Classroom Hebrew Teacher, Rambam Day School, Pinecrest (Miami), FL
Rambam Day School teachers are experienced champions of children with proven track records of success in the classroom. TBAM Day School teachers are responsible for fostering their students' learning and ensuring that they reach their maximum potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social growth.
A Rambam Day School teacher is not a knowledge giver but one who imparts to students learning skills, thinking skills, life skills and helps students face the future with resilience, confidence, and a sense of commitment. A great teacher is always ready to go the extra-mile to achieve results.
A Rambam Day School teacher has poise and confidence. They are a role model of continuous learning, possess adequate levels of energy and recognize the power of enthusiasm. They have excellent communication skills and a positive disposition. They keep the larger picture in mind; accountability and adaptability are their main forte.
Rambam Day School is Committed to:
• An integrated project-based curriculum that aligns with local, state, and national academic standards.
• Experiential learning that encourages hands-on, cooperative experiences.
• Critical thinking, problem-solving, and intrinsic motivation.
• Challenging students to take personal and social responsibility, and to respect their own and others’ values.
• Facilitating children’s exposure to hesed engagement projects and ideals.
• Assessing student’s skills and knowledge in a developmentally appropriate
• Developing students who are confident with leadership skills.
• Child-centered learning that honors small class sizes and low student teacher ratios.
• Encouraging children to investigate, explore, question, and discuss.
• Respect for children’s unique learning styles.
• Welcoming parents as partners in teaching.
• Supporting lifelong learning.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develops mastery of Rambam’s Curriculum Maps, Scope and Sequence and all other grade-level curriculum in each content area taught, including the essential information, concepts and skills.
• Remains current in the knowledge of all content areas taught.
• Differentiates instruction as needed (in content, process, product, and environment).
• Remains current with accepted and appropriate instructional theory, practice and research.
• Provides skillful classroom management practices (routines and procedures) to ensure a safe, orderly, positive, enjoyable, and productive learning environment.
• Uses formative and summative assessment and documents student progress and achievement; assesses and analyzes student strengths and needs; designs and implements appropriate instruction to facilitate learning and growth.
• Maintains relevant and stimulating classroom environment: bulletin boards (with educational aids and current student work), manipulatives, learning centers, etc.
• Prepares and maintains a current dedicated folder for Substitute Teacher(s). This will include a 3-day supply of stand alone (but relevant) Emergency Plans and all items on Substitute Teacher Checklist Form. This folder will be stored in the main office.
• Establishes and maintains frequent communication with parents about their child's academic, social and emotional progress and needs. This includes Report Cards, phone calls, Class Newsletters, RenWeb, email blasts, etc.
• Apprises Head of School and Hebrew and Judaics Director of any specific issues regarding individual students.
• Contributes to student learning, growth, and advancement.
• Demonstrates academic competence in subject area(s), and displays an inclination for developing integrated and interdisciplinary work across the curriculum.
• Maintains a growth mindset toward student learning, teaching practice, and personal/collective professional development.
• Demonstrates a high degree of self-efficacy (agency); holds themselves accountable for learner outcomes and advocates for their students; works efficiently; and believes in their ability, the capability of their students, and themselves to succeed and excel.
• Facilitates problem-solving, with a curious mind and critical thinking skills, showing a high degree of creative application in the implementation of data-driven curriculum and practice.
• Serves as a role model and an innovative and creative learner with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, personal growth, and being on the cutting edge of instructional practice and pedagogy.
• Collaborates effectively with a variety of stakeholder groups within the organization and with external partners to increase student performance and contribute to advancing the teaching and learning craft.
• Invests in the learners’ well-being, health, and safety, physically, socially, and emotionally.
• Recognizes the relationship between social-emotional learning and academic performance, and aspires toward developing and teaching the whole child.
• Designs and facilitates differentiated and personalized learning goals and activities that follow a coherent sequence, are aligned to instructional goals, and engage students in high-level cognitive activity.
• Fluent Hebrew skills.
• Working knowledge of Bible, Jewish History and Current Jewish Events.
• Knowledge of instructional methods appropriate for students at the respective grade level.
• Desire and ability to work with students at the specified age level with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational goals.
• Ability to organize tasks and manage time to meet many and varied deadlines; manage small and large groups of students in a classroom environment; and communicate effectively with students, parents, school administrators and other staff, including the ability to discuss topics which may be sensitive.
• Working familiarity with assistive technologies; internet and email systems; and word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software.
• Familiarity with computers (PC and Apple) and their use in instruction to enhance student learning.
• Working knowledge of various office and video equipment.
• Knowledge of educational software.
Salary: Based on experience (full time or part time position).
• Personal /Sick / Bereavement days
• Health Insurance plan available
• Pension Plan available
Rambam Day School Temple Beth Am is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.
Please email resume to [email protected]