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Jewish Enrichment Educator Part-Time

Key Duties & Responsibilities:?
Co-teach Jewish Enrichment for grades PreK-4 (ages 4-12) Monday through Friday 1pm-6pm
Participate in lesson planning with your co-teacher
Work occasional camp days

How will you do this?
Obtain appropriate background checks within 30 days of hire
Teach in Jewish Enrichment
Support and actively participate in Tefilah; support students in learning to lead Tefilah
Build relationships with parents through ongoing communication (email & phone)
Use Asana for task management and supervision
Supervised by Center City Director
Participate in regular reflection and goal setting to support your own growth
Typical schedule Monday through Wednesday 1pm to 6pm

Collaborate with co-teacher on your classroom that will have up to 12 children in it per day
Collaborate with with Center City team as you study text together to prepare to teach

This may be the position for you, if you meet the requirements below and you…

Want to be involved in cutting-edge of urban Jewish learning for children and their families;

Looking to be an innovator of the field of Jewish Education;

Want to be part of a team that values your creativity and will challenge you to grow professionally and personally;

Looking to be inspired and supported by peers and experienced educators;

Minimum of 1 years working with school-aged children
MUST have or obtain all appropriate background checks within 30 days of hire

Bonus if you have:
Experience teaching & studying Jewish text
Strong familiarity with Jewish text

Salary & Benefits:
$15-25/hour depending on where you land on our pay scale. Two weeks of paid time off, paid preparation time, closed for Jewish holidays, and professional development funding available.

Our Community:
Makom Community transforms Jewish Education by creating and modeling experiential and intentional learning environments in collaboration with educators, children, and their families. Our pedagogy for Jewish Education celebrates curiosity and questioning of Jewish wisdom. Our roots in Jewish tradition are a springboard for children to be kind, confident, and resilient leaders today and in the future. We listen deeply to children’s voices as they build community where they love to be. Through our experiences together, Makom Community is committed to creating a more just world as an outgrowth of our Jewish learning. We are nurturing a Jewish community that is open to anyone who wants to engage with Jewish life alongside their family.

Quick Facts about Makom Community:
Daily, High-Quality Jewish Education as Afterschool Enrichment
Children Ages 4-10 in Center City and South Philadelphia (Pre-K through 4th grade)
5th-7th Grade Students in our BMitzvah Program in Center City
Project-Based and Child-Led Learning
School’s Out Camps During School Vacations, Snow Days, and Early Dismissals
Growing Model of Family and adult learning and holiday services

COVID Safety:
Makom Community takes COVID safety very seriously. We will continue to exceed CDC’s recommendations for how we handle COVID safety with our on-site educators and students. We expect staff and students will be masked through at least summer and fall. Currently, our whole staff team is vaccinated. We are able to offer support to get you vaccinated if you are not yet. This is a fully in-person role in our site in Center City Philadelphia.

To apply: Send a cover letter telling us about your experience, a resume, and three references to Beverly Socher-Lerner, Founding Director [email protected] with the words “part-time teacher” in the subject line.
Makom Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome employees and prospective employees without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Duration part-time
Benefits Paid time-off, paid sick time, ongoing in-house professional development, co-taught classroom, funding available for professional development
Ad Posted On 2021-05-05
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Ad is posted for 120 days
Categories Part Time Teaching
Focus Other, Youth
Organization Name Makom Community
Job Location 2013 Sansom Street 1st Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Application Instructions
Send a cover letter telling us about your experience, a resume, and three references to Beverly Socher-Lerner, Founding Director [email protected] with the words “part-time educator” in the subject line.
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