Middle School (7th Grade) ELA Teacher

Ohr Chadash Academy

Ohr Chadash Academy (OCA) is an Orthodox Jewish day school for boys and girls in early childhood through 8th grade, where the divine spark and unique worth of each individual are celebrated. Within a warm, nurturing environment, we instill the values of kindness and character development 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

We are seeking a passionate, dynamic, professional educator to teach two sections of 7th grade ELA.

The objective of this course is to build an understanding and applicable skill-set relating to written and oral components of English Language Arts:
-Reading comprehension & analysis (through the use of fiction and non-fiction literature)
-Vocabulary (demonstrated in both oral and written form)
-Writing skills (emphasis on structure of a five-paragraph essay, fundamentals of a persuasive essay, research and documentation skills, sentence structure)
-Speaking & listening (focus on participating in an informed discussion, developing oral presentation skills)

-Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or related field
-Minimum 2-5 years’ teaching experience
-Passionate about helping nurture children’s curiosity and love of learning
-Strong classroom management skills
-Creativity, flexible thinking, growth mindset
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Proficiency with technology

-Design interactive learning experiences for individual students, small groups, and the class, as a whole
-Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a range of learners
-Collaborate with colleagues within and across subject areas
-Actively communicate with parents and student support team

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.

Location: Baltimore, MD

For More Information, please contact employment@ohrchadashbaltimore.org