Employment Opportunities

Lower School Campus

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  • Hebrew/Judaic Studies Long Term and Short Term Substitute Teachers 2018-2019

    The Golda Och Academy Lower School Campus is seeking certified Hebrew and Judaic Studies long term and short term substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Applicants must be fluent in Hebrew, computer proficient and familiar with Day School education procedures. Experience with Tal Am preferred.  Applicants should be collaborative, creative, engaging, experienced and committed to differentiated instruction.  This position requires attendance on campus Monday – Friday.  Interested candidates should e-mail Tova Silberman at lsjobs@goldaochacademy.org
  • Judaic Studies Teacher

    The Golda Och Academy Lower School Campus is seeking a certified Judaic Studies teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must be fluent in Hebrew, computer proficient and familiar with Day School education procedures. Experience with Tal Am preferred. Strong English communication skills are also important. Applicants should be collaborative, creative, engaging, experienced and committed to differentiated instruction. This position requires attendance on campus Monday – Friday.  Interested candidates should e-mail Tova Silberman at lsjobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • General Studies Teachers & Judaic Studies Teachers

    Though we do not yet have firm information of the openings we anticipate for next year, the Golda Och Academy Wilf Lower School is currently recruiting applicants interested in teaching General Studies and Judaic Studies in grades Pre-K - 5.  Strong candidates will be certified and/or hold a credential in their fields; possess excellent communication, organization and classroom management skills; be collaborative and team-oriented; be technology proficient; and have demonstrated success in working with elementary students and their parents.  Judaic Studies teachers trained in Tal Am preferred.  Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to lsjobs@goldaochacademy.org

Both Campuses

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Upper School Campus

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  • Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher

    Position
    Golda Och Academy is accepting applications for a full-time middle school language arts/social studies teacher to teach a range of courses in the Middle School. Position to start in the early Fall of 2019.

    Responsibilities
    The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in teaching middle school, the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues, and a desire to be part of an independent school community. Candidates should have experience integrating technology in the classroom and the ability to differentiate instruction to effectively work with a range of learners. Ideal candidates will hold an M.A. and/or certification.

    Qualifications
    • At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience preferred
    • M.A. and/or certification preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • Theatre Teacher - Part-Time

    Position

    Golda Och Academy Upper School is accepting applications for a creative individual to join our vibrant Arts Department for the 2019-2020 school year. This part-time position includes teaching middle and high school theatre classes, facilitating arts enrichment clubs, assistant directing middle and high school theatrical productions, and the possibility for additional responsibility and compensation in a range of programming areas. 

    Responsibilities

    The ideal candidate will have a background in some or all of the following areas: performing, directing, dance, and/or technical theatre (specifically lighting or costuming), successful experience in working on theatrical productions, teaching/working with young people, managing multiple priorities, and working well both independently and collaboratively.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelors degree required
    • M.A. and/or certification preferred
    • At least 2 years of relevant teaching experience preferred
    Availability is needed during the day for classes/meetings, early evenings/some weekends for rehearsals and performances. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.  
  • Upper School Hebrew Teacher

    Position
    Golda Och Academy is accepting applications for a Hebrew teacher at the Upper School campus for the 2019-20 school year.
     
    Responsibilities
    Candidates should have experience and demonstrate a passion for Middle and High School education. Qualified candidates will be masterful educators, adept at teaching Hebrew as a 2nd language, exhibit a deep knowledge of Hebrew language and culture, have facility in differentiating instruction, and possess strong oral and written communication skills.
     
    Qualifications
    • Must be a native Hebrew speaker
    • Experience in teaching Hebrew language
    • Experience in recognized standards of language instruction
    • Ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings using multiple teaching methods
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Teaching credentials from an accredited institution (North America or Israel) is preferred
    • Strong classroom management skills
    • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues
    • Excellent communication skills and commitment to keeping parents informed and engaged
    • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • Upper School Jewish Life and Tefillah Coordinator

    Golda Och Academy Upper School is seeking a creative, passionate Jewish educator to join our team for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who will work collaboratively with the Student Life, Judaic Studies, and Israel Education departments to bring a love of Jewish life and learning to every aspect of our school day.  

