Part Time Middle School (7-8) Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher

Ohr Torah Cincinnati - Part Time

Job #23956

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Description

ABOUT OHR TORAH
Ohr Torah Cincinnati (OTC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is an independent Orthodox Jewish day school serving toddlers through eighth grade. We focus on fostering and infusing a true love for learning in all that we do across all subject areas and throughout every aspect of the children’s day. Specifically, we provide a carefully planned, stimulating, and structured learning environment with an integrated, robust curriculum across and within Judaic and General Studies. Our approach to learning builds independence in students and honors the innate yearning for discovery inherent in all people.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Part-Time Middle School teacher will design and implement the educational curriculum in language arts and social studies appropriate for students in middle grades, bridging the gap between elementary and secondary school.
The Middle School teacher’s essential duties include:
  • Supervises the behavior of all students in the classroom, throughout school grounds, and on educational trips.
  • Plans and develops an engaging, age-appropriate course of study in the classroom, adhering to educational best practices and state curriculum guidelines.
  • Designs and presents individual lesson plans in one or more academic subjects using a variety of teaching techniques that appeal to various learning styles and methods.
  • Prepares materials for lessons, assignments, and tests; evaluates, corrects, and grades student performance.
  • Communicates all progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to parents and, as appropriate, other faculty, staff, and/or principal.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with parents.
  • Enforces safety and security standards for students, staff, and visitors.
  • Monitors halls, study periods, and lunchrooms with other faculty and staff.
  • Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, in-service opportunities, workshops, and other training seminars.
  • Maintains knowledge of research, developments, and best practices in middle grade education.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Thorough understanding of pedagogy and the best practices of education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Creative analytical and problem-solving skills
If interested in applying, please send an email to Kathleen Farfsing at kfarfsing@ohrtorahcincinnati.org with:
  • A cover letter specific to your qualifications for the position
  • A resume including references
 BENEFITS WE OFFER:
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Extensive Time Off including federal holidays and Jewish Holidays
  • Paid sick and personal days
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan with 2% employer contribution

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