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Judaic Studies Teaching Positions

Position Type Teacher
Start 08/17/2020
School Name Seattle Hebrew Academy
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 01/21/2020

Judaic Studies Teaching Positions

Seeking experienced Judaic Studies teachers for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade. Candidates must have mastery in all Torah studies. Candidates should be highly motivated to grow professionally, work collaboratively and to becoming part of our professional learning community.

Seattle Hebrew Academy is a Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School, serving the greater Seattle community for over 70 years. SHA provides exceptional academics and inspired Judaic Studies to students from Early Childhood through 8th Grade.

Seattle Hebrew Academy supports teacher growth and development through professional mentoring, peer mentoring, professional development, teacher collaboration and opportunities for growth.

Primary skills and responsibilities:

developing a learning environment that is conducive to learning and inspires student growth

creating organized lesson plans where students are encouraged to engage in inquiry: ask thoughtful questions, discover answers, apply what they learn, and problem-solve creatively

continually assess student achievement with a variety of methods and modalities toward mastery of standards and keep students and parents informed of student progress

differentiating instruction according to student needs and abilities; provide accommodations and modifications to support the success of all students

possessing the knowledge and creativity to deliver innovative and personalized instruction designed to maximize student learning;

collaborating with partner teachers

participating in department, school and parent meetings

communicating effectively with parents, students and colleagues;

participating in school-wide professional development, and seek continual feedback and coaching to develop as a teacher

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Education, Judaic Studies, Hebrew, or other pertinent field. Candidates should be comfortable in English and Hebrew. A Master's degree and or five or more years of experience would be laudable.

We thank all applicants in advance. We will be contacting only those candidates invited for an interview.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Rkletenik@sha613.org

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits package, contingent upon experience and education.

Mission: SHA is An Early Childhood through 8th Grade Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School

We provide our students, families and community a school of excellence,

founded on love of God & Torah and inspiring academics

within an atmosphere of Kavod HaTalmid, student dignity.

We develop students of character and integrity

through the pursuit of Torah knowledge and secular studies,

connection to the State of Israel and

commitment to our Ashkenazic and Sephardic heritage.

We prepare future generations to lead lives of service and mitzvot

and to perpetuate our Torah and traditions in Seattle, Israel and worldwide.

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