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Jewish Studies Teacher

Located in Foster City, Ronald C Wornick Jewish Day School is a pluralistic community day school for students from TK-8th grade. We are a warm and welcoming community with a collaborative team focused on bettering our school, supporting our students and welcoming our families. Wornick Day School is seeking a Jewish Studies Teacher to complete the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year to join our team and create powerful Jewish learning opportunities for our students.

The Jewish Studies Teacher will:
-Teach 4-5 sections of Jewish Studies classes in the Elementary and/or Middle School
-Work to develop curriculum with the support of the Principal and Judaic Studies Director
-Work collaboratively with the Jewish Studies department to infuse holidays and the Jewish life cycle into the curriculum
-Differentiate appropriately for students with different learning styles and experience with Judaism and Jewish texts
-Support and lead Tefillah on a daily basis
-Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Principal
-Attend all faculty and grade level meetings
-Participate in all school events including; open houses, student performances, back to school night, parent teacher conferences and similar events
-Serve on committees at school to improve school culture and support the professional community
-Regularly assess students and report home appropriately to parents on student progress
-Help develop a love of Torah, Jewish Learning and Israel in partnership with the school

The successful candidate will:
-Have a BA in Jewish Studies or have extensive Jewish learning experience (Yeshiva, Day School, Beit Midrash etc)
-Have experience teaching Jewish texts to elementary aged students
-Demonstrate an ability to make Jewish text, tradition and history relevant to a diverse group of students and families
-Be collaborative in nature and work well in teams to design curriculum, holiday programming and school rituals with the Jewish Studies team
-Be able to receive feedback from supervisors and communicate effectively with administrators
-Have a proven track record of engaging with parents and families
-Have excellent writing skills
-Have experience differentiating for a group of diverse learners
-Song leading/guitar playing a plus!

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Duration full-time , part-time
Ad Posted On 2020-11-12
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Ad is posted for 60 days
Categories Substitute Teacher
Focus Education & Schools
Organization Name Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School
Job Location 800 Foster City Boulevard
Foster City, California
United States
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