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.

BZ Beyond After School Assistant

Bernard Zell seeks a thoughtful, detail-oriented, mature and responsible individual to fulfill the
afternoon role as part-time BZ Beyond Associate. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be exceptionally collaborative and collegial, and share a great enthusiasm for children and their learning in this independent Jewish day school. Responsible for the positive growth of children of age’s nursery to 8th grade.

  • Plan and facilitate afternoon activities and homework help
  • Be responsible for the safety and supervision of a group of children
  • Mentor and role model Bernard Zell’s mission
  • Communicate regularly with BZ Beyond Student Activities Coordinator
  • Take care of housekeeping, including but not limited to, set-up and clean-up of BZ Beyond classrooms

Education: High School Diploma or higher

Experience:

  • Teaching and supervisory experience necessary. Deep knowledge about child development and developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Knowledge and mastery of the most up to date practices and pedagogies and a willingness to learn and grow as an educator.

Work Times: Dates and Hours of Employment:

Monday-Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Friday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Flexible hours and schedules can be made to accommodate employee schedules.

 

 

Head of Jewish Studies and Jewish Life

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: Head of Jewish Studies and Jewish Life

Department:  Jewish Studies

Supervisor:  Head of School

 

Date Available:  July 1, 2019

Date Posted: December 14, 2018

 

Bernard Zell is an independent Jewish Day School for the 21st century where academic purpose, collaborative learning and a deep commitment to humanity develop engaged, confident learners and compassionate leaders for a stronger, more vibrant community and world.

 

Job Description:

Bernard Zell seeks a Head of Jewish Studies and Jewish Life with a talent for teaching and community leadership in a pluralistic N-8 academic setting. Serving as an active member of the school leadership team, this position reports directly to the Head of School and works closely with divisional heads and other administrators to integrate the school’s mission and Jewish values into the fabric of the school. Cultivating a joyful Jewish identity, teaching young people to live Jewishly, and building a sacred, pluralist community is at the heart of this position’s responsibilities.

This is a senior administrative position with significant responsibilities. Our intent is to find a curricular leader who can help guide us as we re-imagine and strengthen the Jewish life and learning experiences of our students and families. This process will be grounded in, and guided by, our mission as a pluralistic Jewish day school that welcomes and encourages Jewish expression in all of its richness and diversity. We aim to enhance a program of Jewish learning and offer a Jewish experience that speaks to, engages and inspires our students and families. We further intend to identify and implement ways to make Jewish learning an immersive experience that is integrated into our general curriculum where there are natural overlaps and to create an engaging program from which our students emerge with strong and confident Jewish identities. We intend to re-envision the Jewish experience at Bernard Zell to expressly include and emphasize parent and family experiences. We want to explore the idea of positioning our school as a center of Jewish community activities for our current and alumni families.

In short: we are seeking a person who can help us position Bernard Zell as the model for pluralistic Jewish education for decades to come.

 

  Primary Job Responsibilities:

·      Work with divisional heads to refine, implement, and evaluate JS curriculum, Hebrew language curriculum, and spiritual practice program.

·      Provide high-level support and feedback to JS faculty, including playing a key role in teacher hiring, evaluation, and professional development.

·      Develop and facilitate Jewish programming on campus, including:

·      Innovative and exciting Jewish life programming that inspires, teaches, and connects students to their people and its traditions.

·      Social Action/Tikkun Olam initiatives.

·      Shabbatonim, Shabbat programming, and holiday programming.

·      Lead and collaborate with faculty and department chairs and appropriate leadership teams.

·      Provide support for school programs where integration of a Jewish lens is necessary Form and steward community partnerships:

·      Provide leadership in forming connections with relevant community organizations and partners.

·      Lead, direct, and evaluate initiatives designed to position Bernard Zell as a world leader in inspirational Jewish education.

·      Teach at least one class

·     Plan, attend, and oversee multiple field trips and overnight retreats for students, including a 14-day trip to Israel. This includes vendor management, scheduling, programming, and leading students, faculty, and volunteer chaperons in activities.

 

Job qualifications:

·      Has a passion for innovative and effective Jewish formal and informal education

·      Has experience in schools, preferably in a leadership position, but is always looking for new and exciting ways to do things differently.

·      Believes strongly in a pluralist approach to Jewish education, and in integrating Jewish Studies into the curriculum in exciting, relevant, and organic ways.

·      Believes the best kinds of learning are joyful, exciting, and transformative.

