Kindergarten Judaics Assistant

Ohr Chadash Academy

Ohr Chadash Academy (OCA) is a Torah-driven Orthodox Jewish day school for boys and girls in early childhood through 8th grade, where the divine spark and unique worth of each individual is celebrated. OCA, with approximately 300 students and over 50 faculty members in preschool through 8th grade, is known for its strong sense of community and joyful approach to learning. There is a tangible sense of warmth and care among our students, faculty, and staff. OCA is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to race, color, religion (except where there is a bona fide requirement for the position), creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a disabled or other eligible veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category covered by applicable law. OCA now offers a range of employment benefits for qualified employees. If you are interested in being part of our warm, growing, dynamic school community, please submit your cover letter and resume to employment@ocabaltimore.org.

About the Position

The assistant teacher will understand and promote the school’s mission, vision, policies, and procedures both within and outside the immediate school community. The assistant teacher is responsible for supporting the lead teacher with providing an instructional program in accordance to the Ohr Chadash philosophy that supports the individual needs of the children.
Primary Responsibilities:

Adhere to company and safety policies and procedures
Assist the lead teacher with providing the children with a “prepared environment”
Keep the classroom clean and inviting
Assist with individual and/or group activities to stimulate growth of the children in social, emotional and academic areas
Assist the children by moving around – choosing work, returning work when the child completes
his task
Teach small group lessons
Encourage individual work time to promote independence as well as group work to promote socialization
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents and co-workers
Participate in all school programs
Assist at lunch while helping children to learn how to help themselves
Allow children to be as independent as possible

Location: Baltimore, Md, MD

For More Information, please contact employment@ohrchadashbaltimore.org