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Employment Opportunities

School Psychologist

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is looking for a full-time school psychologist for the 2019-2020 school year to work within our Lower School division.

The Lower School psychologist will have important roles delivering direct clinical services to students, supporting teachers, and collaborating with parents.  Expertise in the social, emotional, and cognitive development of elementary age children is critical.  Successful experience teaching social emotional curricula, use of diverse approaches for developing early executive skills among children, and implementing  social problem solving are regarded as valuable. Familiarity with individualized approaches to teaching and learning, interpretation of neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluations, and the appropriate use of accommodations at schools will, also, be helpful. 

The Lower School psychologist works closely with other members of the Lower School Leadership Team; collaborates with mental health professionals in the other divisions; and is the liaison to clinicians in the community.

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.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Lindsay Rubin at Lindsayru@heschel.org

Early Childhood General Studies 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. 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 Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking full-time Early Childhood faculty in General Studies for the fall of 2019. 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.

NYS certification required. Experienced Early Childhood teacher with 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. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Judy Wolf-Nevid at  judy@heschel.org.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Early Childhood Judaic Studies 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. 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 Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full-time Early Childhood faculty in Hebrew/Judaic Studies for the fall of 2019. 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. US work visa required.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Janet Gat at  janetga@heschel.org.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middle School Math Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking an experienced middle school math teacher. A background in math and/or education is required. Teacher must be positive, supportive, and interested in helping students to learn math. We maintain a collaborative and innovative faculty culture and are looking for excellent team players.  

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.

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

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middle School Humanities Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School seeks a full-time 6th grade Humanities teacher.  The ideal candidate--a lover of history and 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.

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.

To apply, send your letter of interest and resume to Mari Tetzeli at marite@heschel.org.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middle School Limudei Qodesh Teacher

The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full time Middle School Limudei Kodesh teacher for grades 6-8 for 2019-20. This position includes the teaching of Chumash, Nevi'im Rishonim and Torah She'be'al Peh as well as Tefillah responsibilities (daily Tefillah and Tefillah education).

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years experience teaching Limudei Kodesh, and preferably professional training and graduate education in teaching as well. They must also have the ability to teach in Hebrew. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. Candidates should enjoy the process of teamwork to develop curriculum and to plan special events, and be committed to paying individual attention to students.

The Heschel School is a dual curriculum N-12 Jewish community school with families from a range of backgrounds, practices and beliefs. We are pluralistic and deeply value openness to a diversity of opinions. Our Limudei Kodesh curriculum is text based and values oriented. We balance formal and creative approaches and integrate the teaching of text skills with themes of individual, Jewish communal and universal identity; Jewish beliefs and practices; Jewish history; and human nature. Applicants are expected to be passionate about Limudei Kodesh and fostering the connection between a diverse student body and our sacred texts.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Rabbi Jack Nahmod, Middle School Judaic Studies Head, at jackna@heschel.org.

Middle School Limudei Qodesh Teacher (Parental Leave)

 

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full time Middle School Limudei Qodesh parental leave teacher for grades 7 & 8 from mid-March until mid-June, 2019. This position includes the teaching of Nevi'im Rishonim and Torah She'be'al Peh as well as Tefillah responsibilities (daily Tefillah and Tefillah education).

Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years experience teaching Limudei Qodesh, and preferably professional training and graduate education in teaching as well. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. Candidates should enjoy the process of teamwork to develop curriculum and to plan special events, and be committed to paying individual attention to students.

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. Our Jewish studies curriculum is text based and values oriented. We balance formal and creative approaches and integrate the teaching of text skills with themes of individual, Jewish communal and universal identity; Jewish beliefs and practices; Jewish history; and human nature. Applicants are expected to be passionate about Limudei Qodesh and about fostering the connection between a diverse student body and our sacred texts.

Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Rabbi Jack Nahmod at jackna@heschel.org.

 

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middle School Ivrit Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full time Middle School Parental Leave Ivrit teacher for grades 6 and 7 from mid-March until mid-June, 2019. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree, at least two years experience teaching, and experience teaching Hebrew as a second language. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. Candidates should enjoy the process of teamwork to develop curriculum and to plan special events, and be committed to paying individual attention to students.

