Hebrew & Jewish Studies Teacher

  • Part Time
  • Toronto
  • Job Hours: 3:00-6:00pm

Website Makom Afterschool 

Description:

Hebrew & Jewish Studies Teacher

 Openings Available:

Mon & Wed

Tues & Thurs

Approx. 3:00-6:00pm

Duration: September – June

Start Date: September 13

Location: Toronto, ON (Kensington Market, Seaton Village, Wychwood)

Organization Overview

Makom Afterschool provides high-quality, pluralistic Jewish and Hebrew-language education in three neighbourhood public schools to students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 5. Children from the diversity of downtown Jewish families find their place in our warm and welcoming community.

We seek experienced, creative, and energetic teachers for Makom Afterschool for the 2021-2022 school year.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach classes twice per week to children in JK/SK, grades 1-2, or grades 3-5
  • Prepare lesson plans for 1½ hours per class
  • Supervise recess and snack time
  • Pick up students from their public-school classrooms
  • Create and maintain a positive, welcoming and inclusive class community
  • Teach Hebrew literacy and conversation following a set curriculum with space for individualized planning and approach
  • Teach Hebrew through play-based and experiential modes of education
  • Teach Jewish values, culture and traditions in a pluralistic and inclusive fashion
  • Attend monthly staff meetings (paid) to plan and for pedagogical support
Qualificatons:
  • Hebrew and English fluency
  • Expertise in one or several of the following: Early Childhood Education, teaching Hebrew as a second language, experiential or informal Jewish Education, differentiated classrooms, and classroom management
  • Experience with classroom teaching, lesson planning, and pedagogy
  • Background in Jewish studies and tradition
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to children’s social and emotional development
  • Desire to grow and learn professionally
  • Passion for working with children
  • Reliable and responsible

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with experiential education methods
  • Familiarity with child development and ability to apply it to lesson planning and instruction
  • Training or experience in the Early Childhood setting
  • Experience with differentiated classrooms, teaching multiple ages at once

All Makom Afterschool staff are required to take CPR training and pass a police Vulnerable Sector check, both of which will be paid for by Makom.

Additional Comments:

  • Salary
$100/class starting pay
  • To Apply
Please submit your current resume to [email protected]. Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. For more information, please visit our website: https://makomfamilies.org/makom-afterschool/

To apply for this job please visit makomTO.org.