Ohr Torah Announces Three General Studies Teacher Positions

Ohr Torah Cincinnati has announced they have three new full-time job openings for the 2019-2020 school year, primarily to meet the needs of their continued, measured growth. They are looking for

  • A lead lower elementary general studies teacher
  • A lead upper elementary general studies teacher
  • An assistant lower elementary general studies teacher

Lead lower elementary general studies teacher
Ohr Torah Cincinnati is interviewing Montessori-credentialed (AMS, AMI, MACTE) candidates for a full-time lower elementary teaching (6 years – 9 years) position beginning in August 2019. The ideal candidate has experience working in a Montessori Lower Elementary classroom, is exemplary in their application of the Montessori methodology, preparing the environment to meet students’ needs and interests. The ideal candidate will be growth-oriented, possessing strong teamwork skills and have a naturally joyful, energetic and engaging demeanor. A candidate should be ready to thrive in a team work environment as well be capable of preparing a differentiated Montessori curriculum in an inspiring way.

Essential qualifications: creative, energetic, positive/upbeat, warm and nurturing personality and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Additional needs of this position are the ability to communicate with effectiveness, both orally and in writing with all stakeholders (children, parents, co-workers and administrators). Ohr Torah Cincinnati (OTC) desires a candidate that has
been trained or open to being trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach method, has a reading endorsement or a master’s degree in reading or literacy.

If you are excited about being a part of OTC’s team, they want to meet you! OTC is a growing school that is cutting-edge in the Jewish-Montessori world. They are seeking world-class educators who are looking to bring their dedication, commitment and creativity to their wonderful students. Your work will have an impact, not only on the children within their school, but beyond as they make an important mark on the growing Jewish-Montessori movement across the world!

If interested in applying, please send an email to Kate Pinckert (kpinckert@ohrtorahcincinnati.org):

  • A cover letter specific to your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • Copies of your credential and any certificates held
  • A list of references (these references could include: Parent, Co-worker, Administrator, and Personal)

Lead upper elementary general studies teacher
Ohr Torah Cincinnati is interviewing Montessori-credentialed (AMS, AMI, MACTE) candidates for a full-time Upper Elementary teaching (9 years – 12 years) position beginning in August 2019. The ideal candidate has experience working in a Montessori Upper Elementary classroom, is exemplary in their application of the Montessori methodology, preparing the environment to meet students’ needs and interests. The ideal candidate will be growth-oriented, possessing strong teamwork skills and have a naturally joyful, energetic and engaging demeanor. A candidate should be ready to thrive in a team work environment as well be capable of preparing a differentiated Montessori curriculum in an inspiring way.

Essential qualifications: creative, energetic, positive/upbeat, warm and nurturing personality and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Additional needs of this position are the ability to communicate with effectiveness, both orally and in writing with all stakeholders (children, parents, co-workers and administrators).

If you are excited about being a part of their team, they want to meet you! Ohr Torah Cincinnati (OTC) is a growing school that is cutting-edge in the Jewish-Montessori world. OTC is seeking world-class educators who are looking to bring their dedication, commitment and creativity to their wonderful students. Your work will have an impact, not only on the children within their school, but beyond as they make an important mark on the growing Jewish-Montessori movement across the world!

If interested in applying, please send an email to Kate Pinckert (kpinckert@ohrtorahcincinnati.org):

  • A cover letter specific to your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • Copies of your credential and any certificates held
  • A list of references (these references could include: Parent, Co-worker, Administrator, and Personal)

Assistant lower elementary general studies teacher
Ohr Torah Cincinnati(OTC) is dedicated to providing the best possible education for their children. Each staff member is charged with the amazing responsibility to:

  • Awaken the child’s imagination
  • Encourage a normal desire for independence
  • Foster a high sense of self-esteem and self-discipline
  • Help develop in all children the qualities of kindness, respect, grace, and courtesy
  • Teach children to observe, question, and explore ideas
  • Help children master social skills and knowledge

The Classroom Assistant agrees to aid the teachers in working towards these responsibilities and collaborate with the staff in providing a nurturing and positive classroom environment. OTC is looking for the right candidate to fill their open lower elementary Montessori Assistant Position. The ideal candidate is the individual who is a self-starter, driven to exceed expectations, and someone that will assist children along their educational journey to reach his/her potential. The ideal candidate will be growth-oriented, possessing strong teamwork skills, and have a naturally joyful, energetic, and engaging demeanor.

Classroom Assistants are under the direct supervision of the classroom teacher to which they are assigned. The duties of the Classroom Assistant include:
1. Maintaining a prepared and orderly classroom environment daily
2. Checking and replenishing consumable classroom items at the beginning and end of each day.
3. Managing the room during class time such that the teacher is able to spend a reasonable amount of time giving undisturbed lessons.
4. Monitoring classroom spaces during times of transition and maintaining classroom expectations with consistency
5. Knowing the school’s discipline procedures and helping implement it when appropriate
6. Copying, cutting, laminating, etc. as needed
7. Attending regularly occurring staff meetings
8. Attending in-service opportunities as offered
9. Maintaining confidentiality. It is vitally important the children or their families are not discussed outside of staff meetings or with the supervising teacher.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: High School Diploma, Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field a plus, Experience in a Montessori Classroom, CPR and First Aid-Certified