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Posnack Jewish Day School is always looking for talented and dedicated professionals to fill faculty, administration, and staff positions. We offer competitive salaries and a suite of employee benefits. Click here  to learn more about our school.

Current Openings for 2022-2023

Available Immediately

Admissions Associate

Overall Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions:

  • Greet prospective families either in person or via phone and answer questions or inquiries
  • Have the ability to speak with prospective families knowledgeably and confidently about the school’s various programs and the overall admissions process
  • Support the follow-up with families who are in the process of applying including making phone calls and sending emails to build relationships with new families and students
  • Schedule, participate in, and/or lead campus tours for prospective families
  • Keep records and updates of inquiries, tours, submitted applications, and responses for admissions events
  • Collaborate with the marketing department to set up and prepare admissions related events
  • Build and maintain a calendar of events for the year and oversee registration and preparation (logistics, setup, etc.) for all admissions events
  • Assist in registering students for required testing
  • Administer and/or proctor admissions testing as necessary
  • Effectively use the Admissions Plus Pro Online Admissions program by monitoring online applications, transferring paper files to the online system, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced educational environment and adapt to changing priorities and needs
  • Strong understanding of a school admissions funnel and how to optimally engage at each stage in the process
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining high professional standards
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; and creativity in problem solving
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Contribute to a team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Schedule appointments and update and maintain the Director’s calendar
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

 

Qualifications:

The Admissions Associate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, education, or a related field. Experience in education or a true passion for working within a JrK-12 educational environment is essential. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Zoom. Knowledge of Admissions Plus Pro, Administrative Plus, or other admissions related software preferred. Excellent telephone, organizational, and communication skills are a must.

College Counselor

Posnack School is seeking a full-time experienced college counselor with a minimum of three years in either highly selective college admissions or secondary school college counseling.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with individual students and their parents on all aspects of the college search, application and financial aid process.
  • Review student college applications and essays.
  • Writing individualized college letters of recommendation summarizing each student’s high school experiences within the appropriate context and providing appropriate follow-up with the college admissions representative.
  • Facilitating the junior/parent comprehensive college counseling conference about the college search, application deadlines, financial aid, and crafting a preliminary list of colleges to best fit the academic and social needs of the student.
  • Devise, implement, and plan college counseling events and programs for students and families ( grades 9-12).
  • Establishing competence with web and computer-based software systems such as Naviance, Google, Zoom and other virtual platforms.
  • Attend college counseling weekly department meetings.
  • Provide academic advising and course registration.
  • Review transcripts for graduation requirements.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with parents, faculty, counselors, administrators and college admissions professionals.
  • Awareness of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, and testing, as well as a professional interest in keeping up-to-date about specific college admission requirements.
  • Attend college information sessions facilitated by college representative.
  • Supporting the aims, objectives, goals and mission of the school.
    Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in college counseling at an independent school and/or in a selective college’s admission office.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a desire to work closely with a team of counselors.
  • Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies and financial aid.
  • Exceptional listening, writing and counseling skills.
  • Clear communication and comfortable speaking in public.
  • The candidate should understand how to work effectively and proactively engage with involved parents who may have high/unrealistic expectations.
  • Integrity; good judgement and decision-making abilities, problem-solving skills, and organizational and planning skills.
  • Reliability and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team.
  • Adaptability, initiative and flexibility.
  • Projects appropriate professional image.

Middle School English

The Middle School English Teacher will give students a successful foundation of the rules of grammar, language, and the writing process to build on throughout the rest of their educational careers. Teach the love of literature and poetry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach the school’s LGIs (Learning Goal Indicators) for the corresponding subject.
  • Teach different classes the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and other nuances of the English language through the writing process.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School English Teacher must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in English grades 5-9 or grades 6-12 or in the process of obtaining certification. Must have a bachelor’s degree. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Athletic Trainer

The Athletic Trainer works as a medical professional who assists coaches and athletes to ensure that players are ready to play, maintain proper diets, and receive proper treatment in the event of illness or injury. They evaluate the physical condition of athletes, assist with establishing dietary and fitness plans, and use their knowledge of sports related injuries to diagnose and treat players.

This position is Monday through Thursday from 3:30 pm until practices and/or games on campus are finished.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish a working relationship with school nursing staff.
  • Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures.
  • Assume responsibility for the care and prevention of athletic injuries for the total athletic program in the school.
  • Initiate and process all injury reports.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Applied Knowledge: Athletic trainers must have knowledge about a large range of medical problems. Assessment and evaluation skills and working with other healthcare professionals will be needed.
  • Decision-Making Skills: Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines.
  • Attention to Detail: should be thorough and detailed with injury tracking and documentation.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/pressure situation when talking to patients, medical professionals, staff and families.
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.

