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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.

Substitute Teachers

We are currently looking for substitute teachers in our Early Childhood division. If you are interested in being placed on our substitute teaching list, please email Jane Lerner at janele@heschel.org.

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an equal opportunity employer

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Lower School (Grades 1-5) General Studies Teachers

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking Lower School (Grades 1-5) General Studies teachers for the 2018-2019 school year who have a Master’s degree and at least three years of head teaching experience.

Candidates should be comfortable differentiating instruction, have experience integrating technology in classroom learning, and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues. Responsive Classroom training beneficial but not required.

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 submit cover letter and resume to jackiest@heschel.org

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Middle School Learning Specialist

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is looking for a full time Learning Specialist for the 2018-19 school year to work within our middle school division.

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 Science Teacher for the 2018-19 school year to teach science in grades 6-8; topics include life sciences, chemistry, physical sciences, and engineering.

A Bachelor's degree with a science major or minor is required, with experience teaching at the Middle School level. Candidates should have an interest in developing hands-on science investigations, using an inquiry-based approach.

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

Middle School Math Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a Math Teacher for the 2018-19 school year to teach four sections of math in grades 6-8.
A Bachelor's degree with the equivalent of two semesters of college-level calculus is required, with experience teaching at the Middle School level. Candidates should have an interest in inspiring students to love math and have the ability to make math challenging while helping students rise to the challenge.

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

Middle School Humanities Teacher

We are seeking a full-time middle school Humanities teacher for the 2018-19 school year.The ideal candidate--a lover of literature and history, 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. The candidate should also have experience as a teacher of writing who has generated varied writing assignments that foster creative and analytical thinking.

A BA in English, history, or a closely related field is preferable.

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

Middle School Hebrew Teacher

The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full time Middle School Ivrit teacher for grades 6-8 for 2018-19. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree, 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 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. We are dedicated to engaging students in a relationship with the language, culture, land and people of the State of Israel. Applicants are therefore expected to be passionate about language instruction as well as fostering the connection between a diverse student body and the State of Israel.

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 Kodesh Teacher

The Heschel School of Manhattan is seeking a full time Middle School Limudei Kodesh teacher for grades 6-8 for 2018-19. 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 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 Kodesh and 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, Middle School Judaic Studies Head, at jackna@heschel.org.

High School Arabic Teacher (Part-Time)

The Abraham Joshua Heschel High School seeks a part-time Arabic teacher to begin in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must have an interactive approach to teaching that encourages authentic communication between students. An MA is preferable and at least two years of teaching experience at the high school or college level is required. The ideal candidate will be familiar with ACTFL standards, and have experience creating curriculum. Proficiency in other languages preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Céline Clerfeuille, World Languages Department Chair, at celinecl@heschel.org