F/T Early Childhood Assistant Teacher P/T or F/T Early Childhood Floating Teacher

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. We emphasize the inherent kedusha of both Judaic and General studies and promote a personal relationship with Am Yisrael, Eretz Yisrael, and Medinat Yisrael. Within a warm, nurturing environment, we instill the values of chesed and middot in our students and foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills through experiential learning and collaborative problem solving. At OCA, we inspire students to be independent and inclusive, caring and confident, educated, and engaged members of the community and society as a whole.

About the Position

● High School Diploma
● Experience working with young children

● Assist lead teacher in preparing an environment conducive to learning and child-centered exploration
● Assist lead teacher in creating developmentally-appropriate learning activities
● Assume teacher responsibilities if the lead teacher is absent
● Maintain ongoing dialogue with other teachers, substitutes, and parent volunteers
● Work with individual children to gauge abilities and work towards developing their abilities
● Create a calm and quiet learning environment
● Use various assessment tools to evaluate each student’s capabilities within the classroom
● Maintain classroom supplies, inventory and materials
● Support children during toilet learning
● Supports and maintains classroom cleanliness and organization

The successful candidate will possess:
● Warm, nurturing, flexible, and joyful approach to working with young children
● Passion for helping nurture children’s curiosity and love of learning
● Ability to work well both independently and with direction
● Interest in learning and growing
● Ability to skillfully balance an array of responsibilities in a busy school environment
● Strong organizational skills
● Have the physical capacity to work with toddlers and preschoolers

Location: Baltimore, MD

For More Information, please contact employment@ohrchadashbaltimore.org