LINGUIST List 30.1816

Mon Apr 29 2019

Jobs: Hebrew; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Teacher, The Brandeis School of San Francisco

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Date: 29-Apr-2019
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Hebrew; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Teacher, The Brandeis School of San Francisco, California, USA
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University or Organization: The Brandeis School of San Francisco
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Hebrew Language Teacher K-8

Job Rank: Teacher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Hebrew


Position Title: Hebrew Language Teacher – K-8
FLSA Classification: Full time, exempt position
Term of Position: Job begins mid-August 2019
Reports To: Director of Jewish Learning
Position Purpose: Teaches Modern Hebrew Language

The Brandeis School of San Francisco inspires students to lead lives of learning and purpose. We provide a challenging academic environment and a welcoming and inclusive community, each deeply enriched by Jewish thoughts, values, and traditions. We are seeking an outstanding Hebrew language teacher for our students. This position is for the 2019–2020 school year, beginning in mid-August.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction, to help students develop proficiency in the four language acquisition skills
- Plan and teach a challenging course of study in a developmentally-appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively
- Create an inclusive classroom environment through regular class meetings, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior
- Collaborate with colleagues, supervisor and specialists to develop curriculum and optimize student learning
- Work and communicate effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, and newsletters
- Support and follow the school policies and procedures
- Be a positive and contributing member of the professional community

Position Qualifications:
- B.A. degree and teaching credential, or advanced degree, training in Hebrew language instruction
- Prior experience teaching one or more of the following curricula – Bishvil Ha’Ivrit (formerly NETA), Ulpan Or, Tal-Am, Chaverim B’Ivrit,
- Demonstrated experience with Hebrew language proficiency approach
Minimum three years’ experience as a Hebrew language teacher in a day school setting

Physical Qualifications:
- Regularly sit, talk, run, move equipment, hear, and visually interact with students
- Be able to occasionally lift up to 25 lbs
- Regularly use close and distance vision
- Work at a desk and computer screen
- Turn, bend, reach, and occasionally use a ladder
- Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment and outside in both hot and cold climates

The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience and position requirements. Medical, dental, disability and retirement benefits are provided for eligible full-time employees.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume and cover letter to the application email provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources

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