Hebrew Teacher @ Beth Hillel Day School

Hebrew Teacher

Beth Hillel Day School is a 21st century learning environment, committed to communication, creativity, collaboration and critical thinking among students and teachers. This teacher is a member of the school community and reports to the Head of School and Director of Religious Education. Teachers are responsible for ensuring a high-achievement culture, maintaining a caring parent-student community, partaking in professional development, and engaging in a collaborative professional community.

Hours for this job are approximately 30 hours per week and include the teaching and prepwork for four sections of Hebrew, Monday- Friday. Staff meetings will take place on a weekday afternoon from 3:30-5:00pm and are mandatory. In addition four, half day curriculum review session are mandatory as is Responsive Classroom certification.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

Classroom Instruction

Modern Hebrew language instruction from TK- 6th grade
Create a rigorous learning environment with high expectations and appropriate support for all students
Plan, prepare and deliver instruction that follows the curriculum adopted by the school
Prepare and follow yearly pacing plans (to be submitted by October 1st of each year)
Differentiate curriculum to include individualized and small group instruction, manipulatives, art, drama, hands-on activities and other strategies in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
Promote critical thinking through inquiry, problem solving and reflection
Use relevant technology and Project-Based Learning to support instruction
Plan appropriate field trips for the class that are connected to classroom instruction
Assign homework that meaningfully supplements classroom instruction
Coordinate homework across the grade level to ensure homework policy time limits are met
Classroom Environment

Employ classroom routines, procedures, norms, and supports for positive behavior that are aligned with Responsive Classroom
Follow the school-wide norms for classroom environments and bulletin boards (provided in teacher handbook)
Hang new student work on bulletin boards at least once/month
Collaborate with the Dean of Students, the Educational Therapist and/or the School Counselor, as needed, to meet the social/emotional needs of students
Prepare an emergency substitute folder, with all necessary academic and procedural information, to be used only when it is physically impossible for you to prepare lesson plans, to be housed in the school office (to be submitted by October 1st of each year)
School Environment

Promote social development and responsibility within a caring community where each student is treated fairly and respectfully
Supervise students and facilitate activities during recess
Supervise lunch and lunch recess
Enforce the school-wide norms for recess, lunch, hallways and shared spaces
Engage in tefillah (prayer services), acting as a role model for the students
Participate meaningfully in the school community (attending school sports games, the drama production, author’s night, Temple events where students will be etc.)
Arrive on time to staff meetings, classes (to drop off or pick up students), and school events
Act as “greeter” in the morning ( drop-off or in parking lot) as assigned (7:45-8:15) a.m.
Work authentically with colleagues; follow the brit (staff agreement) in all colleague relationships
Attend school events including orientation week and school professional development days, the Welcome Shabbat, the Day School Shabbat Dinner, Back to School Night, the Generations Day Performance Evening, January Open House, the Shabbat Morning Minyan, Havdalah and Siddur Ceremony, Open House and Graduation, and any relevant admissions event.

Collect and analyze assessment data to inform instruction
Maintain electronic portfolios for each student
Review data, both individually and with colleagues, to monitor student learning
Use assessment data to plan, differentiate and modify instruction
Complete assessments by the calendared date, include in the assessment portfolio, and provide the results to the appropriate administrator
Share electronic portfolios with parents and other stakeholders
Provide feedback on classwork, homework, tests and assignments
Prepare report cards three times/year by the deadline indicated by the HOS
Communicate with HOS when assessments indicate student progress should be monitored (for either acceleration or challenges)
Parent Communication

Maintain website with weekly update, following norms of parent communication
Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program
Proactively communicate with parents about assignments, projects and class expectations
Act as a marketing professional to advocate for the school at all times
Maintain a positive, warm and caring demeanor
Plan and facilitate classroom activities to engage parents, such as writing celebrations,
Job Types: Full-time

Pay: $31,000.00 - $51,000.00 per year

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
To apply for this position, email your resume to [email protected]
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: sick leave, medical, Paid Holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-06-04
  • Times this job has been viewed: 564 times
  • Job is posted for: 45 days
  • Job Categories: Teacher (Classroom), Hebrew
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools, Synagogue
Job Location
Beth Hillel Day School
12326 Riverside Drive
Valley Village , California 91607


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