Upper Elementary/ Junior High Judaics Teacher


The Toronto Heschel School Seeks a Dynamic Jewish Educator to Join its Growing Team


We are:

  • An Innovative Jewish Day School with classes from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8
  • Pluralistic and Egalitarian within Halakhah
  • Implementing integrated Jewish/General Studies Curricula
  • Employing Arts-based curricula & methods
  • Dedicated to a collaborative teaching model
  • Committed to Teaching for Understanding (Harvard University model)
  • Committed to a strong environmental ethos

You are:

  • A dedicated educator who is committed to Klal Israel
  • Committed to bringing Jewish values and concepts to all areas of curriculum and daily life
  • A creative and innovative thinker
  • A flexible team player who thrives in a collaborative teaching model
  • Dedicated to teaching and learning through the Arts
  • Able to teach particular disciplines (i.e. Math, Science, Language Arts, Judaics, Hebrew, Social Sciences)
  • Able to create environments in which students learn how to use skills in new and varied contexts
  • Serious about participating in on-going professional development in accordance with the school philosophy

Qualifications:

  • Fluent Hebrew speaker. Ability to teach fully Ivrit b’Ivrit.
  • Strong background teaching Jewish texts including Tanakh, Mishna and Nevi’im.
  • Knowledge of ta’amei Hamikra (trop)
  • Background in drama, dance and/or music an asset

Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to teaching@torontoheschel.org.

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