We are looking for a Judaic Studies Teacher, Grades 5 at our Brooklyn school. All lessons will be instructed in Hebrew with focus on teaching Torah Shebikhtav and / or Torah She’Be’alpeh, while cherishing and celebrating the existence of the modern State of Israel, and supporting it through prayer and deed. Alongside the instructed subjects, high importance is placed on instilling in the children a passion for becoming independent lifelong learners and maintaining a love of learning throughout their life.
The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.
Head Teacher will design and maintain a classroom environment that facilitates active, hands-on learning, group management, self-expression and choice, and inclusion of all children, parents, volunteers and staff.
Conduct morning prayer services
Communicate with parents and school counselors on student progress
Evaluate each student’s growth in knowledge and skills in the course being taught
Cultivate core Jewish values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students
Participate in various student and parent activities which occur in school including PTA and student clubs.
Familiarity with current technology and integrating it into the classroom and lesson plans.
Head teacher should have a Master’s degree and hold certification and/or license in related field and preference will be given to candidates with 3 years of teaching experience.
Should be fluent in Hebrew, and feel comfortable teaching in an Ivrit b’Ivrit school.
May have Semicha Rabbinic Ordination in place of Master’s degree.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. MDY is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.
About the School:
Established in 1946, Magen David Yeshivah is a private co-ed Jewish day school that has since produced countless successful industry professionals, lawyers, physicians, rabbis, and teachers, as well as prominent leaders at the helm of numerous organizations. The growth rate of applicants to MDY is explosive, as our community recognizes the value and merit of our creative initiatives.
The mission of Magen David Yeshivah is to ensure and globally suppo