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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  • Special Education Teacher

    The Middle School Learning Specialist/Special Education Teacher ensures that the school is appropriately serving adolescent students with learning differences in the most effective manner. She or he supports classroom teachers in the delivery of specialized instruction to maximize student learning. She/he will also provide direct services to students who need additional supports, inside the general education classroom, in small group instruction, or one-on-one as needed. The teacher is also responsible for helping families feel supported and assisting the whole team in delivering a successful social, emotional, and academic experience to students. Our ideal candidate is an outgoing, well-organized individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, innovative, dual-curriculum middle school setting.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    ● Support and provide a warm, innovative learning environment
    ● Provide direct and indirect instruction to students with academic needs
    ● Conduct long- and short-term planning with teachers and parents to address individual needs of students
    ● Support classroom teachers in understanding various disabilities and delivering creative accommodations that meet students’ needs, implementing student goals, designing instructional supports by modifying/adapting curriculum
    ● Consult with classroom teachers on methods of differentiated instruction for a wide variety of students and their academic needs
    ● Create and implement research-based interventions to meet students’ individualized goals
    ● Communicate with families regarding service delivery and progress
    ● Document and report student progress toward achievement of annual goals by collecting and interpreting data
    ● Attend and participate in parent conferences and internal meetings
    ● Act as a resource to staff on learning differences and executive functioning
    ● Participate in continued professional growth activities to advance knowledge of effective instructional curriculum and methodologies for students with special needs

    Desired Qualities
    ● Commitment to the success of each and every student
    ● Excellent communication skills
    ● Demonstrated ability and experience to engage the interest of middle school aged children
    ● Demonstrated ability to work well with parents
    ● Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member
    ● Experience in writing and monitoring Accommodation Plans
    ● Commitment to continuous professional growth Minimum Qualifications
    ● Master’s degree in special education or related specialty
    ● 3+ years of experience working with students with learning differences in an inclusive setting
    ● Strong working knowledge of special education processes: MTSS/RtI, IEP/Service Plan writing and Accommodation Plans/504s Apply
  • 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