Rochelle Zell Jewish High School creates a culture of academic excellence that inspires and prepares our students to think critically, achieve their full potential, and live Judaism as responsible and involved citizens in the modern world.
Located 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, Rochelle Zell is a private, full-day, co-educational high school for students in grades nine through twelve. Rochelle Zell opened its doors as Chicagoland Jewish High School (CJHS) in 2001 to 26 students. Our current enrollment of 170 students is drawn from over 20 communities in the Chicago area and beyond.
Rochelle Zell offers a college preparatory program that combines a rigorous general studies education with a comprehensive Jewish studies education, supplemented by strong athletic and fine arts programs, and numerous extracurricular activities and leadership opportunities. Small classes and individualized instruction help students find their own voice, solve problems creatively, cultivate respect for individual differences, and develop a deep dedication to learning.
Who We’re Seeking
We are seeking a highly skilled, passionate English teacher(s) to develop and teach the following courses: two sections of Honors English and Language (one freshmen level and one sophomore level), one section of American Literature (junior level), and one section of World Literature (senior level).
This is a unique opportunity to join a high professional faculty at a school that offers a robust and rigorous dual curriculum in General and Jewish Studies. At minimum, qualified candidates must have earned a bachelor’s degree and hold a professional teaching license in their particular subject area.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teachers report directly to their Department Chairs and work closely with Dean of Faculty and Academic Dean. Teachers are responsible for carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Planning and Instruction: Plans and delivers instruction based on clear, departmentally agreed upon course learning targets.
2. Assessment: Assesses student understanding using variety of formative and summative instruments aligned to course learning targets.
3. Classroom Environment: Establishes and maintains clear expectations for student conduct.
• Demonstrates professional judgment, ethical conduct, and appropriate language/behavior with colleagues, students, and families. Follows polices contained in the Rochelle Zell Jewish High School Faculty Handbook.