggle academically and present challenging social-emotional issues. Educators will expand their instructional and conceptual toolboxes to improve student achievement. 

For more information, go to HiddenSparks.org.

For more information, please contact: www.HiddenSparks.org

 
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21 June 2015


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Sefaria partnership initiative

Sefaria is pleased to announce our partnership initiative for the 2015-2016 academic year. We plan to assemble a small cohort of innovative educators, representing six different institutions, who wish to optimize their use of technology to create a richer educational experience in the Jewish studies classroom. 

Our partner educators will benefit from on-demand tech support from our team of engineers, as well as curricular assistance from our director of education. Sefaria is open to the possibility of building new features or adding texts to support ideas and enable educators to deepen their educational impact. In addition, Sefaria will offer three seminars over the course of the academic year. These seminars are designed to help educators think more broadly and more creatively about what it means to harness the power of technology in the service of education. They will be taught by professionals who work as engineers, tech entrepreneurs, or in other related fields.

Each educator will also meet regularly (1 to 2 times per month) with Sefaria’s director of education. This will allow both parties to exchange ideas about curriculum and learning activities, offer feedback about Sefaria, and brainstorm what features or apps might be on the horizon.

Educators who wish to participate must be committed to using Sefaria in a sustained way throughout the year. This could mean using Sefaria in the classroom, for a teacher’s own preparation, to create source sheets, or in any other way that she or he chooses. We are particularly interested in projects that are replicable, as we intend to publish case studies detailing these experimental initiatives.

For more details contact Sara Wolkenfeld at sara@sefaria.org. To access the application, click here. Applications will be accepted until July 3.

For more information, please contact: sara@sefaria.org

 
Posted on
09 May 2015
 

Ivrit Online Learning

An educational interactive online course in Hebrew for advanced and highly motivated students (5th - 8th grade). If you have students / children who are seeking an extra challenge and looking for a new and exciting program targeted for their high level of knowledge in Hebrew; this would be an excellent opportunity for them.

This is a digitally based course that aims to improve reading, writing, and oral skills as well as learning Hebrew grammar at a higher level. The course includes the reading of modern Israeli books, short stories and news items to improve students’ skills in Hebrew and to better understand the challenges and complexity of Israel's everyday life. The program is aimed at developing students' independence and learning proficiency in Hebrew. The students work independently and progress at their own pace using interactive apps and websites that make learning a fun and exciting experience. Students test themselves to check their understanding, and then progress accordingly. Online meetings are scheduled for study and personal guidance.

For more information please visit the site: http://dinahebrew.wix.com/i-vrit

or contact the coordinator and teacher of this course directly at: +972-504-705661


For more information, please contact: dinahebrew@gmail.com

 
Posted on
05 May 2015
 

User Feedback

Ed Tech Startup Needs your Help!

Apricot (justapricot.com) is a startup building a product designed to help teachers find out what their students know and what they don't.

As opposed to some other tools out there, Apricot does not believe that quick multiple choice quizzes are enough. Our questions are designed to elicit metacognitive answers from students and provide teachers with actionable insights.

We are looking for teachers interested in trying Apricot out in their classrooms for 3 weeks and then providing us with feedback on their experience with the product. 

Please email raffi@justapricot.com if you are interested in giving Apricot a try or have any questions. Please include "Apricot Ad" in the subject line.

For more information, please contact: raffi@justapricot.com

 
Posted on
22 April 2015
 

A Unique, New, Multi-Cultural Approach to Presenting Shabbat: SHABBAT AROUND THE WORLD

A new digital story & lesson plan series that takes students to 10 countries across the globe & opens their eyes to the diversity of the Jewish people through unusual, interesting and fun Shabbat customs.

