Middle School Gemara/Limudei Kodesh Teacher

January 12, 2021

 

Kohelet Yeshiva Middle School, an educationally progressive, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educator for the position of Gemara Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The Gemara Teacher position is envisioned as a full day position encompassing all Mishnah/ Gemara instruction for a multi-age, middle school, learning environment.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be able to:
inspire Middle School students in developmentally appropriate ways to connect to Hashem through the study of Torah and the performance of mitzvot.
lead a mixed age and ability class along with other teaching team members.
lead daily minyanim, engendering student involvement and ownership of tefillah b’tzibur at school.
work collaboratively to design and implement project-based and integrated curricula.
utilize research-based best practices in subject instruction to create rigorous, dynamic, skill-building, learning environments for middle schoolers.
demonstrate excellent classroom management skills, and create a positive classroom culture that fosters student ownership, creativity and problem-solving.
assess students in a variety of ways, and use data to assist student growth, self-reflection, and instruction.
determine students’ academic and social-emotional learning goals, ensure they’re met, and regularly communicate them to colleagues, parents, and students.
be active in the school community (attend events at KYMS, including professional development, and open house events, among others).

Qualifications
The successful candidate will:
role model for students how to live a life steeped in ahavat Hashem and yir’at Hashem both inside and outside of school.
have a degree/graduate degree in Judaic Studies, Jewish Education, and/or Semicha.
feel comfortable teaching and developing Judaic studies curricula in a multi-age, differentiated, learning environment.
be comfortable with Ivrit.
have prior experience with creating child-centered learning activities, and classroom teaching experience with MS students.
Demonstrate a reflective mindset, intellectual curiosity, and leadership potential.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educators who are committed to impacting Jewish lives, and changing the face of Jewish education, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Middle School: innovators@koheletyeshiva.

For more information, contact: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org