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Bialik Hebrew Day School is a thriving Jewish day school educating over 1,300 students at two branches in the GTA. Bialik’s success has been built on a program that blends a uniquely relevant Jewish mission with academic excellence.

The following roles are open for applications:

Administrative Assistant

We seek a highly motivated and organized Administrative Assistant to become part of the team at our Viewmount Branch in midtown Toronto.

This is a full-time position, starting as soon as possible.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Viewmount Branch Principal and the Executive Director, and under the mentorship of the Office Coordinator, this self-motivated individual will:

  • Be on the frontline to provide reception duties.

  • Use their strong customer service skills to represent the school as the first point of contact for parents, students, staff, guests and vendors.

  • Take great care in assisting the students with logistical issues, minor first aid and emotional support.

  • Perform general reception and office duties including maintaining filing systems and electronic records, photocopying, laminating and other tasks as required.

  • Work cooperatively with other front-office staff to ensure the smooth running of the office.

  • Prepare routine correspondence, forms and reports.

  • Provide administrative support to the Branch Principal, Vice Principals and other staff members as required.

Qualities and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A professional manner, with customer service skills, to represent the school as the first point of contact for parents, students, staff, guests and vendors.

  • Empathy for, and the ability to relate to children.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (written and oral).

  • The ability to manage sensitive interpersonal situations and confidential information with tact, discretion and judgment.

  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multitask.

Qualifications

  • A college diploma or undergraduate degree.

  • Three to five years’ work experience.

  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Excel and data entry.

  • Customer service experience or experience working in a school setting is an asset.

A police background check will be required. Full COVID-19 vaccination status is required.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to hr@bialik.ca by April 29, 2022. In the subject line, please include “Administrative Assistant.”

We appreciate and thank you for your application. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

IT Support Specialist or Tech-Savvy Teacher

Bialik seeks an IT Support Specialist, working in the very busy IT Department at our midtown Toronto branch and/or our Vaughan branch. The post may be offered on a permanent or temporary contract basis, subject to the satisfactory conclusion of a three-month probationary period from the date of commencement of employment. The IT Support Specialist will work full-time, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., reporting to and taking direction from the IT Director.

Bialik is a Google Workspace for Education and Apple MacOS environment, with over 1400 connected devices. Every classroom has interactive display (Smartboard) technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to user requests for assistance via telephone, email or in person in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Log all information relating to the requests in a central tracking/ticketing system (FreshService).
  • Resolve technical questions and problems, provide follow-up communications with users, escalate when needed.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of all computers (Mac OSX and Chrome OS), Smartboards, projectors, audio equipment, and related software.
  • Liaise with external vendors for hardware and software support.
  • Configuration of computer workstations, software, laptops, iPads, Smartboards, and peripherals as necessary.
  • Establish, improve and utilize process and procedure documentation for all aspects of the helpdesk request and incident management, and ensure documentation stays current.
  • Evaluate and test vendor supplied software packages and hardware for desktop computers to determine compatibility with existing systems, ease of use, and if software meets users’ needs. 
  • Perform basic server and network account tasks.
  • Provide end-user training when required.  ie. new hires, new equipment orientation, etc.
  • Any other duties and tasks as specified and prioritized by the IT Director.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Teaching credentials or experience, or some experience working with children or at a school or camp.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to interact with others and build effective relationships at all levels of users
  • Service-oriented and customer focused, with enthusiasm and self motivation
  • Courteous manners with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented with a passion for recommending and implementing efficiency initiatives
  • Strong analytical and methodological skills
  • Google Certified Technician or Educator a bonus
  • Bilingual in English and Hebrew a bonus

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumé and cover letter to: Matthew Connors, IT Director, mconnors@bialik.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will only contact those candidates who will be interviewed.

General & Jewish Studies Classroom Teachers and Assistants

Bialik seeks dynamic and passionate educators to join our exemplary Jewish and General Studies faculty for the 2022-23 school year. We have openings for JK  – Grade 8 classroom teachers and assistants. Positions are located at both our Vaughan and midtown Toronto Branches.

Skills

  • Relationship builder who can communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues
  • Strong problem-solving skills and work ethic
  • Well organized and detail oriented

Qualifications

Teachers:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education 
  • OCT certification

Assistants:

  • OCT or ECE are preferred but are not required.

Qualified educators are invited to apply by sending their resume and cover letter to hr@bialik.ca, with “General & Jewish Studies Educators” in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will only contact those candidates who will be interviewed.