• 10 Original, Fully Illustrated, Digital Stories
Written by Award-Winning Children's Book Author Tami Lehman-Wilzig

• 4 Innovative, Interdisciplinary, Lesson Plans per Story
Developed by Jewish Professional Learning Consultant Barbara Garber

• Unlimited, Multiple-Year Access to Your Subscription Stories & Lesson Plans

• Choice of Full Year or Half Year Subscription

For a Complete Series Description go to: http://www.tlwkidsbooks.com/lessons-plans/series-description/item/65-series-description


For more information, please contact: tamilehmanwilzig@gmail.com

 
Posted on
22 April 2015
 

Hebrew classroom magazines from Israel for Jewish Day Schools

Teaching Diaspora day school students spoken Hebrew, and ensuring that they leave elementary school with a deep connection to the language as well as a level of mastery, has long been a challenge for educators in day schools outside of Israel. 

 

Current educational research often speaks to the need to make learning relevant to our students. In order to ensure that our children and students connect to the Hebrew language, and that they view its acquisition as intrinsically motivating, we must bridge the gaps that exist between instruction and motivation.

 

Ezbeoni Publishing, a beloved Israeli children's magazine publisher, has adapted their Israeli children's magazines to meet the needs of Diaspora students. The magazines are designed for students learning Hebrew outside of Israel, in day schools, supplemental schools, or other institutions and are designed to reach across denominations. The Diaspora Hebrew classroom magazines currently available are most suitable for kindergarten through the fifth grade. 

 

The Hebrew classroom magazines contain content related to Israeli culture and daily life, history, famous Israeli personalities, geography and culture, current events, Israeli innovations, and so much more. Stories, articles, and activities and puzzles are contained within each edition, and each edition  revolves around a specific theme. 

 

Information on these magazines can be obtained by visiting the magazine's website, www.IvritPublications.com or by emailing info@IvritPublications.com. Special pricing is available for orders reserved by May 1, 2015. 

For more information, please contact: tova@ivritpublications.com

 
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31 May 2015


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Call for Papers: Fall issue of HaYidion

RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network is seeking proposals for the fall issue of HaYidion. The issue theme is "Taking Measure." We seek articles that look at the question of assessment, evaluation, and measurement in all aspects of day schools, from evaluation of the school overall, to the full range of programs and stakeholders. We're especially looking for articles broaching current trends, successful practices and important challenges. Topics might include, but are not limited to: philosophical articles on the larger goals of assessment, what should be assessed and methods; questions of accountability; assessing culture; "data-driven"--uses, utility, and limits; broadening data streams; issues of standardized testing; portfolio assessment and other innovative, holistic practices, for students and teachers; assessing a Judaics program, teachers and students; assessment in tefillah; measuring skills, dispositions, content; measuring mentschlichkeit and SEL; best practices in teacher, board, admin evaluation; grade inflation; creating a shared faculty vision of assessment; getting students' assessment of school, teachers, classes; communicating assessments most effectively.

Article topics are open to an area of your interest and research; they must be relevant to Jewish day school education ages pre-K through high school. Articles are typically 1000-2000 words, written in non-academic style (no footnotes) and offering insight and suggestions to school leaders, lay and professional, and educators. Adaptation of material previously published in academic journals or elsewhere is acceptable. Articles promoting a particular product or organization will not be published. If interested, contact Elliott Rabin at erabin@ravsak.org. Submit a brief description of topic only, not a full article. Article deadline is July 10; proposals requested by June 8.

HaYidion: The RAVSAK Journal is published quarterly for distribution to RAVSAK member schools and on a subscription basis. (Previous issues can be accessed at www.ravsak.org/hayidion.) Each issue focuses on a theme of importance to practitioners of Jewish education. The journal publishes articles by a range of authors, including scholars, outside experts, and leading educators in the field of Jewish day schools. Articles provide guidance, information and inspiration to administrators, teachers and lay leaders in Jewish day schools worldwide.

