Personalized Learning Instructional Coach (Judaic Studies)

Akiba Yavneh Academy | Dallas, TX, United States

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Posted Date 6/05/2024
Description

 Akiba Yavneh Academy

Personalized Learning Coach (Judaic Studies)

(On-site, Dallas, Texas)

 

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Akiba Yavneh Academy is a Modern Orthodox, co-ed, early childhood through 12th grade college-preparatory school dedicated to providing an academically excellent and values-based General and Judaic education to Jewish students of all backgrounds to inspire a lifelong love of Torah, higher learning, and the State of Israel. Although the school began sixty years ago, AYA is completing the first year of a major transformation to radically improve education outcomes and cost efficiency.  In many ways, AYA will be a new school with a new model that seeks to set the standard for excellence and affordability in Jewish day school education.

AYA is seeking a year-round Personalized Learning Coach who will provide instructional support and coaching related to leveraging blended and project-based learning to personalize learning opportunities for students. This position will serve as the instructional leader for K-8 Judaic Studies curriculum and will directly support K-8 Judaic Studies teachers as they transition from a traditional instructional model to personalized learning.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a major transformation that aims to better support teachers as well as ensure students are receiving one-size-fits-one instruction. This work has the potential to impact the larger field of Jewish day school and innovation in K-12 education.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Student advocate | Advocate for students’ academic and social-emotional needs within the school community.

Personalized Learning Leader | Has a deep understanding of personalized learning, blended learning, and project-based learning and understands the necessary shifts that take place when moving towards models.

Coaching and Mentoring | Strong coaching and mentoring to support teachers implementing personalized learning practices. This includes active listening, providing targeted observation and feedback, and fostering a growth mindset.

Data Analysis | Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data related to student learning outcomes and support teachers in making data-informed decisions.

Professional Development | Ability to design and facilitate experiential learning opportunities for staff to learn in blended and project-based professional learning.

Curriculum Expert | Has a deep understanding of Judaic texts and material standards and has the expertise to modify curriculum materials and resources to accommodate blended and project-based learning.

Collaboration and teamwork | Work collaborative with the campus leadership team and other staff to create a cohesive learning environment that promotes student-centered systems.

Entrepreneurial |Brings new ideas to the team and acts on executing those ideas.

Resource Management | Identifies and integrates appropriate educational technologies, tools, and resources that support personalized learning.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Belief in and commitment to personalized learning

Holds a continuous improvement mindset

Proactively tackles problems with a sense of possibility and generates innovative solutions to ensure desired results are achieved

At least five years of teaching experience, instructional support, or campus-based administration is required

At least three years of direct experience with personalized learning is preferred

 

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Salary range: ~$90,000,  commensurate with experience

Three year grant-funded position

Competitive Benefits Package

Paid time off (including winter break, school religious holidays, and civic holidays)

Retirement savings match up to 4% of annual salary

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with substantial employer subsidy offered

Life, LTD, and STD provided by the school

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Professional development opportunities

Beautiful campus

 

TO APPLY:

Please visit https://akibayavnehacademy.easyapply.co/ to submit your cover letter and resume.

 

Salary90,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Curricula | Education - Other | Jewish Studies Teacher | Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US
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