High School Judaic Studies Teacher

New England Jewish Academy | West Hartford, CT, United States

Posted Date 11/22/2022

New England Jewish Academy, an Early Childhood -12th grade Orthodox day school in the vibrant West Hartford, CT Jewish community, is looking for a High School Judaic Studies teacher. This is a full time position with ample prep time during the day. The subjects to be taught include Chumash, Gemara, Navi, Dinim and Israeli History. There is also a full-time or part-time teaching position for a spouse, as well. The ideal candidate will: 

The ideal candidate will 

  • Inspire our students, infusing them with a love of Torah and Eretz Yisrael.
  • Bring out the unique strengths of each and every student, and challenge them to achieve their potential. 
  • Make learning real and relevant in the modern world that we live in. 
  • Cultivate positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Serve as a role model for our students outside of school in the community.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver active learning experiences.
  • Develop a positive, engaging educational environment for students.
  • Provide an environment that encourages participation, recognize the needs of individual students and the entire group, and offer support and flexibility as needed.
  • Welcome feedback and engage in ongoing professional development opportunities.  
  • Seek out research-based practices and programs to experiment with and implement. 
  • Work as part of a cooperative team of educators and administrators to advance the mission of NEJA.


Candidates should have a commitment to help students develop the skills and critical thinking abilities they will need to grow as learners. The ideal candidate will have an interest in professional growth and a commitment to continuous learning. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree is preferred. 

About Us:

New England Jewish Academy is a caring, nurturing and forward-thinking school. The work environment is collaborative with teacher input playing a significant role in all aspects of the school. The West Hartford Jewish Community is a fast-growing Orthodox community just a two hour drive from NY with several Orthodox shuls, a large Kosher supermarket, a Mikveh and many other amenities.  It is a very friendly and welcoming community which values educators and supports them in many ways. 


Competitive salary commensurate with experience and full benefits package included. 


Full Time
High School Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
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