Teaching Positions

If you are interested in the listing below please contact:

  • Ilisa Cappell, Program Director for the Schechter Day School Network

SSDS Placement by e-mail: icappell@schechternetwork.org

By phone: 646-519-9219

  • Maxine Handelman – Consultant for Early Childhood Education

Placement by e-mail: handelman@uscj.org

By phone: 847-641-9963

  • Edward Edelstein –  Executive Director of Jewish Educators Assembly/Placement Counselor

Placement by e-mail: placement@jewisheducators.org

By phone: 516 569-2537

Posted June 18, 2014

Full-time Rabbi/Teacher

Ann and Nate Levine Academy of Dallas, a Solomon Schechter school, is seeking an innovative and creative full-time Rabbi/teacher for the coming 2014-2015 school year.  The candidate will serve as an energetic and enthusiastic role model for students both in and out of the classroom.  The candidate is expected to teach Hebrew text, understand UbD curricular goals, differentiated instruction and have good classroom management skills.  It would be helpful to be trained in the JTS Teaching Tanach with Standards and Benchmarks program, though not required.  The candidate will be a part of a Rabbinic team in the school and may be called upon to conduct tefillah for the ECC, lower school and middle school, participate in programming, supervise kashrut, and represent Levine Academy in the community.  Additionally, the candidate will help set and maintain religious policies in the school in consultation with the Head of School, Director of Jewish studies and a community Rabbinic advisory council.

All candidates should send their resumes to Wende Weinberg wweinberg@levineacademy.org, Director of Jewish studies

Posted June 2, 2014

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Kellman Brown Academy, a premier Jewish Day school in South Jersey, is seeking a highly qualified Physical Education teacher to join our team. Kellman Brown Academy, the nation’s only Green Ribbon Jewish Day School, is a member of the Schechter Day School Network. KBA is accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Our mission is to cultivate leaders of the Jewish Community and the world by nurturing the potential of each student with an unparalleled academic experience enhanced by Jewish studies and values.

We seek an experienced and enthusiastic teacher to join our dynamic team. The qualified teacher is warm and supportive of the developmental needs of children and is prepared to teach preschool thru 8th grade students about fitness, healthy living, games, and team work. The ideal candidate will also coach some after school sports including basketball as well as coordinate other after school programs. Impeccable communication is a must as regular communications with our families is essential. Being able to collaborate and be a team player are important aspects of any teaching position. Master’s degree and 3 years of classroom experience are preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to ecook@kellmanbrownacademy.org.

Posted June 2, 2014

Jewish Music Teacher

Kellman Brown Academy, a premier Jewish Day school in South Jersey, is seeking a highly qualified Jewish music teacher to join our team. Kellman Brown Academy, the nation’s only Green Ribbon Jewish Day School, is a member of the Schechter Day School Network. KBA is accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Our mission is to cultivate leaders of the Jewish Community and the world by nurturing the potential of each student with an unparalleled academic experience enhanced by Jewish studies and values.

We seek an experienced and enthusiastic teacher to join our dynamic team. The qualified teacher is warm and supportive of the developmental needs of children, prepared to introduce current and traditional Jewish and Hebrew music to preschool thru 8th grade students, and has a wide repertoire including with musical instruments and Hebrew. Facility with iPad music technology for the classroom is also desired. Impeccable communication is a must as regular communications with our families is essential. Being able to collaborate and be a team player are important aspects of any teaching position. Master’s degree and 3 years of classroom experience are preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to ecook@kellmanbrownacademy.org.

Posted June 2, 2014

Middle School English Teacher

Kellman Brown Academy, a premier Jewish Day school in South Jersey, is seeking a highly qualified English teacher to join our middle school team. Kellman Brown Academy, the nation’s only Green Ribbon Jewish Day School, is a member of the Schechter Day School Network. KBA is accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. Our mission is to cultivate leaders of the Jewish Community and the world by nurturing the potential of each student with an unparalleled academic experience enhanced by Jewish studies and values.

We seek an experienced, enthusiastic, and confident certified teacher to join our dynamic team. The qualified teacher is warm and supportive of the developmental needs of children, and prepared to introduce cutting-edge, best practices in all areas of the curriculum aligned with the common core standards. Facility with SMART Boards and iPad technology for the classroom is also desired. Impeccable communication is a must as regular communications with our families is essential. Developing inquiry skills and promoting higher level thinking are important aspects of any teaching position. Master’s degree and 3 years of classroom experience are preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to ecook@kellmanbrownacademy.org.

