Jewish Studies Teacher

Located in Foster City, Ronald C Wornick Jewish Day School is a pluralistic community day school for students from TK until 8th grade. We are a warm and welcoming community with a collaborative team focused on bettering our school, supporting our students and welcoming our families. Wornick Day School is seeking a Jewish Studies Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year to join our team and create powerful Jewish learning opportunities for our students.

The Jewish Studies Teacher will:
Teach 4-5 sections of Jewish Studies classes in the Elementary and/or Middle School
Work to develop curriculum with the support of the Principal and Judaic Studies Director
Work collaboratively with the Jewish Studies department to infuse holidays and the Jewish life cycle into the curriculum
Differentiate appropriately for students with different learning styles and experience with Judaism and Jewish texts
Support and lead Tefillah on a daily basis
Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Principal
Attend all faculty and grade level meetings
Participate in all school events including; open houses, student performances, back to school night, parent teacher conferences and similar events
Serve on committees at school to improve school culture and support the professional community
Regularly assess students and report home appropriately to parents on student progress
Help develop a love of Torah, Jewish Learning and Israel in partnership with the school

The successful candidate will:
Have a BA in Jewish Studies or have extensive Jewish learning experience (Yeshiva, Day School, Beit Midrash etc)
Have experience teaching Jewish texts to elementary aged students
Demonstrate an ability to make Jewish text, tradition and history relevant to a diverse group of students and families
Be collaborative in nature and work well in teams to design curriculum, holiday programming and school rituals with the Jewish Studies team
Be able to receive feedback from supervisors and communicate effectively with administrators
Have a proven track record of engaging with parents and families
Have excellent writing skills
Have experience differentiating for a group of diverse learners
Song leading/guitar playing a plus!

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-04-29
  • Times this job has been viewed: 278 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Teacher (Classroom), Education - Other, Jewish Studies Teacher
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
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Job Location
Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School
800 Foster City Boulevard
Foster City , California 94404
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