Grade 4-8 Jewish Studies Teacher

Solomon Schechter Day School | Newton, MA, United States

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Posted Date 2/27/2023

Schechter Boston is looking for a dynamic and engaging educator to teach Jewish Studies for the 2023-2024 academic year. The specific grade level of the position will be determined based on need later this spring. 

Job Description:

  • Design, plan and implement text-focused Jewish Studies lessons that motivate students and create active, interpretive learning experiences.
  • Prepare and implement differentiated instruction, activities and assessments that meet the needs of every student. 
  • Build relationships with all students, so they are actively engaged in the classroom activities
  • Create and maintain a safe, well-structured physical environment that is conducive to student learning.
  • Participate in ongoing cycles of reflection, both independently and in collaboration with colleagues.

Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with advanced study in Jewish Studies preferred
  • Ability to study classical Jewish texts (Tanakh, Talmud) in their original languages
  • Minimum of two years experience teaching students, preferably in a middle school setting.
  • Exemplary teaching skills.

Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary; commensurate with experience
  • We thrive to provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that supports our faculty and staff, including: health insurance, prescription drug benefit, vision, healthcare/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long term disability, life insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, tuition reduction for employees’ children, paid holidays, sick time and personal time, and early dismissal on Fridays.

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].  

About the School:

Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and inspired.  Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly collaborative, mutually supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values:

  • Believing there is no limit to better
  • Providing honest and kind feedback
  • Failing forward
  • Leaning into complexity
  • Being kinder than necessary

Accessible by public transportation:

Schechter is accessible by NewMo, a Newton-sponsored ridesharing service from the following stations: Newtonville Station (Commuter Rail- Worcester Line), Needham Heights Station (Commuter Rail- Needham Line) Chestnut Hill Station (MBTA Green Line-D), Newton Highlands Station (MBTA Green Line- D). NewMo lets you book a ride ($2/ride) from any of these stations to the Wells Avenue Business District, where the school is located.


Full Time
Jewish Studies Teacher | Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Education & Schools
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