Part Time

Curriculum & Program Developer

The Toronto Heschel School 819 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto ON

Position to commence immediately 

The Toronto Heschel School Seeks a Dynamic Jewish Educator to Join its Teacher Performance and Learning Studio Team  
 
We are: 

  • An Innovative Jewish Day School with classes from JK to Grade 8 
  • Pluralistic and Egalitarian within Halakhah 
  • Implementing integrated Jewish/General Studies Curricula 
  • Employing arts-based curricula and methods 
  • Dedicated to a collaborative teaching model 
  • Committed to Teaching for Understanding (Harvard University model) 
  • Committed to a strong environmental ethos 

You are: 

  • Passionate about advancing progressive learning through a Jewish lens.   
  • A creative and flexible thinker who can meet deadlines, work with specific criteria, and collaborate on innovative projects within clearly defined parameters.  
  • An experienced educator with proven ability to develop user-ready learning programs and materials through the whole development cycle: conceptualization, development of teacher guides and student materials, guiding faculty in use of materials; iterative revision of materials based on evaluation of their efficacy.   
  • Familiar with progressive learning methods including, interdisciplinary learning, learning through the Arts, inductive / discovery-based learning, Big Ideas learning, project-based learning.  
  • A strong writer in English and/or Hebrew (depending on role) with excellent skills in word processing, PowerPoint, and other software required for curriculum and program development.  

Specific Qualifications: 

  • For immediate hire: Candidates with interest and ability to develop programs and materials in Jewish History (middle-school level) and Project Based Mathematics (middle-school level).  
  • Fluent in English and/or Hebrew (depending on role) 
  • Background in the Arts is an asset 
  • Background in other languages (e.g. French, Arabic) an asset 

Terms & Work Environment: 

  • Hybrid in-person / virtual work environment  
  • Hourly compensation commensurate with experience  
  • Project-based, part-time with potential to grow  

Interested applicants are asked to forward a cover letter and current CV to: teaching@torontoheschel.org

We thank all those who apply for this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.