Living Judaism Teacher (Judaic, Hebrew, and Science Teachers Wanted!)

University Synagogue | Irvine, CA, United States

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Posted Date 6/03/2024
Description

Are you ready to make a lasting impact on the lives of young learners while immersing them in the rich traditions of Judaism? Living Judaism, a vibrant and inclusive religious school at University Synagogue, seeks a passionate Religious School Teacher to join our dedicated team. If you are ready to ignite a love for Jewish rituals, holidays, and values in an experiential and fun learning environment, then this opportunity is for you!

 

Job Description:

As a Religious School Teacher, you will work with the Director of Congregational Learning to implement an experiential and fun curriculum that promotes a positive and engaging learning environment for our students. This part-time position requires Sunday availability from 8:30 am to 12 pm, September through May, with 25 sessions in the school year. The position is based at University Synagogue in Irvine, CA, and requires in-person presence.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Director of Congregational Learning to implement the curriculum effectively.
  • Develop weekly lesson plans using the provided written curriculum.
  • Provide classroom instruction and management, ensuring a positive and fun learning environment.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive atmosphere where students can explore Jewish rituals, holidays, and values.
  • Emphasize experiential learning and engage students in interactive activities.
  • Demonstrate patience, creativity, and flexibility in teaching methods.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with parents and staff regarding student progress.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities and training the organization provides to enhance teaching skills and stay updated on educational trends and practices.

Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of Jewish rituals, holidays, and values.
  • Comfort teaching children in lower and or upper elementary school.
  • Previous Jewish camp experience is a bonus.
  • A willingness to learn and try new teaching methods.
  • Ability to be flexible and receive constructive feedback.
  • Hebrew is a plus but not required.

Requirements:

  • No specific educational requirements or certifications are needed.
  • Entry-level, mid-level, or senior candidates are all welcome.
  • Must be available to work on Sundays from 8:30 am to 12 pm during the school year (September-May).

Location: University Synagogue, Irvine, CA (In-person only)

Salary Range: Starting $30/hr Based on experience

Benefits:

  • Reduced synagogue membership and religious school fees for children enrolled in the program.

Professional Development:

  • The organization provides access to ongoing professional development opportunities and training to enhance teaching skills and stay updated on educational trends and practices.

Start Date: Beginning of September

Salary30.00 - 50.00 Hour
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Education - Other | Hebrew | Jewish Studies Teacher | Lower School Teacher | Teacher (Classroom) | Youth Groups Advisor
Part Time Categories
Hebrew School/Sunday School | Part Time Teaching
Organization Type
Synagogue
Job Location
US
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