The Department of Jewish Studies seeks a collegial, dynamic educator committed to excellence in Jewish Studies and Tanakh, taught from an academic perspective with attention to the opportunity each student has to make meaning of the text. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, teachers at Barrack also participate in the Shaharit program in the middle and/or upper school, lead clubs and serve as advisors to small groups of students.
The current position includes teaching 10th grade Beit Midrash (Talmud); 9th grade Jewish studies (pluralism) and 12th grade Jewish studies (comparative religion and Jewish perspectives on gender and sexuality). Advanced study in Jewish and/or Near Eastern Studies required.
Candidates should submit a resume´ and cover letter describing their academic and pedagogical approach to teaching Jewish texts and why they are passionate about teaching.
Candidates also should describe a role they would like to play in the school’s 6th-12th grade Shaharit program, which includes liturgical, learning and reflective practice groups for different age groups and denominations.
Barrack is the oldest pluralistic co-ed community day school in the United States and it enrolls students in grades 6-12 from throughout the Philadelphia-Cherry Hill-Allentown-Wilmington region.
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender or sexual orientation. Candidates are invited to inquire about the position and to send their resume´ and cover letter in Pages, Word or in PDF to Rabbi Judd Kruger Levingston, Ph.D., Director of Jewish Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy is a private pluralistic day school that is located in Bryn Mawr,PA on a campus of 32 acres. It is a coed academy with grades 6-12. Please check out the academic program, extracurricular activities and life of the school at the web site, www.jbha.org