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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Abraham Joshua Heschel School. Below is a list of our open positions. Please click on the link to find out more about the position and how to apply.

Heschel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Technology Support Specialist

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. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative, and engenders 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 Abraham Joshua Heschel School has an opening for a 12 month full-time position as a Technology Support Specialist.

The Technology Support Specialist will:

●Provide help desk support for students, faculty, and staff

●Manage and maintain A/V setups in large performance spaces as well as other spaces

●Maintain and troubleshoot classroom A/V equipment (smartboards, projects, etc)

●Maintain JAMF Pro policy and enrollments

●Use and troubleshooting of performance equipment such as microphones, sound systems, and projectors

●Installation, troubleshooting of problems with computers, software, network, and peripheral equipment

●Gsuite support as needed

●Maintain repair certification from Apple and other vendors as needed

●Maintain equipment for loan (inventory, repair, distribution, and returns)

●Assist faculty with classroom activities that pertain to technology

●Lead and participate in technology training sessions

●Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess:

●4-year college degree or equivalent work experience

●Prior experience in an educational setting

●Experience with JAMF Pro from JAMF

●Experience working on interactive projectors and SMART Notebook

●Apple Macintosh Repair Certification

●Patience and good interpersonal skills

●Facility and comfort working independently and collaboratively

●Ability to be flexible with weekly schedule on occasion, which may include working evenings and/or weekends

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to techjobs@heschel.org

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Early Childhood General Studies Teacher

We are seeking full-time Early Childhood faculty in General Studies for the fall of 2017. Our faculty teaches in a professional, collaborative Jewish environment. Candidates should have experience and demonstrate a passion for Early Childhood education. They should enjoy the process of teamwork and the desire to participate in curriculum development. Excellent writing and organizational skills are required.

The Early Childhood teacher will have an understanding of all areas of development, particularly language acquisition. Applicants should have knowledge of an interdisciplinary approach to education and differentiated learning, be able to work collaboratively within a teaching team, and have familiarity with dual-language programs. Teacher responsibilities include preparing lesson plans and assessments and writing anecdotal reports. NYS certification required.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Judy Wolf-Nevid at judy@heschel.org.

Early Childhood Hebrew/Judaic Studies Teacher


We are seeking full-time Early Childhood faculty in Hebrew/Judaic Studies for the fall of 2017. Our faculty teaches in a professional, collaborative Jewish environment. Candidates should have experience and demonstrate a passion for Early Childhood education. They should enjoy the process of teamwork and the desire to participate in curriculum development. Excellent writing and organizational skills are required.

Fluency in spoken Hebrew, ability to work closely within a team, familiarity with dual-language programs, ability to write reports in English and an understanding of an interdisciplinary approach to education is required. Experienced Hebrew teachers preferred. A Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field is required, and NYS certification preferred.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Janet Gat at janetga@heschel.org.

Lower School Judaic Studies Teachers

The Lower School Division is seeking experienced Judaic Studies teachers for the 2016-17 school year for grades 3-5. The ideal candidate is a pleasant, energetic, flexible, and hard-working teacher who is a team player and has excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates must be native Hebrew speakers and have experience teaching in a classroom.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Vered Hugi-Shitrit at veredhu@heschel.org

Lower School Head Teachers

We are seeking a Head Teachers for the 1st and 4th grade for the 2017-18 school year. Candidates should be comfortable differentiating instruction, have experience integrating technology in classroom learning, and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues.
A Master’s degree and at least 3 years of experience as a Head Teacher is required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references to jackiest@heschel.org

Lower School Math Specialist

Beginning for the September 2017 School Year

Seeking a full-time math specialist for Grades 1-5. Responsibilities include development of curriculum and direct teaching of both mathematically talented students and students who need a structured approach and repeated practice, collaboration with math coordinator and classroom teachers, and team collaboration with other learning specialists. The ideal candidate will have:

  • training, experience, and creativity in differentiating curriculum and a strong interest and ability to work with children with a variety of learning profiles
  • training in Singapore Math or willingness to receive training
  • training and experience in teaching math to children with special education needs
  • a strong understanding of both the mathematics and the pedagogy of math in grades 1 -5
  • the desire to work in a school where collaboration is highly valued
  • experience in classroom teaching
  • Please send cover letter and resume to patriciama@heschel.org

    First Grade Assistant Teacher

    We are seeking a First Grade Assistant Teacher to work with children in both General and Judaic Studies for the 2017-18 school year. The First Grade Assistant Teacher receives training in teaching, reading, writing, math and Hebrew as well as an understanding of child development and classroom management. A requirement for this position is that the candidate has sufficient education/experience to begin the year with a reading group. Knowledge of Hebrew is required.

