Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School! Please click on any of the following job titles to view the full job description. To apply for these positions, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@bernardzell.org.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

Substitute Teacher

Bernard Zell is an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century where academic purpose, collaborative learning, and deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world. A pluralistic community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious beliefs and observance. The school combines Jewish learning and tradition with the best of innovative educational practice in a challenging and nurturing learning environment.

Job Summary and Scope of Responsibility:

Bernard Zell seeks an experienced, creative, and passionate substitute educator to instill knowledge and love for learning through both academic and social-emotional learning. Qualified candidates will be able to work collaboratively across grades and disciplines with a team of exceptional faculty & staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·  Carry out lesson plan instructions from the classroom teacher, and/or create lesson plans in absence of a prepared lesson; ensure all material is covered.

·  Communicates with the absent teacher at the end of the day thru written communication about what was accomplished that day (were the lessons covered, how did the day go, be as specific as possible)

·  Create and maintain a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and productive learning environment in accordance with school policies.

·  Create and maintain a climate of respect and fairness for all students.

·  Observe and assess student performance.

·  Participate in teacher training sessions and other professional development as necessary.


·  Support and contribute to curriculum development to enhance the program.


·   Fulfill all teacher duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Bernard Zell Faculty Handbook.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

·  Bachelor’s degree in education preferred.  

Experience:

·  Minimum of one (1) year school teaching experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·  Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and administration to support and extend the objectives of
the curriculum.

·  Appreciation of a diverse, pluralistic Jewish community.

·  Ability to embrace technology and new ways of extending students' learning and creative capacities;
knowledge of interactive whiteboard technology, iPads and Chromebooks.

·  Experience providing a nurturing, creative, and inclusive environment for students and to create a strong
classroom community.

·  Excellent communication and organizational skills.

How to apply: Email a copy of your resume and cover letter to employment@bernardzell.org.

Learning Specialist (Maternity Leave)

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School (www.bernardzell.org) is an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century where academic purpose, collaborative learning, and deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world. A pluralistic community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious beliefs and observance. The school combines Jewish learning and tradition with the best of innovative educational practice in a challenging and nurturing learning environment.

 

Job Title: Learning Specialist (Maternity Leave)

Department: Student Services

 

Date Available: November 1, 2019

Date Posted: August 30, 2019


Primary Job Responsibilities

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School seeks a warm, passionate Learning Specialist (primary responsibilities will be working with Senior Kindergarten through Second Grade, but not limited to those grade levels ) teacher who will fulfill the duties of a teacher during an extended leave of absence.  The qualified candidate will have experience working with diverse learning populations, will possess strong written and oral communication skills, be able and willing to jump into a collaborative planning and teaching process, and be an active member of the life of the school. The position will require creativity and flexibility, and a strong background in working with students with diverse learning needs. Strong collaborative skills are essential for this position, including regular communication with teachers, families, and private providers. This teacher should be prepared to differentiate learning for a wide range of children’s abilities and interests. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement individualized curriculum based on individual student needs.

  • Take part in collaborative planning with teacher teams.

  • Utilize school resources to plan supplemental instructional programs for individuals or small groups of students.

  • Understand how to integrate general education curriculum into small group group lessons. 

  • Demonstrate effective classroom management strategies; experience with Responsive Classroom is preferred. 

  • Work collaboratively with teacher teams and departmental heads.

  • Communicate thoughtfully, respectfully, and clearly with parents and colleagues. 

  • Demonstrate a love of working with children, nurturing the whole child in developmentally appropriate ways.  

  • Differentiate curriculum and instructional methods as appropriate to support students of all levels.

  • Use formative and summative assessments to monitor and evaluate student progress.

  • Give specific feedback to support student growth.

  • Participate actively in team meetings with families and private providers on a weekly basis.

  • Implement research based interventions and monitor student progress. Experience with multi-sensory reading and guided reading preferred.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in education with special education/LBS1 certification or endorsement required; master's degree in education preferred.

  • Experience teaching students with diverse learning needs at the lower-school level.

  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally. 

  • Have an understanding of the different developmental stages of learning.

  • Have an understanding of formative and summative assessments as well as other authentic strategies.

 

Work Conditions, Benefits, Etc.

  • Work day is 7:45 am - 3:45 pm

  • Work is performed on site, i.e. Bernard Zell does not offer a telecommuting option

  • Breakfast and lunch included

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School has a long-standing policy of equal employment opportunity for every person regardless of age, race, color, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or citizenship. 

Bernard Zell recruits, hires and promotes individuals without regard to these characteristics, and all staffing decisions are based solely on the qualifications of each individual and the legitimate educational needs of our students.

The school does not discriminate in working conditions, physical facilities or any other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, including transfer, compensation, training, promotion, demotion or separation based on age, race, color, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry or citizenship. Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School seeks to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, and harassment based on any of these or other characteristics.

 

Third Grade Teacher- Long Term Substitute 

Job Title: Third Grade Teacher- Long Term Substitute 

Effective Date:

1/7/2020

   
 

Department:

Lower School

     

 

Bernard Zell is an independent Jewish day school for the 21st century where academic purpose, collaborative learning, and deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world. A pluralistic community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious beliefs and observance. The school combines Jewish learning and tradition with the best of innovative educational practice in a challenging and nurturing learning environment.

 

Job Summary and Scope of Responsibility:

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is seeking an experienced, innovative, and energetic third-grade teacher to cover an extended leave from January 2020 until April 2020.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach, guide, and inspire students in general studies subject areas (reading, writing, math and social studies).

  • Differentiate instruction for a wide range of students’ abilities and interests. 

  • Communicate regularly with parents via online updates, phone calls, emails and in person. 

  • Collaborate with Learning/Social Work Services and outside specialists to coordinate individual educational plans.

  • Exhibit comfort as part of a professional team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education; M.A. preferred.

  • Two years of lead teacher experience. 

  • Experience providing a nurturing, creative, and inclusive environment for students.

  • Preferred knowledge of and experience with Lucy Calkins Reading/Writing Workshop model. 

  • Knowledge of Common Core Math Standards.

  • Preferred experience with Responsive Classroom Approach. 

  • Appreciation of a diverse, pluralistic Jewish community. 

  • Ability to embrace technology and new ways of extending students' learning and creative capacities; knowledge of interactive whiteboard technology and iPads preferred.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and administration to support and extend the objectives of the curriculum.

  • Well-developed communication and organizational skills. 

  • Knowledge of and experience with the cognitive, social, and emotional issues of 3rd-grade students.

  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally.

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to employment@bernardzell.org.

 

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School has a long-standing policy of equal employment opportunity for every person regardless of age, race, color, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry or citizenship.  Bernard Zell recruits, hires and promotes individuals without regard to these characteristics, and all staffing decisions are based solely on the qualifications of each individual and the legitimate educational needs of our students.  Bernard Zell does not discriminate in working conditions, physical facilities or any other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, including transfer, compensation, training, promotion, demotion or separation based on age, race, color, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry or citizenship. Bernard Zell seeks to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation and harassment based on any of these characteristics.