Judaic Studies Teacher Job Description – Grades 5-8

Would you like the unique opportunity of helping to shape the landscape of Jewish education in Georgia’s only progressive early childhood through 12th grade Jewish Day School? Do you aspire to grow personally and professionally in a diverse school community that is passionate about ensuring  all students exhibit proper middot and flourish as ambassadors of Judaism? Then, opportunities await at Atlanta Jewish Academy.

Atlanta Jewish Academy is the only Modern Orthodox, Zionist, preschool-12th grade independent Jewish Day School. We embody the ideals of community, tradition, individual development, and educational innovation. Atlanta Jewish Academy develops the whole person for college and life by fostering a love of Torah, Israel, and all Jewish people through an excellent secular and Judaic education within an inclusive, nurturing community.

Our teachers value the growth mindset both in their personal achievements and those of their students. Our teachers are not only experts in their content areas, but also mentors and role models who guide our students in developing critical thinking skills and becoming independent life-long learners and future leaders.

We are seeking a passionate, creative, and nurturing educator who understands differentiated learning and various pedagogical models of instruction to join AJA for the 2017-18 school year.  The candidate will be responsible for teaching Mishna, Tanach, Talmud or a combination thereof.