July 8, 2024

Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher

Full Time
Golda Och Academy
West Orange, NJ

Join Our Dynamic Team as a Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher!

Position Overview: Golda Och Academy (GOA) is excited to welcome a passionate and dedicated educator to our vibrant community! We are currently accepting applications for a Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher for the 2024-25 school year. This unique position involves teaching both 6th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies and 7th Grade Language Arts.


As part of our dynamic team, you’ll inspire middle school students and engage them in a rich, comprehensive curriculum.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering engaging and effective lessons in Language Arts and Social Studies for 6th-grade students.
  • Delivering engaging and effective lessons in Language Arts for 7th-grade students.
  • Communicating effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Integrating technology to enhance learning experiences.
  • Differentiating instruction to meet the diverse needs of learners.
  • Contributing to a positive and collaborative school culture.


  • At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience preferred.
  • M.A. and/or certification preferred.
  • Citizenship, residency, or work VISA in the United States is required.
  • Ability to work with students in various group settings using multiple teaching methods.
  • Strong classroom management skills.
  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues.

About Golda Och Academy:

Golda Och Academy is a top-ranked Jewish day school, located in West Orange, New Jersey. Serving approximately 450 students from over 70 communities, we pride ourselves on nurturing the unique potential of each student. Our mission is to provide an exceptional Jewish and general studies education, fostering a love of learning, a personal connection to Israel, and a commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the world).

Why Join GOA?

  • Be part of a supportive and innovative educational community.
  • Engage with students who are eager to learn and grow.
  • Collaborate with dedicated and passionate colleagues.
  • Enjoy a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, paid leave, and retirement plan options.

Application Process: If you’re ready to make a difference in the lives of our students, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Thank you for considering a career with Golda Och Academy.

Golda Och Academy is an inclusive community and makes all employment decisions without regard for an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability (including AIDS and HIV related illness), genetic information, refusal to provide genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic testing, ancestry, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, atypical cellular or blood trait, military service, application for military service, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

The School conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Eligible employees receive a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance coverage, paid leave and retirement plan options, and many other valuable programs.

Salary: 55,000 – 90,000

Lauren Iannia
[email protected]
(732) 266-9693