Early Elementary Judaic Studies teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Striar Hebrew Academy, Sharon, MA

Striar Hebrew Academy of Sharon seeks elementary grades Judaic Studies Teacher

 

Striar Hebrew Academy is a vibrant preK to 5th grade Modern Orthodox Jewish day school in Sharon, Massachusetts. We are a school where everyone knows and supports each other. Our teachers often stay on staff for 10+ years. We value academic excellence as well as imbuing our students with a love of Torah and Chesed. Teachers are given tremendous freedom to create their own vision of a successful classroom, while also being supported with PD and developed curriculum.

We are seeking a passionate teacher with a belief in Modern Orthodoxy as a wholehearted expression of Torah values to teach Judaic studies to grades 2 and 3. If you have a love of both students and Talmud Torah, and a desire to be a lifelong learner and to grow as an educator, this is your opportunity to instill a love of Judaism in young students. 

Primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach Limudei Kodesh, including Chumash, Halacha, Chagim, and Parshat Hashavua to students in grades 2 and 3
  • Lead an engaging Tefilah using the Koren Children’s siddur 
  • Collaborate with colleagues within and across subject areas
  • Help plan all school holiday programs and attend school functions including Shabbatonim
  • Other non-teaching duties as assigned by the Head of School

 

What we’re looking for in you:

Passion for what you do: A love of children and a passion for teaching are musts. An understanding of current teaching pedagogies and child development, along with a willingness  to engage in multi-age and center-based learning practices. You model flexibility in both implementing best learning practices and pursuing success for each student.

 

Use fair and consistent standards to create a safe learning environment: One that encourages students to take intellectual risks and fosters a growth mindset. You personalize instruction and assessment to maximize student learning, and develop lessons that engage students in higher order thinking. 

 

Personal qualities: Patience, empathy, a sense of humor, self-reflective, able to work independently, and committed to professional growth.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of teaching experience preferred
  • B.A., Master’s Degree in education or a related field, or Smicha (or equivalent)
  • Able to pass state and federal background checks
  • Clear TB test and criminal background check upon hire

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a school employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions. Reasonable accommodation may be requested to enable individuals to perform the essential responsibilities of the job:

  • Able to sit, stand, move, communicate, hear, and read during the course of normal teaching activities
  • Able to think and concentrate for sustained periods of time, and to perform teaching responsibilities with patience and professionalism required to effectively work with children
  • In-person attendance is necessary to perform essential job functions in the classroom
  • Normal exposure to interior heat/air conditioning and interior dust
  • May be exposed to childhood illnesses

 

Details: 

Reports to: Director of Teaching and Learning

FLSA: This is a full time teaching position

Salary: Range is $53,000-$57,000 depending on experience

Benefits: Health insurance, retirement plan, professional development opportunities, leave early for Shabbat, closed on Jewish holidays, located 1 mile from the Sharon train station

 

To Apply: 

Striar Hebrew Academy of Sharon, through the Stronger Together Project, has contracted with KnightVision, LLC to help fill this critical role. Click here to learn more about Striar Hebrew Academy. Click here to apply for this position.

Contact leslie@knightvisioneducation.com with any questions. 

Striar Hebrew Academy

Sharon, MA
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary
Day
All Gender
Religiously-Affiliated