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Part-time Jewish Religious School Teacher

Our Long Island Conservative synagogue (USCJ) in western Suffolk County is looking for a warm, knowledgeable, experienced, enthusiastic part-time Religious School Teacher. Our mission is to provide an exceptional education that empowers children to be confident, wise, compassionate, and committed to Jewish life-long learning and community engagement. S/he will be familiar with the Conservative Jewish community and Judaic studies curriculum progression from early childhood through post-B’nai Mitzvah education. Our curriculum includes basic Judaism, Bible, holidays, Israel, Jewish history, Jewish values, and (in middle school grades) introduction to the Holocaust.

Responsibilities include:
1. Teach to the curriculum
2. Develop and implement creative, experiential, innovative learning experience
3. Apply developmentally-appropriate approaches for classroom management to create a respectful, engaging and vibrant classroom learning community
4. Work to develop curriculum with the support of the Director and Rabbi and Religious School Committee
5. Create and maintain positive partnerships with students and families through regular communication
6. Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Principal
7. Participate in staff meetings, parent teacher conferences, and professional development opportunities
8. Instill a love and joy of being Jewish through hands-on, age-appropriate activities

Skills desired:
1. Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
2. Proficient classroom technology skills
3. Classroom management
4. Create and maintain positive partnerships with students and families
5. Be able to receive feedback from supervisors and communicate effectively with administrators

Qualifications include:
1. Bachelors Degree (at a minimum)
2. Teaching Certification preferred
3. Elementary or middle school teaching experience in a Jewish or secular educational setting
4. Be collaborative in nature and work well in teams to design curriculum, holiday programming, and school rituals
5. Proven track record of engaging with parents and families
6. Excellent writing skills

Duration part-time
Benefits Paid vacation, sick leave, leave early for Shabbat, Jewish holidays off
Ad Posted On 2020-06-16
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Ad is posted for 180 days
Categories Part Time Teaching
Focus Education & Schools, Synagogue
Organization Name Confidential
Job Location Confidential
Confidential, New York
United States
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