Elementary School Assistant

Ohr Chadash Academy

Ohr Chadash Academy (OCA) is a Torah-driven Orthodox Jewish day school for boys and girls in early childhood through 8th grade, where the divine spark and unique worth of each individual is celebrated. OCA, with approximately 325 students and over 65 faculty members in preschool through 8th grade, is known for its strong sense of community and joyful approach to learning. There is a tangible sense of warmth and care among our students, faculty, and staff. OCA now offers a range of employment benefits for qualified employees. If you are interested in being part of our warm, growing, dynamic school community, please submit your cover letter and resume to employment@ocabaltimore.org.

About the Position

We are seeking engaging, collaborative individuals to support classroom learning by working in concert with the lead teacher or by filling in for classroom teachers when they are absent.


- High School Diploma
- Experience as an assistant teacher a plus


- Assist lead teacher in preparing an environment conducive to learning
- Assume teacher responsibilities if the lead teacher is absent
- Work with individual students or small groups to support students’ success in the classroom
- Create a calm and quiet learning environment
- Prepare learning materials and maintain classroom organization

The successful candidate will possess:

- Warm, nurturing, and joyful approach to working with students
- Passion for helping nurture children’s curiosity and love of learning
- Flexible, adaptive, and positive mindset
- Ability to work well both independently and with direction
- Interest in learning and growing
- Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
- Strong organizational skills

Location: Baltimore, MD

For More Information, please contact employment@ohrchadashbaltimore.org