Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3) Lead Teacher 2021-2022
ABOUT OHR TORAH
Ohr Torah Cincinnati (OTC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is a Jewish independent school that serves toddlers through eighth grade. We focus on fostering and infusing a true love for learning in all that we do and an appreciation and awe for learning across all subject areas and throughout every aspect of the children’s day. Specifically, we provide a carefully planned, stimulating, and structured learning environment along with an integrated, robust curriculum across and within Judaic and General Studies. Our approach to learning builds independence in students and honors the innate yearning for discovery inherent in all people.
Ohr Torah Cincinnati is interviewing both Montessori-credential (AMS, AMI, MACTE) and candidates with a degree in elementary education interested in pursuing Montessori training for a full-time Lower Elementary Lead Teacher beginning August 2021. We seek flexible, imaginative, creative teachers who can effectively plan, and problem solve. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required for this position. Confident, calm and professional demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues. Strong writing skills are required and above all, strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this role.
- Bachelor's Degree (in Education or a related field).
- Qualified candidates will have prior Montessori qualifications and experience.
- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all constituents.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
- Collaborates well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment, and instructional strategies.
- Encourages collaborative teamwork in the classroom, teaching students to communicate effectively and thoughtfully, justify their reasoning and consider multiple perspectives when solving problems.
- Invests in the life of the school by participating in school events, planning committees, and professional development.
- Demonstrated professional behavior, including discretion, judgment, and integrity.
- A cover letter specific to your qualifications for the position
- A resume
- Copies of your credential and any certificates held
- Competitive Compensation
- Paid Montessori training
- Employer-Sponsored Simple IRA Program with Company Match
- Professional Development and Learning Opportunities
- Extensive Paid Time Off including federal holidays and Jewish Holidays