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Applying for Position:
Emek Hebrew Academy,
Sherman Oaks, CA

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest's partner school, Emek Hebrew Academy, located in the East San Fernando Valley, is seeking a Humanities Teacher (combination of Language Arts and History) for their middle school (6-8th) grades for the 2020-2021 school year.  

Primary Responsibilities: include but are not limited to:

  1. Prepare and implement lesson plans in accordance with grade mapping
  2. Provide a positive and safe environment for students physically and emotionally that reflects effective classroom management strategies
  3. Support students’ social-emotional and identity development through consistent and effective classroom practices
  4. Understand and respond to individual students’ learning interests, strengths and needs
  5. Complete in a timely manner all student forms, grade reporting, and other “paperwork” required by the school
  6. Provide recess and lunchroom supervision
  7. Provide carpool supervision
  8. Provide classroom substitution as needed
  9. Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Extra Curricular Responsibilities:

Participate in extracurricular events as assigned and designated by the Head of School and/or the Principal. These events may include:

  1. Shabbatonim and Retreats;
  2. Staff Meetings;
  3. Open House;
  4. Student Performances, on and off campus;
  5. Parent Meetings;
  6. Holiday Workshops;
  7. School Trips; and Day/Overnight trips


  1. Teaching Credentials
  2. Master degree (desired)
  3. 2-3 years middle school teaching experience in the humanities
  4. Strong written and oral communication skills
  5. Proficient in Google Suite and other educational technology platforms

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Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.

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