Part Time

Religious (Hebrew) School Teacher

Temple Shalom Religious School 475 Winthrop Street, Medford MA

Religious School Teachers Needed at Temple Shalom in Medford for 2022-2023

Are you creative with children? Do you have camp/classroom/youth group experience in a Jewish setting and a strong Jewish background? Can you teach Hebrew reading and prayers? If the answer to any or all these questions is “yes”, then please consider applying for a teacher position with us. Please send a cover letter and resume to rsdirector@templeshalommedford.org.

Our synagogue school meets on Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Current teacher openings are for 1 and 2 day per week classes which meet on Sunday morning and Wednesday afternoon, and one teacher’s assistant position for Sunday morning. Curriculum subjects vary by grade, and they include: Hebrew, Prayer, Holidays, Bible, Israel, History and Mitzvot (obligations).

Applicants should be excited to teach children, have a strong Jewish background, and be willing to collaborate on lesson planning (follow a written curriculum and submit lesson plans). Temple Shalom is a Conservative Movement affiliated synagogue. We offer teacher support, generous compensation, a relaxed setting and small student groups. Candidates will need a car for transportation, ideally, although we are approximately a 30-minute walk from Tufts University. For information regarding our warm and supportive community, please visit www.templeshalommedford.org.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required and 0-2 years of experience.