Qualifications

The Athletic Trainer must have a bachelor’s degree in physical education or related field. To be an Athletic Trainer you must be board certified and have your ATC (Athletic Trainers Certification). Training in the care of prevention of athletic injuries.

Work is medium demand. Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects. Medium strength is required to position patients for examination. May assist patients as needed, helping them on and off the exam table and/or bed. Must be able to work in outdoor conditions.

Available July 2022

Lower School Principal

The Lower School Principal will promote and maintain high student achievement by providing curricular and instructional leadership. Maintain overall lower school site operations; receive, distribute, and communicate information to enforce school policies.  Maintain a safe school environment; coordinate school activities and communicate information to staff, students, and parents.

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Job Functions:

  • Create a school culture that promotes the ongoing improvement of learning and teaching for students and staff.
  • Coordinate and participate in the selection of personnel for the purpose of recommending qualified candidates.
  • Delegate responsibilities for various administrative functions to personnel for the purpose of managing the school effectively and utilizing the talents of other staff members.
  • Facilitate communication between personnel, students and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts, to the extent possible.
  • Foster an environment that encourages staff to be innovative with instructional strategies and collaborative with staff for the purpose of meeting the needs of all students.
  • Implement policies, procedures, and processes for the purpose of providing direction and/or complying with mandated requirements.
  • Manage school administrative functions for the purpose of maintaining safe and efficient school operations and following policies and procedures.
  • Provide, coordinate, and evaluate staff development for the purpose of communicating information and strategies for improving instruction and school services.
  • Recommend actions and/or procedures for the purpose of providing information and/or data for making decisions.
  • Represent the Lower School in the community for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to the school environment.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day.  It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent.  It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

High School English

The High School English Teacher will give students a successful foundation of the rules of critical thinking and the writing process to build on throughout the rest of their educational careers.  

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential job Functions:

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and other nuances of the English language.
  • Teach the writing process, including brainstorming, drafting, revising, and editing.
  • Develop critical thinking skills through close reading of texts.   
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.  
  • Attend orientation as required by employee’s supervisor.
  • Adhere to all aspects of the Posnack Way!
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of Posnack School and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday.  It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School English Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree in English and the ability to teach all grades and levels of high school English including grade level honors, and advanced placement.  Ability to teach English electives such as journalism and public speaking is a plus. High School English Educator must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations is the facility operations leader who oversees all school operations to ensure that the school is maintained as a safe, clean and efficient environment.  The Director of Operations shall develop and maintain the school’s operational plan. Supervising and supporting all compliance-related reporting. 

Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions:

  • Recognizes facility problems and impediments and reports them promptly with options for solutions to the Head of School; promotes and assists with constructive resolutions.
  • Developing and maintaining the school’s operational plan.
  • Work closely with Leadership to confirm all compliance-related reporting is fulfilled.
  • Overseeing operations in a manner consistent with all applicable local, State and Federal statutes and in compliance with the school’s by-laws, policies and procedures.
  • Oversees and supervises facilities and maintenance staff and oversees the physical operation of all facilities.
  • Supervises all cleaning services and grounds maintenance companies and independent contractors ensuring compliance with all contract terms.
  • To create and oversee the careful maintenance and cleaning programs that keep the school’s appearance in exemplary condition.
  • To develop, maintain, and report all required environmental, health and maintenance standards as required by law, and to work with the administration, to ensure compliance with all regional, state, and federal regulations and laws as they impact the school.
  • To oversee the work of all outside contractors relating to facility, health services and events to ensure compliance with contractual agreements and budgetary restrictions.
  • Works on all applications for facility and security grants.
  • Oversee school’s food service program to ensure all standards are in compliance with all local, state and federal laws and that the food service provider obtains and passes all necessary inspections and receives certifications.
  • Oversee food service providers and ensure that all contract terms are satisfied.
  • Ensure the timely implementation and coordination of all items on the master calendar.
  • Oversee all logistics of events, including venue selection, set-up and placement on master calendar.
  • Oversee logistics for all field trips, including bus service, food service and security.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day.  It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when the Employee will be absent.  It is essential for the Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook. 

Qualifications

The Director of Operations should have a bachelor’s degree or higher.  Five years of experience supervising, building maintenance, construction, and security. Facilities management experience preferred. Salary based on experience.  

