Middle School Parental Leave Toshba Teacher

November 14, 2019


The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full time parental leave Middle School Toshba teacher for grades 7-8 for 4-6 weeks starting January 2, 2020. This position includes the teaching of Torah She’be’al Peh as well as Tefillah responsibilities (daily Tefillah and Tefillah education).

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years experience teaching Limudei Kodesh, and preferably professional training and graduate education in teaching as well. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. Candidates should enjoy the process of teamwork to develop curriculum and to plan special events, and be committed to paying individual attention to students.

The Heschel School is a dual curriculum N-12 Jewish community school with families from a range of backgrounds, practices and beliefs. We are pluralistic and deeply value openness to a diversity of opinions. Our Jewish studies curriculum is text based and values oriented. We balance formal and creative approaches and integrate the teaching of text skills with themes of individual, Jewish communal and universal identity; Jewish beliefs and practices; Jewish history; and human nature. Applicants are expected to be passionate about Limudei Kodesh and fostering the connection between a diverse student body and our sacred texts.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Rabbi Jack Nahmod.

For more information, contact: jack.nahmod@heschel.org