Careers at Gateways

Currently-open positions are listed below.  For more information, email jobs@jgateways.org.


Learning Specialist (Special Educator)

Position Summary:

Gateways: Access to Jewish Education is seeking a special educator to work in Jewish private day schools providing both direct service to students and consultation to teachers. Opportunities will also be available to facilitate Gateways’ professional development initiatives within those schools i.e. RTI. This is a school-year position, projected at 5-10 hours/week, and reports to the Director of Day School Programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determining students’ needs through observation and assessment
  • Developing and implementing individualized student learning plans
  • Providing direct specialized instruction to individuals and small groups
  • Providing coaching and consultation to teachers on differentiation and implementation of inclusion strategies

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of related experience
  • Experience with a variety of student assessment tools and strategies; additional experience in coaching or consulting to teachers preferred
  • Thoughtful communication skills; professionalism and sensitivity in interacting with parents, teachers, and a diverse learning population
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Master’s degree in special education
  • Reading certification in Wilson or Orton-Gillingham, or related experience delivering systematic reading instruction to students with reading disabilities, and a willingness to grow professionally
  • Commitment to Gateways’ mission and the field of Jewish education

About the Organization

Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise, and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life. For more information visit www.jgateways.org. Cover letters and resumes will be accepted only through our online system at http://tinyurl.com/gatewaysjobs. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.


B'nei Mitzvah Tutor

Position Summary:

B’nei Mitzvah Tutors are part of a team of educators who support students with special needs who are preparing for their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Tutors work one-on-one with an assigned student as well as with groups of tutors and students in classroom activities. The B’nei Mitzvah program meets on Wednesdays from 4:30pm-6pm during the school year excluding Jewish holidays and public school vacations. Tutors report to the Jewish Education Program Director. Gateways offers a competitive salary in a fun and engaging work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead assigned student through individual and group tutoring activities following the Gateways B’nei Mitzvah curriculum
  • Collaborate with classroom teacher, other tutors, Hebrew reading specialist and Program Director as needed
  • Communicate progress with parents, classroom teacher and Hebrew reading specialist each week
  • Attend one mandatory afternoon training at start of school year
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Jewish traditions and prayers related to B’nei Mitzvah; Hebrew reading ability
    preferred but not required in all cases
  • Experience working with students with special needs preferred
  • Must enjoy working with children

About the Organization:

Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise, and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life.

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted only through our online system at http://tinyurl.com/gatewaysjobs. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.