Judaics Learning Specialist

Ohr Chadash Academy

Ohr Chadash Academy embraces a progressive, student-centered approach to education that inspires innovation, creativity, and collaboration among teachers and students, alike. As a school community, we employ research-based instructional methods and continually refine and adjust our professional practice in order to maximize student learning. We teach our students and value in our faculty the ability to maintain growth mindset, to reflect on process over product, and value lifelong learning. As an Orthodox Jewish Day School, we believe in the inherent kedusha of all learning. This core value inspires our commitment to excellence in Judaic and general studies, alike. From our 2-year-old class through 8th grade, each student is nurtured both as the individual he or she is and as a contributing member of our caring school community, the greater Jewish community, and the global community. We are seeking passionate, dynamic, professional educators to join our elementary and middle school staff. Qualified candidates should be reflective learners and practitioners able to implement best practices in teaching using flexible and individualized instruction, technology integration, and center-based learning to help every student achieve success.

About the Position

Ohr Chadash Academy is seeking a full-time Judaics Learning Specialist to work as part of our elementary and middle school student support team. Utilizing research-based methodologies, the candidate will work collaboratively with administrators and teachers to assess, monitor, provide direct instruction to and program for the academic needs of students in grades K-8.

 Bachelor's degree in education/special education, master’s preferred
 Minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience with students with learning disabilities
 Expertise in kriah, chumash, Torah shebaal peh, and safah instruction
 Proficiency with technology integration
 Ability to communicate effectively
 Effective behavior management skills
 Strong organization skills

 Working with students 1:1 or in small groups to remediate Judaic skills
 Observing students in the classroom and advising teachers on modifications and accommodations for the students
 Establishing and maintaining effective data collection methods and adjusting instruction based on data
 Communicating students’ progress and performance with colleagues and parents

Location: Baltimore, MD

For More Information, please contact rlasson@ohrchadashbaltimore.org