Jewish Studies Long-Term Substitute Teacher, immediate need
SDJA is seeking a Long-Term Substitute Teacher of Jewish Studies to middle school students. The successful candidate will have a comfort level in a broad range of subject knowledge in a variety of topics in Judaic Studies. This position focuses on teaching the study of Torah to middle school students. The successful candidate will have an understanding of the diverse viewpoints associated with teaching in a pluralistic day school setting. The teacher will also work closely with members of the staff to provide an inspiring and motivational Jewish learning environment. Middle School teachers also participate in assisting in student Jewish life programming.
SDJA MUS Jewish Studies Mission Statement:
To make Torah accessible for all learners. To inspire connections to Israel, Jewish values, Jewish history, Jewish practice, Jewish tradition and Jewish beliefs. To promote lifelong learning and engagement.
SDJA seeks an experienced Jewish Studies Long-term Substitute Teacher with a minimum of 3 years of classroom experience who has a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation. The successful candidate will possess the following capacities: a sincere love of working with teenagers, a passion for a variety of topics within Jewish Studies and the teaching of it, curiosity and a growth mindset, the ability to provide differentiated instruction, and an interest in integrating student voice and student choice into the curriculum. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.