The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located in New York City, is an independent Jewish school, N-12, unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue. The school's approach to education is governed by profound respect for children. We nurture children’s curiosity, cultivate their imagination, encourage creative expression, value their initiative and engender critical thinking skills. The Heschel School is dedicated to inspiring its graduates to become responsible adults and active, compassionate citizens of the Jewish world and world communities.
The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full-time Hebrew teacher for grades 9-12 for the 2019-20 school year. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree and experience teaching Hebrew as a second language. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught middle or high school Hebrew at a day school in North America, to students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. The ideal candidate will be familiar with ACTFL standards, have experience creating curricula, thrive in a collaborative and creative work environment, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills in both Hebrew and English.
The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is a pluralistic dual curriculum N-12 Jewish community school with families from a range of backgrounds, practices and beliefs. Openness to a diversity of opinions is central to our mission. We are dedicated to engaging students in a relationship with the language, culture, land and people of the State of Israel. Named for one of the pre-eminent Jewish thinkers, educators, and activists of the 20th century, the school combines a progressive educational approach with an emphasis on text study, community service, and open intellectual inquiry. We seek creative, passionate educators, dedicated to working collaboratively with colleagues, who can inspire and challenge students.
Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Chasida Zilbiger, Hebrew Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.