Afternoon School Teachers (Toronto)

Job Order ID:6837
Employment Type:Hourly Salary
Web Publication Date:5/4/2022
Number of Positions:1
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Our employer a synagogue afternoon school is seeking dependable and energetic part-time teachers for their supplementary school. Successful candidates will independently lead one of the  grades, working collaboratively with the Principal.

 

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

The School is a unique and progressive supplementary school that empowers the students to create their personal moments on their educational journey from JK to Grade 6. The school educates their students in the spirit of Judaism – traditions & customs, circle of life, and B’nai Mitzvah preparation - so they will become:

  • Confident Hebrew readers who are Bar/Bat Mitzvah ready
  • Deeply connected with Jewish culture, history, and the State of Israel
  • Comfortable participating in Shabbat & Holiday prayers
  • Engaged with new Jewish friends
  • The school is in a growth phase, earning strong support from the parent community.
  • They embrace a ‘hands-on’, experientially based model as the most effective and enjoyable way to learn.
  • Their teachers are provided with a Grade Course of Studies and the ability to modify how it is taught in collaboration with the principal.
  • The school emphasizes the benefit of a team approach among its faculty.
  • The school features small class sizes with dedicated classrooms in the synagogue’s education wing for each class.
  • With the synagogue’s clergy and administrative team as integral partners, the school enjoys the benefit of excellent resources and technology as needed.

 

TEACHERS’ POSITION OVERVIEW

  • The school is hiring for the school year beginning September 18, 2022, to May 14, 2023:
  • Teachers hired for JK to Grade 2: Sunday mornings (9:30 am to 12:15 pm)
  • Teachers hired for Grade 3 to 6: Sunday mornings and Tuesday afternoons (4:30 pm-6:15 pm)

Teachers will be expected to:

  • Work with students to explore aspects of Judaism while helping them to develop their own Jewish identities.
  • Collaborate with the principal to track students’ progress and needs. Develop approaches to support each child’s learning.
  • Plan and teach lessons on specific subjects within the curriculum.
  • Communicate with parents about their child’s progress and needs
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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching or working with children between the ages of 4 and 12 in a group setting.
  • Familiarity with Hebrew, sufficient to teach beginning Hebrew readers to decode the words of blessings and common Hebrew words.
  • Familiarity with Jewish holidays, practices, and life cycle events.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and the principal, and to communicate in a professional manner with parents.
  • Interest in Jewish traditions and hands-on learning