·      Is a strong collaborative community leader who can navigate amongst multiple constituencies

·      Is articulate, inspiring, responsive, and compassionate.

·      Is innovative and creative.

·      Has excellent administrative and organizational skills.

·      Has a firm grasp of the challenges facing Jewish schools, and the optimism and energy to address these challenges creatively and courageously.

·      Takes their work seriously, but also understands the importance of play, fun, curiosity, and joy in schools.

·      Rabbinic ordination is NOT required for this position. We want an outstanding Jewish educator and leader who can think deeply about curriculum, instruction, informal learning, and experiential learning in a pluralistic Jewish environment.

 

Compensation

·         We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages

 

How to Apply:

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to http://atidservices.applytojob.com/apply/s5DcoxiqWm/Director-Of-Jewish-Studies-And-Jewish-Life-Bernard-Zell-Anshe-Emet-Day-School. As a condition of employment, all applicants must successfully pass a criminal background screening.

 

Vision

·      To teach the whole child to fully develop his or her intellectual, personal and spiritual potential.

·      To provide an innovative and challenging general studies curriculum that emphasizes core academic subjects, athletics and the arts.

·      To cultivate in our students a positive Jewish identity, understanding of Torah and respect for the pluralism of Jewish life.

·      To educate each student about the principles of American citizenship and to model Jewish values.

·      To strengthen the connection between our school community and Jews in Israel, America and throughout the world.

·      To maintain a diverse faculty committed to educational leadership and professional development.

·      To forge a partnership with parents based upon mutual respect.

·      To create a flexible and dynamic learning community.

·      To accommodate families of all economic backgrounds.

·      To inspire each student to become a lifelong learner.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
The 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.

 

Temporary Controller

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer (COO). Date available July 15, 2019

Job Description:
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of Temporary Controller, available July 15, 2019 through November 15, 2019 with some flexibility preferred. This position is to cover a maternity leave. 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 staff, faculty, 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.

The role of the Temporary Controller is integral to the school’s Business Office and includes supervision of all accounting processes and procedures, with particular focus on financial reporting and analysis. The Controller will take a lead role with audits, compliance reports and budgeting. The Controller reports to the Chief Operating Officer and supervises the accounting staff.

Typical Education and Experience:
The ideal candidate will be a CPA with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in non-profit accounting, including managerial experience. The candidate must have experience in a similar role. A working knowledge of nonprofit accounting is essential, including experience with funds, projects and grants. The candidate must also have experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge or Great Plains software, or be extremely proficient with computer programs.

 Primary Job Responsibilities:

  •        Work with the COO in the annual budgeting and planning process; review financial             models and financial plans, comparing to actual results with a view to identify,                     explain and correct variances as appropriate
  •        Supervise the preparation and monitoring of departmental budgets and forecasts,               working with other administrators and department heads concerning budget                         performance
  •        Coordinate all audit activity, taking a lead position on preparation of schedules and             work papers for the school and the endowment fund
  •        Take the lead on Form 5500 preparation and 403B audit, in cooperation with the                 Benefits & payroll specialist
  •        Supervise and review monthly reconciliation process, including establishing,                     maintaining and monitoring fixed asset expenditures, inventory and depreciation                 calculations
  •        Review and approve all Journal Entries and bank reconciliations completed by the               Staff Accountant.
  •        Assist the COO with any special projects and troubleshoot non-contract revenues             and costs.

Other Information:

  •        All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check and TB                       screening.
  •        Work is generally performed on site, Bernard Zell does not offer a telecommuting               option. The general work day is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  •        Payment will be on a contract basis at a daily rate

How to Apply:
If interested, please send cover letter and resume (PDF Version, please) to Rachella Thompson,   employment@bernardzell.org. As a condition of employment, all applicants must successfully pass a criminal background screening.

Equal Opportunity Employer How to Apply:
The 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.