Posted April 11, 2013

Lander-Grinspoon Academy: The Solomon Schechter Day School of the Pioneer Valley, in Northampton, MA, is currently seeking a dynamic, creative and highly motivated Judaic Studies teacher for 3rd and 4th grade.

We are an open and diverse Jewish community providing an outstanding and meaningful K-6 education.  At our school, each child’s success is our highest priority. Our philosophy, curriculum, and community all work together to ensure that each student is embraced as an individual and supported in every way possible. We have a very strong social curriculum, and feel that it is our job to educate students not only with a strong general and Judaic education, but also to teach students to be menches. Our teachers work collaboratively with each other, both in terms of curriculum and helping each child reach his/her potential.

The ideal candidate is conversant in Hebrew and able to conduct ivrit b’ivrit classes. S/he is a creative and passionate educator with the ability to engage students using a variety of teaching modes and styles.  S/he communicates and partners with families and nurtures within each student a joyful sense of Jewish identity.

For more information please contact Deborah Bromberg Seltzer at Dseltzer@lgaschechter.org

Posted May 29, 2012

Lander-Grinspoon Academy: The Solomon Schechter Day School of the Pioneer Valley, in Northampton, MA, is currently seeking a dynamic, creative and highly motivated Hebrew teacher.

We are an open and diverse Jewish community providing an outstanding and meaningful K-6 education. At our school, each child’s success is our highest priority. Our philosophy, curriculum, and community all work together to ensure that each student is embraced as an individual and supported in every way possible. We have a very strong social curriculum, and feel that it is our job to educate students not only with a strong general and Judaic education, but also to teach students to be menches. Our teachers work collaboratively with each other, both in terms of curriculum and helping each child reach his/her potential.

The ideal candidate is fluent in Hebrew and able to conduct ivrit b’ivrit classes. S/he is a creative and passionate educator with the ability to engage students using a variety of teaching modes and styles. S/he communicates and partners with families and nurtures within each student a joyful sense of Jewish identity.

For more information please contact Deborah Bromberg Seltzer

The Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford (SSDS), an Early Childhood 2-8th grade independent Jewish Day School, seeks a Judaic Studies teacher for the 2013-14 school year.  Specifically, this dynamic, engaging and caring professional will join the faculty in August as part of the Schechter team to plan, develop and teach curricular units for the coming school year.

Reporting to the Principal, this part-time teacher will work collaboratively with the Judaic Studies team to plan and implement educational activities that meet the academic and developmental needs of upper Elementary School children and build upon their learning experiences in the lower Elementary School. This teacher will be responsible for teaching Judaic Studies courses meeting five days per week. Judaic Studies classes focus on students’ developing access skills for reading and understanding Chumash and Rabbinic literature, including Trope, as well as learning age-appropriate and spiraling knowledge of the rituals, prayers and concepts relating to Jewish holidays.

Candidates must be knowledgeable in all areas of Judaic Studies. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Judaic Studies or related field and a minimum of three years’ teaching experience are preferred.  In addition to the requisite experience and background, this individual will demonstrate sensitivity to the Jewish community and integrate and support the Jewish values, ethics and mission of the SolomonSchechterDay School.

An ideal candidate:

  • respects and enjoys Elementary School students;
  • understands the social, emotional and cognitive development and needs of Elementary School students;
  • plans and conducts activities for a balanced program of instruction, and work time that provides students with opportunities to interact, practice and develop their skills,
  • is familiar with the MaToK Bible Curriculum, Standards and Benchmarks for the Teaching of Tanakh in Jewish Day Schools, instructional approaches to teaching Elementary School children, child development, differentiated instruction, Understanding by Design, National Common Core Standards;
  • possesses strong team-building, leadership, analytical, problem-solving, conflict-resolution, and stress-management skills;
  • is interested in being an active participant in the Elementary School outside of the classroom,
  • communicates effectively verbally and in writing;
  • values working collaboratively; and,
  • continually seeks to increase knowledge in the field of endeavor.

Karen Trager, DJRE
Principal
Solomon Schechter Day School
26 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
860.561.0700 x 159
860.561.2329 fax
ktrager@ssds-hartford.org
www.ssds-hartford.org