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Kohelet Yeshiva is currently accepting applications for the following positions: 
 
 

Kohelet Yeshiva Middle School, an educationally progressive, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educator for the position of Gemara Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The Gemara Teacher position is envisioned as a full day position encompassing all Mishnah/ Gemara instruction for a multi-age, middle school, learning environment.  


Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Inspire Middle School students in developmentally appropriate ways to connect to Hashem through the study of Torah and the performance of mitzvot.
  • Lead a mixed age and ability class along with other teaching team members.
  • Lead daily minyanim, engendering student involvement and ownership of tefillah b’tzibur at school. 
  • 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.
  • 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 regularly communicate them to colleagues, parents, and students. 
  • Be active in the school community (attend events at KYMS, including professional development, and open house events, among others).

Qualifications

The successful candidate will:

  • Role model for students how to live a life steeped in ahavat Hashem and yir’at Hashem both inside and outside of school.
  • Have a degree/graduate degree in Judaic Studies, Jewish Education, and/or Semicha.
  • Feel comfortable teaching and developing Judaic studies curricula in a multi-age, differentiated, learning environment. 
  • Be comfortable with Ivrit. 
  • 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.

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.


Website: www.koheletyeshiva.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/koheletyeshivalabandmiddleschools/

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Kohelet Yeshiva High School seeks an experienced, warm, dynamic, and inspirational Tanach Chair and teacher of Limudei Kodesh for the 2021-2022 school year.  Reporting to the High School Principal, the Tanach Chair will be part of a growth-oriented team of mechanchim and mechanchot committed to instilling both the skills for successful Torah learning and a desire for Torah living in each and every one of their students.


Mission

Kohelet Yeshiva is a warm and embracing Modern Orthodox K-12 yeshiva day school committed to cultivating Bnei and Bnot Torah who think critically and creatively while exuding confidence and compassion.  The High School division, known as Kohelet Yeshiva High School, builds on these foundations by nurturing the talents and potential of every student while equipping them with the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed and to lead in the best yeshivot and seminaries, the finest colleges and universities, and well beyond.


Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Tanach Chair & Judaic Studies teacher include, but are not limited to: 

  • Organizing and running the Tanach Department by overseeing curriculum, assessment, and placement for all Chumash and Navi classes.
  • Developing opportunities to facilitate collaboration and professional growth amongst the Tanach faculty.
  • Teaching up to 24 periods per week of Tanach, Gemara, or Halacha to single gender classes of boys or girls.
  • Serving as a religious guidance counselor for 5-10 students each year.
  • Demonstrating openness to learning and implementing new methods and modalities of instruction in the classroom.
  • Participating in school-wide special events, shabbatonim, and programs outside of the regular school day.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in Judaic Studies and/or Semicha and a demonstrated track record teaching Tanach in a high school setting.  Preference will be given to those candidates who also have a degree in Education or a related field. The candidate should be able to understand and reach Modern Orthodox adolescents and should conduct themselves in a manner that models a sophisticated, integrated, and inspired Torah life.  In addition, the candidate should possess a collaborative growth mindset and the aspiration to continuously improve in all aspects of their role.  



To learn more about the school visit: www.koheletyeshiva.org. To apply, send a CV and cover letter to Mrs. Melissa Perl: mperl@koheletyeshiva.org.
 
 

Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School, an educationally progressive, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educational leader for the position of Teacher of Hebrew Language for the 2021-2022 school year. The Hebrew Language position is envisioned as a part-time position encompassing all Ivrit instruction for a multi-age elementary learning environment. 


The successful candidate will have a BA and Masters degree in fields related to education and/or Judaic Studies. He or she will also be a native Hebrew speaker and feel comfortable speaking only in Hebrew to both faculty and students while in the classroom during the day. Experience with proficiency approach to language acquisition and a student-centered classroom is strongly preferred. 


He or she will be excited by the opportunity to:

  • Work in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Co-teach with colleagues in Judaic Studies so as to create meaningful integration between curricula.
  • Admit their own shortcomings and actively pursue their own professional growth as an educator.

The Teacher of Hebrew Language will work with the Principal and with the school’s consultants to begin training in the proficiency approach prior to the 2021-2022 school year.  Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  


If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educational leaders, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org


Visit us online for more information about our educational philosophy and to learn more about our school: Web: www.yeshivalabschool.org 

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/yeshivalabschool/ 

Twitter: @yeshivalab

Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School, a new, educationally progressive, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educational leader for the position of 4th/5th Grade Teacher of Judaic Studies for the 2021-2022 school year. The Judaic Studies position is envisioned as a 30 hour a week position encompassing all Judaic Studies instruction, including Tefillah, Chumash, Navi, and Chagim, for a multi-age, elementary, learning environment. 


The successful candidate will have a BA as well as a graduate degree in fields related to education and Judaic Studies. Experience with a student-centered classroom is strongly preferred. 


