About Fig Tree
Fig Tree is a progressive, Brooklyn-based independent Jewish education program for children ages 3 – 13. The purpose of Fig Tree is to provide a rich and accessible Jewish education to kids from interfaith, interracial and/ or secular backgrounds- or simply to families seeking a Hebrew School alternative.
We’re seeking a bright, caring, and knowledgeable educator who is passionate about making Jewish education fun and meaningful for students of diverse backgrounds. The right candidate will be creative and resourceful, yet will be able to confidently lead a class of excited learners. Candidates should possess an innate love of learning, and a rich knowledge of Jewish tradition, text, culture, and heritage.
Hebrew proficiency and a minimum of five years’ teaching experience is required to be considered. University or Master’s-level study in a relevant field (Education, Jewish Education, Judaic Studies, etc.) is preferred but is not necessary. Candidates should provide proof of ability to work as required by local and federal laws, and are are subject to background check.
This is a part-time, seasonal position, from Sunday, September 19, 2021 through Sunday, June 5, 2022. Fig Tree is off for major Jewish holidays, and whenever NYC public or private schools are not in session.
Part Time Teacher hours and class sites are as follows. All locations in Brooklyn.
Tuesdays 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM in Carroll Gardens (BrookLearn, 380 Court St)
Wednesdays 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM in Park Slope (Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 5th Ave)
$80 per hour