Elliott Rabin, PhD
Director of Project and Content Development
RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network


For more information, please contact: erabin@ravsak.org

 
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28 June 2015


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Jewish Educator's Network Birds of a Feather session at ISTE Conference

For those of you will be going to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference next week in Philadelphia, there will be a "Birds of a Feather affinity group for Jewish educators entitled: 

Jewish Educators Network: People of the iBook and the Chromebook. You can learn more about this session here: https://www.isteconference.org/2015/?id=97591938

Please fill out the form below to share some information about yourself and your thoughts on the most significant challenges you face regarding technology in a Jewish educational setting - 
http://tinyurl.com/iste15jewished 

I am looking forward to seeing many of you at ISTE.

Kol Tuv,
Tzvi

Rabbi Tzvi Pittinsky
Director of Educational Technology
The Frisch School
Twitter @TechRav

For more information, please contact: Tzvi.Pittinsky@frisch.org

 
Posted on
16 June 2015
 

Second Annual Summer Seminar for Educators

Join the Menachem Education Foundation for our 
Second Annual Summer Seminar for Educators
July 13-16 | 10AM-4PM | Brooklyn, NY

Seminars include:

Student Engagement Through Higher Order Thinking: Explore what student engagement really means, and learn how to engage students’ thinking through practical techniques and innovative approaches to classroom instruction. This full day seminar is appropriate for teachers of grades 1-12. Teachers of all subjects and levels of experience are welcome. Come prepared with a unit that you will be teaching in the coming school year, as the day includes opportunities to customize the new skills and apply them to your own lessons.

Unlocking the Chumash: A Primer for the Zekelman Standards for Chumash: Back by popular demand, Unlocking the Chumash is a foundational workshop that introduces educators to standards-based learning and explores the basic skills covered by the Zekelman Standards. Learn about critical language and comprehension skills for independent learning through interactive learning activities that are ready for you to take home to your classroom. For Tanach teachers and school leaders of grades 1-12.

From Skills to Values: Standards Level 2: The essential language and comprehension skills that enable us to learn independently are keys to unlocking the soul of Chumash as well. Deepen your mastery of Chumash language and comprehension schools while exploring how students apply these skills to glean meaning and inspiration. The first of these two days will provide you with opportunities to familiarize yourself with these skills and see how they are applied. The second day of this workshop will focus on allowing to practically adapt your own teaching unit so that it incorporates these skills and will include opportunities for feedback and review.  For Tanach teachers and school leaders of grades 1-12.

For more information and to register, email us at events@mymef.org or call 718-663-7215.

The Menachem Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. 
Visit us online at www.mymef.org


For more information, please contact: c.lightstone@mymef.org

 
Posted on
31 May 2015
 

Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School invites you to the thirteenth annual YEMEI IYUN ON BIBLE AND JEWISH THOUGHT in Memory of Riva Koschitzky z"l
Dedicated by Tamar and Eric Goldstein

Sunday, June 28 - Monday, June 29, 2015

Manhattan Day School
310 West 75th Street 
New York, NY 10023

In cooperation with: Beit Morasha of Jerusalem, Center for Modern Torah Leadership, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, Midreshet Ein HaNatziv, Midreshet Lindenbaum,Torah in Motion USA, Yeshivat Maale Gilboa and Yeshivat Maharat 

Choice of 50 shiurim in two days with leading scholars and educators including: 

Rabbi Hayyim Angel, Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, Rachel Friedman, Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, Rabbi Jeffrey Fox, Nathaniel Helfgot, Rachel Keren, Rabbi Aryeh Klapper, Rabbi Menachem Leibtag, Dr. Michelle Levine, Rabbi Dov Linzer, Rabbi Asher Lopatin, Dr. David Shatz, and Rabbi David Silber

To see the full list of presenters, brochure and registration please go to:
http://www.yctorah.org/content/view/957/17/ 

Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot
Chair, Department of Talmud and Rabbinics, SAR High School
Rabbi, Congregation Netivot Shalom

For more information, please contact: ravnatih@gmail.com

 
Posted on
24 April 2015
 

2015 SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH TEACHING AND LEARNING

2015 SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH TEACHING AND LEARNING

July 20–23, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio

If you are a Jewish educator or administrator, join us four days this
summer on Case Western Reserve University’s beautiful campus to:

•Study with renowned scholars and educators
•Network and converse with fellow participants
•Learn cutting-edge methodologies
•Experience Cleveland’s music and arts scene

Enroll in one of our three award-winning seminars:

•Philosophical Inquiry with Tanach
Designed for Jewish educators who integrate Tanach as a resource in
engaging students in diverse areas of Jewish learning and life. A
Covenant Foundation supported initiative.

