The Abraham Joshua Heschel School seeks a full-time upper school English teacher. The ideal candidate--a lover of literature, a close and careful reader, and a dynamic presence in the classroom--is skilled at engaging students in text study, fostering rich conversation, and motivating students as readers and writers. He or she also has experience as a teacher of writing who has generated varied and challenging writing assignments. The candidate must be able to teach creatively at various levels, and must be effective as a student advisor. An MA in English or a closely related field is preferable.
The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located in New York City, is an independent Jewish school, N-12, unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue. The school's approach to education is governed by profound respect for children. We nurture children’s curiosity, cultivate their imagination, encourage creative expression, value their initiative and engender critical thinking skills. The Heschel School is dedicated to inspiring its graduates to become responsible adults and active, compassionate citizens of the Jewish world and world communities.
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