Director of College Counseling

The Director of College Counseling will lead the college search and application process, inspire students to seek a best fit college, and collaborate with other administrators to ensure outstanding programs are presented.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish effective group meetings and presentations for classes, parents, and students at critical junctures in college counseling process.
  • Work with faculty on completing teacher recommendations.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with college admission directors and offices.
  • Schedule visits and host college representatives to visit the school.
  • Oversee the dissemination of all information regarding the college counseling application process.
  • Review college applications with seniors.
  • Supervise the guidance and college counselors.
  • Prepare the counselor portion of the National Merit Scholarship form.
  • Attend local, regional and national college counseling workshops.
  • Facilitate the junior/parent college counseling conference and craft a list of preliminary colleges that best fit the student’s academic and social needs.
  • Coordinate and chaperone students on college trips.
  • Complete the Naviance/eDocs information that is required for the college application review process.
  • Facilitate guidance/college counseling meetings with the Guidance/College Counseling Department on a regular basis.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday.  It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible when the Employee will be absent.  It is essential for Employees to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Director of College Counseling must have a master’s degree or higher.  Minimum of five years of experience in high school college counseling. Ability to develop, organize, and implement programs. Salary based on experience.

Ongoing Recruitment

High School Chemistry

The High School Chemistry Teacher will develop awareness of the roles of chemistry in economic and social progress. Classes include all levels of chemistry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of chemistry
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Chemistry teacher must have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and have the ability to teach all levels of high school chemistry including grade level, honors, and advanced placement. Candidate must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Economics

The High School Economics Educator will teach the integrated study of microeconomics and macroeconomics and the behavior of individuals in an economic system at grade level, honors and AP levels. Educator must be able to align curriculum with school and AP standards.

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Job Functions:

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of economics including but not limited to concepts, graphing and analysis.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development o the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Social Studies Educator must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and have the ability to teach all levels of high school economics, including AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics. AP certification is a plus. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Two years of teaching experience is preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Engineering and Computer Science

The High School Engineering and Computer Science Teacher will be responsible for developing and executing transformative educational experiences with students that provide them with computational thinking, programming, and design thinking skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of engineering and computer science.
  • Supervision of after-school clubs and activities related to engineering and computer science.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Engineering and Computer Science Teacher must have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and/or engineering. Experience teaching AP Computer Science is a plus. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School History

The High School History and Social Science Teacher will teach the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities. The history and social science department includes but is not limited to world history, U.S. history, government and/or economics.

Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Job Functions

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of social studies including but not limited to geography, history, government and current events.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School History and Social Science Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree in social studies and have the ability to teach all levels of high school social studies, including world history, American history, US government and economics. AP certification is a plus. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Math

The High School Math Teacher will provide instruction in mathematics at various levels.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the rules of mathematics, including but not limited to geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, statistics and probability, and calculus.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student, as needed.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare, as needed.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Math Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and have the ability to teach all levels of high school mathematics including algebra I and II and geometry all the way up through calculus. AP certification is a plus. Candidate must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

High School Psychology

The High School Psychology teacher will teach AP Psychology, psychology, and sociology. Courses could include AP psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, psychology, sociology, social justice and community dynamics.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles.
  • Teach different classes the principles of psychology and sociology.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The High School Psychology Educator must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Must have the ability to teach all levels of psychology including grade level, honors, and advanced placement. Must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in this field and 2 years teaching experience and be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Middle School Posnack Plus English

The Middle School Posnack Plus English Teacher will give students a successful foundation of the rules of grammar, language, and the writing process to build on throughout the rest of their educational careers. Teach the love of literature and poetry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach LGIs (Learning Goal Indicators) for the corresponding subject.
  • Teach different classes the rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling and other nuances of the English language through the writing process.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the Posnack School campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Middle School Posnack Plus English Teacher must have a valid FLDOE Teaching/Temporary Certificate in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). Must have a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. Two years of teaching experience preferred. Must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks. Salary based on experience.

Lower School Assistant Teacher

The Lower School Assistant Teacher will assist in the daily program under the direction of the teacher.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies for students’ daily activities.
  • Work individually or in small groups with students to review classroom instruction, listens to reading groups, or assists answering questions.
  • Supervise outside playground activities.
  • Helps with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Assists the teacher in any other appropriate way.
  • Attend weekly meetings if applicable
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Performs other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled work day. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, when Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Lower School Assistant Teacher must have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Experience working with children. Organized, capable, and able to multitask. Salary based on experience.

