Assistant Principal for Judaic Studies

November 17, 2020


Kohelet Yeshiva Lab and Middle Schools, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educator for the position of Assistant Principal for Judaic Studies for the 2020-21 school year. The AP for Judaic Studies position is a full time, 12-month position responsible for building and implementing a K-8 Judaic Studies educational program, both formal and informal, that fosters the growth of Kohelet Yeshiva students into Bnei and Bnot Torah. The AP for Judaic Studies reports to the K-8 Principal.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Creating an atmosphere that nurtures a love of Hashem, His Torah, His People, and His land throughout the Lab and Middle School divisions.
Work with the Principal to implement the Kohelet Judaic Studies Standards and a K-8 Judaic Studies scope and sequence that allows for personalized learning and maximal differentiation.
Utilize research-based best practices in subject instruction to create rigorous, dynamic, skill-building learning environments for students in grades K-8, and collaborate with all colleagues for implementation.
Work collaboratively with teachers and consultants to design project-based interdisciplinary Judaic Studies units.
Work with the Principal to oversee a variety of Judaic Studies assessments and use data to assist student growth, self-reflection and instruction.
Assist the Principal in implementing student discipline where necessary.
Teach 2 periods a day and run middle school tefillah.
Oversee Middle School Shabbaton (twice a year) and 4/5 shabbaton (once a year).
Oversee and implement our Ivrit program and faculty.
Oversee Shabbatonim and Chagim Programming
Collaborate with teachers and lead the creation of our K-3 Chagigot Tefillah and Chumash
Represent the school and its Torah values in the wider community.
The successful candidate will:
Have an undergraduate or graduate degree in education.
Have a graduate degree in Judaic Studies or semicha.
Have 5-10 years of K-8 Judaic Studies teaching experience in a Yeshiva Day School environment.
Feel comfortable teaching and developing skill-based Judaic studies curricula in a multi-age, differentiated, learning environment.
Be comfortable with Ivrit.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
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