Middle School Math Specialist

 

 

Job Title:        Middle School Math Specialist 

 

Reports to:

Director of Student Services

Effective Date:         August 15, 2019

Department:

Student Services

 

 

 

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:

The Math Specialist will provide Bernard Zell Middle School students with math instruction and guidance rooted in best-practice educational standards and pedagogy. The qualified candidate will have experience working with diverse learning populations and math instruction, 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 a deep understanding of curriculum and content, creativity, flexibility, and a strong background in mathematical pedagogy and 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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities

●      Plan, teach, and support math interventions

●      Work collaboratively within Student Services and the Middle School math team, and maintain a caseload to support students in need of math intervention

●      Partner with teachers to support differentiated instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning styles

●      Maintain regular documentation, communication, and monitoring of student progress

Additional Responsibilities

●      Collaborate with math teachers and specialists across divisions

●      Organize and maintain data collection for math assessments and interventions

●      Use of multiple sources of data to inform short-and long-term decisions

 

Community

●      Support pluralistic Jewish education

●      Fulfill co-curricular responsibilities including lunch, recess, and other community duties

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

●        Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred

●        Valid Illinois Teaching certificate required

●        Degree, endorsement and/or certificate in special education (LBS1) required; graduate-level work preferred

●        Degree, endorsement and/or certificate in math instruction preferred

 

Experience:

●        Minimum 2 years classroom teaching experience required

●        Experience teaching math in the middle school grades required

●        Proven track record of strong mathematical pedagogy

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

●        Understanding of child development and best practices in education

●        Willingness to keep current through appropriate professional development

●        Proven ability to work as a member of a team

●        Knowledge and experience with the implementation of a math workshop model

How to apply: Please send a resume 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.

 

Middle School Math Teacher Maternity Leave

Job Title: Middle School Math Teacher Maternity Leave

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Head of Middle School

Effective Date: Summer 2019

 

Department: Middle 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 seeks a Middle School Mathematics Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The candidate must be prepared to teach a variety of levels of mathematics courses, from Middle School Pre-Algebra through Calculus, utilizing the latest approaches in mathematics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build a classroom culture in which students love math.

  • Provide clear and consistently high-quality math instruction for all students.

  • Create instructional lesson plans and classroom activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful learning experience through the whole group, small group, and individualized instruction.  

  • Manage and support an organized and professional classroom that is conducive to learning.

  • Implement instructional strategies and resources that are aligned with the rigor of the Common Core to meet the needs of all students, including those with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs.

  • Motivate students to think critically and take ownership of their own learning.

  • Drive academic outcomes by analyzing student work and studying data, and implementing high-leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students.

  • Develop strong partnerships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics.

  • Maintain effective and efficient data gathering procedures.

  • Comfortable applying student data to drive instruction.

  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules and collaborating effectively with co-teachers and colleagues.

  • Maintain a classroom that demonstrates discipline, order, and rigor.

  • Ensure that all students graduate ready for the next academic level.

  • Reflect critically on teaching practice and implement improvement strategies as needed.

  • Serve as a student grade level advisor during homeroom / Gibush periods daily.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education required; M.A. preferred.

  • At least two (2) years of Middle School lead teacher classroom experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate mastery of academic subjects and behavioral interventions.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrates initiative and creativity.

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

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

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

General Information:

Full-time employee benefits include employer-subsidized medical, dental, life, and disability insurance;

403B retirement plan; parking or public transportation subsidy; breakfast and lunch; optional vision insurance.

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

Middle School Humanities (Reading, Writing) Long Term Substitute Teacher

Job Title:  

Middle School Humanities (Reading, Writing) Long Term Substitute Teacher

FLSA Status:


 

Reports to:

Head of Middle School

 

Effective Date:

8/14/19

Department:

Middle School

     

Job Summary and Scope of Responsibility:

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is seeking an experienced, innovative, and energetic Middle School Reading Workshop Substitute Teacher to cover a long term maternity leave beginning in August. The teacher would be a part of a middle school team that includes both teachers who teach core academic subjects including staff who teach Jewish studies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Summary and Scope of Responsibility:

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is seeking an experienced, innovative, and energetic Middle School Reading Workshop Substitute Teacher to cover a long term maternity leave beginning in August. The teacher would be a part of a middle school team that includes both teachers who teach core academic subjects including staff who teach Jewish studies.

  • Teach Reading Workshop and Writing Workshop differentiating as appropriate to support students of all levels

  • Develop Weekly lesson plans that have clear learning objectives and align with the department’s curriculum guide

  • Attend and participate in weekly staff professional development

  • Develop and implement curriculum as a member of a collaborative middle school humanities and advisory team

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

  • Provide continuous student and parent feedback including but not limited to progress reports and parent /teacher conferences.

