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Early Childhood/Preschool Teacher

 

SPHDS is seeking qualified early childhood teachers to work with the 18 months through 5-year old in our expanding early childhood program. Now interviewing both English and Hebrew speaking teachers. Part Time and Full-Time positions available. For morning or afternoon positions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a safe, clean and open-ended play-based environment
  • Plans, supervises and implements developmentally appropriate experiences for the children indoors and outdoors.
  • Observe and identify the needs of each child and build a plan for the child’s growth
  • Attend school events and staff meeting
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with families and other faculties

 

Desired characteristics:

  • Someone who loves working with children and understands Early Childhood Development
  • Someone who possesses a high affinity and patience for supporting children
  • Someone who has energy and a willingness to engage with children on their level
  • A great team player and a communicative person who takes initiatives
  • Someone energetic, responsible and punctual
  • Someone who is open minded, flexible and wants to learn and grow
  • Someone punctual, responsible and enthusiastic
  • Someone who is fluent in Hebrew is preferred but NOT necessary

 

Job requirements and qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 12 E.C.E. semester units (including core classes)
  • 6 months experience working with children in a licensed child care center or comparable group program
  • Knowledge of open-ended, play-base environment is preferable

 

Before submitting your application, please answer the questions in this link.

Send resume to [email protected]

 

For eligible employees: health, dental and vision insurance, 403b plan

Pay: $22.00 - $29 per hour

 

COVID-19 considerations:

Our campus’ exterior hallways, large openable windows, outdoor student and staff dining, radiant heat, room-specific air conditioners, and 5 acre campus bordering a 5 acre public park are perfectly suited for running school safely during the pandemic. The school carefully follows CDPH COVID mitigation guidelines.

About the school:

South Peninsula Hebrew Day School, located in Sunnyvale, is an established institution with over forty years of history. South Peninsula, currently serves students from preschool through eighth grade. The school is bilingual and bicultural. Our students are diverse with respect to their ethnic backgrounds, countries of origin, languages spoken and levels of economic privilege. Bridging this diversity is a core part of the school's mission. Our preschool’s philosophy is a Jewish, open-ended, play-based environment.

Middle School Math (Pre-Algebra) Teacher

South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is seeking a Middle School Math Pre-Algebra teacher. The teacher is responsible for teaching Pre-Algebra through hands-on learning and utilizing technology. We are seeking a dynamic teacher who can engage a variety of levels and differentiate appropriately to a diverse group of abilities.

Desired attributes:

  • Have strong classroom management skills
  • Enjoy running a hands-on differentiated learning environment
  • Be creative and enthusiastic in the classroom and work well on a teaching team
  • Effective team collaborator including team teaching skills
  • Comfortable using educational technology
  • Strong written and verbal communications and proactive in engaging parents

Qualifications:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (required); advanced degrees/certificates desirable
  • Hold a teacher credential or be in the process of earning a credential
  • At least three years of teaching experience, preferably at the primary level
  • Have a strong background in Math with the ability to bring in elements of engineering and technology as appropriate
  • Have experience in a diversified middle school classroom

For more information, visit www.sphds.org or call 408-738-3060, send resume to [email protected]

For eligible employees: health, dental and vision insurance, 403b plan 

COVID-19 considerations:

Our campus’ exterior hallways, large openable windows, outdoor student and staff dining, radiant heat, room-specific air conditioners, and 5 acre campus bordering a 5 acre public park are perfectly suited for running school safely during the pandemic. The school carefully follows CDPH COVID mitigation guidelines.

About the school:

Founded in 1972, South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is a modern Orthodox institution that embraces the sophistication and multiculturalism of the Bay Area while adhering to traditional Jewish observance. The school serves 250 students from 18 months old through eighth grade.

 

Although our students share a common heritage, they represent a wide range of cultural, national and religious backgrounds, and we treasure their diversity.

SPHDS is committed to excellence in both General and Judaic studies to provide students with the foundation for a lifetime of learning.

 

We recognize that each student is unique and are committed to working with them as individuals to foster self-esteem and to deepen their sense of personal and communal responsibility.

 

Our General studies program is well-rounded and rigorous. Its goal is to prepare students for entry into the high school programs of their choice by imparting a high level of such skills as writing, research, study skills, scientific experimentation and critical thinking. The curriculum includes English language and literature, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science. These are complemented with instruction in Music, Art and Physical Education.

 

Our Judaic studies program includes both Hebrew language and Jewish text. Hebrew language study begins in the earliest grades. Its goal is to provide children a high degree of bilingualism and to enrich their understanding of Jewish history, culture and religion.  

