FreelanceJudaism Teacher Training

Join the FreelanceJudaism Team

Training Course

This course is an online 10-lesson series designed to train you to prepare bar/bat-mitzvah students for their big day. All sessions are taught via Zoom.

Perks for Completing the Course

When you successfully finish the course you will be given a certificate of completion and be guaranteed an offer of part-time employment with FreelanceJudaism. This comes with the following benefits:

  • Starting salary of $45+ / hour
  • Mentorship with Rabbi Feivel Rubinstein
  • Access to all FreelanceJudaism teaching resources
  • FJ will work to find you students for 1-on-1 training (in person or online) and will offer letters of recommendation at your local your synagogue or Hebrew schools.

Schedule of Training

All classes taught online are 1-hour long sessions via Zoom.

  • Lesson 1: Brief History of the Hebrew Language
  • Lesson 2: Brief History of Jewish Prayer
  • Lesson 3: Understanding the Service: An Overview
  • Lesson 4: Understanding the Service: Weekday
  • Lesson 5: Understanding the Service: Shabbat
  • Lesson 6: Teaching Hebrew & Liturgy (The 6 Steps)
  • Lesson 7: Teaching Torah & Haftarah
  • Lesson 8: Fundamentals of the Classroom: Virtual vs In-Person
  • Lesson 9: Practice Teaching
  • Lesson 10: Assessment / FJ Resources & Mentorship

Classes will be recorded for those who are unable to attend, but no more than 3 class may be missed to complete the class and be eligible for the benefits.

Training Cost

$360/person for registration (comes out to $36/hour)

Anyone who accepts a teaching position with FJ will receive $180 back upon taking their first student.


  • NO prior teaching experience is required
  • MUST have familiarity with the Hebrew alphabet
  • Do NOT need to be comfortable with conversational Hebrew
  • MUST be 18+ to apply
  • Ideal participants are college students, or college-aged
  • May live anywhere in the United States