    Who You Are:
    • A self-starter who is highly motivated, driven to succeed, reflective, and open.
    • A relationship builder, capable of building rapport and developing bonds with a wide variety of students.
    • A lover of Judaism who can work to create a welcoming, vibrant, and deeply enriching Jewish environment on campus.
    • An educator who is comfortable with the theory and practice of informal and experiential education.
    • A spiritual person who is knowledgeable about Tefillah education and prepared to lead a team of educators with infusing our daily prayers with tradition and meaning.
    • An enthusiastic team-oriented collaborator with a strong work ethic, a sense of humor, an ability to take risks and learn from situations.
    • A detail-oriented programmer who is able to follow through on all tasks and see a program through to completion.
    • A reflective thought partner who is willing to think about what does and does not work within a given program or educational setting.
    What You Bring:
    • BA or MA in Education or Jewish Studies, and/or Rabbinic Ordination
    • Experience working with middle and high school students
    • An enthusiastic and creative approach to Jewish Day School education
    • Deep knowledge of Jewish tradition, culture, and a desire to impact the spiritual life of our students
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Lead coordinator for daily middle school and high school tefillot.
    • Develop and execute Jewish holiday and special event programming throughout the year.
    • Responsible for creating meaningful programming and opportunities for community building through Shabbatonim and other trips.
    • Work collaboratively with staff to create Jewish experiences that will enrich the school on a daily basis.
    • Work with students and student committees to create programs that will inspire and energize the student body around the Jewish life of the school.
    • The opportunity to teach Bible and/or Rabbinics in the classroom.
    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • Upper School Learning Specialist - Part-Time

    Position 

    Golda Och Academy is currently seeking a part-time Upper School Learning Specialist (grades 7-12) for the 2019-2020 school year.

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will have a background in special education or a related field, experience working with students with learning differences, and the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with parents, teachers, and the other members of our Guidance Department.

    The Learning Specialist is responsible for the following:

    • Interprets testing
    • Prepares and helps implement individual education plans
    • Teaches study skills classes
    • Provides support and guidance to classroom teachers
    • Facilitates communication between students, parents, and teachers
    • Acts as the primary case manager for a group of students with learning differences

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's degree is required
    • Master’s degree and LDTC certification are preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required
    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • Upper School Math Teacher

    Position
    Golda Och Academy is accepting applications for a Mathematics teacher to teach a range of math courses at the Upper School campus for the 2019-20 school year.

    Responsibilities
    The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in teaching middle and high school classes, the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues, and a desire to be part of an independent school community. Candidates should have experience integrating technology in the classroom and the ability to differentiate instruction to effectively work with a range of learners.

    Qualifications
    • Master’s degree preferred
    • Certification to teach AP Calculus.
    • Ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings using multiple teaching methods
    • Strong classroom management skills
    • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues
    • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • Middle School Jewish Studies Teacher

    Position

    Golda Och Academy Upper School seeks a creative, passionate Jewish Studies teacher to join our team for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate brings a degree in Jewish Studies, with an out-of-the-box vision on how to inspire students to engage with Jewish ideas and values through Jewish text. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to bring energy and creativity to our Tefilah program.

    Responsibilities

    • Teaching Judaic Studies, primarily in Middle School
    • Developing Jewish life programs
    • Facilitating Tefilah and Tefilah Education
    • At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
    • Degree in Jewish Education and/or Judaic Studies

    Qualifications

    • At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
    • Degree in Jewish Education and/or Judaic Studies
    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.
  • High School Language Arts Teacher - Full Time

    Position 

    Golda Och Academy is accepting applications for anticipated openings for a full-time High School Language Arts teacher to teach a range of courses in High School. This position would start in the 2019-2020 academic year. 

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in teaching high school classes, the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues, and a desire to be part of an independent school community. Candidates should have experience integrating technology in the classroom and the ability to differentiate instruction to effectively work with a range of learners. Ideal candidates will hold an M.A. and/or certification.

    Qualifications

    • At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience preferred
    • M.A. and/or certification preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required

    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@goldaochacademy.org.