7th Grade Religious School Teacher

Congregation Ahavath Chesed – The Temple is searching for religious school teachers for the upcoming academic year!

We are a large Reform Jewish synagogue with a diverse community committed to engaging and sustaining the Jewish people. Our teachers are committed to making Jewish tradition accessible for their students, so the students can develop their Jewish identities while feeling a sense of peoplehood. We are currently using the Chai Curriculum by Behrman House Publishing. Our teachers are urged to incorporate their creativity into their lesson plans while maintaining the goals of the current curriculum and the religious school.

Hours: Sundays from 9:00am-12:00pm; 27 Class Sessions (October to May); Teacher orientation in August

Pay: $34/hour


  • Strong knowledge of Jewish tradition

  • Ability to teach

  • Strong communication skills

  • Creative lesson planning and delivery

  • Classroom management skills

  • Reliable transportation

  • Punctual and accountable

  • High school diploma/GED certificate


*When considered, you will be asked to comply with a standard background check.


Please contact Rabbi Ashley Englander with any inquiries or questions: rabbienglander@thetemplejacksonville.org

The Temple strives to be a welcoming and inclusive environment that is committed to creating a diverse environment. We promote strenuous policies and practices of equal opportunity and diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals including those of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.