Teachers at Hillel are responsible for planning instructional activities that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students. They strive to create a safe and welcoming classroom environment that is conducive to learning by building strong relationships and employing creative and effective instructional techniques. Hillel teachers are committed to providing outstanding educational experiences and aim to inspire each student’s passion for learning.
At Hillel, we inspire a passion for learning, responsibility to self and community, and devotion to Jewish living in a warm, innovative, and engaging environment.
Implement and support the Language Arts and Social Studies programs that develop students as critical thinkers and problem solvers.
Foster social-emotional growth using Responsive Classroom approach, building a safe community of confident students
Supervise bi-weekly Community Read time for students
Participate and help plan community days and events
Plan, prepare, and deliver innovative instructional lessons that facilitate active learning experiences.
Integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of educational activities.
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment, observe, evaluate, encourage, and provide feedback on student's performance and development.
Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development preparing required reports on students and activities.
Manage student behavior in the classroom by developing positive personal relationships and maintaining expectations and procedures.
Address individual learning and work closely with the Student Services team
Report to lunch and recess duty as required.
Communicate to families about academic, social, and emotional growth
Receive routine, ongoing feedback, and support from your evaluators
Promote a collaborative teaching environment where all responsibilities are managed with a team-oriented approach.
Knowledge and Skills:
Has experience with Workshop Model, project-based learning, and Responsive Classroom.
Has outstanding instructional skills.
Has the ability to integrate technology into the curriculum.
Has the ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, office and school-based staff, students, parents, and community.
Demonstrates professionalism, responsibility, and a strong work ethic.
Displays a positive attitude and a drive for personal excellence.
Google Drive and Google Classroom
Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university
BX Endorsement (English Language Arts) preferred
About Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit
Hillel Day School's mission is to deliver academic excellence in a caring Jewish environment. Fulfilling Hillel Day School's mission requires the support of talented people who share a common vision. Our faculty and staff are dedicated and knowledgeable, caring and innovative, collegial and generous of spirit. They are well-versed in their chosen areas of specialty, and they are energized by young people. They engage students and the community on a variety of levels and in a variety of settings. They are open to new approaches to curriculum and to new teaching strategies.
Hillel Day School faculty and staff are powerful role models. By being both demanding and compassionate, they bring out the best in their students and command their respect.