He or she will be excited by the opportunity to:

  • work in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • co-teach with colleagues in Judaic Studies to create meaningful integration between the Judaic and Ivrit curricula.
  • recognize their own areas of weakness, and actively pursue their own professional growth 

The Teacher of Judaic Studies will work with the Principal, Assistant Principal, and the school’s consultants to begin training prior to the 2020-2021 school year.  Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  


If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educational leaders, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org


Visit us online for more information about our educational philosophy, and to learn more about our school: 

Website: www.koheletyeshiva.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/koheletyeshivalabandmiddleschools/

Twitter: @yeshivalab

Due to increased enrollment, Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School, an educationally progressive, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educational leader for the position of K-8 General Studies Curriculum Coordinator for the 2021-2022 school year.  The K-8 General Studies Curriculum Coordinator position is envisioned as a part-time position encompassing the development, training, and implementation of the General Studies curriculum (literacy, math, science, social studies) for an elementary and middle school learning environment.  This quarter-time position can stand independently or be combined with a three-quarter time general studies teaching position. 


The successful candidate will have a BA in Education, and an MA in a related field of study. The candidate will feel comfortable developing, aligning, and training teachers to implement literacy, math, science, and social studies curricula for a K-8 learning environment for all children regardless of learning needs. Experience with personalized learning, project-based learning, data-driven decision making, inclusion model, and a student-centered classroom is strongly preferred. 


He or she will be excited by the opportunity to:

  • work in a highly collaborative, team environment to ensure that the diverse learning, social, and emotional needs of all students are met.  
  • work with teachers and administrators to articulate a K-8 General Studies curriculum that best incorporates and reflects the school’s Principles of Learning 
  • work with the administration and department heads of Kohelet Yeshiva High School to align the K-8 curriculum with the school’s 9-12 curriculum
  • recognize their own weak area shortcomings, and actively pursue their own professional growth as an educational leader
  • use internal and external data, as well as progress monitoring, to drive decision making related to curriculum choices 
  • mentor and train teachers in understanding and implementing the General Studies curriculum 

The K-8 General Studies Curriculum Coordinator will work with the Principal and the school’s faculty to begin training and work prior to the 2020-2021 school year.  Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  


If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educators, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org.


Visit us online for more information about our educational philosophy, and to learn more about our school: 

Website: www.koheletyeshiva.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/koheletyeshivalabandmiddleschools/

Twitter: @yeshivalab

Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School, a K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educator for the position of K-5 Music Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The Music Teacher position is envisioned as a part-time position including 14 teaching periods a week, approximately 7 hours of teaching time. 


The successful candidate will have a BA as well as a graduate degree in fields related to education and music. He/she will have experience teaching music to students in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade and have excellent knowledge and understanding of a broad base of musical skills and content.  He/she will have an understanding of strategies to teach and promote music appreciation and instrumental skills as well as strong classroom management skills. 


The Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School Music Teacher will be responsible for building a music program that prepares students for the music program in Kohelet Yeshiva Middle School and Kohelet Yeshiva High School.  Currently, the music programs in both the Middle and High School are highly regarded and much beloved elements of their respective programs.  The vision for the Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School Music Teacher is to create a similarly excellent program for grades K-5.


The Music Teacher will report to the Principal.   Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  


If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educators, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Lab School: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org


Visit us online for more information about our educational philosophy and to learn more about our school: 

Website: www.koheletyeshiva.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/koheletyeshivalabandmiddleschools/

Twitter: @yeshivalab

Kohelet Yeshiva Middle School, an educationally progressive, K-8 Modern Orthodox Day School located in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, seeks a dynamic and talented educator for the position of Science Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The Science Teacher position is envisioned as a part-time position from 2:30 to 4:30pm Monday through Thursday, encompassing all science instruction for a multi-age middle school learning environment.  


The successful candidate will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in education as well as an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, or a STEAM-related field. Above all else, a successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with middle school children. 

Familiarity with project-based learning, 3-D printers and printing applications, electronics and circuits, coding applications and programs for students, proficiency in the use of materials to teach Robotics as a programming and mechanical building tool, and experience in Robotics Competitions is a plus. 


He/ she will be excited by the opportunity to:

  • Lead a mixed-age and ability class along with other teaching team members.
  • Utilize research-based best practices in subject instruction to create rigorous, dynamic, project-based, learning environments for middle schoolers 
  • 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 deliverables and rubrics to assist student growth, self-reflection, and instruction.
  • Work with the high school science department chair to ensure the alignment of the 6-12 grade science curriculum 
  • Be active in the school community (attend events at KYMS, including professional development, and open house events, among others).

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.  


If you want to be part of a team of passionate and talented educators, please email your resume to Kohelet Yeshiva Lab and Middle Schools: innovators@koheletyeshiva.org.


Website: www.koheletyeshiva.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/koheletyeshivalabandmiddleschools/

Instagram:www.instagram.com/koheletyeshivamiddleschool/

Twitter: @yeshivalab