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A PLURALISTIC, COLLEGE PREPARATORY JEWISH DAY SCHOOL FOR GRADES 6-12.

Employment Opportunities


Full-time Math Teacher

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy seeks an experienced professional to serve as a full-time Math teacher beginning in September  2019. 

  Job requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong background in educating Middle School and Upper School students. Master’s degree candidates are preferred.
  • Ability to teach Math to students at different levels with preference given to candidates who have successfully taught calculus.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function as a member of a team and to work as a team member, harmoniously and cooperatively, with administrators, teachers, students, and parents
  • A positive, strong work ethic
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Computer knowledge applicable to the position such as word-processing skills, electronic presentation skills, web navigation skills, and email management skills

Salary is dependent on the highest degree obtained and the number of years of teaching experience. For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Mrs. Marlene Gefter, Mathematics Department Chair. mgefter@jbha.org

 

Full-Time Middle School Science Teacher

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, an independent Jewish day school in suburban Philadelphia, seeks an experienced, dynamic and caring educator to serve as a full-time Middle School Science teacher and advisor beginning September, 2019. The available position will involve courses that include environmental, physical and life science topics. Interested candidates must have the ability to collaborate with colleagues, to develop a student-centered curriculum, and to foster a growth mindset for each of their students. Developing an inclusive environment where students feel safe to take risks in their learning is a central value for the Barrack science program. In addition, the candidate should seek professional growth and learning through team meetings, professional development opportunities and collaboration with Barrack educators. Candidate must enjoy middle school students and teach with energy, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic. 

Qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a strong background in educating Middle School students grades six through eight. Master’s degree candidates are preferred
  • Interest in development of science curriculum in the context of real-world learning, STEAM and hands-on projects and assessments. 
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills, with experience in effective communication with parents, students, teachers and staff
  • Ability to function as a member of a team with administrators, teachers, students, and parents
  • A positive and strong work ethic
  • Ability to differentiate science instruction for students within a heterogeneous classroom setting
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in the use of classroom technology, including but not limited to: Google Suite, learning management systems, and email management.  

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Aaron Silver, Science Department Chair (asilver@jbha.org).