Temple Kol Emeth Teacher
Our team is searching for creative, talented, energic individuals who have experience with education and children to teach in our innovative educational program at a warm and friendly Reform synagogue -Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta, Georgia.
We have openings for the following grades: 2, 3, 5, and 6 grades in our Sunday Judaic classes and looking for one conversational Hebrew teacher for a Hebrew elective for all Pre-K-2 grades.
- Small classes
- Fun and supportive teaching environment
- Creative and inclusive team atmosphere
At Temple Kol Emeth, we see Judaism as a gift passed down from our ancestors. It is a set of principles and ideas and a collection of wisdom thousands of years in the making that can help us live, do, and be better. In short, it is a set of tools that allows us to flourish as individuals and as a community. Our staff and faculty strive to create a supportive, engaging environment to enable our students and families to explore Jewish culture and its teachings.
Join us and help us strengthen Jewish identity connections with our children and families!
An ideal candidate:
- At least 1 year of experience in teaching (secular or in Jewish education)
- Previous work experience in informal Jewish education a plus (youth groups, Jewish camping, schools, synagogue programs)
- Knowledge of Jewish content (holidays, culture, Jewish history, Israel)
- Knowledge of basic Hebrew letters and prayers
- Knowledge of conversational Hebrew and experience teaching conversational Hebrew (for Pre-K-2 grade elective position only)
- Reliability and commitment to the students and program
- Experience in classroom management and engaging different types of learners
- Must be able to adapt and have strong patience and empathy
- Open to professional development opportunities
- A desire to be a positive role model for young Jewish children and teens
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Implement meaningful and engaging lessons from our curriculum with guidance from faculty; execute lessons in an interesting, experiential, enjoyable, age-appropriate way
- Provide robust classroom management strategies
- Build positive relationships with students and parents
- Communicate with parents regularly via emails about student/class progress
- Weekly check-ins (as needed) with supervisor to communicate pertinent issues relating to students and/or curriculum
- Attend mandatory faculty meetings as scheduled
Classes meet in person on Sunday mornings - 21 sessions (teacher hours -9:30 am-12:30 pm); note: mandatory August 21 orientation.
Salary range based on experience and education; $65 and up (per Sunday session) plus paid professional development opportunities (up to two a year, including August 21).
For more information, contact Hope Chernak, RJE, Director of Education and Youth Engagement, at [email protected]