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Upper Elementary General Studies Teacher

Scheck Hillel Community School
Full-time
On-site
North Miami, Florida, United States

Scheck Hillel Community School, a large Orthodox Jewish community school located in sunny North Miami Beach, Florida is currently accepting resumes for an experienced full-time 3rd and 4th General Studies Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.
 
Scheck Hillel is a nationally recognized college preparatory and Jewish community day school. Our well-rounded, rigorous, dual curriculum program serves over 1,300 students in PKT through 12th grade. As a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, we attract and retain a diverse faculty who demonstrate professional excellence with an unwavering commitment to delivering an education of unsurpassed quality.  As a community school, we understand that our school isn't just about education, it's about the whole child.  
 

Summary
The Lower School General Studies Teacher will plan, organize, and implement the Scheck Hillel instructional program in a  primary or elementary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their individual academic and social-emotional potential. Specifically, this position is designed to implement and realize the Scheck Hillel educational vision for students & faculty. 

The ideal candidate will have a growth mindset, a strong background in education and a genuine love for teaching children. The Lower School General Studies Teacher will be responsible for teaching students in the Lower School a variety of subjects and skills, including social-emotional learning, language arts, math, and social studies.

Please see below our Educational Vision - for students and faculty:
Students
Scheck Hillel students take ownership of their learning to persevere and achieve. The thinking, talking and doing incorporates all learning styles - respecting each student’s personal learning journey. As a result, students, excited about their learning, embrace rigorous tasks collaboratively using frequent reflection, feedback and active communication. Students articulate learning goals and their relevance to current and future success.


Faculty
Scheck Hillel faculty plan in high-performing collaborative teams where maximizing student achievement and personal growth are the priority. Learning targets and success criteria are clarified, refined and communicated to guide personalized instruction. Meaningful relationships support rigorous learning expectations along with highly engaging experiences (both in & out of class), all intentionally designed to maximize achievement, explore passions and foster identity. 


Responsibilities

  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes learning and encourages student engagement colleagues to ensure a cohesive and effective curriculum.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning  that meet the needs of all learners.
  • Communicate clear learning targets & success criteria to students for all learning activities.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Develop formative and summative assessments in accordance with established procedures.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom to facilitate learning.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Communicate consistently and in a timely manner with parents on their child’s academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements.
  • Maintain safety & security of the students in the classroom and common school areas.  
  • Supervise students at various school functions such as field and overnight trips, school assemblies.
  • Attend all parent teacher conferences, back to school nights, faculty meetings, and substitute in one class per week as needed.
  • Supervise lunch and recess. 
  • Support the team with carpool and dismissal procedures. 
  • Stay up-to-date on current educational trends and research to continually improve teaching practices

Qualifications
  • Dedication to creating a nurturing and challenging learning environment for our students
  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field; Master's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in a lower school setting
  • Valid teaching certification, preferred 
  • Strong knowledge of pedagogical practices and learning theories
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive salary, benefits, professional development, opportunity for growth and more. For further consideration, email resumes or visit our website at www.ehillel.org for more information about Scheck Hillel. Scheck Hillel is an equal opportunity employer.