2nd Grade General Studies Assistant

Ohr Chadash Academy

Ohr Chadash Academy embraces a progressive, student-centered approach to education that inspires innovation, creativity, and collaboration among teachers and students, alike. As a school community, we employ research-based instructional methods and continually refine and adjust our professional practice in order to maximize student learning. We teach our students and value in our faculty the ability to maintain growth mindset, to reflect on process over product, and value lifelong learning. As an Orthodox Jewish Day School, we believe in the inherent kedusha of all learning. This core value inspires our commitment to excellence in Judaic and general studies, alike. From our 2-year-old class through 8th grade, each student is nurtured both as the individual he or she is and as a contributing member of our caring school community, the greater Jewish community, and the global community. We are seeking passionate, dynamic, professional educators to join our elementary and middle school staff. Qualified candidates should be reflective learners and practitioners able to implement best practices in teaching using flexible and individualized instruction, technology integration, and center-based learning to help every student achieve success.

About the Position

Ohr Chadash Academy is looking for reliable, loving, caring, and energetic individual to work with our 2nd grade general studies class.
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

For More Information, please contact Rachel Lasson at 410-999-2200 or employment@ohrchadashbaltimore.org