• Part Time
  • Finchley

New North London Synagogue

NEW IN THIS WEEK

Kehilatainu is our flagship Sunday morning education provision for Primary School aged children who attend non-Jewish schools. We pride ourselves on being a warm and nurturing environment, providing children with opportunities for academic, personal and spiritual growth. We have a team of dedicated and inspiring teachers and we are currently looking for some new members.

If you have a flair for working with young people, enjoy being part of a community and have a passion for Judaism then we want to hear from you.

As a teacher at Kehilatainu you are expected to teach each class according to our innovative curriculum and prepare lessons in a stimulating, enjoyable and safe environment.

You are expected to display high levels of professionalism and attention at all times and to be an excellent role model of a ‘mensch’ for the children and families.

We ask you to demonstrate commitment to the ethos and values of Masorti Judaism and of NNLS, and to maintain high levels of discretion and confidentiality at all times.

Duties:

  • To teach the Jewish Studies and Hebrew curricula as prepared by the Education department.
  • To be committed to the personal growth and the social-emotional education of all students.
  • To attend all in-house training, and any meetings and/or parent-consultations as required
  • To be familiar with other necessary procedures on site such as fire drill, first aid and emergency procedures and safeguarding.
  • To set and tidy up the classroom prior to and after each lesson
  • To support and mentor our madrichim and mentors to take an active role in the lessons
  • To keep registers up to date and where appropriate, keep records of pupils progress

Person Specification:

Essential

  • To be committed to building a special community based on Jewish values.
  • Good knowledge of Jewish festivals, values, rituals and history.
  • Ability to read Hebrew.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with children, parents and other teachers.
  • Experience of working with primary aged children.
  • Willingness to learn, set goals and celebrate achievements.

Desirable

  • Advanced Hebrew knowledge.
  • Specific teaching experience.

Important Details: 

  • You are required to arrive at 9.10 am for a staff meeting before lesson start at 9.30am. Lessons finish at 12:30pm but you must make sure resources and rooms are tidied up and that all children have been collected before you leave.
  • You are expected to be available for all Kehilatainu sessions throughout the term. However, if there is any exceptional reason for which you need to be absent, at least 2 weeks’ notice should be given.
  • In case of illness, as much notice as possible should be given.
  • A valid and current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate (formerly CRB) that is satisfactory to NNLS will be required.
  • Salary is £2,265, which is paid monthly throughout the year. This equates to approximately £72 per session and we teach 30 sessions throughout the academic year.

Please send your C.V. and covering letter to Naomi Minsky, Assistant Director of Education, naomiminsky@nnls-masorti.org.uk by Monday 11th July 2022.

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