•Experiential Jewish Education
For Jewish educators and administrators seeking to create immersive
experiences, infused with Jewish values, to build and strengthen
Jewish identity. An initiative of the Department of Experiential Jewish
Education at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future.

•Re-Imagining Jewish Education Through Art
An exciting aesthetic approach for engaging students in foundational
Jewish texts, adapted from Lincoln Center Education methodology.
A Covenant Foundation supported initiative incubated at Yeshiva
University Museum in NYC.

Early Registration Save $50 before May 15!

For more information or to register now www.case.edu/lifelonglearning
or contact Alanna Cooper at 216.368.5686 or
Alanna.Cooper@case.edu.

For more information, please contact: Contact Alanna Cooper at Alanna.Cooper@case.edu

 
Posted on
13 April 2015
 

Liturgy and Prayer Conference in New York City

The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood and Mechon Hadar invite you to attend a conference on the future of liturgy and prayer (part 1 -- the words, not the music). The conference is designed to appeal both to scholars and other professionals and to interested laypeople. 

The conference will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 West 83rd Street (just west of Central Park). The day will consist largely of a series of panel discussions, with substantial time for audience interaction, as well as several text study and other break-out sessions in between and a keynote talk by Rabbi Dr. Ruth Langer. Among the topics will be poetry and liturgy, prayer as a prod to social justice work, liturgical creativity within halakhic boundaries, the impact of new digital media on liturgy, and theology and prayer -- and much more. A kosher box lunch will be provided. The presenting co-sponsors of the conference are the Kaplan Center and Mechon Hadar. Several congregations, of various denominations, will be co-sponsors as well. 

At the conference we will be engaging in a variety of trans-stream conversations with compilers of liturgy and other experts from the Reconstructionist, Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, Renewal and Humanistic streams, from both North America and Israel. Among the confirmed presenters are Rabbi Rolando Matalon, Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Rabbi Dr. Shai Held, Rabbi Dr. Ethan Tucker, Rabbi Dr. Ruth Langer, Ms. Catherine Madsen, Rabbi Ed Feld, Rabbi Jan Uhrbach, Rabbi Dr. Daniel Sperber, Rabbi Reena Spicehandler, Rabbi Dr. Peter Knobel, Rabbi Dr. Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, Dr. Marcia Falk and Dr. Alicia Ostriker. 

The conference is free of charge and open to the public. However, advance registration is important and will soon be available online.

For more information about the conference, please contact Dan Cedarbaum at dan@kaplancenter.org or at 847-492-5200.

Unfortunately, in large part because of Columbia University's graduation exercises, hotel rooms on the Upper West Side during this period are scarce. If you are coming in from outside New York, we urge you to make your travel and lodging plans as soon as possible. If our presenters do not take all of the rooms in our block at a nearby hotel, we will make them available to others. We may also be able to arrange for home hospitality, but on a very limited basis. Again, please contact Dan Cedarbaum for more information about accommodations. 

We will soon be preparing flyers for the conference, as well as a web page for registration that will contain more information, particularly about the panels. Please publicize the conference as broadly as you can.

We hope to see many of you in Manhattan in May. 

Daniel G. Cedarbaum
Executive Director
The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood
1574 Ashland Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847-492-5200

For more information, please contact: dan@kaplancenter.org

 
Posted on
13 April 2015
 

The Atid Day School Innovation Challenge Hackathon

The Atid Day School Innovation Challenge, a joint initiative of PresenTense Group and The Jewish Education Project with the support of UJA-Federation of New York, is hosting a Hackathon to highlight and encourage innovation in Jewish day schools. The Hackathon, which will be held at Impact Hub on Monday, May 18th, will convene day school educators, technology experts and high school students for a day of prototyping and testing innovative solutions to educational challenges using the principles of Design Thinking.

