Part Time

Hebrew & Jewish Studies Teacher

Makom Afterschool 402 College Street, Toronto ON

Openings Available: 
Mon & Wed
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 seek experienced, creative, and energetic teachers for Makom Afterschool for the 2021-2022 school year.
 
Responsabilities:
Teach classes twice per week to children in JK/SK, grades 1-2, or grades 3-5 
Prepare lesson plans for 1½ hours per class
Supervise recess and snack time
Pick up students from their public-school classrooms
Create and maintain a positive, welcoming and inclusive class community
Teach Hebrew literacy and conversation following a set curriculum with space for individualized planning and approach
Teach Hebrew through play-based and experiential modes of education
Teach Jewish values, culture and traditions in a pluralistic and inclusive fashion
Attend monthly staff meetings (paid) to plan and for pedagogical support 
Qualifications:
Hebrew and English fluency
Expertise in one or several of the following: Early Childhood Education, teaching Hebrew as a second language, experiential or informal Jewish Education, differentiated classrooms, and classroom management
Experience with classroom teaching, lesson planning, and pedagogy
Background in Jewish studies and tradition
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
Reliable and responsible
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with experiential education methods
Familiarity with child development and ability to apply it to lesson planning and instruction
Training or experience in the Early Childhood setting
Experience with differentiated classrooms, teaching multiple ages at once
 
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
$100/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/