Career Opportunities

Hillel Day School's mission is to deliver academic excellence in a caring Jewish environment. Fulfilling Hillel Day School's mission requires the support of talented people who share a common vision. Our teachers are dedicated and knowledgeable, caring and innovative, collegial and generous of spirit. They are well-versed in their chosen academic fields, and they are energized by young people. They engage students on a variety of levels and in a variety of settings. They are open to new approaches to curriculum and to new teaching strategies.

Hillel Day School teachers are powerful role models. By being both demanding and compassionate, they bring out the best in their students and command their respect.

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  • 5-6 and 7-8th grade Judaic Studies educator

    Hillel Day School is seeking a dynamic and passionate 5-6 and 7-8th grade Judaic Studies educator. Teachers at Hillel are responsible for planning instructional activities that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students. They strive to create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning by employing creative and effective instructional techniques. Hillel teachers are committed to providing outstanding educational experiences and aim to inspire each student’s passion for learning.

    In this role:
    • You will plan, build, deliver, student-centered classroom lessons within the context of our school's Judaic Studies and Rabbinics curricula.
    • You will integrate the use of technology to provide a variety of educational activities.
    • You will collaborate with partner teachers and administrators to advance the mission of the school.
    • You will cultivate warm, authentic, positive relationships with current and prospective students and parents.
    You need to be:
    • Excited about and experienced with education in the areas of TaNaCh, Rabbinics, Israel and thematic exploration of Judaic Studies.
    • Eager to continue learning, improving, and experimenting on your own and as a part of a collaborative team.
    • Organized and detail oriented.
    • An extraordinary communicator, both in speech and in writing.
    • Upbeat with a genuine interest in the education of adolescents.
    • Creative, flexible, professional, and responsible, and have a strong work ethic.
  • Guest Teacher

    Job Statement: In the absence of the regular classroom teacher the guest teacher is responsible for helping students learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms.

    Principal Responsibilities:
    ● Reports to school office at beginning of school day to pick up required materials/schedule of classes and at the end of the school day to return materials. Follows sign out procedures as prescribed by the school.
    ● Carries out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.
    ● Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
    ● Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.
    ● Maintains a neat and orderly classroom.
    ● Takes attendance in accordance with school procedures.
    ● Indicates to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with school
    ● Insures that the students are never left unattended in the classroom.
    ● Knows emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
    ● Knows procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.
    ● Knows school procedures and regulations.
    ● Performs other related duties as directed by principal

    Job Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    ● Knowledge of age appropriate teaching methods
    ● Ability to follow prescribed lesson plans and effectively impart information to students
    ● Ability to demonstrate professionalism and contribute to a positive work environment
    ● Demonstrates the skill and proficiency to manage student interactions, both individually and as a group.
    ● Averts problem situations and intervenes appropriately to resolve conflicts.

    ● A bachelor’s degree in education is preferred.

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Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit
32200 Middlebelt Road | Farmington Hills, MI 48334