The day-long event will focus on a core question: How might we use technology to enhance Jewish day school education? Participants will pitch ideas and form diverse teams around shared interests. With guidance from an experienced Hackathon facilitator and support from staff and mentors, the teams will spend the day building, testing and adjusting their solutions. The Hackathon will close with prototype demonstrations by representatives from each team. The top three teams, selected by a participant vote, will receive a cash prize that empowers them to continue building their prototypes. The event will also honor the recipients of the Atid Award, a group of extraordinary teachers whose innovative classroom ideas won a video contest last fall.

“Hackathons combine two powerful elements: a fast-paced, high-energy environment, and open, knowledgeable participants who are willing to take the risk to create fast, cheap prototypes that envision a different reality,” says Naomi Korb Weiss, CEO of PresenTense. “Dedicating a day to thinking differently about Jewish day school education introduces the opportunity to create lasting impact on the future of our community.”

Registration for the Hackathon is now open and seeking participants from diverse fields. Day school educators will find technical expertise, resources, and the time to develop a bright idea. Developers, designers, and other tech professionals will have the unique opportunity to use their skills in the service of Jewish education. Student volunteers will serve as thought partners and test users, enabling teams to iterate on their prototypes to create student-centered solutions. Computer science graduate students will build their portfolios through meaningful, live practice.

Learn more and register here, or email emilywinograd@presentense.org with your questions or comments.

For more information, please contact: emilywinograd@presentense.org

 
Posted on
26 May 2015


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Twinning Israeli and American schools

I work for Misrad HaChinuch on partnerships / twinning between Israeli schools and N. American schools. At this moment, I'm looking for new Orthodox schools to join this program for the upcoming school year (2015-2016). The program can run in elmentary, middle, and high schools. From our experiece, this twinning program can work on many different levels, and is beneficial for both sides. 

If you would like to hear more details, or to join the program, please contact me at szros6@gmail.com. I'll work on finding the right match in Israel, and then I will accompany the partnership - before and during the school year. 

Thank you,

Zev Rosenfield
Ministry of Education, Israel

For more information, please contact: szros6@gmail.com

 
Posted on
19 April 2015
 

"The Revival of the Menorah" - Jewish Identification Educational Initiative

The Harizi Foundation (NGO association) has produced: "Revival of the Menorah – In the Footsteps of a Menorah". It is now available to schools in Israel and the Diaspora. 

The program, "The Revival of the Menorah" is being implemented in many Israeli schools, secular, religious and ultra-orthodox, with 4,000 students participating last year. This year, 30,000 students are participating.

Our website http://www.edu-menora.com includes lesson plans (translated into English), photos, videos, and other learning aids. The site is regularly updated with educational materials provided by schools that are participating in the program.

The principal concept is to study:

1. The artwork, "The Menorah and Jerusalem - From its Destruction through Historical Events to its Revival" (see appendix).
It is a Jewish/Zionist visual and educational learning aid, based on the words of the Hebrew prophets. It is both simple to understand and to implement. The central idea is a presentation of the Menorah being taken into captivity in Rome (as depicted in the Arch of Titus) and the chain of historical events that follow: including the Holocaust, and the rebuilding of present-day Jerusalem following the establishment of Israel and the reunification of Jerusalem in the Six Day War.

2. The Menorah, a symbol of humiliation and destruction, becoming a symbol of an independent Jewish state in Israel after 2,000 years of exile and was internationally recognized as a symbol of Jewish renewal in Israel and the Diaspora. 

3. The artwork is divided into 3 parts: 
a. The base - the Menorah and Jerusalem during its destruction. 
b. The middle - the chain of events that preceded the establishment of the State.
c. The top - the Menorah with its branches representing present-day Jerusalem: well-established, flourishing, a symbol of self-governance, the realization of the dream of previous generations and more.

