Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, an independent Jewish day school in suburban Philadelphia, seeks an experienced, dynamic and caring educator to serve as a science teacher beginning September, 2021. The ideal candidate has the ability to teach multiple subjects at the Upper School and/or Middle School level, and teaches with energy, enthusiasm, and a strong work ethic. Interested applicants must have the ability to collaborate with colleagues, to develop student-centered curricula, and to foster a growth mindset for each of their students. Developing an inclusive environment where students feel safe to take risks in their learning is a central value for the Barrack science program. In addition, the candidate should seek professional growth and learning through team meetings, professional development opportunities and collaboration with Barrack educators. Students and faculty are guided by the four values in our school’s Derech Eretz Honor Code: Honor/Kavod, Moral Courage/Ometz Lev, Kindness/Hesed, and Community/Kehila.
Bachelor’s degree with a strong background in educating Middle School and Upper School students. Master’s degree candidates are preferred.
Interest in the development of science curriculum in the context of real-world learning, STEAM and hands-on projects and assessments
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills, with experience in effective communication with parents, students, teachers and staff
Ability to function as a member of a team with administrators, teachers, students, and parents
A positive and strong work ethic
Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
Proficiency in the use of classroom technology, including but not limited to: Google Suite, learning management systems, and email management
Salary is dependent upon the highest degree obtained and the number of years of teaching experience. For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Aaron Silver, Science Department Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy is a private pluralistic day school that is located in Bryn Mawr,PA on a campus of 32 acres. It is a coed academy with grades 6-12. Please check out the academic program, extracurricular activities and life of the school at the web site, www.jbha.org