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.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Jack Nahmod, Middle School Judaic Studies Director, at jackna@heschel.org.


Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middle School Judaic Studies Learning Specialist

The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full time Middle School Judaic Studies Learning Specialist for grades 6-8 for 2019-20. This position includes the direct instruction, remediation and enrichment of Ivrit and Limudei Kodesh, as well as support for Hebrew speakers in their general studies classes. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree and some combination of the following professional experiences: classroom teaching; teaching as a learning specialist; teaching Hebrew as a second language; and providing support for ESL students. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught students of all levels and abilities and with different learning styles. Candidates should enjoy the process of teamwork to develop curriculum and to plan special events, and be committed to paying individual attention to students.

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is a dual curriculum N-12 Jewish community school with families from a range of backgrounds, practices and beliefs. We are pluralistic and deeply value openness to a diversity of opinions. Applicants are expected to be passionate about Judaic studies as well as fostering among our diverse student body a strong connection with the Hebrew language and our sacred texts.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Rabbi Jack Nahmod, Middle School Judaic Studies Head, at jackna@heschel.org.

High School Math Teacher

The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full-time High School Math teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 2 years experience teaching at various levels and across grades 9-12. An MA in Mathematics or a closely related field is preferred.

Candidates must demonstrate facility and passion in teaching a range of math courses, including Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry and Precalculus. Applicants must be able to work with technology in the classroom in an integrative and engaging way. Candidates also need to be able to serve effectively as a student advisor, facilitating student growth outside the classroom.

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.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Edy Lucas, Mathematics Department Chair, at edylu@heschel.org.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

High School Limudei Qodesh Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full-time teacher for 2019-2020 to join the High School’s Limudei Qodesh department. The High School Limudei Qodesh department teaches Tanakh, Talmud and other genres of rabbinic literature, and Jewish Philosophy. Members of the Limudei Qodesh department also facilitate a daily Shacharit minyan.

Applicants should have a proven track record of outstanding instruction in teaching students of different abilities and learning styles. A Bachelor’s degree is required; professional training in education, a graduate degree, and at least five years of full-time teaching experience preferred.

Candidates must be proficient in both biblical and rabbinic texts, and have a love of teaching and learning these texts in their original languages. Applicants are expected to be passionate about fostering connection between a diverse student body and our sacred texts. Candidates should enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues to develop and implement curricula and must be passionate about their personal and professional growth.

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. Our Limudei Qodesh curriculum is text-based and values-oriented. We balance formal and creative approaches and integrate the teaching of text skills with themes of individual and communal identity.

Please send your resume with a cover letter or email explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to Ruth Fagen, co-chair of the Limudei Qodesh department, at ruth@heschel.org.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

High School Hebrew 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. 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 chasidazi@heschel.org.

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Systems Administrator

 

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School has an opening for a full-time System Administrator. Reporting to the Director of Technology, the System Administrator is responsible for managing aspects of network administration such as servers, desktop systems, laptops, network hardware/software, and technical support for faculty and staff.

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Install, manage, and inventory system level hardware and software installation and upgrades, including, but not limited to, servers, switches, servers, and wifi

  • Provide secure access to the network for remote users

  • Schedule upgrades, security checks, and backups of hardware and software systems

  • Safeguard assets by planning and implementing disaster recovery, backup procedures, and information security and control structures

  • Implement and maintain technical architecture

  • Identify, develop, and implement projects and initiatives

  • Establish, maintain, and manage users’ accounts and environments

  • Provide technical assistance and support to faculty and students related to software and network access, Active Directory in and out of a classroom setting

  • Work with Technology Department members to test and troubleshoot helpdesk requests

  • When necessary, provide support for after-hours and in-school community wide events that require technology support

  • This position will require working evenings and weekends when necessary


 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work in a technology field. N+ and Security+ certifications are a plus

  • Experience with Macs, Active Directory, VMWare, Veeam, Meraki, JAMF Pro, G Suite for Education

  • Scripting, SQL, Senior Systems, and database management knowledge is a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years System Administration Experience. Experience working in a K-12 school is a plus.

 

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

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Heschel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.