Kolot Chayeinu/Voices of Our Lives is a 29-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 an immediate in-person Teacher’s Assistant to support the lead teacher in a mixed 4th and 5th grade class on Monday afternoons (3:45-6:15pm) for our growing Children’s Learning Program.
We are looking for an innovative and creative educator 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 will support our lead teacher with classroom management, group work and other responsibilities to help create a thriving learning class community. We have a preference for candidates with prior experience with youth and Jewish education, and the ideal candidate will also have some experience in either anti-bias work, arts-education and/or experiential education.
The salary for this teaching position is $2,000/year, assuming the position is filled by the end of November 2021.
Classes take place in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn.
If interested, please email your resume, cover letter, and two references to Principal Helena Gindi: [email protected] with “Application for CLP Teaching 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. The anticipated start date is by the end of November. 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.