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B'nei Mitzvah Tutor

Position Summary:

B’nei Mitzvah Tutors are part of a team of educators who support students with special needs preparing for their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Tutors work one-on-one with an assigned student as well as with groups of tutors and students in classroom activities. The B’nei Mitzvah program meets on Wednesdays from 4:30pm-6pm during the school year excluding Jewish holidays and public school vacations.

We are currently seeking two tutors to work with students in our program who plan to have their B’nei Mitzvah this school year. One of these students is a delightful young man who uses a wheelchair and is non-verbal. The tutor will help him prepare for a fun and musical Bar-Mitzvah during which he will lead prayers using a speech app on an iPad. Thus, for this tutoring assignment, experience working with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) would be preferred, but is not required.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead assigned student through individual and group tutoring activities following the Gateways B’nei Mitzvah curriculum
• Collaborate with other tutors and Program Director as needed
• Communicate progress with parents and Program Director each week
• Attend one mandatory afternoon training at start of school year
• Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director

• Knowledge of Jewish traditions and prayers related to B’nei Mitzvah; Hebrew reading ability preferred but not required in all cases
• Experience working with students with special needs preferred
• Must enjoy working with children

Duration part-time
Ad Posted On 2021-09-24
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Ad is posted for 60 days
Categories Hebrew School/Sunday School, Bnai Mitzvah
Focus Education & Schools, Youth
Organization Name Gateways: Access to Jewish Education
Job Location 333 Nahanton St
Newton Center, Massachusetts
United States
Application Instructions
Cover letters and resumes will be accepted only through our online system at Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.

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