This position is for the 2022-2023 School Year.
The Hebrew aide position is a support for students who need intervention in Hebrew. This could be in reading, writing, speaking, or comprehension. The Hebrew teachers will provide the necessary curricular materials in order to work with students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
A. Supports Hebrew acquisition to students.
B. Provides instruction in the key language areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening (oral comprehension).
C. Uses a variety of instructional strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
D. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
E. Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
F. Maintains professional competence through in-service and professional growth activities.
G. Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
H. Administers group standardized tests to measure Hebrew reading fluency.
I. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
J. Demonstrates a commitment to best practice in all dimensions of effective teaching as defined by the Thoughtful Classroom framework, including organization, rules, and routines; positive relationships; engagement and enjoyment; a culture of thinking and learning; preparing students for new learning; presenting new learning; deepening and reinforcing learning; applying learning, and reflecting on and celebrating learning.
- Hebrew proficiency.
- Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring.
Mission Statement: “At Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago (SSDS), we ignite our students’ Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potential, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.”
It is the responsibility of every staff member at Schechter to help our mission come to life.
Ignite our students’ Jewish souls - At Schechter, we promote curiosity and engagement with learning and Jewish life. Our teachers’ passion creates a learning environment where students are “on fire” and eager to learn.
Educate them to their highest potential - At Schechter, we know where our students are and we focus on individual growth for each student. Teachers facilitate learning experiences where students are actively engaged in creating meaning and making connections. We recognize that students require differentiated instruction and we collaborate to ensure we are meeting students’ needs so they can achieve their highest potential.
Empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world - A Schechter experience is much more than academic achievement. Teachers provide a safe and nurturing environment, develop close relationships with students, and provide direct instruction in social-emotional learning. We recognize that we are shaping students as the adults they will one day become, and we take their character development and sense of responsibility for the community and the world seriously.