About CSZ (Congregation Shaarey Zedek) Religious School:
CSZ Religious School Congregation Shaarey Zedek’s supplemental education for children from pre-kindergarten through B’nai mitzvah age. We gather once or twice a week, depending on age, to learn Hebrew, learn about Jewish culture, and learn Tefilah (prayer and blessings) and Torah. CSZ has a warm, welcoming school community that encourages families to participate in monthly programs and congregational services and events.
CSZ is a warm, welcoming, inclusive, and multi-generational Jewish community more than a century-and-a-half young. We celebrate all of life’s experiences: raising our families, building friendships, and being there for each other throughout the full spectrum of life-cycle events. Our Judaism is practiced both traditionally and innovatively, and we work together with Jews and non-Jews alike to care for those who are in need. Our clergy are not only our teachers but our friends as well. We have a tremendously rich history and a bright future. Most of all, we are a family and we look forward to welcoming more members.
Congregation Shaarey Zedek Religious School is seeking innovative and passionate educators to join our Religious School staff. CSZ is a joyful supplementary school for Jewish families in Metropolitan Detroit. We offer in-person and online classes for children of all ages, from preschool to high school. CSZ Religious School is committed to embracing Jewish learners of all levels and fostering a healthy, community-centered educational culture.
Teaching positions are available for teachers in early childhood, elementary and middle grades (Pre-K – 8). This position is for the 2023-24 school year, Sundays from 9:15 a.m. - 12:15pm, and Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
As a CSZ Religious School educator, you will:
- Create and facilitate weekly lesson plans.
- Participate in regular all-school assemblies and services.
- Integrate new technologies and innovative curricula to create a vibrant educational experience.
- Connect with families to help them learn.
- Teach Hebrew and integrate Hebrew language usage into all lessons.
- Collaborate with clergy members, teaching staff, and teen aides.
- Participate in paid staff training.
All applicants should possess the following skills and abilities:
- A passion for, and demonstrated experience with, Jewish education.
- Strong organizational abilities.
- Excellent writing and verbal competency.
- Hebrew language teaching capability.
- A strong interest in collaborating with others to create a welcoming and joyful community.
- Upbeat personality, with a positive and professional attitude.
- A bachelor's degree, or current enrollment in a bachelor's degree program, is required.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Devorah Glanz at [email protected]. No phone calls please.