Academic Careers

The Ramaz School offers a friendly, progressive work environment; excellent salaries and a comprehensive benefits package – plus the chance to have an impact on our children's future.

Candidates must have appropriate experience teaching and motivating students, a dynamic classroom presence, a passion for teaching, and advanced degrees. Ramaz is an EOE.



ECC / Lower School

ECC/Lower School Music Teacher

Ramaz Lower School seeks a Music Educator with Early Childhood and Elementary Music experience to teach Nursery – Grade 4

Candidate

  • Will effectively design, teach and evaluate rigorous and age-appropriate music lessons
  • Should have familiarity with both Secular and Judaic repertoire
  • Should have willingness to collaborate with colleagues and experience working collaboratively on a team
  • Should have piano and/or guitar skills
  • Will foster a love of music in our children and provide school community with meaningful musical experiences.

The job is full time.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to LSCareers@ramaz.org

School Nurse

School Nurse position for Nursery through 4th grade in a school with over 500 students.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintain medication and health information spreadsheets
  • Oversee all medication management and administration
  • Respond to acute complaints such as illness or injury
  • Create action plans for students with health conditions requiring intervention at school
  • Make sure medication and health related file are up-to-date
  • Facilitate staff training on issues such as EpiPen use, emergency response, etc
  • Collaborate with food services in regards to all allergies
  • Fill out Accident report if necessary
  • Communication via phone and email with families and staff
  • Maintaining compliance with HIPAA and FERPA and staying updated on changes in HIPAA and FERPA laws
  • Must be able to use Magnus Health, for medical records review and maintenance
  • Review electronic medical records to make sure students are compliant with immunizations, physical exams, consent to treat and more
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Prepare medical packs for all trips that leave the building
  • Maintain necessary medical supplies
  • Database entry (employee will need to bring own computer)

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Maintaining Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Time Management.
  • Team Work

Work Environment:

This job operates in a school setting. School is located in a 10 story building. This role requires regular walking and stair climbing to various locations around the school. This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 20 pounds. During fire drills, employee will need to use the stairs to go to ground level from 8th floor. Typing required for database entry and for composing emails.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full time position in an educational facility which is open 8 hours a day.


Travel:

No travel is expected for this position


Required Education and Experience:
  • Registered Professional Nurse with current NY state licensure.
  • 1 year of work experience as a professional nurse.
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s in Nursing
  • Experience working with students with ADHD
  • Experience as a School Nurse

To apply for a position, please email your resume and cover letter – indicating position of interest and where you saw the job posting to rmzops@ramaz.org

ECC Co-head Teacher

Ramaz Early Childhood Center seeks Co-Head teacher for fall 2019. Candidate must have a Master’s degree and classroom experience.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to ECCCareers@ramaz.org

Lower School General Studies Teacher

The Ramaz Lower School seeks a General Studies Teacher to work with small math groups alongside classroom teachers in grades 3 and 4. Graduate degree and relevant teaching experience required.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to LSCareers@ramaz.org

Lower School General Studies Substitute Teacher

The Ramaz Lower School seeks General Studies Classroom Substitute Teachers. Degree in Education and relevant teaching experience required.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to LSCareers@ramaz.org

Lower School General Studies Learning Specialist (Leave Replacement)

Ramaz Lower School seeks a General Studies Learning Specialist to join our Learning Center for a leave replacement position from April through June. Candidate must have a Master’s in Special Education and relevant teaching experience.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to LSCareers@ramaz.org

Lower School Library Assistant

The Ramaz Lower School seeks a Library Assistant to provide clerical and technical assistance to the librarian, faculty and students.

Full-time preferred, part-time will be considered. College degree required, relevant experience preferred.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to LSCareers@ramaz.org



Middle School

Middle School Judaic Studies Teacher

The Ramaz Middle School is seeking a candidate for a full-time Judaic Studies position. Ideal candidate will have experience working with Middle School students (grades 5-8). Ability to teach in Hebrew is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Teach multiple grades
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, and parents about student progress
  • Maintain good professional and collaborative relationships with colleagues
  • Commit to personal growth through active participation in professional development

Qualifications

  • Good organizational skills along with technological proficiency and adaptability
  • B.A. required; advanced degree preferred
  • Experience teaching Judaic Studies

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to MSCareers@ramaz.org.

