Middle School Jewish Studies Teacher @ The Rashi School

Middle School Jewish Studies Teacher

The Rashi School seeks a Middle School Jewish Studies Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The Rashi School is the Boston area’s Reform Jewish independent school serving students in grades K–8. Rashi is distinguished by exceptional academics, a strong sense of community, and a deep commitment to Jewish learning and social justice.

Responsibilities include:
Teach one section of Grade 5 Jewish Studies 3 blocks/week (50 minutes each). Primary content is Shemot.
Teach two sections of Grade 6 Jewish Studies 3 blocks/week each section (50 minutes each). Primary content is Vayikra and Bemidbar.
Teach two sections of Grade 7 Jewish Studies 3 blocks/week each section (50 minutes each). Primary content is D’varim with significant units on Rabbinics, Theology and Pesach.
Attend weekly supervisory meetings.
Attend bi-weekly grade 5 team meetings and monthly meetings for grades 6-7 to discuss students of concern.
Lead a middle school advisory and participate in all aspects of middle school life.
Attend weekly faculty meetings on Wednesday afternoons and other meetings as requested.
Write report cards twice a year, lead parent conferences twice a year, and communicate regularly with families as needed
Lead family education programs for grades 6 and 7
Participation in bi-weekly Jewish Studies Team meetings

Position Requirements:
Undergraduate or advanced degree in education or Judaic Studies.
3-5 years of experience teaching Jewish Studies at the middle school level
Basic proficiency in Biblical Hebrew
Previous experience teaching in an independent school preferred

Physical Requirements:
Able to sit, stand, reach, and type.
Able to listen/hear and communicate orally.
Able to use telephone and computers.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references.

Full time regular benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance, plus retirement plan match, generous paid time off, and student tuition considerations.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, Life Insurance
  • Other Benefits: Full time regular benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance, plus retirement plan match, generous paid time off, and student tuition considerations.
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2020-01-21
  • Times this job has been viewed: 330 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Middle School Teacher, Jewish Studies Teacher
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
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Job Location
The Rashi School
8000 Great Meadow Road
Dedham , Massachusetts 02026
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