The Rashi School seeks Assistant Teachers in grades K-5 for the 2018-2019 school year. The Rashi School is the Boston area’s Reform Jewish independent school serving students in grades K–8. Rashi is distinguished by exceptional academics, a strong sense of community, and a deep commitment to Jewish learning and social justice.
Assistant Teachers support the Lead Teachers during instruction, working directly with students in small groups and individually, leading class lessons under the guidance of the Lead Teacher, and participating in all areas of school life. Specific responsibilities will be influenced by the Assistant Teacher’s teaching experiences, skills, and knowledge.
Support students during instruction as directed by the Lead Teacher (e.g. working with an individual student or small group, scribing on the board, conferencing, etc.).
Assist the Lead Teacher in ensuring that all students are receiving appropriate accommodations.
Assist the Lead Teacher during transition times to and from specialists.
Take charge of the classroom when the Lead Teacher is absent.
Participate in weekly planning meetings with the Lead Teacher.
Attend grade level meetings with the Division Director.
Assist the Lead Teacher in classroom set-up.
Share duties (recess, lunch, etc.) set by the Assistant Head of School.
Participate in Tefillah, Kabbalat Shabbat, and other holiday celebrations.
Participate in Parent-Teacher Conferences.
Assist the Lead Teacher with other responsibilities such as photocopying, lesson preparation and set-up, maintaining bulletin boards, correcting student work, etc.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a passion for working with early elementary school-aged children. This is a full-time (7:45 am-3:15 pm M-F) position with a salary of $25,000.
Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Rashi School
The Rashi School is Boston's independent Reform Jewish school. Located in Dedham, Massachusetts, Rashi offers an academically challenging K-8 education to more than 300 students. The School integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula while nurturing in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts. Rashi's joyfully Jewish approach to learning helps children engage with the world and become leaders. The School offers a collaborative work environment made up of more than 80 faculty and staff who pride themselves on being hardworking, curious, flexible and creative.