Part-Time Religious School Teacher

Yahad | Orange, CT, United States

Posted Date 7/20/2022
Description

Part-Time Religious School Teacher

Salary competitive for area and commensurate with experience

 

Job Description

YAHAD is the combined Conservative Jewish religious school for Congreagation B'Nai Jacob and Congregation Or Shalom, two Conservative synaogues in the neighboring towns of Woodbridge and Orange.  YAHAD is a small but vibrant religious school with a dedicated staff.  Through hands-on activities, discussions of holidays and stories from the Torah, and Hebrew and prayer study, the teachers at YAHAD are dedicated to helping the students feel connected to Judaism in a fun and engaging manner.  We are seeking a part-time religious school teacher for middle school grades ranging from 5th-7th grade.  

Classes meet most Sunday moringing and Wednesday afternoons from mid-September until mid-May with days off for Jewish holidays and school vacations.  Responsibilities include teaching the children core Jewish stories, holidays, prayers and values.  Candidates should have advanced Hebrew reading and comprehension skills as well as an ability to convey Jewish literacy, history, and values.  

Hours

Wednesday 4-5:30 pm

Sunday 9:00 am -12:00 pm

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a true passion for Judaism and Jewish education, excellent communication, and people skills.  Classroom experience in a religious school is desirable.  

-Previous experience teaching in a religious school setting. 

-Excellent organizational and communication skills.

-Solid background, in Hebrew reading and knowledge of core prayers is required. 

-Familiarity with Jewish holidays, stories from the Torah, and Jewish values and the ability to teach these topics.

-Knowledge of Conservative Judaism's tunes and values preferred. 

-Dedication to teaching and experience working with children. 

-Strong work ethic.  

 

Please contact Rachel , [email protected].com with resume and cover letter. 

Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Hebrew | Jewish Studies Teacher | Teacher (Classroom)
Part Time Categories
Hebrew School/Sunday School | Part Time Teaching
Organization Type
Synagogue
Job Location
US

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