Hebrew / Judaic Studies Teacher

Golda Och Academy | West Orange, NJ, United States

Posted Date 6/08/2022
Description

About Golda Och Academy

Golda Och Academy is a vibrant learning community that focuses on the individual intellectual, social, and spiritual needs of each child. We cultivate in students a lifelong love of learning within the context of Jewish knowledge and heritage. Our school is located on two campuses — one for the Lower School and one for the Upper School — located about two miles apart in West Orange, serving approximately 450 students from more than 60 communities across New Jersey.

Position

Golda Och Academy is accepting applications for a Hebrew/Judaic Studies teacher at the Lower School campus for the 2022-2023 school year.

Responsibilities

Candidates should have experience and demonstrate a passion for elementary school education. Qualified candidates will be masterful educators, adept at teaching Hebrew as a second language, exhibit a deep knowledge of Hebrew language and culture, have experience in differentiating instruction, and possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Fluent in Hebrew
  • Experience in teaching Hebrew language
  • Experience with TaL Am preferred
  • Computer Proficient
  • Familiar with Day School education procedures
  • Ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings using multiple teaching methods
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Teaching credentials from an accredited institution (North America or Israel) preferred
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to keeping parents informed and engaged
  • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning

GOA is committed to ensuring healthy and safe working and learning environments, and maintaining our educational commitment to GOA students and families - with minimal disruption to instruction. With this in mind, GOA requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Candidates who would like to apply for a reasonable accommodation from this policy based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief should reach out directly to the Director of Human Resources for more information.

Golda Och Academy is a an inclusive community and makes all employment decisions without regard for an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability (including AIDS and HIV related illness), genetic information, refusal to provide genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic testing, ancestry, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, atypical cellular or blood trait, military service, application for military service, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

The School conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Eligible employees receive a competitive benefit package that includes health insurance coverage, paid leave and retirement plan options and many other valuable programs information.

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Hebrew | Jewish Studies Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Mass Transit | Vision
Job Location
US

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