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At the Ottawa Jewish Community School, we collectively work to support our mission to provide an integrated trilingual General, French and Judaic Studies education that is comprehensive and academically challenging. Our commitment to educational excellence and Jewish tradition teaches our students to maximize their academic, social, physical and spiritual potentials. At the Ottawa Jewish Community School, education instills a strong sense of identity, preparedness for higher education and a commitment to responsible living guided by Jewish ethics and values. Please see the job postings below and contact us if you think you’d like to join The OJCS faculty.

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The Ottawa Jewish Community School is currently seeking a full-time, qualified, Grade 5 & Middle School Judaic Studies teacher who is responsible for teaching the Judaic and Hebrew curricula, which includes Hebrew language instruction, Tanakh, Israel, Chagim and t’fillah. Duties include, but are not limited to religious teaching and facilitation of daily prayer services, teaching Jewish rituals and traditions, providing instruction on and promoting Jewish beliefs, providing instruction on and facilitating religious engagement/ providing instruction on how to read, translate, and make meaning of Bible and Jewish religious texts.

The candidate we hire will:

  •  Be fluent in Hebrew 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 behaviour in the school philosophy.

Interested candidates that meet the above criteria should click here to download the full job description and follow the application instructions therein.

The Ottawa Jewish Community School is currently seeking Occasional Teachers, Kindergarten – Grade 8, to teach General Studies, French Studies and Jewish Studies. The candidates we move forward with will:

  • Be a positive role model for students reflective of the mission of the school;
  • Hold a Bachelor of Education and/or Master of Education;
  • Have experience working with Primary, Junior and/or Intermediate Divisions;
  • Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Qualification is considered an asset;
  • Maintain a well managed classroom and positive learning environment in line with
    our school’s philosophy;
  • Be punctual, energetic and motivated;
  • Up-to-date Police Record Check..

Interested candidates that meet the above criteria should click here to download the full job description and follow the application instructions therein.

We’re always interested in hearing from superstar educators and facilitators.  If you think you’d make a great addition to the OJCS team please email your resume and a note telling us why, to teach@theojcs.ca