 

SPHDS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, nationality, religious background or gender orientation.



Hebrew Teacher

South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is seeking a dynamic and passionate Hebrew teacher to join our education team. The school’s educational philosophy is focused on nurturing the whole student; providing a challenging and innovative curriculum designed to inspire students to create, critically think, and solve real-world problems; and developing 21st-century skills in our students. We encourage teachers who are passionate about bilingual education and are dedicated to creating a warm and safe classroom to apply.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Teaching Hebrew to native and non-native speakers
  • Supporting each student’s social and emotional growth
  • Designing curricular content and lessons, which engage a variety of levels and differentiate appropriately to meet the learning needs of all students
  • In addition to classroom responsibilities, teachers are expected to attend faculty meetings, as well as supervise recess and lunch.

Desired attributes:

  • Creative and enthusiastic in the classroom
  • Experience in differentiated instruction
  • Effective team collaborator including team teaching skills
  • Comfortable using educational technology
  • Strong written and verbal communications and proactive in engaging parents
  • A warmth of personality, and high energy

Qualifications:

  • Must be a native Hebrew speaker
  • At least three years of teaching experience.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (required); advanced degrees/certificates desirable
  • Applicants should have a strong background teaching Hebrew language to native and non-native speakers.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Send resume to [email protected]

COVID-19 considerations:

Our campus’ exterior hallways, large openable windows, outdoor student and staff dining, radiant heat, room-specific air conditioners, and 5 acre campus bordering a 5 acre public park are perfectly suited for running school safely during the pandemic. The school carefully follows CDPH COVID mitigation guidelines.

About the school:

Founded in 1972, South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is a modern Orthodox institution that embraces the sophistication and multiculturalism of the Bay Area while adhering to traditional Jewish observance. The school serves 250 students from 18 months old through eighth grade.

 

Although our students share a common heritage, they represent a wide range of cultural, national and religious backgrounds, and we treasure their diversity.

SPHDS is committed to excellence in both General and Judaic studies to provide students with the foundation for a lifetime of learning.

 

We recognize that each student is unique and are committed to working with them as individuals to foster self-esteem and to deepen their sense of personal and communal responsibility.

 

Our General studies program is well-rounded and rigorous. Its goal is to prepare students for entry into the high school programs of their choice by imparting a high level of such skills as writing, research, study skills, scientific experimentation and critical thinking. The curriculum includes English language and literature, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science. These are complemented with instruction in Music, Art and Physical Education.

 

Our Judaic studies program includes both Hebrew language and Jewish text. Hebrew language study begins in the earliest grades. Its goal is to provide children a high degree of bilingualism and to enrich their understanding of Jewish history, culture and religion.  

 

SPHDS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, nationality, religious background or gender orientation.



South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is seeking a Middle School Science Teacher. The teacher is responsible for teaching Science through hands-on learning and utilizing technology. We are seeking a dynamic teacher who can engage a variety of levels and differentiate appropriately to a diverse group of abilities.

Desired attributes:

  • Have strong classroom management skills
  • Enjoy running a hands-on differentiated learning environment
  • Be creative and enthusiastic in the classroom and work well on a teaching team
  • Effective team collaborator including team teaching skills
  • Comfortable using educational technology
  • Strong written and verbal communications and proactive in engaging parents

Qualifications:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (required); advanced degrees/certificates desirable
  • Hold a teacher credential or be in the process of earning a credential
  • At least three years of teaching experience, preferably at the primary level.
  • Have a strong background in Science with the ability to bring in elements of engineering and technology as appropriate
  • Have experience in a diversified middle school classroom

For more information, visit www.sphds.org or call 408-738-3060, send resume to [email protected]

For eligible employees: health, dental and vision insurance, 403b plan

COVID-19 considerations:

Our campus’ exterior hallways, large openable windows, outdoor student and staff dining, radiant heat, room-specific air conditioners, and 5 acre campus bordering a 5 acre public park are perfectly suited for running school safely during the pandemic. The school carefully follows CDPH COVID mitigation guidelines.

About the school:

South Peninsula Hebrew Day School is an established institution with almost forty years of history in the South Peninsula area, currently serving 225 students from 18 month of age through Eighth grade. The school is bilingual and bicultural, with a curriculum that includes Hebrew language, literature and Jewish studies. Our students are diverse with respect to their ethnic backgrounds, countries of origin, languages spoken and levels of economic privilege. Bridging this diversity is a core part of the school's mission.

SPHDS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, nationality, religious background or gender orientation.