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
Description

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 emanuelnyc.org/school to learn more about our school and our congregation, our educational vision, and the programs we offer.

Openings:

  • 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
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Early Childhood Hebrew Teacher | Early Childhood Judaic Studies Teacher
Part Time Categories
Hebrew School/Sunday School | Part Time Teaching
Organization Type
Synagogue
Job Location
US
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