Established in 1946, Magen David Yeshivah is a private co-ed Jewish day school that has since produced countless successful industry professionals, lawyers, physicians, rabbis, and teachers, as well as prominent leaders at the helm of numerous organizations. The growth rate of applicants to MDY is explosive, as our community recognizes the value and merit of our creative initiatives.
We have an immediate need for an Associate Teacher for Judaic Studies, Grades 6-8 at our Brooklyn school. The school year is consistent with the Jewish calendar and closed during the summer.
All lessons will be instructed in Hebrew with focus on teaching Torah Shebikhtav and / or Torah She-Be-alpeh, while cherishing and celebrating the existence of the modern State of Israel, and supporting it through prayer and deed. Alongside the instructed subjects, high importance is placed on instilling in the children a passion for becoming independent lifelong learners and maintaining a love of learning throughout their life.
The Associate Teacher will support the curriculum plans of the head teacher, have opportunities to initiate and implement parts of the curriculum, and gradually assume increased responsibilities.
Conduct morning prayer services
Communicate with parents and school counselors on student progress
Evaluate each student’s growth in knowledge and skills in the course being taught
Cultivate core Jewish values such as kindness, respect, compassion and integrity within students
Associate teacher should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent teacher’s certificate in education or related field. May have Semicha Rabbinic Ordination or Allegra Franco certificate in place of Bachelor’s degree.
Should be fluent in Hebrew.
Feel comfortable teaching in an Ivrit b’Ivrit school.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. MDY is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.
About Magen David Yeshivah Celia Esses High School
Established in 1946, Magen David Yeshivah is a private co-ed Jewish day school that has since produced countless successful industry professionals, lawyers, physicians, rabbis, and teachers, as well as prominent leaders at the helm of numerous organizations. We are committed to ensuring that each student receives a comprehensive dual-curriculum education, rooted in Sephardic tradition, and emphasizing academic excellence, creativity and intellectual curiosity.