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Feb 22, 2022

The Toronto Heschel School Seeks One Junior High Judaics Teacher to Join its Growing Team

$90,724 yearly
  • 819 Sheppard Avenue West Toronto, Ontario M3H 2T3
Full time Education

Job Description:

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 will do:

  • Teach students using a systematic plan of lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups and independent or group projects
  • Develop curriculum and prepare teaching materials and outlines for courses
  • Prepare, administer and mark tests and papers to evaluate students' progress
  • Advise students on program curricula and career decisions
  • Provide individualized tutorial or remedial instruction to students who require it
  • Supervise teaching assistants
  • Provide children with Jewish culture insights by providing culture-related activities or events
  • May serve on committees concerned with matters such as budgets, curriculum revision, and course and diploma requirements.




We require you to be/have:

  • A bachelor's degree or a college diploma or equivalent demonstrated expertise
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience
  • 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
  • Fluent Hebrew speaker.  Ability to teach fully Ivrit b'Ivrit.
  • Strong background teaching Hebrew Language and Tanakh
  • Able to read Torah trop (Ta’amim)
  • Background in drama, dance and/or music an asset

Terms of Employment:

  • Salary: $90,724/year. Standard school year is 10 months. Teaching staff are paid over a 12-month period for work related to the school year.
    • Permanent, Full Time/ 40.00 Hours per week.
    • Start date: immediately.

Location of employment: 819 Sheppard Avenue West Toronto, Ontario M3H 2T3


Please send a Cover Letter and CV to teaching@torontoheschel.org



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The Toronto Heschel School

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