The Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley (JDS) is a community school located in Allentown, PA. The JDS
is seeking dynamic, professional, and highly motivated Hebrew and/or Judaic studies teachers to join our
innovative and creative team of educators.
A successful candidate will have a strong background in Jewish Studies, Hebrew and English fluency, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the desire to create a classroom experience conducive to learning and personal growth.
We have openings in early childhood, elementary, and middle school levels. Candidates should have eligibility to work in the United States and a minimum of two years of teaching experience and/or participation in a teacher education program.
The applicant must have an understanding of developmentally appropriate teaching methods and the ability to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
Responsibilities may include:
-Teach Hebrew and/or Jewish holidays and ethics and, depending on grade level, subjects
including Chumash, Navi, and Talmud
-Keep up with the discipline of best practices and work to help identify key texts, ideas, materials,
and supplies that work to reflect the school’s mission of academic excellence
-Attend all faculty meetings, required trainings, and after school events
-Share in supervision duties outside the classroom, including lunch, recess, and dismissal
-Assess student performance formally and informally, keep appropriate records and
documentation, and prepare report cards, detailed report narratives, and progress reports
-Communicate with parents on a regular basis through conferences and other means to discuss
students’ progress and learning plans
-Have a strong commitment to professional growth and development
The Jewish Day School is a dual curriculum Pre-K through eighth grade community school with families from a range of backgrounds and practices. Applicants are expected to be passionate about Limudei Kodesh and fostering the connection between our students and our Jewish traditions and identity.
Please visit our website at www.jdslv.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org