On the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish ethical and spiritual values, Milken Community Schools develops students with sharp minds, generous hearts and kind souls. We value each member of our pluralistic community while we foster a deep connection to Israel, a lifelong dedication to the Jewish people and a passionate commitment to the service of humanity and the perfection of God’s world.
The Middle School Hebrew Teacher is a full-time teacher and member of the Middle School World Language Department, reporting to the Department Chair. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment where value is placed on the skills and passions of the disciplinarian within a larger context of school mission and integrative thinking. Primary responsibilities include: teaching four Hebrew Studies classes per year, serving as a student advisor, and collaborating on school-wide programming as necessary and appropriate.
Monitor progress of each student for mastery of course content, providing intervention or differentiation when necessary and appropriate, and consistent high quality feedback always
Ensure relevancy by connecting course content to other academic domains and authentically exploring the relationship between course content, the Milken Community Schools mission, and the Portrait of the Graduate
Work collaboratively with members of the World Languages department as well as teachers in other disciplines to provide a rich and integrated program
Design lessons that are well-sequenced in terms of content and developmental appropriateness
Develop learning experiences where inquiry, curiosity, and exploration are valued
Create a learning environment where students feel safe and welcome
Place a strong emphasis on learning, and the important natural role mistakes play in learning
Demonstrate situational adaptability that balances the needs of social teens, the needs of the lesson, and teachable moments
Engage with students outside the classroom through office hours, extracurricular activities, clubs, advisory and advisory programs, and school-wide programming
Pursue ongoing professional development in the fields of education, Hebrew language, and Jewish study
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, required; master’s degree preferred
Previous Hebrew as a second language teaching experience required; at the middle school level preferred
Previous experience teaching Judaic Studies or Israel Education preferred
About Milken Community Schools
Milken Community High School is the largest community, Jewish day school in the United States. On the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish ethical and spiritual values, Milken Community High School develops students with sharp minds, generous hearts and kind souls. We value each
member of our pluralistic community while we foster a deep connection to Israel, a lifelong dedication to the Jewish people and a passionate commitment to the service of humanity and the perfection of God's world.