Teacher residents are responsible for supporting students in the classroom in all subjects. In the first of year of residency, teacher residents will serve as the cooperating teacher in all subject areas together with his/her mentor teacher. In addition to supporting the curriculum development and delivery of instruction, teacher residents will participate in assessing student learning, managing classroom routines and behavior, building relationships and communicating regularly with families, and collaborating with other faculty. Residents will be responsible for a variety of duties throughout the school day, and will participate in weekly Residents Cohort Meetings as well as one-week training over the summer. In the second year of residency, responsibilities are expanded to include serving as the lead teacher for a reading group and/or math group. Teacher residents must be pursuing a Master’s Degree in Special Education by the end of their residency.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree and experience working with children. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Jewish setting and experience working with children with language-based learning disabilities. We seek teachers who thrive in collaborative environments, who are reflective and committed to growth, who have strong communication skills, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The Shefa School is committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and ensuring a warm, welcoming, and nurturing environment for all. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented communities to apply.