Hebrew/Judaic Studies Teacher

Wise School | Los Angeles, CA, United States

Posted Date 7/28/2022

About the Position

The Hebrew/Judaic Studies Teacher at Wise School works with a team of teachers. With your colleagues, you will design and implement curriculum, differentiate learning as needed, and proactively communicate with parents. You will create and maintain a nurturing and supportive classroom environment, while implementing positive behavior support and classroom management.  A supportive administrative team will provide needed guidance and professional development.

Job Responsibilities

  •   Works in the classroom to support each student’s differentiated academic needs, helping all students access the Hebrew and/or Judaic Studies curriculum.
  •   Works with grade-level teams to plan programming and implement best practices for teaching and learning.
  •   Collegially collaborates with team members, staff, and administration to support student learning and growth.
  •   When necessary, designs and facilitates online learning using the technology tools and platforms provided.
  •   Attends and actively participates in all-staff meetings and trainings.
  •   Attends school functions that support the school’s mission and vision, both during and outside the normal school day.
  •   As a key staff member in our religious educational institution, role-models the tenets of our faith on a daily basis to our members and the broader Temple community; participate in transmitting the expectations and values of our faith, playing a critical and essential role in the Temple’s ability to minister to the daily needs of our students and members. 
  •   Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  •   College degree in Hebrew and/or Judaic Studies
  •   Excellent writing and communication skills
  •   Diplomatic, tactful, and possessing the ability to show grace under pressure
  •   Empathetic to the needs and differing dynamics of families who attend the school
  •   Strong interpersonal relationship-building skills; team-oriented
  •   Strong organizational skills; self-motivated and responsible
  •   Strong educational technology skills preferred, or strong willingness to learn
  •   Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Stephen Wise Temple and Wise Schools.
  •   Reflective practitioner with a growth mindset.

Preferred Qualifications

  •   Experience teaching Hebrew and/or Judaic Studies with an emphasis in Chaverim B’Ivrit
  •   Elementary experience preferred
  •   Graduate of DeLeT program
  •   Has lived or studied in Israel


Full Time
Education - Other | Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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