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Open Positions

We are searching for talented individuals who can help inspire our students to connect to Judaism and relate Jewish values to our students’ lives. BJC has the following teaching opportunities open for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. Candidates can apply for and potentially serve in multiple roles.

Salary is commensurate with experience and education.  Current range is between $20-$50 per hour, determined via salary scale. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter indicating which position(s) they are interested in to admin@bethesdajewish.org.

Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching or working with children grades K-10
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate effectively
  • Interest in and knowledge of Jewish values, traditions, and hands-on learning
  • Proficiency in prayer-based Hebrew and some skill in modern spoken Hebrew (Hebrew Teacher only).

JUDAICS TEACHER (IN PERSON):

BJC Religious School provides a values-based curriculum for children K-7th grade. We meet in person two times a month on Saturday mornings from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM (with adjustments for holidays and school breaks). In addition, we have a Family Education program that meets once a month, generally on either Friday evenings, Saturdays or Sundays. Teachers will receive the school calendar before the start of the year. BJC provides the curricula and lesson plans and teachers are encouraged to adapt them to fit their teaching style and students’ needs. 

TICHON (TEEN) TEACHER (IN PERSON):

Our teen program for post-B’nai Mitzvah students in 8th-10th grades meets once a month on Saturday mornings. This class focuses on understanding Jewish values and traditions to interpret social justice issues. Our Tichon teacher will draft lesson plans based on previous years’ curricula and their own interests.  The Tichon students participate in the once-a-month family education program.

HEBREW TEACHER (REMOTE):

Hebrew lessons are conducted during after school and evening hours virtually one-on-one between our teachers and students in grades 4-7. Teachers meet their students twice a week for 20 minutes each session. Teachers will adapt each lesson to each students’ current level of proficiency, focusing on Hebrew decoding and prayer proficiency. The schedule for Hebrew instruction is flexible and will be determined between the teacher and student with the help of the Religious School Coordinator.

Fri, February 23 2024 14 Adar I 5784