Lower School Hebrew Learning Specialist 1 - 5

Charles E Smith Jewish Day School | Rockville, MD, United States

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Posted Date 3/01/2023

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is seeking candidates to fill the position of Hebrew Learning Specialist for grades 1-5 for the 2023-2024 school year.

The ideal candidate will be a special educator who is fluent in Hebrew and will have expertise in teaching students with diverse learning needs to read Hebrew accurately and fluently, to improve their vocabulary acquisition, language comprehension and written expression in Hebrew. The Hebrew Learning Specialist will play a leadership role in our Judaic Studies Department, collaborating with teachers and providing ongoing professional development in differentiated instruction. The Learning Specialist will be part of a team of other special educators that work at the School through the Educational Support Services Department, providing a variety of strategies and interventions to students with diverse learning needs, both in and out of the classroom setting. In addition to providing direct remedial support to students, other responsibilities include design of individualized education plans, case management, and close collaboration with classroom teachers.


MA in special education or a related field and three to five years of prior demonstrated experience required; expertise in administering Hebrew reading assessments and data driven instruction preferred. Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ).

To learn more about the School and to apply, visit https://www.cesjds.org/about/work-at-cesjds

Work Environment

  • Faculty may be asked to perform their work responsibilities on campus and/or at home. In both settings, the teacher is required to maintain a professional environment.

  • While on campus, classes may be operating either in person or in an alternative setting. Teachers are expected to be present and accessible for the entire school day (contracted hours), regardless of the setting.

  • In accordance with the School's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, the School has adopted a mandatory Vaccination Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families and the community at large from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the flu, which may be reduced by annual vaccinations. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities, as applicable.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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