The goals of the program is to:
a. Instill and impart knowledge of Judaism, Zionism and Jewish History using active visual learning, both at home and in the classroom, and with the aid of games.
b. Become familiar with historical events of the Jewish people.
c. Make connections between Judaism before the destruction of the Temple and contemporary Jewry.
d. Strengthen the relationship between the Diaspora Jews to Jerusalem, as the national and religious capital of the Jewish people.
e. Learn about the different roles of democratic government institutions and civil rights in Israel.
f. Emphasize different eras of Jewish history: Jewish rule over Israel, the exile and return of the Jewish people.
g. Absorb 2,000 years of history, in one colorful, historically accurate and demonstrative image.

Additionally, family members can create and publicize new topics. There will also be a quiz with prizes and the opportunity to meet unique individuals associated with Jerusalem.

Implementation:
a. One initial session in which the teachers receive training on the various images in the art work. Or by using the website http://www.edu-menora.com. Or by Skype.
b. Schools will receive a large copy of the artwork (75 by 100 cm) to be displayed in the entrance or a central position of the school.
c. Students will receive their own colorful copy (20 by 30 cm).
d. Students will receive a game that includes dozens of color photographs of Jewish concepts.
e. There is an additional game for group work like Monopoly.

This project is based on an existing curriculum that is currently used in many schools.

The project is distributed by The Harizi Foundation, which is funded by private institutional donors who care about Judaism, the future redemption and building of the land of Israel and who consider the accessibility of these subjects to the younger generation as a national and personal mission. The close shipment is paid by the Goldshmidt Family Fund from New York. Some of the donors prefer to remain anonymous.

The materials are available free of charge for 50 schools in the Diaspora.
The program is a year-round program. 
We hope that you join this initiative.

Website: Hebrew - http://www.edu-menora.com/ English -http://www.edu-menora.com/en/ 

We will be happy to answer any questions at hfund2000@gmail.com 

Sincerely,
Yakov Rosenwasser

For more information, please contact: hfund2000@gmail.com

 
Posted on
17 May 2015


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School participation in a National Science Foundation study

I am fortunate to be part of a team at Teachers College and several other institutions who are putting in a proposal that could help schools in the US and around the world to provide better educational opportunities to children from diverse backgrounds. 

If we are funded, we would be working with universities here in the US and also in Mexico to improve an educational software that provides individualized mathematics instruction to students. Developed by Carnegie Mellon, the software has already been effectively used to teach middle-school math concepts, providing spaced practice based on students individual performance and freeing teachers to provide further individualized instruction that matches the pace of each student.

At this point, we are looking for schools who might be interested in participating in this research. We don't need any commitments until we know for sure that we'd be funded, but we would like to start talking to schools before that (hopefully!) happens since the process for arranging this kind of research with schools and school districts can often take quite a while.

If you are a teacher or administrator at a school that might be interested (or if you know someone who is), please feel free to contact me at my Teachers College address - jo2424@tc.columbia.edu. We'd really like to hear from you!

Thanks everybody!

Jaclyn Ocumpaugh, PhD
Research Associate, Teachers College, Columbia University
Affiliated Researcher, Worcester Polytechnic Institu

For more information, please contact: jo2424@tc.columbia.edu

 
Posted on
10 May 2015
 

Global Tikkun Leil Shavuot in memory of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l

To our dear alumni, friends, distinguished rabbis and teachers of Torah across the world,

We are all mourning the passing of Moreinu veRabbeinu Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l, who taught us the ways of Torah and the ways of life. Rav Lichtenstein was taken from us during the days of Sefirat HaOmer, the period during which we prepare ourselves for receiving the Torah. More than ever before, this year we feel the urgent need to fortify ourselves with his teachings and his legacy, in a united fashion.
Rav Lichtenstein’s students especially remember his presence at the Shavuot night mishmar, culminating with the excited pre-dawn singing of Beron yachad kokhevei boker. This great night, which is quickly approaching, is an opportunity for us all to offer tribute to Rav Lichtenstein’s memory and to identify ourselves as his followers, each person in his own locality and in his communal or organizational framework.

