Congregation Beth El, Berkeley’s progressive Reform Congregation, is seeking educators for our K-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade supplementary program that meets after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for this coming school year of September 2022-May 2023.
Ideal candidates will have:
- enthusiasm for working with youth
- an interest in deepening the connection to Judaism for themselves and for youth
- an interest in planning and implementing creative, experiential, innovative learning experiences to meet the needs of diverse learners
- a willingness to learn
- teaching experience in a Jewish or secular educational setting, informal or formal (preferred)
We offer competitive pay ranging from $45-$60/hour (as well as half that rate for meetings and events); ongoing training; wonderful children; supportive, appreciative families; and friendly colleagues! Additional teacher in-service sessions and meetings are held throughout the year.
We have positions open with nearly all grades:
Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades meet on Thursday afternoons, 4:00-6:00 pm
6th-8th grades meet on Wednesday afternoons, 4:00-6:00pm
3rd-5th grades meet on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, 4:00-6:00 pm
9th-12th grades meet on Thursday evenings (dinner included), 6-7:45pm
We are looking for Hebrew specialists and elective teachers as well!
Interested applicants please submit a resume and cover letter to Juliet Spear Gardner, Director of Learning and Engagement for K-5th Grades.
At Beth El we value the range of knowledge and skills that come from different lived experiences. Our community is diverse in race, gender identity, ability, national origin, sexual orientation, and religious practice. We aim to reflect that diversity in our teaching team.