VHA Early Childhood and Care in the Summer AND a Career Opportunity

VHA Early Childhood and Care in the Summer AND a Career Opportunity


VHA Description and Career Opportunity for Judaic Studies Teacher


We are actively seeking experienced and dynamic Elementary Judaic Studies teachers for Grades kindergarten through Grade 8 at Vancouver Hebrew Academy, a Torah observant Orthodox Jewish K-8 school situated in Vancouver, British Columbia.

We are specifically looking for Rabbis or observant Morahs who are capable of teaching Chumash, Gemara, Mishnayos, Kriah, Kesiva, and Halacha. In addition to teaching responsibilities, our Judaic staff play a crucial role in providing spiritual guidance to our student body and their families.

The successful candidate will join a dedicated Judaic Studies team committed to nurturing each student’s unique talents and passions, fostering an environment where students feel empowered to express themselves and pursue their interests.

Responsibilities include instructing students effectively, maintaining open

communication with parents and colleagues, managing the classroom environment, and documenting student progress and achievements.

All of this occurs within an inclusive community that promotes a sense of belonging and emphasizes personal responsibility. This is a full-time position starting on August 28, 2024.

Requirements for the position:

● A documented ability to teach with kindness and flexibility to support students in their learning

● A desire to always improve one’s teaching practice and the learning experience for students

● Able to demonstrate excellent skills as a teacher and a passion for teaching Judaic Studies

● Has a minimum of 2 years of experience as a Jewish Studies educator and has good classroom management skills

● Assist in collaborating and further developing the Judaic team’s vision and curricular goals

● Able to use technology to support students’ learning

● Willing to be involved with co-curricular school events and Jewish life programming

● Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in written form, with students, colleagues, parents and community members of all levels

of observance

● Ability to work independently and as part of a team

● A BC Teaching Certificate or a Jewish Studies Degree, or Jewish Education training, or related field, enabling one to become certified to teach in a BC

high school setting

Vancouver Hebrew Academy – Judaic Studies Teacher Benefits Package

– Priority registration in our Early Learning and Care Centre and in our Kindergarten through Grade 8 program

– 45% discounted rate on tuition

– Full-time employees will have the option of participating in our health and dental benefits program with a contribution made towards the plan by the school

How to apply:

If you are enthusiastic about collaborating with a dedicated team of educators and have a passion for positively impacting the lives of others, we encourage you to reach out. Vancouver Hebrew Academy prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Ellia Belson, Principal, at: ebelson@vhebrewacademy.com

We thank all candidates for their application.

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