Judaic Teacher

University Synagogue Irvine | Irvine, CA, United States

Posted Date 4/27/2022

University Synagogue [US] is the only Synagogue in Orange County affiliated with Reconstructing Judaism. US plans to hire Judaic Teacher for the 2022-23 calendar year, reporting to the Director of Congregational Learning. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing hands-on experiential lessons in alignment with weekly pacing guide and learning goals
  • Adapting teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of students
  • Encouraging students to ask questions and explore their own Jewish identity
  • Working with students one-on-one when they need extra help or attention
  • Establishing and reenforcing classroom rules that support a positive learning environment
  • Being a positive role-model for our learners
  • Updating parents weekly through our school platform

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Flexibility in adapting lessons and activities to students’ various learning needs
  • Willingness to learn new and interactive teaching styles and strategies
  • Comfort speaking in front of others
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Technology skills to track student attendance and grades and present creative lessons
  • Leadership skills and patience for working with students of all ages
  • Jewish Background or knowledge of Reconstructionist Judaism preferred
  • Knowledge of Basic Hebrew a plus but not required
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Education - Other | Hebrew | Teacher (Classroom)
Part Time Categories
Hebrew School/Sunday School | Part Time Teaching
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Synagogue
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