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Full and Part-time | Grades K and 2 | 2018-19 School Year

Gideon Hausner seeks dynamic, committed, creative individuals to serve as assistant teachers in our Kindergarten and 2nd grade classrooms. The successful candidate will work alongside experienced lead teachers in general and Jewish studies. S/he will be responsible for assisting the lead teachers in teaching all content areas (language arts, math, science, Jewish studies) and may be asked to work 1:1 or with small groups of students. In addition, the assistant teacher will assist with providing feedback to students, managing the learning environment, and preparing instructional materials. S/he will also accompany the students to other special classes during the week including art, music, and library and provide assistance in these classrooms.

Professional Qualities/Skills

  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues and parents.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to take risks and seize leadership opportunities as they arise.
  • Commitment to staying current with research on best practices.
  • Interest in professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Interest in improving the school as a whole and willingness to share best practices.
  • Ability to be self-reflective and learn from feedback received from colleagues, administrators, and students.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with designing and implementing hands-on, student-centered, standards-based, meaningful curriculum in core content areas:  language arts, history, STEM for primary students.
  • Support students in the classroom through small group instruction.
  • Actively collaborate with grade level colleagues and other instructional team members.
  • Attend and actively participate in all faculty meetings.
  • Participate in special school events including, but not limited to, Open House, Back to School Night, STEM Fair, and special student performances.  Attendance at other community/school events is encouraged.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience

  • Candidate should possess the ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings using multiple teaching methods.
  • Previous elementary teaching or experience working with children required.
  • Effective classroom management skills important.

Compensation

  • Competitive salary.
  • Benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Retirement Plan, Long- and Short-term Disability, Voluntary Life/Accident Insurance, Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Pre-tax payroll deduction also available for Commuter Checks and Flexible Spending Account.

About Us:

  • Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an independent community school with an engaged and motivated student body that participates fully in both Jewish and secular activities. We maintain outstanding academics and a strong sense of community while instilling Jewish values and traditions. We teach to the whole child, focusing on social and emotional growth, academic and critical-thinking skills, as well as a wide array of enrichment activities. Our philosophy strongly encourages inclusivity and diversity; ethics and values are infused throughout the K-8 curriculum.
  • Hausner is dedicated to professional development. Teachers are encouraged to collaborate with their peers at Hausner, as well as at other schools. Faculty have leadership opportunities within the school and participates in professional and curriculum development opportunities throughout the year, both nationally and abroad. Our benefits and friendly community inspire excellent teacher retention.
  • Hausner’s middle school program, where the average student-teacher ratio is 18:1, was founded in 1998. Our 1:1 device program,  introduced in 2012-2013, and currently using iPads, provides on-demand access to technology resources, both at school and at home. MS students participate in electives ranging from media arts, to drama to programming and sports.
  • Four-acre Palo Alto campus features a first-rate library, Beit Tefilah, two computer labs, a design lab and design studio, an art room, a music room, a state-of-the-art gym and expansive outdoor playing fields.

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to an inclusive, welcoming community, where all are accepted and are treated with respect.

Hausner does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, veteran status, national, or ethnic origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to employment@hausner.com.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to
employment@hausner.com

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an independent community school with an engaged and motivated student body that participates fully in both Jewish and secular activities. We maintain outstanding academics and a strong sense of community while instilling Jewish values and traditions. We teach to the whole child, focusing on social and emotional growth, academic and critical-thinking skills, as well as a wide array of enrichment activities. Our philosophy strongly encourages inclusivity and diversity; ethics and values are infused throughout the kindergarten through 8th grade curriculum.

Hausner is dedicated to professional development. Teachers are encouraged to collaborate with educators at Hausner and beyond. Faculty has leadership opportunities within the school and participates in professional and curriculum development opportunities throughout the year, both nationally and abroad. Our benefits and community inspire excellent teacher retention.

The four-acre campus features an excellent library, Beit Tefillah, science laboratories, design lab and design studio, art studio, music studio, a state-of-the-art gym, and expansive outdoor playing fields.

Hausner offers competitive salaries. Paid Federal and Jewish Holidays. Paid vacation and sick time. Benefits may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Retirement Plan, Long- and Short-term Disability, Voluntary Life/Accident Insurance, Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and/or fully paid daily lunch program. Pre-tax payroll deduction also available for Commuter Checks and Flexible Spending Account.

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, welcoming community, where all are accepted and treated with respect.

Hausner does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.