    Please send resume and cover letter to jackiest@heschel.org

    Third Grade Head Teacher –Leave Replacement

    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. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative and engenders 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.

    We are seeking a Third Grade Head teacher with a Master’s degree and Head Teacher experience.

    Candidates should be comfortable differentiating instruction, have experience integrating technology in classroom learning, and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues.

    The position is for the beginning of the September 2017 school year through the end of November.

    Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references to jackiest@heschel.org

    Lower School Speech and Language Therapist

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full time Lower School Speech and Language Therapist for the 2017-28 school year.

    Responsibilities include:
    • -Teaching a small 4th grade reading group with a focus on language
    • Providing push-in support/team teaching during reading & humanities, grades 2-5
    • Informally screening individual students
    • Collaborating with classroom teachers and other learning specialists to embed language goals into the curriculum and provide guidance for supporting students in the classroom
    Graduate degree in speech-language pathology or related and at least 2 years of school-based experience is required. Must have CCC-SLP and TSSLD.

    To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Jackie Stein at jackiest@heschel.org


    Middle School Humanities Teacher

    We are currently seeking a full-time middle school Humanities teacher for the 2017-18 school year. The ideal candidate--a lover of literature, a close and careful reader, and a dynamic presence in the classroom--is skilled at engaging middle school students in text study, fostering rich conversation, and motivating students as readers and writers. He or she also has experience as a teacher of writing who has generated varied writing assignments that foster creative and analytical thinking. An MA in English or a closely related field is preferable.

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Mari Tetzeli at marite@heschel.org

    Middle School Learning Specialist

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is looking for a full time Learning Specialist for the 2017/2018 school year to work within our middle school division.

    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. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative and engenders 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 Middle School Learning Specialist will provide direct educational support services and instruction to students experiencing diverse difficulties. Consultation with teachers to develop appropriate curriculum and classroom supports, collaboration with parents, and coordination of a team approach to problem-solving are also critical roles. Expertise in areas of teaching and learning, classroom adaptations, and the development of academic skills and executive functioning in young adolescents are important for this position. Familiarity with development of individualized learning plans will be helpful. A graduate degree in a field related to learning, cognition, and/or language development is an asset.

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to: Lindsay Rubin (LindsayRu@heschel.org). Subject heading should be: Middle School Learning Specialist

    Middle School Science Teacher

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a Middle School Science Teacher for the fall. This person will primarily teach grades 7 and 8. The program is a mix of physical, chemical, and life sciences. We are looking for a teacher who can create thoughtfully-designed and content-rich experiential lessons and labs.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Lori Skopp at lori@heschel.org

    Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    High School Hebrew Teacher

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a part time Hebrew teacher for grades 9-12, beginning fall of 2017. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree and experience teaching Hebrew as a second language. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching Hebrew in a middle school or high school at a day school in North America, and experience teaching students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. The ideal candidate will be familiar with ACTFL standards, have experience creating curriculum and possess excellent written and oral communication skills in both Hebrew and English.

    Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Ruth Fagen, Hebrew Department Chair, at ruth@heschel.org

    High School Part Time Music Teacher

    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. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative, and engenders 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 Abraham Joshua Heschel High School is seeking a part time Music teacher for grade 9, beginning fall of 2017. Responsibilities will include Music Appreciation instruction, formation and instruction of a classical ensemble. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree and background in classical music, ensemble leadership and basic music technology platforms. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching high school students of all music levels and abilities in a student-centered instruction style. The ideal candidate will have experience in curriculum and lesson plan design, an appreciation of a range of musical styles including Jewish/Israeli music, and enjoy collaboration with colleagues.

    Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Adena Korn, Music Department Chair, at adenako@heschel.org.

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    High School Spanish Teacher

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is a pluralistic N-12 Jewish day school in Manhattan. 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, the arts, and open intellectual inquiry. We seek creative, passionate educators who can inspire and challenge our students.

    The Abraham Joshua Heschel School seeks a part-time upper school Spanish teacher. The ideal candidate has an interactive approach to teaching that encourages authentic communication between students. An MA is preferable as well as teaching experience at the high school or college level.

    Hours and days: 3 and a half days a week, 50 minutes each day: Monday, 11;05-11:55; Tues, 10:29-11:17; Thurs, 9:45-10:35; every other Friday: 12:12-1:02

    Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for 2 professional references to Celinecl@heschel.org

    Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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