5 8 Hebrew Teacher
Company: Solomon Schechter Day School
Posted on: August 7, 2022
This position is for the 2022-2023 School Year.
Mission Statement: At Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan
Chicago (SSDS), we ignite our students' Jewish souls, educate them
to their highest potential, and empower them to use their
knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.
Solomon Schechter Day School is a wonderful place to work! Come
Salary varies and is based on experience and education.
It is the responsibility of every teacher at Schechter to help our
mission come to life.
Ignite our students' Jewish souls - At Schechter, we promote
curiosity and engagement with learning and Jewish life. Our
teachers' passion creates a learning environment where students are
on fire and eager to learn.
Educate them to their highest potential - At Schechter, we know
where our students are and we focus on individual growth for each
student. Teachers facilitate learning experiences where students
are actively engaged in creating meaning and making connections. We
recognize that students require differentiated instruction and we
collaborate to ensure we are meeting students' needs so they can
achieve their highest potential.
Empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to
enrich our world - A Schechter experience is much more than
academic achievement. Teachers provide a safe and nurturing
environment, develop close relationships with students and provide
direct instruction in social-emotional learning. We recognize that
we are shaping students as the adults they will one day become, and
we take their character development and sense of responsibility for
the community and the world seriously.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
Teaches Bible and Talmud to students in a classroom, utilizing
course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other
appropriate learning activities.
Participates in and is a role model during grade-level tefillot
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides
individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the
curriculum to the needs of each student.
Uses a variety of instructional strategies, such as inquiry, group
discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best
utilize the available time for instruction.
Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to
achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
Evaluates students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate
records, and prepares progress reports.
Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to
discuss students' progress and interpret the school program.
Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional
staff members in assessing and helping students solve health,
attitude, and learning problems.
Creates an effective environment for learning through functional
and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
Maintains professional competence through in-service and
professional growth activities.
Collaborates with grade-level colleagues about curriculum and
Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains
required inventory records.
Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the
Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student
Demonstrates a commitment to best practice in all dimensions of
effective teaching as defined by the Thoughtful Classroom
framework, including: Organization, rules and routines; positive
relationships; engagement and enjoyment; a culture of thinking and
learning; preparing students for new learning; presenting new
learning; deepening and reinforcing learning; applying learning;
and reflecting on and celebrating learning.
Culture of caring
Competitive pay based on education and experience
Medical Insurance and other benefits offered including paid sick
Opportunities and funding for ongoing professional development
Forward-thinking and innovative in Hebrew Language teaching
Culture of collaboration and reflective practice
Paid planning time
Bachelor's degree of related subject from accredited university
Illinois teaching certificate.
Experience is preferred but not necessary for hiring.
Background knowledge of Jewish holidays, basic Jewish practices and
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