Careers

We’re Hiring!  Come teach with us at The OJCS!

Are you a teaching superstar?  Looking for a great school where you can become part of a dedicated, rewarding and engaging faculty?

Then we want to hear from you!

The Ottawa Jewish Community School is hiring new teachers for the upcoming school year.  OJCS is an innovative and engaging Jewish Day School, Kindergarten through Grade 8, dedicated to developing minds, nurturing hearts, and instilling Jewish values.  Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the Ottawa Jewish Community School is known for its rigorous academics, strong social-emotional curriculum, immersive Hebrew and French programs, and warm community.  Please see the job postings below and contact us if you think you’d like to join The OJCS faculty.

FRENCH TEACHER

We are currently seeking a full-time Kindergarten – Grade 2 French Studies teacher.  The candidate we move forward with will:

  • Be fluent in French (oral and written) and be committed to providing an immersive classroom setting;
  • Develop, prepare, and implement lesson plans based on the curriculum;
  • Utilize best instructional practices, methods, materials and technology;
  • Collaborate with other faculty members and administrative staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods;
  • Prepare lessons that reflect differentiation for individual student needs and implement the recommendations from assessments featured in Individual Education Plans;
  • Be a positive role model for students reflective of the mission of the school;
  • Participate actively and meaningfully in Professional Development opportunities and be committed to professional growth;
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students;
  • Connect with and engage in student life
  • Manage student behavior in alignment with the school philosophy.

Application Instructions: If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to the Head of School, Dr. Jon Mitzmacher at: teach@theojcs.ca.  Only applicants who are being actively considered will be contacted.

Duration:  Contract Position

Salary Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision and dental

Preferred Experience: 2+ Years’ Experience

Preferred Degree/Credentials:  Bachelor of Education and/or Master of Education an asset; experience working with Primary and Junior Divisions; Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification an asset.

CLICK HERE to download the full job description

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JUDAICS TEACHER

We are currently seeking a full-time, qualified, third and fifth grade Judaic Studies teacher who is responsible for teaching the Judaic and Hebrew curricula, which includes Hebrew language instruction, Tanakh, Israel, Chagim and t’fillah.

The candidate we hire will:

  • Be fluent in Hebrew (oral and written communication) and well-versed in Judaic Studies;
  • Develop, prepare, and implement lesson plans based on the curriculum;
  • Collaborate with other faculty members and administrative staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods;
  • Prepare lessons that reflect differentiation for individual student needs and implement the recommendations from assessments featured in Individual Education Plans;
  • Be a positive role model for students reflective of the mission of the school;
  • Participate actively and meaningfully in Professional Development opportunities and be committed to professional growth;
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students;
  • Manage student behavior in alignment with the school philosophy.

Application Instructions: If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to the Head of School, Dr. Jon Mitzmacher at: teach@theojcs.ca.  Only applicants who are being actively considered will be contacted.

Duration:  Contract Position

Salary Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food options available

Preferred Experience: 2+ Years’ Experience

Preferred Degree/Credentials:  Bachelor of Education and/or Master of Education, an asset; experience working with Primary and Junior Divisions; Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification an asset.

CLICK HERE to download the full job description