Rodeph Sholom School, a co-educational N-8 Reform Jewish day school located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, seeks a middle school romance language teacher starting September 2021. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school French and Spanish, designing French and Spanish curriculum, and have successful experience working with middle school aged children and their families. They should be adaptable, collaborative, proactive, personable and warm.
Teach French and Spanish to middle school students
Work collaboratively with romance language department, and other teaching teams on initiatives around pedagogy and curriculum
Serve as a middle school advisor
Additional responsibilities, as needed
Enjoys working with middle school aged children, working closely with colleagues and being involved in other aspects of school life
Shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for and knowledge of 6th-8th grade French and Spanish
Communicates with clarity both orally and in writing
Has excellent interpersonal skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Is kind and possesses a healthy sense of humor
Demonstrates commitment to equity and inclusion
Demonstrates flexibility and ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
Possesses good judgment
Advanced degree or equivalent experience
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Keren Schuller, Director of Academics, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Rodeph Sholom School
Rodeph Sholom School, the only Reform Jewish independent school in New York City, provides students with a unique learning environment, central to which are three critical components: an N-8 structure; challenging academics; and integrated secular and Judaic studies. RSS currently serves over 350 households and more than 550 students.