Middle School Hebrew Teacher

The Ramaz Middle School seeks an experienced Hebrew Teacher for fall 2019. Qualified candidates will be masterful educators, adept at teaching Hebrew as a second language, who exhibit a deep knowledge of Hebrew language and culture, have facility in differentiating instruction, and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must be comfortable working in a Modern Orthodox yeshiva setting. We seek educators who are committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, and serving as role models for engaged learning of Hebrew language and literature

  • A passionate, charismatic, student-centered approach to teaching
  • Experience in recognized standards of language instruction and experience in effective methods of assessment of second-language skills
  • Ability and willingness to work with students in various group settings, using multiple teaching methods.
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, teaching credential from an accredited institution (North America or Israel) is preferred.
  • Good classroom management skills.
  • Commitment to meaningful collaboration with colleagues.
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to keeping parents informed and engaged.
  • Interest in professional growth and commitment to continuous learning
  • Commitment to improving the school as a whole and willingness to share best practices with others.
  • Ability to be self-reflective and commitment to learning from feedback received from colleagues, administrators, and students.
We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to MSCareers@ramaz.org.

Middle School Math Teacher

The Ramaz Middle School, is seeking a candidate with a strong math background and experience working with Middle School students grades 5-8 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Responsibilities

  • Teach multiple grades of mathematics
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, and parents about student progress
  • Maintain good professional and collaborative relationships with colleagues
  • Commit to personal growth through active participation in professional development

Qualifications

  • Strong and advanced knowledge of the course content and pedagogy
  • Good organizational skills along with technological proficiency and adaptability
  • B.S. in Math or Math Education, Masters Degree preferred
  • At least 2 years teaching experience
  • Experience teaching Middle School Math

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to MSCareers@ramaz.org.



Upper School

Upper School History Teacher

The Ramaz Upper School seeks a full time Upper School History teacher to begin in August 2019. History teachers are responsible for the development and implementation of the curriculum, and the success of its students.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Teaching Upper School History to ninth to eleventh graders, including the World Jewish History curriculum and research paper skills.
  • Designing and teaching Upper School History electives that explore specialized topics.
  • Creating a positive learning environment for students
  • Maintaining anecdotal and assessment records to inform thoughtful, individualized narrative reports
  • Documenting attendance, grades and maintaining other records according to school policies.

COLLABORATION/COMMUNICATION

  • Collaborating with colleagues to share best practices
  • Attending faculty meetings and conferences as needed.
  • Maintaining consistent relationships with families, including phone calls, emails and conferences.
  • Engaging in the wider life of the Upper School - for example, serving as a faculty advisor to a student club, coaching a sport or chaperoning trips.
  • Displaying a strong commitment to Ramaz’s mission and values.
  • Maintaining a high level of professionalism.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience in designing and evaluating curriculum for History instruction
  • Demonstration of enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in History or related field required, Master’s degree or PhD in History or related field preferred.
  • High school teaching experience, preferably in History or a related subject.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to USCareers@ramaz.org

Upper School Math Teacher

The Ramaz Upper School seeks a full-time Math teacher for Fall 2019 for 9th grade through 12th grade Honors Calculus.

Candidates should have

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics (higher degree preferred)
  • High School teaching experience in a variety of Math courses

Qualified candidates will possess

  • Ability to inspire our students to reach their potential
  • Passion and Dedication in the Classroom
  • Will be innovative and collaborative in their approach
  • An Openness to Continuing Professional development

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to USCareers@ramaz.org

Upper School Biology Teacher

The Ramaz Upper School seeks a full-time biology teacher for Grade 9 (all levels) and Grade 12 electives, such as Anatomy & Physiology. Candidates should have

  • a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Biology or Biology education (higher degree preferred)
  • high school teaching experience
Qualified candidates will possess
  • the ability to inspire our students to reach their potential
  • passion and dedication in the classroom
  • an innovative and collaborative approach
  • an openness to continuing professional development

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to USCareers@ramaz.org

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