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Hebrew teacher

Our unique, engaging, interactive religious school, Shoresh, is seeking a 5th and 6th grade Hebrew teacher for our Shabbat-based program. We are a close-knit and warm community focusing on project based learning and activities that are learner-centered and focus on Jewish experiences. Ideally, successful candidates will remain in the position in future school years as well.

The Hebrew teacher is responsible for teaching Hebrew to 2 classes on Fridays. If desired, the position can also include students during the week through our Hebrew@Home midweek program. Hebrew@Home is our virtual midweek Hebrew program where each learner has a weekly video conference-based individual session with their teacher. Activities on Fridays focus more on teaching learners about t'filah and liturgy, while midweek Hebrew@Home sessions focus on decoding and reading Hebrew. The Hebrew@Home component of this position has flexibility in how many students the teacher can take on, and it is not a required component of this job.

The ideal teacher will:
– Have experience teaching Hebrew and teaching elementary school students in a religious school setting
– Be able to work Fridays 4-6:30 pm in a Reform environment
– Have energy and passion for engaging religious school students to develop Jewish identity
– Be comfortable teaching in creative and interactive learning environment
– Be a dependable team member and a strong communicator with positive references
– Have experience working with 5th/6th grade children or similar

The position includes part-time work on Fridays, 4:00-6:30 pm, during the approximately 24 remaining 2019-20 school year sessions through May. Salary is hourly, commensurate with experience, and competitive with area religious schools. Compensation can also include help with transportation to and/or from Hyde Park.

KAM Isaiah Israel provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. KAM Isaiah Israel expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Employment is contingent on the results of a background check.

Duration part-time
Benefits Compensation can also include help with transportation to and/or from Hyde Park. We can also negotiate compensation via synagogue membership or tuition instead of or in addition to paid wages.
Ad Posted On 2019-10-18
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Ad is posted for 60 days
Categories Hebrew School/Sunday School
Focus Education & Schools, Synagogue
Organization Name KAM Isaiah Israel
Job Location 1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago, Illinois
United States
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Application Instructions
To apply, email Lauren Reeves, Religious School Director.
lreeves@kamii.org


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