Judaic Studies Teacher @ Kadima Day School

Judaic Studies Teacher

Job Title: Judaic Studies Teacher for Lower Elementary
Reports to: K-8 Director
FLSA: Full-time

Kadima Day School is seeking a full-time Judaic Studies teacher.

Job Summary: A Judaic studies teacher is responsible for planning and teaching Torah, Jewish Holidays, T’fillah, and the Kadima Way Values. Responsibilities include promoting the safety and well-being of all members of the classroom community; planning and implementing Judaic learning that promotes students’ active inquiry, discovery, and learning.

Job Duties:
- Develop and implement a Judaic studies curriculum that encourages students to engage in Torah learning in an inquiring, deep, and reverent way
- Teach Torah using original Hebrew text and traditional commentary
- Engage students in critical thinking
- Foster the deeper meaning of each of the Jewish holidays, the key laws, and traditions
- Develop an appreciation of Israel as both a historic and spiritual center of Judaism
- Connect students to the deeper meaning of the weekday and Shabbat tefillot
- Use a variety of teaching practices to promote engagement and motivation, student choice and accountability, and the 4 C’s - critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication
- Foster a classroom community founded on trust, respect, self-regard and mutual regard, openness, inclusiveness, wonder, and joy
- Work collaboratively with other members of the faculty to cultivate an invigorating, safe, respectful atmosphere across the school
- Communicate with parents to promote active partnership and collaboration
- Engage in professional development as a foremost priority

- Bachelor’s degree
- Judaic background and knowledge
- Understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Kadima
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Team player - thrives in a collaborative work environment
- 3 years of teaching experience strongly preferred

Please read the job description carefully before applying.

Job Type: Full-time

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please email resume to Anthea Canes
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: sick leave, medical, vision, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-07-29
  • Times this job has been viewed: 377 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Teacher (Classroom), Lower School Teacher
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Kadima Day School
7011 Shoup Ave
West Hills , California 91307


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