Part Time

Hebrew and Jewish Studies Teaching Assistant

Makom Afterschool 402 College Street, Toronto ON

Openings Available:

Mon & Weds
Tues & Thurs
Approx. 3:00-6:00pm
 
Duration: September – June
Start Date: September 13
Location: Toronto, ON (Kensington Market, Seaton Village, Wychwood)
 
Organization Overview
Makom Afterschool provides high-quality, pluralistic Jewish and Hebrew-language education in three neighbourhood public schools to students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 5. Children from the diversity of downtown Jewish families find their place in our warm and welcoming community. 
 
We are looking for creative, energetic and reliable teaching assistants for Makom Afterschool for the 2021-2022 school year.
 
Responsibilities:
Teach twice per week in a class of children in JK/SK, grades 1-2, or grades 3-5
Support and maintain a positive, welcoming and inclusive class community and assist the Lead Teacher with classroom management
Supervise recess and snack time
Pick up students from their public-school classrooms
Assist the Lead Teacher with teaching Hebrew literacy and conversation 
Assist the Lead Teacher with teaching Jewish values, culture and traditions in a pluralistic and inclusive fashion
Assist the Lead Teacher with classroom set-up, clean-up and record keeping
Assist the Lead Teacher with parent/teacher communications
Attend monthly staff meetings (paid) to plan and for pedagogical support
Job Requirements:
Hebrew proficiency; fluency preferred
Background in Jewish studies and tradition
Experience with classroom teaching, camp counselling or youth work
Strong oral and written communication skills
Commitment to children's social and emotional development
Desire to grow and learn professionally
Passion for working with children
Reliability and responsibility
 
All Makom Afterschool staff are required to take CPR training and pass a police Vulnerable Sector check, both of which will be paid for by Makom.
 
Salary
$45/class starting pay
 
To Apply
Please submit your current resume to admin@makomTO.org
 
Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
 
For more information, please visit our website: https://makomfamilies.org/makom-afterschool/