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Gideon Hausner seeks dynamic, committed, creative individuals to serve as assistant teachers in our K-5 program. 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.

P/T Position Available for Grades 6-8

Qualified candidates will be masterful educators, adept at teaching Hebrew as a 2nd language, who exhibit a deep knowledge of Hebrew language and culture, have facility in differentiating instruction, and possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Candidates must be comfortable working in a pluralistic Jewish setting that welcomes and celebrates students from a wide variety of Jewish backgrounds. Experience with Hebrew programs such as: Bishvil Ha’Ivrit (NETA), or Ulpan Or is preferred.  We seek educators who are committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, and serving as role models for engaged learning of Hebrew and Israeli culture.

Successful Candidates Will Possess:

  • A passionate, charismatic, student-centered approach to teaching
  • Experience in recognized standards of language instruction (ACTFL)
  • Experience in effective methods of assessment of second-language skills
  • Ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings, using multiple teaching methods.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, teaching credential from an accredited institution (North America or Israel) is preferred.
  • Good classroom management skills.
  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues.
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to keeping parents informed and engaged.
  • Willingness to take risks and seize leadership opportunities as they arise.
  • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning
  • Commitment to improving the school as a whole and willingness to share best practices with others.
  • Ability to be self-reflective and commitment to learning from feedback received from colleagues, administrators, and students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching Hebrew classes and participating in regular department meetings
  • Attendance at all faculty meetings and relevant grade-level meetings
  • Participation in special school events including, but not limited to, Open  Houses, Taste of evenings, special student performances.  Attendance at other community/school events is encouraged.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Perks and Benefits

  • Medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid Federal and Jewish Holidays, paid vacation and sick time

Start Date: August 1, 2019

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School seeks a creative, collaborative dynamic educator to
join our lower school/upper-grade Jewish studies team. Qualified candidates will ideally
have a strong background in Jewish text, particularly Tanach, Jewish customs and
traditions, Jewish history and Israel education.  Ideal candidates will be comfortable in
and committed to working in a pluralistic Jewish setting that welcomes students from all
Jewish backgrounds. We seek educators who are committed to collaborating and
growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, and able
to serve as role models for engaged and joyful Jewish practice.

Professional Qualities/Skills:
– Candidate should possess the ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings using multiple teaching methods.
– Previous experience working in an interdisciplinary environment with an emphasis on professional group collaboration is especially valuable.
– Candidate should be comfortable with technology and open to acquiring new technology skills. Teachers and students have ipads and other devices.
Responsibilities:
– Teach Jewish Studies and facilitate Tefillah.
– Attend and actively participate in all faculty meetings.
– Participate in special school events including, but not limited to, Open House, Taste of Evening, special student performances.  Attendance at other community/school events is encouraged.
– Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience/Education:
– Four-year degree from a college or university and advanced Jewish education.
– Previous lower school/middle school teaching experience preferred, especially in Day School Setting.
– Previous Jewish Studies teaching experience.
– Excellent classroom management skills.

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.

Part Time Science

Part Time Math

Or

Combined Full Time Math/Science

Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School seeks a creative, collaborative, dynamic educator to join our middle school STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) faculty. The successful candidate will teach math to middle school students and/or science to middle school students. Candidates should be knowledgeable of Math 6 through Geometry content as well as middle school science topics (see NGSS for details). S/he will work closely with the other members of the STEM team, and the other members of the grade level teams, to create and implement high quality, engaging, project-based, multi-disciplinary instructional units.

In addition, this individual will serve as a middle school advisor and develop and teach an elective class to middle school students during the fall and spring semesters.

Professional Qualities/Skills:

  • Passionate, student-centered approach to teaching.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to address the needs of all students.
  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues and parents.
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to keeping parents informed and engaged.
  • Willingness to take risks and seize leadership opportunities as they arise.
  • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning.
  • Commitment to staying current with research on best practices.
  • Commitment to improving the school as a whole and willingness to share best practices with others.
  • Ability to be self-reflective and commitment to learning from feedback received from colleagues, administrators, and students.
  • Proficient with technology including Google suite of applications, iPads, and typical classroom instructional and management applications including Scratch, JavaScript and/or Python..

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and implement project-based, multi-disciplinary instructional units aligned with NGSS and common core middle school math standards..
  • Collaborate with grade level colleagues to plan, integrate, and enhance instruction in all curricular areas.
  • Develop dynamic, engaging learning opportunities that interconnect STEM subject areas.
  • Teach an elective class.
  • Lead a weekly Advisory class to foster year-long academic, social and emotional growth for a small group of students in conjunction with other faculty members and the school counselor.
  • 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.
  • Accompany students on annual overnight field trip.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience/Education:

  • Four-year degree from a college or university.
  • Valid teacher credential and/or previous middle school and/or high school teaching experience preferred.
  • Undergraduate degree or at least 24 semester hours, in science, technology, engineering or math.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.

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.
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.