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CAARS Faculty

We’re currently hiring for multiple Pre-K – 6th grade teachers for the 2021 – 2022 school year!
[Specifically K and 1st grade]

If interested, please apply here

Congregation Agudas Achim in Austin, Texas is seeking creative, enthusiastic, innovative, and dedicated teachers to join our religious school faculty team! We are incredibly excited to come back post-COVID stronger than ever, both in-person and online. We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about teaching and wants to maximize the Jewish learning experience for their students. Our goal is to teach values, Hebrew, and all that Jewish tradition has to offer through an interactive, experiential, and fun format.

Our religious school meets Sunday mornings from 9:30 – 12:00 and our Hebrew program meets Tuesdays (possible other weekdays) from 4:00 – 6:30 PM.

While in Stage 5 and 4 our Pre-K – 6th grade program will be meeting online via Zoom, the exact time of each class is TBD but Sunday classes will occur during the 9:30 – 12:00 time slot.

Role:
Our faculty …

  • Attend mandatory Teacher Orientation Day on Sunday, August 29, 2021 
  • Attend quarterly teacher staff meetings
  • Teach class weekly
  • Behave as role models for students
  • Prepare lesson plans and content
  • Write a brief weekly newsletter for parents
  • Participate in weekly check-ins (either over the phone, Zoom, or email) with Education Director

Hours & Pay:
Our teachers will be at Sunday school from 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM (Students arrive at 9:30 AM and leave at 12:00 PM.) Pay starts at $25/hour, commensurate with experience. This includes an extra 1 hour outside of teaching to cover time to look over lesson plans, email parents/Education Director, etc.

Dates: 
25 Sundays: September 19, 2021 – May 22, 2022 
24 Tuesdays: October 5, 2021 – May 17, 2022

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in a Jewish educational setting 
  • Ability to use technology and software including (but not limited to) a laptop, projector, Google Docs, YouTube, email, etc.
  • The ability to engage multiple types of learners with enthusiasm and empathy
  • Ability to relate to and welcome students from all different Jewish/cultural/racial backgrounds

Contact Adra Lustig, Director of Youth Education & Engagement, at adra.lustig@caa-austin.org.

If interested, please apply here