Jewish History Teacher

Katz Yeshiva High School of South Florida | Boca Raton, FL, United States

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Posted Date 3/12/2024
Description

Jewish History Teacher

Katz Yeshiva High School of South Florida (KYHS) is a co-ed, Modern-Orthodox high school with close to 500
students, housed in a beautiful facility at the heart of the rapidly growing Jewish community of Boca Raton, FL.
KYHS is well-known for its diverse range of students, its rigorous academic program, and its warm and
embracing environment. Our faculty shares a passion for inspiring students and instilling within them a lifelong
love of learning and we welcome devoted teachers who strive for excellence, desire to work collaboratively with
others, and are interested in professional growth.


Due to increased enrollment and an expanding program we are seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Jewish
History teacher to join our team for the 2024-2025 school year.


As a Jewish History Teacher at KYHS, you will have the opportunity to inspire students to engage deeply
with Judaic texts, traditions, and values while fostering critical thinking and a love for learning. The ideal
candidate will be looking to inspire students with a deep understanding and appreciation for the rich tapestry
of Jewish history while also seeking to shape the spiritual and intellectual development of their students.
Candidates must be models of exemplary Torah observance and values who have a comprehensive knowledge
of Jewish History, a desire to engage and connect with students, and excellent communication and
interpersonal skills.


Duties & Responsibilities:
? Teach five classes for a total of 20 weekly periods. Foster an interactive and engaging classroom
environment, utilizing innovative teaching methods to make Jewish history come alive for students.
? Develop and implement a dynamic Jewish history curriculum that spans ancient to contemporary
periods, weaving together religious, cultural, and geopolitical aspects.
? Infuse lessons with Jewish ethical and moral principles, emphasizing the connection between historical
events and their impact on Jewish identity and values.
? Encourage students to analyze primary and secondary sources critically, developing their skills in
historical inquiry and interpretation.
? Provide thoughtful and timely feedback on student work and update online gradebook (RenWeb) and
Google Classroom on a regular basis.
? Attend scheduled department, faculty, and professional development meetings.


Applicants should possess a Master’s Degree in Judaic Studies, History, or a related field. Previous experience
teaching Jewish history in a high school setting is advantageous. Compensation and benefits are highly
competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] outlining their teaching experience and philosophy.


KYHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, or Veteran Status.

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Education - Other | Hebrew | High Holiday Rabbi | High School Teacher | Jewish Studies Teacher | Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Yeshiva
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US
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