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Religious School Hebrew Teacher

Temple Beth-El in Hillsborough, NJ, a vibrant, innovative, and inclusive Reform synagogue in Central NJ, seeks Religious School teachers to help fulfill our vision of providing meaningful Jewish learning experiences.

We seek several passionate, energetic educators to join our team on Wednesday afternoons to teach Hebrew to students in grades 4-6. Preference is for someone with strong experience in Jewish formal and/or informal settings.

Skills and responsibilities:
• Warm, compassionate, and knowledgeable educator who loves Hebrew and imparts joy
• Has a solid grounding in Hebrew decoding, able to read key blessings and prayers fluently and accurately, understands Jewish liturgy and able to convey meaning/discuss comfortably
• Plans lessons that are rooted in Jewish values and that strengthen Jewish identity
• Experience as a Hebrew teacher/tutor
• Communicates effectively with supervisor, staff, parents, and students
• Collaborates with and is comfortable working in partnership with colleagues
• Empathetic and attuned to children and their needs, attentive to how children interact with content via non-verbal cues (facial expressions, body language, etc.) and able to respond accordingly
• Understands social emotional development of children and utilizes strategies to support SEL in the classroom
• Comfortable integrating technology as a tool to enhance learning with the ability to pivot to online learning as necessary
• Uses diverse teaching strategies to meet students’ needs
• Fosters a classroom environment which celebrates individual differences while creating a supportive community-centered atmosphere, has solid classroom-management skills
• Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, grade-specific programs, and professional development opportunities

Applicants can send inquiries and resumes directly to Lisa Friedman, Director of Education, [email protected]

Temple Beth-El is an Equal Opportunity Employer valuing diversity of culture, thought, and lived experiences.

Duration part-time
Benefits Competitive salary based on experience.
Ad Posted On 2021-06-14
Times this Ad has been viewed 562 times
Ad is posted for 90 days
Categories Hebrew School/Sunday School, Part Time Teaching
Focus Education & Schools, Synagogue
Organization Name Temple Beth-El
Job Location 67 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, New Jersey
United States
Application Instructions
Applicants should send inquiries and resumes to Lisa Friedman, Director of Education
[email protected]

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