SEEKING TEACHER’S ASSISTANT IN CHILDREN'S LEARNING PROGRAM AT KOLOT CHAYEINU
Kolot Chayeinu/Voices of Our Lives is a 30-years-strong, fast-growing, progressive Jewish congregation in Brooklyn, NY with over 400 households. Kolot is a place of inclusive ritual, supportive community, dynamic educational programming, and the relentless pursuit of social justice. Read Kolot’s Mission Statement here.
We are seeking a Teacher’s Assistant for our weekly elementary program on Monday afternoons, in our growing Children’s Learning Program for the 2023-24 school year.
We are looking for innovative and creative educators interested in engaging with a diverse community across family structures, genders, religious beliefs, and economic, cultural, racial and ethnic backgrounds. We strive to provide learning that enhances and reflects our communal diversity, and seek educators who are likewise committed.
This position requires familiarity with Jewish holidays, rituals, Torah and ideally, Hebrew decoding. We have a preference for candidates with prior classroom experience with youth, and the ideal candidate will also have some experience in either community organizing and activism, anti-bias work, arts, arts-education and/or experiential education.
The Teacher’s Assistant will support classroom teachers by leading small groups in discussions and/or activities, providing support with classroom management and other tasks as needed.
The annual salary for this position is $3,500.
Classes take place on Monday afternoons, 4-6pm in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.
If interested, please email your resume, cover letter, and two references to Director of Lifelong Learning Jessica Moore at [email protected] with “Application for CLP TA Position” in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be interviewed by members of the search committee on a rolling basis and the position is available until it is filled. For more information, please visit https://kolotchayeinu.org/learning
Kolot Chayeinu is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQ+ people, and people who live or have lived in poverty are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of Kolot Chayeinu are welcome to apply. Must be a US citizen or have the proper legal documentation to work in the US.