Hebrew Instructor

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Frankel Jewish Academy (FJA) is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year for a Hebrew Instructor to teach a variety of Hebrew courses. We are seeking candidates who are native Hebrew speakers or hold a university degree and have extensive experience teaching Hebrew at the high school level.

The Hebrew Instructor is responsible for teaching oral and written Hebrew and Israeli culture, demonstrating enthusiasm for the Hebrew language and Israel. Outstanding teachers are energetic and able to inspire passion for the language and culture in their students.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Lesson Plans and Course Development

  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction for successful learning
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, handouts, and examinations
  • Utilize learning management systems and technology to enhance student learning


  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students; maintain a Hebrew immersion environment where most of the lesson is conducted in Hebrew.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Evaluate and grade student class work, performance, assignments, papers, and examinations
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.  Prepare and submit required reports related to instruction.
  • Be enthusiastic about continuing to learn and grow in his or her practice; always working to become a better teacher
  • Engage in effective technology integration.  FJA is a one-to-one technology school.

Communal Responsibilities

  • Support the mission of the school
  • Uphold the professional standards at FJA
  • Work closely with the Head of the Hebrew department
  • Participate in school and community events
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading scholarly articles and participating in professional conferences
  • Participate in several professional developments during the year which may take place on Sundays.
  • Collaborate with FJA colleagues to address teaching issues and best practices in a professional learning community that includes ongoing mentoring, peer coaching, and study groups

FJA offers a warm and supportive working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. We provide exceptional, nationally recognized support and mentoring for new teachers, as well as extensive professional development opportunities for all faculty. Frankel Jewish Academy is a professional learning community where all teachers are expected to be ongoing learners. FJA strongly supports the development and growth of each member of its professional teaching staff. From establishing standards and benchmarks, to coaching web literacy, to providing up-to-date technology to enhance the classroom experience, Frankel Jewish Academy is committed to hiring and retaining teachers suitable to its mission and to providing the necessary support so that honing one’s craft becomes an integral part of a staff member’s professional life.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and references to employment@frankelja.org. In the subject title, please write, “Hebrew Instructor.” You may also fax these forms to 248.592.0022.

Frankel Jewish Academy is a non-profit private secondary academy. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity.  Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation or pregnancy), disability, religion, national origin or genetic information.To find out more about Frankel Jewish Academy, visit our website at www.frankelja.org.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@frankelja.org