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Seattle Hebrew Academy


Rabbi Benjy Owen, Head of School
Kerri Stern, Principal
JaVohn Perry, Early Childhood Director
Mike Loebe, Director of Finance and Operations
Benjamina Menashe, Development Director
Sharon Mezistrano, Admissions Director
Rabbi Chaim Weiss, Rosh Beit Midrash, Judaics Studies Director 


Aviad Cohen, Accounting Assistant
Cruz Garcia, Facilities Lead
Saul Greene, Technology Director
Julia Guard, Curriculum and Instruction Director
Kris Hawley, Human Resources/Benefits
Susan Matalon, Office Manager K–8
Peta Mehlman, Development Assistant

Early Childhood Faculty

JaVohn Perry, Early Childhood Director
Rubisa Sharona Hassan, Judaic Curriculum Coordinator
Gail Ben-Meir, Curriculum Advisor
Sheila Gruner, Outdoor Curriculum and Mindful Movement and Support
Ilana Greenberg, Early Childhood Intervention Specialist


Karizma Kooby, Audrey Scrafford, Eli Warshal


Ilana Duban, Rachel Rozen


Gail Ben-Meir, Rubissa Sharona Hassan


Sheryl Warshal

Kindergarten - 8th Grade Faculty

Kerri Stern, Principal
Rabbi Chaim Weiss, Judaic Studies Director
Paula Bilstein, Gesher Director
Julia Guard, Curriculum and Instruction Director
Sara Weiss, Dean of Middle School Students
Sarah Seiler, Behaviorist


Sonya Basseri, Lea Hanan, Katie Regala

First Grade

Avi Behar, Rachel Hanan, Mindy Swedarsky, Nomi Winderbaum

Second Grade

Avi Behar, Rabbi Saadya DavidoffRachel Hanan, Blake Wotherspoon

Third Grade

Morah Kaden Oppenheimer, Naomi Solam, Blake Wotherspoon

Fourth Grade

Rinah Benoliel, Sheryl Warshal, Haggit Yoav

Fifth Grade

Julia Guard, Rabbi Ben Hassan, Naama Merromy, Haggit Yoav

Middle School Faculty

Sara Weiss, Dean of Middle School Students
Jamie Kahana, Social Studies
Naama Merromy, Hebrew Studies
Jill Norton, Math
Rabbi Benjy Owen, Judaic Studies
Lindsay Powers, Math
Sam Rapoport, Science
Benzy Shani, Judaic Studies
Paul Watlington, Language Arts
Rabbi Chaim Weiss, Judaic Studies
Sara Weiss, Judaic Studies
Haggit Yoav, Judaic Studies

Specialist Faculty

Natton Ben-Meir, Activities
Talya Ben-Meir, Afterschool Coordinator
Anthony Brown, Athletic Director, MS PE
Rabbi Saadya Davidoff, EC Sing a Long, Music-Lower School Assemblies
Saul Greene, Technology Director
Jacob Hanan, Physical Education
Jan Harvey, Art 
Lindsay Powers, Library

Gesher Program Faculty

Paula Bilstein, Director of Gesher
Kelsie Davis, Middle School Learning Center Specialist
Ilana Greenberg, Intervention Specialist
Kim Hardman, Lower School Learning Center Specialist
Sarah Seiler, Behaviorist
Nomi Winderbaum, Learning Center Specialist
Shahar Yoav, Learning Center Specilaist


Karen Naggar, President
Jamison Russ, First Vice President
Ilana Segal, Second Vice President
Jason Shindler, Treasurer, Chair of Finance Committee
Janna Harel, Secretary
Ben Lipman, Member-at-Large
Naomi Newman, Immediate Past President


Etan Basseri
Jared Brown
David Barak
Hanoch Feit
Rebecca Angel-Feuer
Cynthia Gamel
Li-or Holtzman
Liz Roth
Elizabeth Sytman


Rabbi Avi Rosenfeld
Rabbi Ben Hassan


Early Childhood Education Teacher - Toddler/Preschool Room (2-3 Year Olds)

Job description
*Judaic knowledge not required*
We're looking for a passionate and compassionate Early Childhood Teacher to join our team! You must have a passion for teaching young children and enjoy working with families. Our school needs someone who is willing to provide guidance to students and help them succeed. The children in our Early Childhood Center range in age from 1-5 years.
Responsibilities Include:
• Follow the instructions and guidelines given by the school's administration.
• Teach social and emotional learning.
• Teach academic skills.
• Relate to other teachers and caregivers at the school.
• Provide a safe environment for children to learn in.
Employees of Seattle Hebrew Academy get spring break, winter break, and summers off.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year
• Paid time off
• Medical Benefits
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
• Seattle, WA 98112: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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Hebrew Academy
1617 Interlaken Dr. E
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