Orthodox Jewish Studies Educator, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, Overland Park

The Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in Overland Park, KS, a K-12 Jewish Community Day School seeks a strong and passionate Orthodox Jewish studies educator with Hebrew language fluency to teach in the Matmidim program. This is a unique Orthodox program within a community day school context. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, well-organized, a team player, and able to prepare engaging, content-filled lessons that imbue a love of Hebrew and Judaism in the students and build their skills as independent learners.

Job responsibilities to include:

-Teaching in the Matmidim program, an innovative Jewish Studies track for the Orthodox community

-Teaching TaL AM curriculum, Ivrit B'Ivrit, and possibly the Lehavin U'Lehaskil Chumash curriculum in lower elementary school.

-Leading tefillah for one or more classes

-Attending school meetings

-Functioning as a role model to students and an ambassador to the general school and community for the Matmidim program.

Other aspects of this unique opportunity:

Opportunity to impact and inspire a growing, vibrant community! You will have the chance to be part of developing a unique model for Jewish education. Opportunities for other teaching assignments in the general school may also be available, as well as community- level informal education opportunities. This is a chance to shape the future of Jewish life in Kansas City and have a true impact on the families and children you serve!

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to:

Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Head of Jewish Studies - aweinstein@hbha.edu and

Rabbi Daniel Rockoff, Rabbi of BIAV Congregation and sits on Rabbinical Association of Kansas City -  rabbirockoff@biav.org