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JAIS is seeking a new Deputy Head of School for the 2019-2020 school year. Please read this job posting for more information. If you believe you are a match for this position, please read the instructions on how to apply.

The Jerusalem American International School is hiring a qualified Spanish teacher for a part-time maternity leave position to work with students from preschool through middle school (ages 3-13). This position will begin on March 11, 2019, and conclude on March 29, 2019, with potential for future work as a substitute teacher in the school. Candidates should have a degree in education or a related field such as Spanish (not ESL); at least two years of teaching experience in a classroom setting (not tutoring or adult education); hold a valid working permit for Israel; and generally be available Monday through Wednesday from 7:45 am -3:15 pm and Fridays from 7:45 am to 1:40 pm.

We are particularly seeking applicants who have experience working with a variety of grade levels and diverse student populations. Teachers at JAIS are passionate, positive, and tech-savvy. They design engaging lessons which encourage students to communicate actively in the target language, finding ways to express themselves in both spoken and written form. They collaborate effectively with colleagues, forge positive relationships with students and parents, and design lessons which exemplify our school’s values.

JAIS is an independent, secular co-educational school serving students in preschool through eighth grade. We provide a rigorous American education in a culturally diverse and student-centered environment.

Please spend time exploring our website to learn about our philosophy, learning environment and community. Individuals interested in exploring employment opportunities JAIS should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@jerusalemais.org.

We also welcome qualified (at least two years experience, and a degree in education) teacher applicants at any time during the year. In general, most interviewing and hiring for faculty positions occurs in the spring; however, we will accept resumes throughout the year.

We are hiring qualified substitute teachers on an on-going basis. Qualified substitute teachers should meet the above requirements, hold a valid working permit for Israel, and be available Monday through Thursday from 7:45 am -3:15 pm and Fridays from 7:45 am to 1:40 pm.

For more information about the application procedure for employment, click here.