Jewish Studies Teacher, Kindergarten-8th Grades @ Irvine Hebrew Day School

Jewish Studies Teacher, Kindergarten-8th Grades

Irvine Hebrew Day School is an independent WASC accredited K-8 Jewish day school located in Orange County, California. IHDS is committed to progressive and innovative education. Candidates must have mastery in all Torah studies. Candidates should be highly motivated to grow professionally, work collaboratively and becoming part of our professional learning community. Candidates must be eager to elevate classroom learning, promote a collaborative school culture, and foster a sense of unity within a diverse school community.

Ideal candidates should possess the following:
Strong knowledge of Torah and Tanakh, Chagim, Jewish History, Torah Sheba’al Peh, and Jewish ritual practice; A Love of Israel; A Growth Mindset; A passion for collaboration and innovation
Responsibilities include:
-Teach Jewish Studies, including Tanakh, Mishnah, Jewish History, and Iyun Tefillah
-Develop engaging lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized, small group and whole group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
-Use a variety of instructional strategies, such as inquiry-based methods, group discussion, experiential learning and project-based learning to meet learning objectives
-Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a positive atmosphere in the classroom utilizing a Positive Discipline (training provided) approach to classroom management
-Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports three times per year
-Communicate with parents through face-to-face meetings, regular email, conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress
-Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers
-Participate in scheduled on-site professional development programs, staff meetings, parent-teacher conferences, school-wide events, off-site field trips, and IHDS Board Meet and Greet
-Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely manner including weekly lesson plans, weekly and quarterly student progress report cards, and assessments, and annual goals
-Create lesson plans and teach those plans to the entire class, individually to students or in small groups

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in the field of Education, Judaic Studies, Hebrew, or related field. Candidates should be comfortable in English and Hebrew. A Master's degree and five or more years of experience are highly preferred.
We thank all applicants in advance!

Please submit a letter of introduction, which shares your educational philos*****************************

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: sick leave, medical, dental, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available, Life Insurance
  • Other Benefits: Working in a positive, supportive, collaborative school environment!
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-02-27
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  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Jewish Studies Teacher
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
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Job Location
Irvine Hebrew Day School
Irvine Hebrew Day School 1500 East 17th Street
Santa Ana , California 92705


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