The Religious School at Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim (TBEMC), is a Conservative egalitarian synagogue located in Cranford, NJ. We are looking for engaging Jewish educators for our dynamic Religious School for the 2023 – 2024 school year. We are looking for energetic teachers to fill the following positions:
—- Pre-school teacher 2 Sundays a month
---- 4/5th grade assistant instructor Tuesday 4-6 and Sundays 9-12
At our TBEMC Religious School, we teach our children to understand and appreciate the wisdom in our heritage, letting it shape the children’s hearts, minds, morals, and values. We strive to develop positive attitudes toward Judaism, to give them a sense of commitment to their tradition, Eretz Israel, and to the practices of Conservative Judaism. Our students learn everything from Hebrew reading and Jewish Holidays to Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation with a curriculum specially designed to be age-appropriate. We are proud to have faculty enriching our children’s educational experience.
Teachers should have experience reading and writing in Hebrew, knowledge of prayers (t’fillot), Shabbat services, and basic Jewish literacy. We seek teachers who bring joy, creativity, and love of Jewishness to the classroom, and who are skilled at engaging students with a wide variety of educational techniques, including games, experiential and other forms of activity-based learning. We offer a warm, supportive teaching environment, classroom learning technology, and an amazing team of teachers to work with!
Degree in education or related field preferred.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $35.00 - $50.00 per hour