Hebrew Language

The Hebrew Teacher will provide instruction to students to guide them in their acquisition of the Hebrew language. Working with the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, the teacher will design and implement highly engaging lessons that involve students in actively using and developing their language skills at age appropriate and developmentally appropriate levels. Using a variety of tools and resources, the teacher will facilitate learning experiences that are tailored to the individual needs of each student and will assess student growth towards achieving proficiency in articulated learning goals at each level. The Hebrew teacher will foster a sense of belonging to the Jewish people and cultivate strong ties with Medinat Yisrael (the State of Israel) and Am Yisrael (the Jewish people).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Set high academic standards for every student in class while still adapting to the individual needs of each student.
  • Prepare lesson plans in advance that teach core objectives and principles based on the LGI’s (learning goal indicators) for each grade and level.
  • Daily integrate all four language skills (listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing) into classroom activities and assignments.
  • Teach the rules of grammar and other nuances of the Hebrew language.
  • Track and report performance data to determine where changes need to be made and which strategies and methods are working.
  • Assess students’ abilities by applying the four skills and ensure that students are indeed progressing toward the goal of Hebrew proficiency.
  • Utilize pre assessments to gauge student prerequisite skills and inform instruction.
  • Use formative assessments to evaluate student progress towards proficiency in the LGIs.
  • Contribute to and participate in division and department-wide programming.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Participate in the ongoing curriculum development of the school and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Communicate with the parents of each student on a regular basis.
  • Prepare and present regular oral and written reports to parents concerning their child’s education and welfare.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off campus.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department and school such as lunch duties, carpools, clubs, etc.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible when the Employee will be absent. It is essential for Employees to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

  • The Hebrew teacher must have a CAJE teaching certificate in Hebrew Language, a bachelor’s degree or higher, and the ability to teach all grades and levels of Hebrew.
  • The candidate must have two years of experience teaching Hebrew.
  • They must be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks, speak fluent Hebrew, build teaching units on a variety of topics in sequence order, and be able to differentiate the instruction to meet the individual needs of their students.

Judaic Studies

The Judaics Teacher will promote Jewish education as a lifelong journey that is meaningful, dynamic, and inspiring. The Middle School Judaics Educator will design and implement engaging and enriching learning experiences as directed by the school’s curriculum and mission. The Judaics Teacher will facilitate student learning using the text of Tanakh and Talmud to teach text-study skills as well as develop a love of learning and a foundation for students’ Jewish identity. Using a variety of tools and resources, the educator will facilitate learning experiences that are tailored to the individual needs of each student and will assess student growth towards achieving proficiency in these articulated learning goals. The Judaics Teacher will foster a sense of belonging to the Jewish people and cultivate strong ties with Medinat Yisrael (the State of Israel) and Am Yisrael (the Jewish people).

Responsibilities and Duties/ Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to teach Judaic studies using classical texts and commentaries.
  • Educate students in various topics at the middle school level, including but not limited to prayer, Tanakh, Talmud, Jewish law and practice, Jewish philosophy, Jewish literature, and Jewish history.
  • Lead a tefillah group each morning.
  • Contribute to and participate in division and department-wide programming.
  • Track and report performance data of students to determine student progress; which educational strategies and methods are working; where and when educational modifications must be made.
  • Attend special events held by the school and engage with students and/or parents in an appropriate, friendly way.
  • Attend work a maximum of eight working days prior to the commencement of classes and two administrative days following the conclusion of the spring semester of the school year.
  • Adhere to all aspects of the school (grading policy, parent communication, differentiation of instruction, procedures, etc.) as outlined during the interview process.
  • Participate in the ongoing Judaic curriculum development and attend all teacher meetings.
  • Maintain student and family confidentially both on and off the campus.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
  • It is essential for the Employee to arrive on time to work every scheduled workday. It is essential for the Employee to maintain good attendance and give ample notice, when possible, of coming absence.
  • It is essential for the Employee to speak to co-workers with respect and to follow all of the requirements and expectations in the Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

The Judaics Teacher must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Judaic studies and/or rabbinic ordination or seminary degree in education. The applicant must have or be working toward a valid CAJE license or temporary certificate in the field of Judaic studies. The applicant should have 2 years teaching experience and be proficient in the use of instructional technology and online textbooks.

Employment Application

To apply for any current openings please fill out this form and attach a résumé in PDF format. Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.
  • Please indicate all grade levels that you have experience teaching.
  • Please upload a single PDF file of your résumé.
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  • Please indicate any areas in which you have experience or expertise in addition to the position sought. (Check any that apply.)
  • Is there anything else you would like us to know?

Posnack School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or genetics, and any other characteristic or status protected by law.