Middle School Hebrew Teacher

Charles E Smith Jewish Day School | Rockville, MD, United States

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Posted Date 5/16/2024

Come join a committed, caring, talented faculty in delivering an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education. Together, we ensure a vibrant Jewish future through the growth of confident, compassionate thinkers who engage the world through Jewish values.


The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking an outstanding middle school Hebrew language educator to join our Middle School faculty for the 2024-2025 school year. Our Hebrew program is based on the proficiency model guided by the ACTFL standards for second language instruction.

Successful candidates will have at least three years of demonstrated success teaching Hebrew as a second language to middle school students and will have familiarity and experience with teaching the proficiency model. The ideal candidate is passionate and charismatic and uses a student-centered approach to teaching. They are experienced in effective methods of assessment of second language skills, and are familiar with recognized standards of language instruction, with ACTFL standards. Candidates demonstrate a willingness to participate fully in the life of a vibrant school community and have demonstrated success in working collaboratively as part of a team. 

Pay is commensurate with education and experience and is calculated according to a school-wide pay scale. 


  • Teach Hebrew language and culture to students in grades 6-8, including identifying appropriate authentic texts, lesson planning and unit planning;
  • Participate in team meetings to review curriculum and discuss student progress;
  • Work collaboratively within the Upper School Hebrew department and middle school faculty;
  • Teach a weekly advisory or other experiential education course;
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • The candidate must possess a BA in Hebrew language, education, or comparable certification; MA preferred but not required.
  • Candidates should have at least two years of successful teaching experience in collaborative working environments, ideally in a middle and/or high school setting.
  • Experience in differentiated instruction, project-based learning, Collaborative Problem Solving, student-centered instruction and working with students with diverse learning needs preferred. Fluency with technology required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) required.

To learn more about this opportunity and the School, please visit https://www.cesjds.org/about/work-at-cesjds

  • In accordance with the School's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, the School has adopted a mandatory Vaccination Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families and the community at large from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the flu, which may be reduced by annual vaccinations. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities, as applicable.


The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Full Time
Hebrew | Teacher (Classroom)
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Education & Schools
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