February 28, 2022

Hebrew Teacher

Full Time
Golda Och Academy
West Orange, NJ

Candidates should have experience and demonstrate a passion for education. 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning and the development of the whole child.
  • Design guidelines to promote differentiated instruction in the classroom.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of each student’s academic, social, and emotional growth.
  • Plans, documents, and carries out daily lessons.
  • Teaches curriculum based on GOA standards.
  • Recognizes the needs of individual students and the entire group and offers support and flexibility as needed.
  • Establishes consistent and logical limits, expectations, and classroom routines for students.
  • Maintains the physical environment of the classroom in a clean and organized fashion.
  • Handles stressful situations with patience, understanding, and flexibility.
  • Fosters a cooperative partnership with families.
  • Facilitates parent-teacher conferences
  • Works as part of a team of educators and administrators to carry out the goals of the School:
  • Attends, participates in, and contributes to in-service activities and faculty meetings.
  • Participates in the development of curriculum, and assesses its effectiveness in the classroom.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to share experience and knowledge.
  • Continuous professional development: seeks out and attends workshops, seminars, and courses relating to their field of expertise and teaching.
  • Follows policies and standards established by GOA.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and a native or near-native level of fluency in Hebrew.
  • Prior experience in teaching Hebrew language preferred
  • 2+ years of teaching experience preferred
  • Holds teaching certification or working towards certification preferred, but not required
  • Experience in recognized standards of language instruction
  • Ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings, using multiple teaching methods
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; Masters degree preferred
  • Good classroom management skills
  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues
  • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to gpaulick@goldaochacademy.org.