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Employment2019-06-24T17:11:02+00:00

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of Seattle Hebrew Academy’s professional community. We are looking for teachers, staff and administrators who are:

• Committed to ongoing learning and development – your own and that of your colleagues
• Supportive of Jewish cultural practices and tradition
• Open to working as a contributing team member
• Committed to professional work within an educational context
• Committed to the belief that positive high expectations with clear support and structure brings out the best in children.

Please see the current openings below. We are always looking for qualified guest teachers for our Early Childhood – 8th grade classes, in General studies and Judaic studies. If you are interested in learning more about joining our list of guest teachers, please submit your resume and letter indicating your interest to Susan Matalon at smatalon@sha613.org.

 

Technology Integration Specialist Job Description

Seeking an experienced Technology Integration Specialist. Candidates should be highly motivated to growing professionally, working collaboratively and to becoming part of a professional learning community.

Seattle Hebrew Academy, a Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School, has been serving the greater Seattle community for 70 years, by providing exceptional academics and inspired Judaic Studies to children from Early Childhood through 8th Grade.

Seattle Hebrew Academy – founded on love of God & Torah – educates students, families, and community within an atmosphere of K’vod HaTalmid, student dignity.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach coding from grades K – 8 with knowledge of Hello Ruby, Code.org, Python, Arduino, etc.
  • Organization, supplies, maintain Science Lab / Design Lab calendar
  • Work with Tech Team to organize IT needs & tasks
    • Support teachers / admin with troubleshooting (projectors, sharpboards, computers, Chromebook, etc. when IT consultant is not on campus
    • Assist with audio / visual needs / setting up presentations, live stream, etc.
  • Attend meetings to secure funding for tech needs / participate in tech cohort
  • Occasional after evening / weekend work required

IT Systems Management: Duties include but are not limited to: coordinating with staff, troubleshooting with program managers at each company as needed, monitoring student use, etc. and maintaining the following systems below in conjunction with ADS – our consultant company.

  • ParentLocker including ParentLocker schoolwide Calendar (Parent Database Management)
  • Star360 – Student testing software
  • G Suite/Google
  • GoGuardian – Student monitoring software
  • MobyMax – Student learning tool
  • Mosyle – Apple Device Management
  • TreeRing – Yearbook Coordination
  • Apple School Manager
  • Work with Director of K 8 to create future technology plans for the school

 Application Process

Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Kerri Stern

Director, K-8
Seattle Hebrew Academy
1617 Interlaken Dr. E
Seattle, WA  98112
email: kstern@sha613.org

(t) 206.323.7933 x 310

 

Judaic Studies Elementary Teacher

Seeking an experienced lead Judaic Studies teacher for Fifth Grade. Candidates must be committed to teaching Ivrit B’Ivrit and knowledgeable in Chumash and General Judaics. Candidates should be highly motivated to growing professionally, working collaboratively and to becoming part of a professional learning community.

Seattle Hebrew Academy, a Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School, has been serving the greater Seattle community for 70 years, by providing exceptional academics and inspired Judaic Studies to children from Early Childhood through 8th Grade.

Seattle Hebrew Academy – founded on love of God & Torah – educates students, families, and community within an atmosphere of K’vod HaTalmid, student dignity.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • creating lesson plans
  • assigning and grading class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • collaborating with partner teachers
  • creating a positive learning environment for students to learn
  • observing and evaluating student performance
  • participating in department, school and parent meetings
  • performing other administrative duties.

Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Education, Judaic Studies, Hebrew, or other relevant field. Candidates must be fluent in Hebrew and English. Interested candidates should have a minimum of 2 to 4 years teaching experience. A Master’s degree and/or five or more years’ experience considered a plus.

We thank all applicants in advance. We will be contacting only those candidates approved for an interview.

 Application Process

Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Kerri Stern

Director, K-8
Seattle Hebrew Academy
1617 Interlaken Dr. E
Seattle, WA  98112
email: kstern@sha613.org

(t) 206.323.7933 x 310

 

Behavior Intervention Specialist

compensation: TBD 
employment type: full-time 

Highly qualified Behavior Intervention Specialist with knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals and groups through the application of positive behavior support systems. The Behavior Specialist helps coordinate Functional Assessments of Behavior and Behavior Intervention Plans that address students’ inappropriate behaviors and provide a means to help the students become more academically successful. The Behavior Intervention Specialist also provides classroom and school-wide behavior management strategies. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
• Minimum of five years successful elementary / middle school experience working with “at risk” and/or “behaviorally challenged” students 
• Expert knowledge of function-based intervention planning for developing behavior change strategies that focuses on reducing problem behavior and increasing more appropriate behavior 
• Expert knowledge of techniques needed to successfully complete effective Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), function-based interventions, and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)
• Exceptional knowledge in the use of assessments and assessment data to inform instruction and prescribe work plans for individual students
• Expert knowledge in research based instructional strategies and ability to implement them effectively 
• Ascribes to the philosophy that all children can succeed and demonstrates the commitment to do what is necessary to make this a reality
• Demonstrates exceptional skill in the roles of a teacher leader: collaborator, action researcher, reflective practitioner, and learner advocate 

SCOPE OF POSITION: The Behavior Intervention Specialist provides direction at the school level, working to design, implement, coordinate and evaluate a comprehensive behavior support program. In addition, the Behavior Specialist works directly and actively with identified students to adopt behaviors that substantially increase their academic & behavior performance in school.

• Assist staff in: defining and measuring behavior; understanding principles of reinforcement; teaching new behavior; implementing strategies for weakening behavior; and identifying antecedents 
• Facilitate team meetings with the identified student’s teachers and parents for the purpose of completing a Functional Behavioral Assessment
• Facilitate team meetings that: design Behavior Intervention Plans; address classroom organization, effective instruction, social skills instruction, and ethical issues; School-wide Positive Behavioral Support; and factors that affect effectiveness including social validity and treatment integrity
• Work with individual teachers, groups of teachers and/or the entire staff on issues such as: crisis intervention, learning and collaboration issues, and factors that can affect development and implementation of interventions
• Promote highly specialized positive behavior interventions in which “at risk” students thrive: behavior instruction that is explicit, intensive, accelerated and provides ample practice 
• Use ongoing assessments to maintain a record of student progress 
*Meet with Parents regarding ongoing behavior plans and support.

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume and references.

We thank all applicants in advance. We will be contacting only those candidates invited for an interview.

Kerri Stern

Director Grades K-8

kstern@sha613.org

 

Special Education Teacher

Passionate about teaching? Seeking to become part of a team dedicated to developing young minds in a joyful academic setting? Small private K-8 school located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is seeking a full time Special Education teacher. Successful candidates must hold a current Washington State teaching certificate, have a Special Education endorsement, experience working with primary-aged students in both academic and behavior support, demonstrate effective communication skills, and be interested in Project based Learning. We are looking for teachers who set high expectations for themselves and their students and demonstrate knowledge in their subject area, child development, and the social and emotional needs of students. 
If interested, please submit your resume, letter of application and references to:

Kerri Stern

Director K-8

kstern@sha613.org