We appeal to you to take part in a global Tikkun Leil Shavuot that we have initiated in memory of Moreinu Harav Lichtenstein zt”l. In the framework of this initiative, each participant will dedicate divrei Torah, whether a talk, a class, or a private Torah study session, in memory of Rav Lichtenstein, and thereby spread the teachings of Torah and Yir’at Shamayim to which Rav Lichtenstein dedicated himself his entire life.

In connection with this project, we wish to list the names of the communities, shuls, schools and organizations who undertake this initiative, in the media and in our promotional materials, to demonstrate the breadth and scope of the Torah and impact of Rav Lichtenstein. This initiative will focus on communities in North America, the UK, South Africa, Australia and anywhere else where there are either Har Etzion rabbis or other friends of the Yeshiva who appreciate the influence Rav Lichtenstein has had on so many people.
IN ORDER TO LIST YOUR COMMUNITY, SHUL, SCHOOL OR ORGANIZATION, PLEASE REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE BY MAY 18TH.

Please help spread this initiative and forward to communal and educational leaders you know of, who might not have received this email, so they can sign up and participate.

May we merit to continue the blessed legacy of Harav Lichtenstein zt"l, for many years to come.

With warm regards, Yeshivat Har Etzion

For more information, please contact: debra@haretzion.org.il

 
Posted on
03 May 2015
 

Sefaria translation contest for educators

For the next month, Sefaria will be running weekly translation contests exclusively for educators.

Why you? We know that many of you have a great deal of experience translating sources into English, and our community of learners seeks high-quality translations. This initiative is part of a broader effort to identify pieces of text that members in our community need translated. The translations you add to Sefaria may be new ones or ones that are hiding on your hard drive and in your Google docs!

How it works: 

Each week we will feature a group of texts, with the goal of having them all translated by the end of the week. We will select the texts based on user requests and text added to source sheets without an available translation. After scanning our database of source sheets, there are already more than 5,000 segments of text that need to be translated. For every source you translate (assuming the translation is judged to be accurate by our team), you will be entered in the weekly raffle to win a $75 Amazon gift card.

Add your voice to Sefaria's library and help us create more translations for our community of learners! 
http://www.sefaria.org/translation-requests 

Register for Free Virtual Trainings 

Director of Education Sara Wolkenfeld will lead hour-long virtual training sessions that are open to all educators in April and May. To better target your needs and interests, three types of trainings will be offered: Beginners, Classroom Teachers, and Synagogue and Community-Based Learning. Read more and sign up to learn how to leverage Sefaria for your needs. 

Sara Wolkenfeld
Director of Education
The Sefaria Project

For more information, please contact: http://www.sefaria.org/translation-requests

 
Posted on
27 April 2015
 

Midreshet Avigayil Summer 2015

The Center for Modern Torah Leadership is proud to host the first session of Midreshet Avigayil. Midreshet Avigayil is a Talmud program for teenage girls. Our aim is to close the educational gap between men and women in Talmud study. Midreshet Avigayil is headed by CMTL Dean Rabbi Aryeh Klapper, with an array of distinguished guest lecturers. 

Midreshet Avigayil will run August 9-22, 2015 at Congregation Beth Sholom, 275 Camp Street, Providence, RI. Meals are included and housing will be provided in the Providence community. Tuition is set at $1200 but please inquire for financial aid possibilities.

Applicants should have at least one year of Talmud study or a year of serious study of Rabbinic texts before applying. Applicants should have facility reading both Hebrew and Aramaic. While in attendance, students are expected to behave in accordance with Orthodox practice.

If you have any practical considerations, questions, or concerns, please feel free to email us at bdoidge@torahleadership.org

Find Midreshet Avigayil and the application online here: http://www.torahleadership.org/midreshet_avigayil.html

For more information, please contact: bdoidge@torahleadership.org

 

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