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Kohelet Yeshiva is currently accepting applications for the following positions: 
 
 

As the school's sole medical caregiver, the nurse supports the health and wellness of all students in grades K-12. In addition to delivering health services for students as needed, the nurse offers assessment and medical referrals, educates the school community on important health issues, identifies health problems and collaborates with parents, primary care physicians, administrators, and teachers to develop student healthcare plans.  


The position is full-time, 8am to 5pm Monday through Thursday and 8am to 1pm on Friday.  The nurse will be entitled to 15 days paid vacation over the summer in addition to winter and holiday breaks during the academic year.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Managing all health information and health care at school.
  • Communicating with parents/guardians in a timely manner regarding medical issues
  • Ensuring school compliance with Pennsylvania health and immunization forms and health policies.
  • Ensuring that health-related school policies are followed and updated including medical illness, infectious disease, bloodborne pathogens, concussion and child protection policies.
  • Implementing health screening procedures.
  • Overseeing inventory, distribution, and proper use of personal protective equipment when necessary.
  • Coordinating and supervising the in-school care of concussed students with their doctor, parents, administrators, and teachers.
  • Collaborating with school personnel and others to ensure delivery of training to faculty/staff in the following key areas: CPR/AED, Universal Precautions, Epi-Pen administration, medication administration, and blood borne pathogens. 
  • Documents student visits, physician notes and any other health information using the school's computerized database.
  • Is a contributing member of the school crisis team.
  • Distributes over-the-counter and prescription medications as necessary.
  • Safe disposal of biomedical waste.

Qualifications


The successful candidate will be a warm and nurturing individual with good organizational skills and an outstanding work ethic.  He or she will have demonstrated the ability to work well on a team and to easily move between multiple stakeholders. In addition, he or she will be a Registered Nurse with a current Pennsylvania license, experience working with pediatric and / or adolescent population, and CPR certification.  


Compensation


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will include health, retirement, and tuition remission benefits.

 

 


For additional information or to submit an application, contact Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl, Head of School: gperl@koheletyeshiva.org



The Science and Math Teacher position is envisioned as a full-day position encompassing all Science and Mathematics instruction for a multi-age middle school learning environment. 

 

Responsibilities

 

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Lead a mixed-age and ability class along with other teaching team members.
  • Work collaboratively to design and implement project-based and integrated curricula.
  • Utilize research-based best practices in subject instruction to create rigorous, dynamic, skill-building, learning environments for middle schoolers, and collaborate with all colleagues for the integration of General and Judaic Studies
  • Demonstrate excellent classroom management skills and create a positive classroom culture that fosters student ownership, creativity and problem-solving. 
  • Assess students in a variety of ways, and use data to assist student growth, self-reflection, and instruction.
  • Determine students’ academic and social-emotional learning goals, ensure they’re met, and communicate them to colleagues, parents, and students regularly.  
  • Be active in the school community (attend events at KYMS, including professional development, and open house events, among others).

 

Qualifications

 

The successful candidate will:

  • have an undergraduate or graduate degree in education.
  • have an undergraduate or graduate degree in a Math or Science field.
  • have prior experience with creating child-centered learning activities, and classroom teaching experience with MS students.
  • demonstrate a reflective mindset, intellectual curiosity, and leadership potential.
  • be excited by a fast-paced all-hands-on-deck “startup” culture of a new school.

 

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  

 

If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educators who are committed to impacting Jewish lives and changing the face of Jewish education, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Middle School: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org.

Kohelet Yeshiva High School seeks a full-time math teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Teach a variety of High School math courses, including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, and Calculus
  • Connect with students and convey enthusiasm for the content and skills introduced in High School math courses
  • Breakdown and scaffold skills an content of math courses to maximize student learning
  • Display strong classroom management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to differentiate content for students with a variety of strengths and skill levels
  • Express comfort and experience with educational technology, including computers and learning management systems
  • Be willing to engage in professional development and growth to continue to improve their skills and approaches to teaching and learning

Qualifications:


The successful candidate will:

  • Have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or related field, or in education with an emphasis in STEM, or the equivalent
  • Have prior experience teaching Middle or High School math and/or science
  • Be familiar with Advanced Placement courses and assessments 
  • Demonstrate a reflective mindset, intellectual curiosity, and leadership potential

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  

Position begins July 2020.  To apply please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Jeremy Sullivan, Director of General Studies, jsullivan@koheletyeshiva.org.