Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School, Palo Alto, California
Assistant Teacher Position
Gideon Hausner seeks dynamic, committed, creative, flexible individuals to serve as assistant teachers in our program. The successful candidate will work alongside experienced lead teachers in all subjects. They will be responsible for assisting the lead teachers in teaching all content areas (language arts, math, science, Jewish studies) and may be asked to supervise in person cohorts both in the classroom and on the playground. In addition, the teacher assistant will assist with providing feedback to students, managing the learning environment, and preparing instructional materials.
-Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues and parents.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Interest in professional growth and continuous learning.
-Interest in improving the school as a whole and willingness to share best practices.
-Ability to be self-reflective and learn from feedback received from colleagues, administrators, and students.
-Support students, in the classroom and via Zoom.
-Actively collaborate with colleagues.
-Other duties as assigned such as lunch and recess supervision.
-Candidate should possess the ability and willingness to work with middle and/or lower school students in person.
-Effective classroom management skills and flexibility are important.
-Benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Retirement Plan, Long- and Short-term Disability, Voluntary Life/Accident Insurance, Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Pre-tax payroll deduction also available for Commuter Checks and Flexible Spending Account.
-Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an independent community school with an engaged and motivated student body that participates fully in both Jewish and secular activities. We maintain outstanding academics and a strong sense of community while instilling Jewish values and traditions. We teach to the whole child, focusing on social and emotional growth, academic and critical-thinking skills, as well as a wide array of enrichment activities. Our philosophy strongly encourages inclusivity and diversity; ethics and values are infused throughout the K-8 curriculum.
-Hausner is dedicated to professional development. Teachers are encouraged to collaborate with their peers at Hausner, as well as at other schools. Faculty have leadership opportunities within the school and participate in professional and curriculum development opportunities throughout the year, both nationally and abroad. Our benefits and friendly community inspire excellent teacher retention.
-Four-acre Palo Alto campus features a first-rate library, Beit Tefilah, two computer labs, a design lab and design studio, an art room, a music room, a state-of-the-art gym and expansive outdoor playing fields.
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to an inclusive, welcoming community, where all are accepted and are treated with respect.
Hausner does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, veteran status, national, or ethnic origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.