Kadima Day School is an inspiring place of employment, with competitive compensation and benefits packages, flexible and fair staff policies, and opportunities for professional development and personal growth.

To apply for any of the positions listed below, please email your resume and cover letter to acanes@kadimadayschool.org. Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Kadima team!


Job title: elementary school teacher

Reports to: k-8 director

status: full time

Start date: fall 2019

JOB SUMMARY

Kadima Day School is seeking a full-time elementary school classroom teacher. An elementary teacher is responsible for planning and implementing a wide range of educational experiences to promote the academic, personal, interpersonal, physical, and spiritual development of each child. Responsibilities include promoting the safety and wellbeing of all members of the classroom community; planning and implementing activities that promote students’ active inquiry, discovery, and learning both individually and in small groups; adapting materials and methods to meet children’s varying readiness, interests, and learning profiles; and partnering with colleagues and parents to promote each child’s motivation, perseverance, and growth.

JOB DUTIES

● Develop and implement a balanced and enriched curriculum in literacy, math, social

studies, science, and Judaic Studies

● Foster a classroom community founded on trust, respect, self-regard and mutual

regard, openness, inclusiveness, wonder, and joy

● Promote in children self-awareness, self-regulation, moral sensitivity, integrity, and

mutual responsibility

● Use a variety of teaching practices to promote engagement and motivation, student

choice and accountability, and the 4 C’s - critical thinking, creativity, collaboration,

and communication

● Use a variety of assessment practices to monitor, guide, and support student learning

and to adjust teaching to meet student needs

● Communicate with parents to promote active partnership and collaboration

● Engage in professional development as a foremost priority

QUALIFICATIONS

● Bachelor’s degree

● Master’s degree preferred

● California teaching credential

● Understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Kadima

● Strong oral and written communication skills

● Team player - thrives in a collaborative work environment

● 3 years of teaching experience strongly preferred

● Knowledge of Judaic Studies and Hebrew-language proficiency preferred

Job title: educational technology teacher

Reports to: k-8 director

status: full time

Start date: fall 2019

JOB SUMMARY

Kadima Day School is seeking a full-time educational technology teacher for elementary and middle school.The educational technology teacher is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive program of educational technology across the elementary and middle schools. In addition, s/he is responsible for troubleshooting and triaging computers, other devices, applications, peripherals, and technical systems, in coordination with an offsite IT consultant. Responsibilities include promoting the safety and wellbeing of all students, including digital citizenship; planning and implementing learner-centered curriculum in technology and STEAM; teaching students technological strategies, skills, and perspectives in dedicated technology lessons; leading electives and clubs, such as coding, robotics, and yearbook; partnering with classroom and subject specialist teachers to incorporate technological platforms, tools, and media in their teaching; and infusing computational thinking and global collaboration throughout the school program.

JOB DUTIES

● Develop and implement a balanced technology/STEAM education curriculum, including

elements of digital content, cutting-edge learning theory, and educational devices

● Plan and implement technological experiences outside of the classroom, including clubs,

electives, assemblies, and community events

● Cultivate in students a love and understanding of technology, and encourage students to

become empowered learners through digital competency

● Train and support teachers to develop technology-enriched learning activities and designs within their classrooms

● Infuse digital culture throughout the school program

● Serve as onsite technical resource and problem solver for staff and students

● In coordination with the offsite technology consultant, effectively manage technology

resources while ensuring the continued reliable operation of devices, applications, and

systems

QUALIFICATIONS

● Bachelor’s degree

● California teaching credential (technology education) or its equivalent

● Extensive knowledge of digital platforms, tools, media, methods, and design processes

● Strong technical, communication, and problem-solving skills

● ISTE certification strongly preferred

● 3 years of teaching experience strongly preferred

● Hebrew language proficiency preferred