Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston, NJ seeks a full-time Middle School Judaic Studies teacher for this school year as we expand our program.
Teach Judaic Studies classes, including Chumash, Gemara, Mishnah, Navi
Elicit excellence in every student through individualized and differentiated instruction;
Partner with administration and parents;
Value and assess writing and critical thinking, offering prompt and meaningful feedback on assessments;
Demonstrate warmth, collegiality, humor, and industry in interactions with students and colleagues;
Flexibility to accommodate teaching schedule from 8:00 to 3:00 PM.
The ideal candidate is:
Eager to create and teach granular, skill-level work as well assignments that create higher-level thinking and engender enthusiasm for academic engagement
Passionate and knowledgeable about differentiation and project-based learning;
Enthusiastic about working collaboratively with a team of peers;
Eager to create curricula that fosters higher order thinking skills;
An excellent communicator with superior interpersonal skills, in person and in writing;
Willing to work with students with a wide range of learning styles
A masters degree and teaching experience preferred, though all candidates are encouraged to apply by resume