Congregation Shaarey Zedek Religious School is seeking innovative and passionate educators to join our Religious School staff. CSZ is a joyful supplementary school for Jewish families in Metropolitan Detroit. We offer in-person and online classes for children of all ages, from preschool to high school. CSZ Religious School is committed to embracing Jewish learners of all levels and fostering a healthy, community-centered educational culture. Teaching positions are available for teachers in early childhood, elementary and middle grades (Pre-K – 8). Sunday teaching positions are in-person, and weekly teaching positions are taught online.
As a CSZ Religious School educator, you will:
Create and facilitate weekly lesson plans.
Participate in regular all-school assemblies and services.
Integrate new technologies and innovative curricula to create a vibrant educational experience.
Connect with families to help them learn.
Teach Hebrew and integrate Hebrew language usage into all lessons.
Collaborate with clergy members, teaching staff, and teen aides.
Participate in paid staff training.
All applicants should possess the following skills and abilities:
A passion for, and demonstrated experience with, Jewish education.
Strong organizational abilities.
Excellent writing and verbal competency.
Hebrew language teaching capability.
A strong interest in collaborating with others to create a welcoming and joyful community.
Upbeat personality, with a positive and professional attitude.
For Teachers, a bachelor's degree, or current enrollment in a bachelor's degree program, is required.
For Madrichim (Teen Teacher Aides), current enrollment in High School or a High School Diploma is required.
Required Teaching Hours
Pre-K through Grade 1 teachers: Sundays, 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in person.
Grade 2 – Grade 5 teachers: Sundays, 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in person, and Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 6:00p.m. online.
Grades 6 & 7 teachers: Sundays, 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in person, Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. online, and Thursdays 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Madrichim (Teen Teacher Aides) positions are available Sundays, 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in person, and Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. - 6:00p.m. online.
Teaching positions start at $30/hour
B’nai Mitzvah tutors start at $40/hour
Madrichim (Teen Teacher Aides) positions start at $12/hour or High School service hour credit.