Educator: Jewish Experiential Team (JET)


Herzlia High School


Highlands Estate, Cape Town

Full-time permanent post, starting 1 March 2023 or earlier

United Herzlia Schools is a highly successful, independent, community Jewish Day School in Cape Town.

We seek a new team member for our Jewish Experiential Team (JET) to assist in the preparation and implementation of Jewish Life and Learning experiences in order to promote a greater understanding of, and engagement with, Judaism, Israel, the Jewish people and Hebrew.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the development and delivery of inspiring and exciting experiential Jewish Life and Learning programmes in the High School, including experiential lessons, break-time activities, Shabbatonim, Chagim and chessed programmes
  • Involvement in the daily High School Tefillah programme
  • Engaging and connecting with student leaders and pupils across the system to inspire a passion in Jewish Life and Learning

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an Undergraduate degree, preferably related to Jewish education, or have experience in Jewish education.
  • Be a dati role model and a mensch who is passionate about Judaism
  • Have a deep understanding and knowledge of Judaism
  • Be able to inspire and build relationships with pupils
  • Be a professional and committed team player

Please email a CV to (please put the job title in the subject line of your email)

Closing date: 1 February 2023

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The submission of a CV will not automatically result in an interview. United Herzlia Schools reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position. Herzlia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

Closing Date
Highlands Estate, Cape Town, South Africa
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