  • Give specific feedback to support student growth

  • Work on an advisory team, planning advisory learning and creating a safe, nurturing environment for students

  • Advise and advocate for a group of middle school students, with responsibility for academic/social/emotional oversight

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with parents and others on the student and grade-level team

Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • A Bachelor of Arts / Science in Education or English is required

  • Illinois Teaching Certification preferred

  • Master of Arts (or M.A.T) in Education, Social Studies, English, or History preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum 1-3 years direct teaching experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with middle school-aged children and an understanding of adolescent development

  • An understanding of the Common Core Standards in Reading, Writing, and History

  • An understanding of visual literacy and its connection to reading and writing

  • A strong background in Lucy Calkins Reader’s and Writer’s Workshops

  • A commitment to integration the ability to create meaningful integration opportunities

  • Ability to teach executive functioning skills and habits of learning that create successful lifelong learners

  • Proficiency with educational technologies including Google Apps and Chromebooks

General Information:

Full-time employee benefits include employer-subsidized medical, dental, life, and disability insurance;

403B retirement plan; parking or public transportation subsidy; breakfast and lunch; optional vision insurance.

Other Important Information and Benefits:

  • All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check and TB test.

  • Work is generally performed onsite; Bernard Zell does not offer a telecommuting option.

  • The general workday is Work Day is 7:45 am - 3:45 pm but must be flexible to attend meetings beyond normal working hours.

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

Middle School (Grades 5-8) Performing Arts Teacher and Advisor

Job Title: Middle School (Grades 5-8) Performing Arts Teacher & Advisor

Date Available: August 2019

Reports To: Head of Middle School

Middle School (Grades 5-8) Performing Arts Teacher and Advisor

Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School is an independent, community Jewish day school that combines the best of Jewish learning and traditions with innovative educational practices in a rigorous and nurturing learning environment. We are currently seeking a warm, talented educator who will serve as a full-time performing arts teacher and middle school advisor beginning in the fall of 2019.

The ideal candidate will love working with fifth through eighth-grade students and understand the unique developmental needs of each grade level of students.  They will have strong interpersonal skills inclusive of written and oral communication skills, be a collaborative team player, and be excited about integrating the arts and technology both in the performing arts classroom and throughout the middle school curriculum.  Additionally, the candidate should possess a strong academic and/or professional background in the performing arts and middle-level education.  A desire to instill students with a passion for learning is essential.  The candidate must be able to cultivate creativity, foster a strong sense of community, and encourage a high level of personal responsibility and appropriate risk-taking, while supporting students' creative thinking and fundamental theatrical skills, including performance abilities and stage presence.  

Bernard Zell seeks an individual whom, as an advisor, understands the importance of supporting and advocating for students both with grade level faculty and with parents.  The ability to be a good listener, set goals and make plans with students and their families is a key to success. Seeing children as individuals and appreciating diversity in learning styles is essential to this role.  In addition, the collaboration with a grade level team of advisors to plan the learning, as well as set routines and expectations, is essential.

In Fall 2019, Bernard Zell will open a brand new performing arts space. In addition to a new stage and green room space, performing arts, vocal music, and instrumental music classes, will all benefit from new classrooms.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop curriculum and teach all performing arts courses, grades five through eight
  • Coordinate all aspects of two major stage productions (seventh-grade play & eighth-grade Operetta), including:
  • Taking on roles of artistic, vocal and producer.  Experience as a technical director welcome.
  • Working with students and collaborating with faculty from pre-planning through auditions to post-production
  • Ensuring productions align with our school’s mission and values
  • Coordinating the Sibling Cast alongside other arts’ team members for the Operetta
  • Communicating with outside vendors to arrange such items as stage and lighting rentals, videography, choreography, costuming, and anything else needed.
  • Working with internal facilities manager before technical weeks or performances.
  • Assist other Arts Department faculty with a variety of productions, including the Hanukkah Festival, Special Friends' Day Music Festival, the One Voice Cabaret, and Music Awards Banquet
  • Embrace the advisor role and understand the collaborative nature of working with a grade level advisory team
  • Work together with the 8th-grade team to plan and prepare for graduation

Qualifications & Skills

  • Advanced theatrical and musical background including experience in directing, vocal music, acting, producing, and management.  Experience in choreography or technical theatre welcomed.
  • Piano proficiency
  • Experience as a middle school educator
  • Ability to passionately embed in the Performing Arts program the Jewish values and mission of the school
  • Strong technology skills, inclusive of integrating technology (iPad, Chromebook, Google Apps, etc.) into the art experience
  • Strive to unleash a student’s creative potential and support creative risk-taking
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills
  • Model high flexibility and collaboration skills

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to employment@bernardzell.org

As a condition of employment, all applicants must successfully pass a criminal background screening.

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.