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Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School delivers an exciting multi-disciplinary, arts-enhanced program which addresses big ideas and embraces a pluralistic and egalitarian approach to Judaism. Our school proudly honours diversity and creates a bold, dynamic community of critical thinkers and creative problem solvers who are primed to be both nurturers and leaders in the world.

2021-2022 Positions

We are currently accepting applications for:

  • Supply Teachers

If you would like to be considered for these positions, please send a resume and cover letter to info@djds.ca.


Front Office Assistant Details:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Front Office Assistant at Paul Penna DJDS will provide administrative support which may include answering phones, assisting students who are unwell, and various other general tasks common to a busy school office. The Office Assistant may also provide administrative support to other departments in the school, including marketing and/or institutional advancement. 

The ideal candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be detail-oriented and able to multitask.  Proficiency with various computer tools, including Word, Excel, Google Suite, and Constant Contact with the ability to learn other applications is essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills, being highly organized and able to manage own workload with attention to priorities and timelines are vital to the success of this position. Experience in a school office or medical office environment is an asset. 


 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent organizational skills as well as attention to detail and ability to follow up
  • Well developed English language skills, knowledge of Hebrew an asset
  • Technologically proficient with Google Suite and Microsoft Office (including Excel)
  • Valid Red Cross First Aid Certification or desire to become certified
  • Experience with children an asset

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to cheryl@djds.ca.

Applications for this position will be accepted up to and including Wednesday, September 2, 2020.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School. Please note that only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contact


Paul Penna Downtown
Jewish Day School
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2J2
(Located in the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre)


(416) 928-3537