Middle School Judaic Studies Teacher

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital | Washington, DC, United States

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Posted Date 7/09/2024

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation's Capital is an independent, community Jewish day school that currently offers a dual curriculum of General and Judaic studies for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. The school is distinguished by its commitment to academic excellence, talented faculty, and learning that is joyful, engaging, experiential, and enduring. MILTON is a warm, vibrant, pluralistic Jewish day school where students, families, and faculty mirror the diversity of Jewish practice in the community. The school serves more than 475 students at our Kay and Robert Schattner Center Campuses - the beautiful South Campus for Early Childhood students in Grades PK-1, and the newly renovated and expanded North Campus for Elementary and Middle School students in Grades 2-8.

MILTON is looking for a Middle School Judaic Studies teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Some duties of the Judaic Studies teacher include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-creating dynamic, student-driven, hands-on curriculum materials and providing individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Teaching Tanach (Bible), Jewish holidays, and Parshat Hashavua, utilizing a course of study adopted by the school, and other appropriate learning activities. 
  • Participating in and is a role model during grade-level Tefillot (prayers).
  • Establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Communicating with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
  • Evaluating students’ academic and social growth
  • Collaborating with grade-level colleagues about curriculum and educational programming

Job Requirements

Serving as a teacher at MILTON means more than showing up in a classroom to deliver instruction. Rich mission-aligned content, creative pedagogy and authentic relationships are essential components of a MILTON classroom, as much as working collaboratively with colleagues and placing the students’ interests and experiences at the heart of the MILTON experience are also essential components of the job. We expect our teachers to provide developmentally appropriate and scaffolded opportunities to challenge students academically, physically, and artistically and to establish authentic relationships with the children in and beyond the classroom. We also expect that teachers will engage with colleagues in a collegial, collaborative, and community-minded manner, striving towards a respectful environment that encourages and supports the best in adults and students.

Salary54,292.00 - 86,321.00 Annual
Full Time
Jewish Studies Teacher | Middle School Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Mass Transit | Vision
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