Hebrew Learning Specialist @ Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Hebrew Learning Specialist

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School of Greater Washington is seeking a special educator who is fluent in Hebrew to work in our Lower School for the 2021-2022 school year. Expertise in remediation of Hebrew reading and multisensory teaching is required. In addition to providing remedial support to students in Hebrew and Judaic Studies, the learning specialist will work closely with classroom teachers, the guidance department and parents. This is a 20-hour a week position and includes benefits.

The Learning Specialist will be part of a team of other special educators that work at the school through the Educational Support Services Department, providing a variety of strategies and interventions to students with diverse learning needs, both in and out of the classroom setting.

The ideal candidate should have:

Masters Degree in Special Education from an accredited university.
At least 3-5 years experience working with students with learning differences.
A high level of interpersonal skills to work with staff and parents dealing with sensitive and confidential issues concerning a childs learning differences.
A commitment to helping students develop a growth mindset
Experience in conducting parent meetings.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English is required as well as a solid proficiency in writing in English.
Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ).
Work Environment: 

Faculty may be asked to perform their work responsibilities on campus and/or at home. In both settings, the teacher is required to maintain a professional environment.
While on campus, classes may be operating either in person or in an alternative setting. Teachers are expected to be present and accessible for the entire school day (contracted hours), regardless of the setting.
In accordance with the School's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, the School has adopted a mandatory Vaccination Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families and the community at large from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the flu, which may be reduced by annual vaccinations. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities, as applicable.
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits: leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2021-07-13
  • Times this job has been viewed: 307 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Hebrew, Religious School Administrator
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
1901 East Jefferson Street
Rockville , Maryland 20852


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