Sunday School Teacher/Facilitator — Grades 4–6
Starts: September 2019

Application Deadline: August 30, 2019

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Description

The Morris Winchevsky School is a small alternative Sunday School, offering secular Jewish education for children from pre-school to Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Grades 7/8). Our program explores Jewish culture, holidays, history and ethics from a humanist perspective and is dedicated to excellence in experiential education on secular Jewishness and social justice. Teachers are responsible for delivering interactive and engaging lessons and imparting a sense of Jewish identity, history, community and culture.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Unit/Lesson planning in conjunction with the Education Director

  • Teaching on Sunday mornings

  • Professional development and team meetings as necessary

  • Special event/holiday preparation and participation


Successful Candidates will have:

  • Experience with teaching, facilitation and/or program leadership

  • Knowledge of Jewish history, culture & holidays

  • Understanding of progressive secular Jewish philosophy

  • Understanding of experiential learning

  • Creative, child-centered approach to teaching

  • Yiddish and/or Hebrew an asset (not a requirement)

  • Artistic ability a plus (eg. music, drama, new media, other
    arts-based activities)

  • Creative, enthusiastic, energetic personality


Please email cover letter and résumé to the Hiring Committee c/o repstein@winchevskycentre.org

DEADLINE: FRIDAY AUGUST 30, 2019

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. The MWS is committed to equity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQI+ community. We also particularly encourage Sephardi, Mizrahi and Jews of colour to apply. The United Jewish People's Order is committed to a selection process and workplace that is inclusive and accessible. Should you require accommodation at any stage of the selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

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