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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.

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Early Childhood Hebrew/Judaic Studies Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking full-time Early Childhood faculty in Hebrew/Judaic Studies for the fall of 2018. 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.

Candidates should have experience teaching Hebrew, understand child development and demonstrate a passion for early childhood education. Fluency in spoken Hebrew, ability to work closely within a team, familiarity with dual language programs, ability to write reports in English and an interdisciplinary approach to education is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field is required, and NYS certification preferred. US work permit required. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Janet Gat at janetga@heschel.org.

Early Childhood Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking full-time Early Childhood faculty in General Studies for the fall of 2018. 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 is 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.

Lower School General Studies Head Teachers, Judaic Studies Head Teachers and Assistant Teachers

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.

We are seeking Lower School (Grades 1-5) General Studies and Judaic Studied head teachers for the 2018-2019 school year who have a Master’s degree and at least three years head teacher experience.

Additionally, there are positions available for Assistant Teachers in grades 1 and 2.

A knowledge of Hebrew and Judaic Studies is preferable for grade 1 Assistant Teachers.

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.

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

Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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 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 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 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

High School Learning Specialist

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is seeking a full-time Learning Specialist for the 2018-19 school year to work within our High School division to provide academic support to students, liaise between parents and faculty to establish best practices for differentiated instruction, and partner with the high school psychologist to determine appropriate accommodations and individualized learning plans.

The High School Learning Specialist provides students with direct educational support services and instruction related to comprehension, written expression, executive functioning (including study skills, note-taking, and time management), and a range of learning differences. Ideally, candidates will be flexible, innovative, empathetic, equipped with a good sense of humor, and predisposed to working collaboratively with administrators, teachers, parents and students. Reporting directly to the High School’s Director of Learning Support, the the ideal candidate will work in close partnership with the other Learning Specialists staffing the High School’s Learning Lab, a space designed for students to seek and receive support regularly and/or as needed. One of the overarching goals will be to develop and implement strategies both in the classroom and within the Learning Lab. Communication with parents and outside supports are critical, fueling a team approach to supportive instruction.

Experience in the areas of teaching, language, differentiated learning, and the development of academic skills and executive functioning in adolescents should be complemented by a background in the Humanities. Familiarity with the ACT/SAT accommodations application process is a plus. Applicants must have excellent writing skills, possess knowledge of high school-level literature and history, and feel comfortable interpreting neuropsychological reports for purposes of designing learning plans, determining accommodations, and holding family meetings. A graduate degree in a field related to the Humanities, secondary education, special education, learning, cognition, and/or language development is required.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Lindsay Rubin at Lindsayru@heschel.org

High School English Teacher

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School seeks a full-time upper school English teacher. The ideal candidate--a lover of literature, a close and careful reader, and a dynamic presence in the classroom--is skilled at engaging 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 and challenging writing assignments. The candidate must be able to teach creatively at various levels and serve effectively as a student advisor. An MA in English or a closely related field is preferable. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Mari Tetzeli at marite@heschel.org