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Elementary Teaching Position
Judaic Studies Teacher
Middle School Math & Science Teacher


Position: Elementary Teaching Position

Posted: February 27, 2019

Description: California Teaching Credential highly preferred. Under supervision of the principal, and within the resources available, the teacher is responsible for providing an instructional program appropriate to identified needs of each student assigned. Music teaching is a plus.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Provide an instructional program based on identified need of each student; effectively utilize all adopted programs as basic resources to the instructional program;
  2. Accept responsibility for student performance in terms of grade level objectives;
  3. Use appropriate methods and acceptable materials for meeting the grade level objectives;
  4. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning appropriate to the maturity and interests of students;
  5. Assess and report the accomplishments of students on a regular basis; provide reports as required or requested i.e., lesson plans, attendance records, cum folders, parent/teacher conference reports, etc.;
  6. Recognize support personnel and parents as contributing resources for appropriate involvement in the educational learning processes; accept responsibility for following school procedures in reporting to parents regularly concerning student progress and involving parents in various aspects of the instructional program throughout the year;
  7. Assist the administration in implementing all policies affecting student life and conduct at school; maintain order in a fair and equitable manner; encourage student self-direction and control; maintain reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure;
  8. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for assistance when teacher aides, tutors, or parents are involved;
  9. Cooperate with grade level peers or resource teacher in all aspects of job performance;
  10. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence;
  11. Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as requested;
  12. Accept a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities within the school;
  13. Respond positively to administrative suggestions and direction in the performance of all assignments and reports.

We are an independent Jewish K-8 day school strategically located on the Peninsula. Our school is innovative with an emphasis on the 21st Century skills of creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communication and community. Our curricula is organized according to UbD and we emphasize project based learning. Our progress reports are standards based. We are a supportive, growing community. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@wornickjds.org.


Position: Judaic Studies Teacher

Posted: February 27, 2019

Description: California Teaching Credential highly preferred. Under supervision of the principal, and within the resources available, the teacher is responsible for providing an instructional program appropriate to identified needs of each student assigned. Music teaching is a plus.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Provide an instructional program based on identified need of each student; effectively utilize all adopted programs as basic resources to the instructional program;
  2. Accept responsibility for student performance in terms of grade level objectives;
  3. Use appropriate methods and acceptable materials for meeting the grade level objectives;
  4. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning appropriate to the maturity and interests of students;
  5. Assess and report the accomplishments of students on a regular basis; provide reports as required or requested i.e., lesson plans, attendance records, cum folders, parent/teacher conference reports, etc.;
  6. Recognize support personnel and parents as contributing resources for appropriate involvement in the educational learning processes; accept responsibility for following school procedures in reporting to parents regularly concerning student progress and involving parents in various aspects of the instructional program throughout the year;
  7. Assist the administration in implementing all policies affecting student life and conduct at school; maintain order in a fair and equitable manner; encourage student self-direction and control; maintain reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure;
  8. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for assistance when teacher aides, tutors, or parents are involved;
  9. Cooperate with grade level peers or resource teacher in all aspects of job performance;
  10. Strive to maintain and improve professional competence;
  11. Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as requested;
  12. Accept a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities within the school;
  13. Respond positively to administrative suggestions and direction in the performance of all assignments and reports.

We are an independent Jewish K-8 day school strategically located on the Peninsula. Our school is innovative with an emphasis on the 21st Century skills of creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communication and community. Our curricula is organized according to UbD and we emphasize project based learning. Our progress reports are standards based. We are a supportive, growing community. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@wornickjds.org.


Position: Middle School Math & Science Teacher

Posted: February 27, 2019

Description: Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School is a pluralistic Jewish community day school serving students in Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade in the Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. We are seeking an accomplished, part-time Math/Science Teacher for middle school.

Our school values caring, passionate, creative and self-reflective practitioners who are open to teaching and learning using new, innovative methods. Our teachers create safe, supportive and intellectual learning environments while striving to help students fully develop and fulfill their academic and personal potential.

Our ideal Math and Science teacher will:

  • Love teaching middle schoolers
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver instruction that provides purposeful, active, and engaging learning experiences, aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Have strong content knowledge, particularly around pre-Algebra, Algebra, Physics, Chemistry, and the Human Body
  • Work as part of a school-wide team that plans, facilitates, and leads middle school programs
  • Develop differentiated curriculum and create differentiated learning objectives for a wide range of learners
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Collaborate meaningfully with colleagues across curricular disciplines
  • Contribute to a positive classroom and school environment that promotes the exchange of ideas and strategies and the development of the school and organization
  • Integrate elements of STEM thinking into curricula and instruction
  • Be excited to grow professionally
  • Have a degree in Education, Math, Science or a closely related field, Teaching Credential and/or Master’s preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering competitive salary and benefits along with an inclusive and supportive working environment.

For more information or to apply with a resume and letter of interest, e-mail jobs@wornickjds.org.

Mission Statement
Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School develops students who are socially and academically prepared to meet their full potential as engaged leaders committed to a life steeped in Jewish ethics and values.

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