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Middle School Rabbinics Teacher

Come join a committed, caring, talented faculty in delivering an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education. Together, we ensure a vibrant Jewish future through the growth of confident, compassionate thinkers who engage the world through Jewish values.
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking a full-time Middle School Rabbinics Teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The ideal candidate is a creative, charismatic educator with expertise in Rabbinics and/or a broad range of Judaic Studies topics and at least three years of teaching experience. Candidates will have experience with project based learning and experiential education, have demonstrated success at and enjoy working as an active member of a team, are comfortable teaching in and promoting a pluralistic environment that emphasizes Jewish identity development. The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal skills, a strong record of positive behavior management, is comfortable with and skilled at working with a range of learners, and enjoys working with young adolescents.
Responsibilities include:
● Teaching Rabbinics classes to middle school students in grades 6-8, including participation in team meetings to develop and refine curricula;
● Participating in planning Judaic programs and celebrations in the School, as well as interdisciplinary experiential programming;
● Teaching a weekly advisory, Jewish Journeys or other experiential education course;
● Participating in team meetings to discuss student progress;
● Other duties as assigned.
The candidate must possess a BA in Judaic Studies or a related field. An MA, doctorate or rabbinic ordination is preferred but not required. Experience in differentiated instruction, project based learning, Collaborative Problem Solving, Jewish camp or youth group, and working with students with diverse learning needs preferred.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to www.cesjds.org/careers include Job Code RA100.

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.