Religious School Teacher

Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York | New York, NY, United States

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Posted Date 4/10/2024

Job Title:         Religious School Teacher
Department:   Lifelong Learning
FLSA Status:   $45 – $70/hour Faculty – In-Person
Schedule:        2 – 10 hours per week
Reports to:      Assistant Director of Lifelong Learning

About Us

Congregation Emanu-El, the first Reform Jewish synagogue in New York City, is hiring part-time religious school faculty members for our 2024-25 school year. Our innovative and unique religious school is committed to Jewish learning that is relevant, inspirational, and transformative. Visit to learn more about our school and our congregation, our educational vision, and the programs we offer.


  • In-person classroom faculty (Grades PreK-8, Hebrew and Judaic Studies curricula) and/or;

Core Responsibilities:

  • Preparing creative, interactive lessons as part of a well-structured curriculum
  • Collaborating with school administration and other faculty members to create innovative and meaningful Jewish learning experiences, both in and out of the classroom
  • Regularly communicating with families outside of school hours
  • Assisting in the planning and preparation of special programs, including family education and holiday celebrations
  • Attending paid professional development sessions for faculty outside of school hours
  • Providing a sense of caring and concern that enables our students to support one another and challenge themselves to grow as individuals

When and Where:

  • Sunday (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) in person at our main Upper East Side campus
  • Monday (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) in person at our main Upper East Side campus
  • Wednesday (2:30 pm – 5:15 pm) in person at our Emanu-El Downtown in Chelsea
  • Sunday-Thursday (3:00 pm– 7:00 pm) remote via Zoom (need not be available every day)

The Ideal Candidate:

We encourage those with varied backgrounds and experiences to apply. Do not hesitate to apply even if you do not meet all the listed qualifications!

  • Person(s) with experience in classroom or informal education, such as Jewish camp or afterschool programs in grades Pre-K through 8
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to teach Hebrew, Bible, Jewish history, and holidays incorporating arts, drama, movement, or media
  • Comfortable teaching in a Reform Jewish congregation to a diverse student body
  • Candidates must reside within the New York City tri-state area

Compensation, benefits, and why it’s great to work here:

  • Pay begins at $45/hour (In person only)
  • Up to two paid sick days per school year
  • Generous (paid) professional development opportunities
Salary45.00 - 70.00 Hour
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Early Childhood Hebrew Teacher | Early Childhood Judaic Studies Teacher
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