Part Time

Judaics Teacher

Darchei Noam (satellite) Hebrew School 765 Queen St. East, Toronto ON

Congregation Darchei Noam, Toronto’s only Reconstructionist Synagogue, blends Jewish practice with innovative forms of Jewish expression: a place where love of tradition meets appreciation of change. 

Darchei Noam emphasizes values that inspire us to create Jewish futures and make a positive difference in our families, our community and the world at large.

Darchei Noam is an inclusive, egalitarian and welcoming congregation. 

Position Summary

  • Darchei Noam runs a satellite Hebrew School in Leslieville.  From September through June, the program meets twice a month on Sundays from 2:00 – 4:00 pm  
  • Darchei Noam is seeking a Judaics teacher for the 2019/2020 school year.  The teacher will rotate through the JK-SK, Grade 1-2, and Grade 3-4 classes, spending 35 minutes with each class.  The teacher will provide creative, dynamic lessons with age appropriate Judaic content.
  • This is a contract position for the academic year located at the Ralph Thornton Community Centre.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lesson planning.
  • Implementing engaging lessons on holidays, Torah stories, Israel and Jewish values in an age appropriate manner.
  • Reporting on student progress.

Qualifications

  • An education degree or certificate from a recognized college or university, and/or relevant teaching experience in Jewish settings such as camps, synagogues, or community youth programs.
  • Knowledge of Jewish life, traditions, culture and values.
  • Comfortable with our Reconstructionist, inclusive, egalitarian, liberal approach to Judaism.
  • Warm, welcoming personality.
  • Ability to work as part of team with the Director of Youth Programming, other teachers and volunteers.

Application Process
Applicants who wish to apply should forward their resume and cover letter by September 30, 2019 to: ariel@darcheinoam.ca with Judaics Teacher - Leslieville in the subject line.

Darchei Noam is compliant with AODA and will, upon request, provide accommodations for disabilities in our hiring process.  Our site is wheel-chair accessible.

Only those people to be interviewed will be contacted. We thank all other applicants for their interest.
Interviews of qualified candidates will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are received.  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit early.