General Studies Job Application

Join our team of enthusiastic, dynamic and collaborative professionals at Gesher Jewish Day School!

For more than three decades, Gesher JDS has been the center of learning for Jewish children of all backgrounds throughout Northern Virginia. Our academic program weaves meaningful Jewish learning with a rigorous general studies curriculum throughout the day, providing a comprehensive education from Junior Kindergarten through Middle School. Our graduates emerge prepared for high school with a love for learning and strong Jewish values.

Teacher Expectations:

  • Promote development of students’ abilities and skills

  • Adapt and differentiate instruction s to meet students’ individual learning needs and learning styles

  • Plan and execute  activities that encourage observation, questioning, and investigation

  • Instruct students individually and in groups

  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons and communicates those objectives

  • Uses a multitude of formats to assess students

  • Incorporate a variety of materials for students to explore, manipulate, and use

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with teaching team and parents/guardians

  • Collaborate with teachers, specialists and administrators

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, MAT/M.Ed preferred

  • Experience in the classroom

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Demonstrated leadership

  • Organizational skills

  • Proficiency in the use of technology

  • Strong consideration for those trained in Responsive Classroom

Gesher Jewish Day School is open and in person 5 days a week. For the health and safety of our community, we require teachers and students to wear masks, social distance and have a daily health screening at this time.

Gesher Jewish Day School is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.