Part Time Hebrew Teacher

October 12, 2021

 

Luria Academy of Brooklyn is seeking a passionate and collaborative teacher to join our Middle School Hebrew Language team. Essential duties include: (1) planning and preparation of materials, classroom instruction with an eye towards differentiated and progressive practices with ongoing student assessment and feedback; (2) regular communication with parents (3) active participation in curriculum development, pedagogy, and best practices. This is a part-time (30%) position teaching mornings four days per week.

Successful candidates will possess a growth mindset, emotional intelligence, self-motivation, curiosity and openness to new ideas, excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort in a school setting where children’s learning and experiences are central to educational decisions.

At Luria Academy of Brooklyn (www.luria-academy.org), we are inspiring a new generation of leaders, creators, thinkers and engaged citizens. Our two campuses serve 300 students in preschool through 8th grade. Luria offers a sophisticated Jewish day school education in a progressive environment. Our students come from a wide range of religious and economic backgrounds. At Luria, students are encouraged to be curious, to embrace one another’s differences and to engage in respectful dialogue. At Luria, we focus on the whole child; as such, our educators develop learning experiences that support and challenge each student. We track student progress using standards based assessment and grading practices.

Key Responsibilities
Teach Hebrew language in an immersion environment
Collaborate with a team of teachers and with faculty
Design and deliver curriculum according to ACTFL standards
Manage classroom routines and behaviors
Communicate with families

Qualifications
Fluent Hebrew speaker with strong pedagogical skills, including experience with Hebrew immersion
Master’s degree preferred
Specialization and training in second language acquisition
Training in Special Education preferred
Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, preferably in a progressive environment
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with teachers from different disciplines
Creative and dynamic educator
Candidates must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and must have the right to work in the U.S.

Please send a resume and cover letter that outlines your experience and interest in joining the Luria community to: Dr. Jennifer Davids, JenniferD@luria-academy.org

For more information, contact: JenniferD@Luria-Academy.org